Word of mouth has long been one of the most effective ways for businesses to get their names out. But a new study finds the buzz generated
in social circles isn't what it used to be. Jeff Tyler reports.
Reports indicate Google is working with the National Security Agency to prevent major attacks like the one it suffered last month. Does giving the government access to our Google information put us at risk of a privacy breach? Bob Moon reports.
The government is delving into social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter to solve crimes and recruit soldiers. But it's not clear what guidelines government agencies have to follow. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Analysts estimate Facebook earned $500 million in 2009. But with 175 million registered users logging on every day, the site can generate much more revenue. Rico Gagliano reports what the social networker might try to turn a bigger profit.
Prior to the introduction of Apple's iPad, Amazon had a near-lock on setting prices for e-books. But Apple's entry into the market is making the online retail giant re-kindle its relationship with publishers. Sarah Gardner reports.
New products like Apple's iPad are changing the Internet in fundamental ways. Author Josh Bernoff talks with Kai Ryssdal about how the golden age of the Internet is over, and how the Web is shattering into pieces.