An adviser on innovation in the US state department, said governments across the globe will soon begin “lashing back” in a bid to regain control of cyberspace. “The biggest threat to your ability to innovate comes from government,
In order to fully understand what a blog is you have to understand the history of blogging. Today, virtually everyone in the modern world uses the internet on a regular basis but this was not always the case. In fact, in the beginning most bloggers w
Accusations the US and Israel jointly created the computer virus Flame have been printed by the Washington Post newspaper.
Western governments, including the United States, appear to be stepping up efforts to censor Internet search results and YouTube videos, according to a “transparency report” released by Google. “It’s alarming not only because free expression is at
Search engine company has said there has been a troubling increase in requests to remove political content from the internet
Here’s a question: if you connect an unprotected Windows computer to the internet, how long will it take before it is infected by malicious software? The answer is:
Microsoft and Yahoo are selling political campaigns the ability to target voters online with tailored ads using names, Zip codes and other registration information that users provide when they sign up for free email and other services. The Web gia
Easy online access and the popularity of personal electronic devices mean that an increasing number of people are staying connected while on vacation, researchers report.
In recent years, online tracking companies have begun to monitor our clicks, searches and reading habits as we move around the Internet. If you are concerned about pervasive online web tracking by behavioral advertisers, then you may want to enable D
Facebook's chief technology officer Bret Taylor has announced he is leaving the social network site in the coming weeks to start up a new company.
Comcast has run out of patience with the avalanche of BitTorrent lawsuits. The ISP is refusing to comply with court-ordered subpoenas, arguing they are intended to “shake down” subscribers by coercing them to pay settlements.
After a series of disputes and delays, U.S. investigators will have no choice but to turn over evidence against Kim Dotcom, founder of the shuttered cloud storage website MegaUpload, and his co-defendants, New Zealand’s highest court has ruled.
Your Facebook holds a lot of personal information.
Cowardly internet ‘trolls’ who post vile abuse on Facebook and Twitter will be identified to their victims. Justice Secretary wants to strip away the cloak of anonymity which shields website users who peddle lies and vicious smears.
Federal authorities say they may shut down cloud-storage services without having to assist innocent customers in retrieving data lost in the process.
Those who commissioned the malware Flame also created the deadly Stuxnet, say Kaspersky Labs, who have discovered an identical piece of code in both worms.
US computer security researchers said Sunday that the Flame computer virus that smoldered undetected for years in Middle Eastern energy facilities has gotten orders to vanish, leaving no trace.
Just the other day, President Obama urged other countries to stop censoring the Internet. But now the United States Congress is trying to censor the Internet here at home.
Users of the Aryan-Front.com “white community” Web forum were greeted with an eye-opening memo from hacktivists when they tried to log-on to the message board Friday morning: you should have expected us.
The internet is full of content management systems like Joomla and Drupal but WordPress is by far the most popular CMS today. 54% of content management systems online are powered by WordPress, that’s a big number! So, why does everyone use it? Well,
Global Internet tax suggested by European network operators, who want Apple, Google, and other Web companies to pay to deliver content, is proposed for debate at a U.N. agency in December.
A startup uses social networks to gauge whether it's wise to loan to borrowers in emerging markets.
Here's the best thing to come out of Sean Parker's new startup, Airtime. Ronen Verbit was testing out the video chatting service and ran into Mark Zuckerberg. He posted the screenshot on Tumblr.
Remember Hot or Not, the scandalous website which invited you to rate people on their appearance—and helped inspire Facebook?
Airtime, the new video chat service that lets you talk with random Facebook users, uses screen, video, and audio captures to ensure people aren't engaging in naughty activities.
Apple is going to deliver a double whammy to Google next week at WWDC, its huge developer conference.
As IPv6 Day heralds the enormous success of the Internet in commercial and social settings, the Internet community faces a need to meet unanticipated demand for IPv4 addresses.
Facebook will lose dominance as a major web company in less than a decade, Eric Jackson, founder of Ironfire Capital said Monday on CNBC's Squawk on the Street.
Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed a technique to efficiently divide the bandwidth of the wireless spectrum in multi-hop wireless networks to improve operation and provide all users in the network with the best possible p
The nasty Trojan known as Citadel malware, which is based on Zeus, has typically been used to extort money from online banking users.