- Facebook Announces Global Internet Access Project
August 21 2013 5:27 AM
Facebook and 6 other tech companies will work together to make the Internet accessible the billions who don't have it.
- Google Glass Eye Tracking May Introduce Pay-Per-Gaze Advertising
August 20 2013 7:30 PM
Google was granted a patent that it filed in May 2011 for a “Gaze Tracking System” to record a user’s engagement with advertising.
- Groklaw Closes, Due To NSA Surveillance
August 20 2013 1:03 PM
Pamela Jones announced that she would close her award-winning Groklaw blog after 10 years of covering tech law.
- Google Outage Decreases World's Web Traffic 40%
August 19 2013 2:35 PM
Google (GOOG) briefly went down on Friday, and the company refuses to say why.
- Hacker Denied Reward For Discovering Facebook Bug
August 19 2013 11:35 AM
Facebook is denying a reward to a Palestinian hacker who discovered a bug that allows users to post to anyone's Facebook Timeline.
- Facebook Ignores Bug, Zuck Pays The Price
August 19 2013 2:25 AM
Facebook recently ignored a bug report from a security expert, who later used the flaw to hack Mark Zuckerberg’s profile.
- Is Your Life A Zone Of Privacy Or An Open Book? Play The Game To Find Out
August 16 2013 8:57 PM
We live in a surveillance society. Find out how it affects you.
- Chinese Social Media Training 101: 'Protect Socialism'
August 15 2013 5:59 AM
China's government gathered a group of influential bloggers to give them guidelines on what they should and shouldn't post.
- iPhone App Hopes To Be 'Shazam For Wine'
August 14 2013 12:29 PM
Solving an age-old problem for wine drinkers, a new company has raised $900K to expand its wine discovery app.
- AOL CEO Apologizes For Publicly Firing An Employee
August 13 2013 11:26 PM
Tim Armstrong has apologized after firing Patch creative director Abel Lenz on a conference call.
- Is Your Personal Data Secure Online? Guess Again
August 13 2013 4:03 PM
An audit found that more than a fifth of 2,100 sites did not disclose data protection policies or use of visitors' personal information.
- NSA Leaks Introduce New Viewers To Old YouTube Video
August 13 2013 12:14 PM
A three-year-old report shows how the conversation around digital privacy has been elevated since Snowden's leaks.
- Phone Unlocking In US: Illegal, But Popular
August 13 2013 10:53 AM
There’s been a significant jump in unlocked phones by U.S. customers since the law took effect in Jan.
- 'Breaking Bad' Season 5 Premiere Downloaded Illegally En Masse
August 12 2013 7:22 PM
Despite efforts to make the "Breaking Bad" season 5 premiere as widely available as possible, it still broke show records for piracy.
- ZTE Open Comes To U.S. And U.K.
August 12 2013 3:03 PM
The ZTE Open, the first smartphone running the Firefox OS, will be available to U.S. and U.K. customers on the ZTE eBay store for just $80.
- Android Flaw Threatens Bitcoin Wallets
August 12 2013 12:05 PM
The Bitcoin Foundation said any wallet app that relies on Android to generate a random number key is at risk.
- Pirate Bay Celebrates 10th Anniversary With New Web Browser
August 12 2013 11:20 AM
The Pirate Bay released the new browser, which is not designed for anonymous surfing, to help users evade government censorship of the Web.
- NSA Surveillance Costing U.S. Businesses $25 Billion To $35 Billion
August 09 2013 4:06 PM
A recent survey found that the NSA surveillance programs are damaging the American technology industry.
- Watch Obama NSA Spying Press Conference Live Stream Here
August 09 2013 2:36 PM
Here is the live stream of U.S. President Barack Obama’s press conference Friday.
- German ISPs Fight NSA Spying By Encrypting Consumers' Emails
August 09 2013 11:45 AM
German ISPs are taking action to protect consumer privacy.