On Saturday, a ship waiting to enter the Kenyan port city of Mombasa wandered into a restricted area and dropped its anchor, inadvertently severing a major undersea Internet and phone link to East Africa.
It may be hard out there for a pimp, but it just got a little bit more lucrative for a hacker.
Harris Corporation is selling its super-secure data center in Harrisonburg, Virginia and leaving the “cloud computing” business, saying both its government and commercial customers prefer hosting “mission-critical information” on their own premises.
A Tennessee city with one-gigabit-per-second Internet runs a $300,000 contest to find ways of using it.
When Bill Dallas first heard that 15 to 20 million Christians in the U.S. are not registered to vote, he couldn't believe it.
As the number of privately-owned vehicles increases worldwide, the executive chairman and scion of an automotive dynasty is warning of massive global gridlock that can only be solved through technological advances.
Just last month millions of Americans rallied to defeat SOPA and PIPA. However, something worse has crept in the back-door and may not be able to be repealed. In October 2011, President Obama signed an international agreement called the Anti-Counterf
The inventor of the world's most popular file-sharing protocol now wants to stream live video or TV over the Internet.
Free expression on the line
The Obama administration is calling for stronger privacy protections for consumers as mobile gadgets, Internet services and other tools are able to do a better job of tracking what you do and where you go.
In a major victory for Internet freedom activists, the European parliament placed the ratification of a controversial copyright treaty on hold and asked the European Court of Justice to rule on whether the provisions align with the European Union’s “
One of the fastest-growing online businesses is the business of spying on Internet users.
By now, people who use the Internet seriously, and even plenty who don't, are aware of the arrest of six-foot-seven, 300-pound Kim Dotcom
Companies know a lot about you. Probably more than you're comfortable with.
The internet is broken – we need to start over ... Last year, the level and ferocity of cyber-attacks on the internet reached such a horrendous level that some are now thinking the unthinkable:
The authorities said Friday they have seized $50 million in Megaupload-related assets and added additional charges in one of the United States’ largest criminal copyright infringement prosecutions.
It might not seem like it, but a huge amount of work goes into that little tiny search bar in the corner of your browser.
The much feared Obama Internet ‘kill switch’ has been dropped from the latest incarnation of the cybersecurity bill which was introduced yesterday, but the White House still claims that it can intervene in the world wide web under the 1934 law that c
In last month’s State of the Union address, President Obama called on Congress to pass “legislation that will secure our country from the growing dangers of cyber threats.”
America's Infrastructure (Utilities) is now controlled by the FBI
The other day, I tried out Unroll.me, a clever new service that reads your inbox to let you unsubscribe from mailing lists and other unwanted e-mail flotsam with a single click.
Nagging requests for permission could overwhelm Facebook if the Senate decides all media should be governed by the 1988 Video Privacy Protection Act, or VPPA — passed after Supreme Court nominee Robert Bork's video rental records were published in a
Tens of thousands of protesters took part in rallies across Europe on Saturday against an international anti-piracy agreement they fear will curb their freedom to download movies and music for free and encourage Internet surveillance. More than 25
When Facebook shares begin public trading in May, Mark Zuckerberg will be worth ~$25 billion.
Former GE CEO Jack Welch told Reuters that Facebook is going to struggle after its IPO dealing with employees who suddenly "have" millions of dollars in their bank accounts versus those who "have not."
The FBI's recent seizure of Megaupload.com and its arrest of founder Kim Dotcom has done little to reduce piracy, says a web-traffic analyst.
The second most popular web server on the planet no longer comes from Microsoft. It comes from NGINX. And now, the tiny Russian outfit wants to actually make some money from its widely popular open source server software.
Google is to pay computer users to browse the web so the search giant watches every link they click.
A request for an injunction to stop Twitter users from alerting drivers to police roadblocks, radar traps and drunk-driving checkpoints could make Brazil the first country to take Twitter up on its plan to censor content at governments' requests.
The never-ending war between copyright holders and online pirates just entered a new phase. However, this time hackers are armed with the ultimate weapon that may grant them victory. The new software called “Tribler” is the new weapon in the battle