The Real Skynet: New NSA Autonomous Weapons System Intercepts Threats and Retaliates Automatically
The National Security Agency secretly planned a cyberwarfare program that could automatically fire back at cyberattacks from foreign countries without human involvement, creating the risk of accidentally starting a war, according to Edward Snowden.
Search engine Google Inc and five Asian telecom and communications companies have agreed to invest about $300 million to develop and operate a trans-Pacific cable network connecting the United States to Japan.
Nick Lambert (Chief Operating Officer for MaidSafe.Net) comes on the show to provide an update on MaidSafe.Net and internet decentralization - Donna and Ernie discuss their 30 yr. anniversary and plans for the next 30.
The remains of George Owen Smith, who went to Dozier at age 14 in 1940 and was never seen by his family again, were matched with DNA collected from his sister. Smith's remains, which were found wrapped only in a burial shroud,
How can you teach your children to use the internet safely?
Outernet is a new project aims to deliver online content, but not the internet itself?only its information. The method? Large satellites and simple radio waves.
Information for All from Outer Space - Unrestricted, globally accessible, broadcast data.Quality content from all over the Internet. Available to all of humanity. For free.
The Silk Road: The Rise and Fall of the World's Largest Online Black Market.
This weird New York Times story that a Russian criminal gang has stolen over 1.2 billion passwords. Yesterday, Forbes wrote that Hold Security is charging people $120 to tell them if they're in the stolen-password database:
The Dell researchers believe the bitcoin thief used a technique called BGP hijacking, which exploits the so-called border gateway protocol, the routing instructions that direct traffic at the connection points between the Internet's largest networks.
The data will be sent to the factory's computer where every movement and drop of sweat will be recorded and analyzed. In Gartner's words: monitoring, sensing, and remote control of people.
A cybersecurity firm said it uncovered 1.2 Billion Internet logins and passwords and more than 500 million email addresses amassed by a Russian crime ring, the largest known collection of stolen data, stolen from 420,000 websites,
Doctor On Demand, a startup that lets users video chat with U.S.-certified doctors, just raised $21 million and announced its first major corporate deal.
Lyft is getting back to its roots. Before offering a smartphone app that let you summon other people's private cars?each decked out with a pink mustache?Lyft was a startup called Zimride that matched up college students who wanted to take the same ro
Alleged Silk Road founder Ross Ulbricht's defense attorney Joshua Dratel has asked the court to suppress nearly all of the evidence collected against his client. Should the motion be successful, it would likely put a substantial damper
Does Google have the right to tip off police if it sees you have illegal content in your email? This question will concern some after news emerged that a Houston man was arrested by police for possession of child pornography.
It's time to party like it's not quite 1999—an era when so many of us were still digital virgins.
A Facebook spokesperson confirmed that service has been restored for most people. However, it's still unclear what the cause of the outage was.
We rely on Congress to write our laws, but at least for now, they can't write on Wikipedia. This news comes out after several IP addresses linked to computers at the Capitol building edited dozens of Wikipedia pages, including the moon landing, the K
Officials with the Tor privacy service have uncovered an attack that may have revealed identifying information or other clues of people operating or accessing anonymous websites and other services over a five-month span beginning in February.
Flipkart, India's largest online retailer founded by two former Amazon executives, just raised $1 billion in its latest round of funding, according to The Wall Street Journal.
Forcing private companies to become mass surveillance hubs
A new service is promising to end the uncertainty of how clothes will look or fit when shopping on the web. Fitle aims to provide users with a 3D avatar of themselves with which to "try on" clothes online. The company says it will eventually offer th
We've discussed many times before—hardly a month goes by without some major action against Internet users… from Obama's 'kill switch', to ACTA, SOPA and PIPA, to stasi tactics against people like Kim Dotcom.
Last month, a Wyoming bank employee was routinely emailing some loan documents to a customer's personal Gmail account. It sounds like a simple enough task, yet somehow the employee made an enormous error.
On Thursday morning, Universal Studios debuted its first trailer for "Fifty Shades of Grey," the highly anticipated film based on the erotic novels by E.L. James.
5 Awesome Google Features You Didn't Know About
Last night, a company called Ethereum began selling the first batch of its cryptocurrency, called ether.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has authorized a new law that forces Internet companies conducting business in the country's borders to store Russian citizens' data there, further tightening the government's grip on Russians' online activity.