We just hopped off Caltrain, the Bay Area's commuter-rail system, at Palo Alto to share this with you.
Hackers took over the blogging platform of the Reuters news agency and posted “fabricated” stories said to include an interview with a Syrian rebel leader, the company said Friday.
Facebook shares have lost nearly half their value since a highly-touted public offering in May, but it’s still not a bargain for some.
As much as we love our silicon semiconductors, quantum computers are very much a technology of the future. Instead of the usual string of 1s and 0s, they'll be able to send both types of information at the same time,
As much as we love our silicon semiconductors, quantum computers are very much a technology of the future. Instead of the usual string of 1s and 0s, they'll be able to send both types of information at the same time, dwarfing their traditional counte
New research suggests that parents shouldn't trust a Google search for accurate information on infant sleep safety.
Daphne Koller is enticing top universities to put their most intriguing courses online for free -- not just as a service, but as a way to research how people learn.
Congress enacted a powerful statutory immunity for user-generated content that websites aren’t liable for 3rd party content except in 3 specific situations giving online providers a robust way to avoid liability for what users say and do.
Facebook’s advertising model is under attack — facing allegations that ad clicks on the site aren’t real, but are more likely from “bots,” (web robots) than from people.
New York-based online music startup Limited Run has ditched Facebook after its research revealed an alleged advertising scam.
The US attorney for the District of NY reached an agreement with 2 of the world’s largest poker companies in which they will forfeit a total of $731 million dollars, some of it to be used to reimburse players who gambled online.
A 17-year-old has been arrested after allegedly malicious tweets were sent to Olympic diver Tom Daley accusing him of letting his late father down.
The company found itself at the center of a firestorm when it suspended the account of Guy Adams, a British newspaper reporter for The Independent, after he posted complaints about NBC’s tape-delayed Olympics coverage.
21-year-old student Nadim Kobeissi is the creator of Cryptocat, a project “to combine my love of cryptography and cats,” he explained to an overflowing audience of hackers at the HOPE conference on Saturday, July 14.
The Internet should be adapted to allow for oversight by the National Security Agency, the organization's boss says.
Computer and smartphone maker Apple has been discussing with social media company Twitter the possibility of making a significant investment in it, The New York Times reported.
Air traffic control software used around the world could be exploited by hackers to unleash squadrons of ghost planes to befuddle those entrusted to keep the skies safe, a security researcher said Thursday.
Democratic senators have offered an amendment to the cybersecurity bill that would limit the purchase of high capacity gun magazines for some consumers.
Google asked a US court Friday to dismiss a lawsuit over the Internet giant’s massive book-scanning project, saying the effort is “not a substitute” for books themselves.
Revenue per user is increasing only slightly, serving as a reminder of the company's problem on mobile devices.
Sean Morley, AKA Val Venis, a professional wrestler, has informed a fan via Twitter that "#WWE asked me to appear but I just cannot do anything with them for as long as they continue their support of #SOAP/#CISPA"
Google Fiber launches in Kansas City tomorrow.
I’ll still be doing the radio show for the Liberty Radio Network Monday-Friday from 12-3 eastern time, KPFK Friday nights in L.A. and KUCR in Riverside on Sundays. All the archives will still run at ScottHortonShow.com until the new site is up and ru
One danger is from terrorists plotting full-scale cyber attacks and the other comes from hackers, cyber criminals and foreign governments stealing trade secrets from the private sector and sensitive classified information from the military and govern
Skype, the online phone service long favored by political dissidents, criminals and others eager to communicate beyond the reach of governments, has expanded its cooperation with law enforcement authorities to make online chats and other user informa
It's an urban legend that the government launched the Internet. The myth is that the Pentagon created the Internet to keep its communications lines up even in a nuclear strike. The truth is a more interesting story about how innovation happens—and ab
The Senate is poised to take up comprehensive cybersecurity legislation as soon as this week, after years of discussion among lawmakers and a compromise that critics allege undercuts the effort to prevent a crippling cyberattack against the nation.
Everyone agrees that one of Marissa Mayer’s most urgent tasks at Yahoo will be hiring great managers and product people.
People around the country were horrified Friday morning as they awoke and heard news of the largest mass shooting in United States history. Twelve people have died and another 59 people were injured as they tried to watch a midnight showing.
The dominant social networks cater too much to advertisers, says the man behind a Twitter-style network that users would pay for.