Mobile Internet sites face a new threat as millions download ad-blockers to their phones and tablets, removing pesky adverts but potentially wiping out billions in U.S. dollars in advertising revenue.
Whether fluttering over the ruins of a captured city in Iraq or Syria, or in the background of gruesome execution videos, the black flag used by the Islamic State group has become an instantly recognizable symbol of modern global jihad.
President Dilma Rousseff claims to detect a glimmer at the end of the tunnel in Brazil's political crisis, but what she really may be seeing, analysts say, are the headlights of an oncoming train.
An unprecedented attack on Yemen's government claimed by the Islamic State jihadist group has raised a fresh challenge for the Saudi-led coalition backing the embattled president, analysts say.
As U.S. President Barack Obama's secretary of state, Hillary Clinton loyally carried out his agenda, but since mounting her presidential bid she has split with the White House on several key issues, including global trade.
As France's right-wing Republicans punish a leading figure over her comments about race, the party is facing a tricky balancing act in trying to pinch far-right votes without losing moderate supporters.
When it comes to grandiose, mass displays of state muscle and military grandstanding, North Korea has few equals.
Few in America's Silicon Valley could have predicted that a young Austrian law graduate who spent a semester studying there would one day become high-tech companies' worst nightmare.
U.S. President Barack Obama scored a major policy victory with the deal agreed Sunday to establish the Trans-Pacific Partnership, billed as the first trade pact for the 21st century.
The EU's top court is set to rule Tuesday on a transatlantic data deal, relied on by companies such as Facebook, a judgment that could see it declared invalid given spying revelations in the Edward Snowden scandal.