WASHINGTON - Phishing scams have grown up from the unsophisticated swindles of the past in which fake Nigerian princes e-mailed victims, who would get a big windfall if they just provide their bank account number.
NEW YORK - EBay Inc. plans to spin off its Internet communications service Skype through an initial public offering, undoing a $2.6 billion acquisition that puzzled analysts and eBay struggled to justify.
NEW YORK - Amazon.com apologized Monday for an 'embarrassing and ham-fisted cataloging error' that led to the sales ranking being removed from tens of thousands of books and made searching for books more difficult.
SAN FRANCISCO - Two founders of Web content recommendation service StumbleUpon said Monday they bought the company back from online auction house eBay Inc., just two years after eBay purchased the startup for $75 million.
DUBAI — The Doha Centre for Media Freedom, a Qatar-based non-governmental organisation, on Sunday called on the popular internet search engine company Google to reject a request from Dubai Police to ban approximately 500 terms.
BONN - Hackers have started trying to hit people where they live by distributing e-mails with fake news of local atrocities in the hope of getting people to open a link and expose their computer to danger.