A small but mighty online force has hopes of Chuck renewed for a fifth season. The latest in a series of online efforts to get another chapter of the show, the We Give a Chuck campaign has been flooding Twitter with appeals to the show’s advertisers.
In a world in which we expect everything to be digital, and all digital objects to be archived and searchable forever, what is the role of a paper card?
New communications schemes could make zombie PC networks far harder to shut down.
A researcher is experimenting with ways that a Web browser could tighten the limits on information provided to websites.
The idea that all Internet traffic should be treated equally is against the teachings of the Bible and America's Founding Fathers, according to evangelical Christian minister and political activist David Barton.
A startup analyzes tweets, patents, and lots of other data in the hopes of identifying the next big thing.
650 organizations (including some government orgs) have the master keys to secure Internet websites. This massive proliferation of Certificate Authorities means no Internet activity is currently "secure."
Koch Industries has launched a website and is buying advertisements on Google and Facebook to counter news stories critical of the politically-active company.
The program bears more than a passing resemblance to a 2007 proposal by China that threatened to force bloggers to register their real identities and personal details via a single centralized ID system as a means...
Centralized government identity program dismissed as being too draconian for Communist China gets go ahead in United States
What are the chances of a US Internet Kill Switch? Could it happen? Is it practical?
Unveiling the scheme, he insisted the cyber ID was not a Big Brother plan by the government to snoop on web users.
Under a White House plan, the Homeland Security Department will have far-reaching oversight over all civilian agency computer networks.
So what does this mean in real life? What's envisioned by Obama is an end to passwords, a system in which a consumer will have a piece of software on a smartsphone or some kind of card or token, which they can swipe on their computers to log...
The administration wants people to have digital credentials that could be stored in something like an app or on a USB thumb drive. Plenty of businesses already require employees to use these sorts of tools to log on to secure email...
In an extraordinary intervention, the Justice Department has sought and won permission from a federal judge to seize control of a massive criminal botnet comprising millions of private computers, and deliver a command to those computers to disable th
The latest version of Google's Chrome shows the potential of HTML5.
Jonathan Tasini, a social activist and commentator, is suing AOL and its newest purchase, the Huffington Post, over claims that he and other writers weren't paid appropriately for their work.
Democratic senator is preparing to introduce legislation that aims to end the golden era of tax-free Internet shopping.
The smart phone would be the perfect form factor for this type of personal use credential. “People are carrying them and there’s no real additional hardware cost … we might be able to make that work,” Butler says.
Nothing adds nostalgia to a just-taken iPhone video like retro visual effects and silent film-inspired title cards.
Prosecutors are urging a federal judge in Virginia to rule against three associates of WikiLeaks who are fighting to keep records of their Twitter use out of the hands of the government.
Smart cards, biometrics, and other multifactor authentication services are starting to gain acceptance across the internet – and not just for internal LANs. Google, Hotmail, and plenty of other services support out-of-band, one-time-password...
Entire country loses internet for five hours after woman, 75, slices through cable while scavenging for copper
Google Inc. is working on a major overhaul of YouTube as it tries to position itself for the rise of televisions that let people watch online video in their living rooms, according to people familiar with the matter.
‘The word streaming and the word download are nowhere in copyright law’ — MP3tunes’ CEO Michael Robertson
Amazon’s decision to launch its new Cloud Player without securing additional music licenses has been described as a “bold move” by many observers. It takes serious guts for Amazon to simply declare that it doesn’t need licenses
The names and e-mails of customers of Citigroup Inc and other large U.S. companies, as well as College Board students, were exposed in a massive and growing data breach after a computer hacker penetrated online marketer Epsilon.
The Open Network Foundation wants to let programmers take control of computer networks.
Google's new +1 button lets friends tune each other's search results, but so far the company has few connections to draw on.