The price of a bitcoin topped $900 last week, an enormous surge in value that arrived amidst Congressional hearings where top U.S. financial regulators took a surprisingly rosy view of digital currency.
A new investigation has revealed that one of the foremost online resources for health information accepted millions of dollars from the federal government in exchange for its promotion of Obamacare.
A child pornography arrest helped by Google is raising privacy concerns. Federal investigators arrested a Woodland man on child pornography charges after Google found images on his computer.
A startup called Iotera wants to let you track your pets, your kids, or your belongings without relying on commercial wireless networks.
Federal prosecutors in New York dropped a bombshell in their response to a bail request from alleged Silk Road owner Ross Ulbricht.
The US and its key intelligence allies are quietly working behind the scenes to kneecap a mounting movement in the UN to promote a universal human right to online privacy, according to diplomatic sources and an internal US government document
About two dozen loyal family members and friends of alleged Silk Road owner Ross Ulbricht have rallied around him to pledge more than $1 million to get him released on bail, according to an application submitted to the court by his attorney.
Authorities controlling phones and Internet with a “kill-switch” furthers monitoring concerns.
And A Video She Created About It Has Gone Viral
As one of the media properties tucked away within IAC/Interactive Corp's vast group of online holdings, executives are putting the spotlight on Vimeo, breaking out the number of users and revenue for the first time.
This case has the added disturbing element of an allegation of a conflict of interest by Preska who refused to recuse herself from the case despite the fact that her husband was an alleged victim of the hacking.
Our homes are full of gadgets that do some very cool things.
And Crushing The Number Of New Comments
The dramatic takedown of the Silk Road drug market and the arrest of its alleged owner on drug trafficking and murder-for-hire charges last month began in part with an offhand tip to Department of Homeland Security investigators in Maryland in mid-20
When Evan Spiegel peered into a crystal ball to divine a future for his company, Snapchat, he did not see Facebook.
Steve Case brought the Internet to Main Street. Now he wants everyone to open an online store.
The Electronic Privacy Information Center won a court action asking Homeland Security be required to disclose its plans to pull the plug on regional or national mobile telephone and internet systems pursuant its Standard Operating Procedure 303.
A new high-resolution global map of forest loss and gain has been created with the help of Google Earth.
Lulzsec member Jeremy Hammond was sentenced to 10 years in prison and 3 years of probation by US District Judge Loretta Presca. Hammond pleaded guilty in May to hacking the servers of the private intelligence firm Strategic Forecasting
Called Social Media Monitor, the cloud-based service will watch social networks for comments and activities that might offer clues to crimes in the physical world. With direct connections into a variety of social media services' feeds, it will help p
Google's latest transparency report is out, and with it comes news that should be shocking to no one: Federal, state and local governments keep asking for more and more data.
As we've written before, the much-discussed death of the cookie could very well create a scenario where a small group of internet behemoths control all of the consumer data marketers need to make sure their online ads reach the right people.
The streaming video giant turns into a TV channel programmed just for you
Facebook announced its Open Compute Project would develop a top-of-rack switch that could boot nearly any type of networking software. With the help of Intel, Broadcom, and others, the consortium devoted to open hardware specifications
I predict a bright future for these three programmers. Not with the government -- they've just gravely embarrassed the Obama administration and its inept healthcare.gov contractors.
Just weeks after the closing of the original Silk Road, a new, improved version of the anonymous, online marketplace has appeared.
A San Jose police detective who investigated sex crimes has pleaded guilty to exchanging sexually explicit photos with a girl he believed to be 17 years old, the San Jose Mercury News reports.
Google started to encrypt its traffic between its data centers, effectively halting the broad surveillance of its inner workings by the joint National Security Agency-GCHQ program known as MUSCULAR. The move turns off a giant source of information
Mark Karpeles is the man who built the world’s largest bitcoin exchange. But now that the digital currency is reaching the mainstream, his success may slip through his fingers.
Silk Road, the anonymous marketplace notorious as a location to buy and sell drugs online, is back up and running today.