Software makers Microsoft Corp and Symantec Corp said they disrupted a global cyber crime operation by shutting down servers that controlled hundreds of thousands of PCs without the knowledge of their users.
Since November, a Weibo-account strangely named "Study Xi Fan Group" has been revealing a lot about Chinese President Xi Jinping's life.
The Electronic Frontier Foundation, a digital civil liberties group, is declaring war on a company claiming it made the podcast possible.
Google may choose to expand its service, but there’s little incentive for established players to come up to speed.
Because it doesn't feel like an ad--it's a really fun, interactive adventure that fully exploits all the things modern web browsers can do.
Amazon, the company that doesn't care if it makes money, has hit upon a really great alternative to making money—give it away to other people:
Twitter's new video-sharing app Vine has changed its age rating to 17+, following an outbreak of porn. TNW first noticed the change.
Meet the groundbreaking new encryption app set to revolutionize privacy and freak out the feds.
The grand plan would bring universal internet access to humans and robots alike.
The $178 billion telecom industry is scrambling to kill a government plan to provide free "super WiFi" across the country, The Washington Post's Cecilia Kang reports.
Coding isn’t just for computer whizzes, says Mitch Resnick of MIT Media Lab -- it’s for everyone.
Why the Internet will not be shut down...yet.
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It’s simple, but lovely. Web designer Franck Ernewein‘s real-time Twitter visualization, Tweetping, drops a bright pixel at the location of every tweet in the world, starting as soon as you open the page.
There are two reasons the smartphone could cease to be the dominant way people access the Internet and connect to each other.
Skip the family vacation -- you can see more of the national park from your laptop.
People ask what the next web will be like, but there won’t be a next web.
Imagine the front doors suddenly locked on every Walmart in the country simultaneously right in the middle of the business day — and for nearly an hour, no one could find the keys.
Amazon and Netflix are cribbing from the hands-off approach cable giants like HBO and FX take to creating amazing television, a move that will lead to better shows by tempting writers and producers to create original programming.
You're starving but the cafe won't take cards and you've got no cash. Not only that, there isn't an ATM in sight. That sandwich might have to wait...
Every week the The Energy Information Administration (EIA) Natural Gas report comes out, telling traders how much natural gas is being stored in the U.S.
SkyPhrase hopes to make it easier to find answers to complex questions.
Many big retailers have died since the rise of the web and e-commerce — either by being snatched up and killed off by their competition, or by failing to adapt and going bankrupt.
Governments' hunger for Twitter data continues to spiral upward. Twitter on Monday released its second Transparency Report to coincide with #DataPrivacyDay. When Twitter released its first Transparency Report last July, it noted that it had re
Of all the great match-ups among tech’s Fantastic Four — Google, Apple, Facebook, Amazon — it’s Google versus Amazon that’s becoming the most fascinating, and not because of who has the better tablet.
Right now, you're probably sitting on your couch with a laptop in your lap, a tablet in your hands, or a smartphone in your palm.
"With the announcement of Verizon's "six strikes plan" for movie pirates (which includes reporting users to the RIAA and MPAA), and content companies continuing to sue users en masse for peer-to-peer downloads, I think it's inevitable that we'll see
The Pentagon will expand its cyber security force from 900 personnel to a massive 4,900 troops and civilians over the next few years following numerous concerns over the dangerously vulnerable state of their defenses, according to US officials.
The Pentagon approved a major expansion of its cybersecurity force over several years, increasing its size more than 5 fold to bolster the nation’s ability to defend critical computer systems and conduct offensive computer operations
Are we at the moment where the retail investor is finally going to get into stocks again?