In a 20-page white paper (PDF), the Obama administration called on the U.S. Congress to fix "deficiencies that could hinder enforcement" of intellectual property laws.
Activists using Microsoft Internet Explorer to access Google services are being targeted through an MHTML vulnerability. Google on Friday took the unusual step of issuing a security warning to users of Microsoft Internet Explorer. The company said t
Will we see the death of Twitter clients like TweetDeck or Echofon? Twitter issued a statement to developers that placed a moratorium on third-party apps. Apps like Foursquare or Instagram are free to integrate Twitter into their services. Twitter is
Google has unveiled a person finder app to aid those affected by the massive, magnitude 8.9 offshore earthquake that struck Japan and the massive tidal wave that followed it.
After two-months of fence-sitting, Illinois Governor Pat Quinn today signed controversial legislation requiring Internet retailers like Amazon.com and Overstock.com to collect Illinois’ 6.25% sales tax if they have affiliate sellers in the state.
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The studio, which says it is the first to offer movies directly on the social media site, aims to roll out additional titles over the coming months.
Chinese blogger and activist Michael Anti wants to know why he is less worthy of a Facebook account than company founder Mark Zuckerberg's dog. Anti, a popular online commentator's Facebook account was suddenly canceled in January.
The French finance ministry has shut down 10,000 computers after a "spectacular" cyber attack from hackers using Internet addresses in China, officials and reports said Monday.
Wael Ghonim is the Google executive who helped jumpstart Egypt's democratic revolution ... with a Facebook page memorializing a victim of the regime's violence. Speaking at TEDxCairo, he tells the inside story of the past two months, when everyday Eg
Earlier this week, WordPress suffered from the largest denial of service attack in its history, which originated in China and was likely politically motivated. TechCrunch, which is hosted by WordPress, said it first thought the DDoS attack was fro
Former British intelligence chief Sir Richard Dearlove gave a speech not long ago where all recordings were prohibited. During that talk, he credited secrets outlet WikiLeaks with helping spark revolutions across the Middle East, saying they provide
Steven Spielberg's DreamWorks Studios have bought the rights to a book written by two British journalists about WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, their newspaper said Thursday.
Social media sites have played a huge role in the prodemocracy surge—but states have also been very good at using technology to suppress their people.
When Google updated its algorithm late last week to weed out low-quality content factories from the top of search results, the changes didn’t sit well with all.
Anti-secrecy website WikiLeaks, the Internet and a Russian human rights activist are among a record 241 nominations for the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize.
If you used Google translate to translate from English to Arabic or vice versa you know how bad the translation is, especially when you translate an entire paragraph or article.
Is the US government in the position of deploying the hacker's darkest tools—rootkits, computer viruses, trojan horses, and the like? Of course it is, and Hoglund was well-positioned to know just how common the practice had become.
Late on Friday afternoon, former MSNBC host Keith Olbermann tweeted that his online "FOKNewsChannel" would begin operations tonight.
And as we have seen, Google has been exposed as having connections to U.S. intelligence agencies, which doesn’t bode well for alternative news sites that aggregate anti-establishment stories from around the web.
As comfortable as most of us have gotten buying and selling merchandise online, FBI statistics say "buyer beware of cyber crime!" The Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3), in conjunction with the FBI and the National White Collar Crime Center (
The app uses either your photos or e-mail history to organize your various social worlds into distinct groups.
Online payment provider PayPal has apparently frozen the account of Courage to Resist, a group raising funds to support US Army Pfc. Bradley Manning, the whistleblower accused of passing classified documents to WikiLeaks.
It's been revealed that the U.S. government contracted HBGary Federal for the development of software which could create multiple fake social media profiles to manipulate and sway public opinion on controversial issues by promoting propaganda.
"Doodle-4-Google" is so much more than an art contest. Sure, the game, which received 33,000 entries last year, celebrates "the creativity of young people" by having them send in a drawing under the theme "What I’d like to do someday …" But, there's
COICA has also been referred to as the “Blacklist” bill because it allows the government to blacklist or seize any domain name suspected of infringement — even if located outside the United States.
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Google is certainly one of the largest technology companies in the world. But just how massive exactly it is?
If the lands around the Persian Gulf and the Red Sea continue to fall apart politically, you can be sure that something required by the oil markets will get broken over there - whether it is an oil terminal, or a shipping channel, or a royal skull...
The Maryland Department of Corrections, requires that new applicants and those applying for recertifications give the government "their social media account usernames and personal passwords for use in employee background checks."