No one ever accused Mark Zuckerberg of standing pat.
Government regulators around the world have spent the last year scrambling to prevent bitcoin from becoming the currency of choice for money launderers and black marketeers. Now their worst fears may be about to materialize in a single piece of softw
Search giant says it’s working to resolve the problem
A mobile ad company plans to offer deals based on data collected from in-car apps.
Government regulators around the world have spent the last year scrambling to prevent bitcoin from becoming the currency of choice for money launderers and black marketeers.
A few years back, the White House had a brilliant idea: Why not create a single, secure online ID that Americans could use to verify their identity across multiple websites, starting with local government services. The New York Times described it at
Is it just something going on with my computer or has his youtube channel really been deleted?
Stefan Molyneux discusses the recent and unexplained disabling of the Freedomain Radio YouTube channel.
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is set to propose new internet rules that would allow internet service providers to charge content companies for faster delivery of their services over the so-called "last mile" connection to people's homes
The core defining aspect of Bitcoin—and other cryptocurrencies arising in its wake—is decentralisation.
Brazil's internet now has its own bill of rights. On 23 April, the country's president, Dima Rousseff, signed the Marco Civil da Internet, a bill that sets out new guidelines for freedom of expression, net neutrality and data privacy for the country'
The Silk Road, for all its clever uses of security protections like Tor and Bitcoin to protect the site’s lucrative drug trade, still offered its enemies a single point of failure.
Ranking countries by their “networked readiness” reveals a major geopolitical digital divide.
An informant working for the F.B.I. coordinated a 2012 campaign of hundreds of cyberattacks on foreign websites, including some operated by the governments of Iran, Syria, Brazil and Pakistan, according to documents and interviews with
The ACLU has jumped into a troubling legal fight, in which it appears that the DOJ has issued gag orders against Twitter and Yahoo concerning grand jury subpoenas that have been sent to both companies.
Russian president Vladimir Putin has essentially taken control of VKontakte, the home-grown Russian social network which is that country's version of Facebook.
State media reports that thousands of websites and social media accounts containing obscene material have been shutdown
Pavel Durov, the founder of Russia’s largest social networking website, fled the country on Tuesday, a day after he said he was forced out as the company’s CEO for refusing to share users’ personal data with Russian law enforcement agencies.
The Online Video Ecosystem Explained — Who Holds The Real Power In Video Streaming?
Joss Whedon will rent “In Your Eyes,” a movie he wrote and executive produced, directly from the movie's website, joining the growing list of filmmakers who have experimented with self-distribution.
In 2007, Mountain View's Eyefi (formerly Eye-Fi) was the first to release an SD memory card that gave compatible digital cameras the ability to transfer images wirelessly to computers over Wi-Fi.
1995 Memo: Clinton Admin Feared Internet's Ability to Democratize News 3 Years Before Drudge Bombshell
Politicians can be a thin-skinned bunch. You'd think they'd let insults roll off their backs given how much power they have over the lives and livelihoods of others. But if you have all that power, why bother letting insults roll of your back when yo
TV and movie audiences have known for years that streaming services provide an on-demand viewing experience, but a new report has proven beyond a reasonable doubt that Hulu and Netflix are now a legitimate threat for traditional cable companies.
from the bleeding-heart-security dept
Don't mock the Mayor Jim Ardis of Peoria as you just might be jailed and fined. Illinois police seized computers and mobile phones while raiding a house whose owner was suspected of parodying the town mayor on Twitter. In all, 5 people were seized
Tech CEOs are complaining, but bills are languishing. Time for internet companies to pull an OKCupid and call out the NSA, on every homepage
One Redditor who went to Amazon in search of a mini digital scale is now getting suggestions for drug-related paraphernalia.
The crowd sale will commence at 12 noon GMT on the 22nd of April....Decentralized Internet is here. This is history in the making. AND HERE WE GO...
The crowd sale will commence at 12 noon GMT on the 22nd of April....AND HERE WE GO...