One of the FBI's most secretive tactics, under which it's allowed to send a tech company a letter that demands data on a user--and then force that company to stay quiet about the whole thing--is now a lot more public.
Facebook FB -12.83% has unveiled a new in-house artificial intelligence (AI) engine called "DeepText," built to understand the meaning and sentiment behind text on the social network.
In this video Luke Rudkowski gives the the shocking and breaking news from Snapchat's recent investors meeting, where the company has been evaluated for over $16 Billion dollars. According the sources within the meetings, Snapchat has offered up se
The European Union is proposing a government ID for using the Internet which will eradicate both on-line privacy and free speech.
New research into web-tracking techniques has found some websites using audio fingerprinting for identifying and monitoring web users.
Many Republican leaders in Congress loathe US rules protecting net neutrality, the principle that all content on the internet should be equally accessible--and they're expressing their feelings by targeting the Federal Communications Commission, t
TN Note: It turns out that you can be identified even without your IP or computer MAC address, because every computer and browser configuration has a unique audio signal that can be calculated remotely.
The Awakening Will Continue Regardless of This Year's Election … Every four years the public gets all riled up over the outcome of the presidential election, projecting all their expectations and visions for a better tomorrow on to a candidate in
Things are only getting more complicated for the FBI around its investigation into dark web child porn site Playpen.
The online giant denied that it's shown "systematic political bias," but admitted employees played a bigger role than previously acknowledged in determining what news is highlighted in the trending topics section.
Facebook has apologized for wrongly banning a photo of plus-sized model Tess Holliday for violating its 'health and fitness' advertising policy
I want privacy. Deep down I know it's important, so much so that on my home continent of Europe it's a fundamental right. I'm just not very good at safeguarding it.
Surprising no-one, Glenn Beck, after joining the recent conservative delegation to Facebook, has defended the social network and its progressive CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, while attacking fellow conservatives for being too demanding of the company.
The next version of Google's mobile OS is almost done, and there are gobs of new features.
First Came the Drudge Link. Then the Death Threats. Ann Ravel was a relatively unknown government official, until her words got featured on the Drudge Report. Soon, the trolls were screaming at her to drop dead. - Center for Public Integrity
While the promise of a decentralized Internet has been tried and tested by various teams working on distinct technologies, the scope of the SAFE Network by the MaidSafe team brings together all of the missing pieces.
From the team that brought you the award winning Kubby South Park Ad and the Harry Browne Battered Voter Syndrome television ad, comes a new way to move people away from government manipulated systems.
Ann Ravel was a relatively unknown government official, until her words got featured on the Drudge Report. Soon, the trolls were screaming at her to drop dead.
OpenBazaar is an open source project to create a decentralized network for peer to peer commerce online?"using Bitcoin?"that has no fees and no restrictions.
There's someone for everyone, and for "awake" romantics, that means everyone from those who believe Paul McCartney died in 1966 and was replaced with a lookalike to the those confident the Joint Chiefs of Staff launched a fake Cuban attack to j
When most people think about the dark web, they envision the Silk Road, terrorist networks, pornography, and other sinister threats.
Hackers must report bugs 24 hours after discovery, found without the use of automated tools, and must not interrupt the delivery of porn services. "Security is a top priority at Pornhub," the site administrators write on the HackerOne bounty listing.
Furthering the competition between streaming video providers
Regulators in Washington are showing increasing interest in tightening rules on political speech on the web, arguing that the dissonant voices enabled by "new media" have become too influential.
Regulators in Washington are showing increasing interest in tightening rules on political speech on the web, arguing that the dissonant voices enabled by "new media" have become too influential. If that effort is successful, experts wonder whether it
Facebook workers routinely suppressed news stories of interest to conservative readers from the social network's influential "trending" news section, according to a former journalist who worked on the project.
Its annual advertising gala was a display of data-driven confidence
A newly published study from Oxford's Jon Penney provides empirical evidence for a key argument long made by privacy advocates: that the mere existence of a surveillance state breeds fear and conformity and stifles free expression.
Tor and VPN users will be target of government hacks under new spying rule
Tim Coomber (from Scotland, Founder & Leader of n99) and Daniel Dabek (Co-Founder & Technical Advisor on n99) provides an update on n99, an APP for the SAFEnetwork, the n99 Crowdsale, and an update on MaidSafe (the decentralized internet)