US Surveillance Requests Jumped 250% Since 2009: Google
September 16 2014 10:53 AM
Egypt, Indonesia and several other countries demanded Google user information for the first time in 2014.
Uber Expands In India Under Shadow Of Potential Payments Ban
September 16 2014 3:01 AM
Uber, California's hot taxi startup has expanded its Indian service, adding its low-cost UberX option in three Indian cities
Alibaba Boosts Share Pricing To $68 Ahead Of IPO
September 15 2014 6:10 PM
High institutional demand ahead of an IPO later this week.
Ad Block Software Used By 144M Monthly Users, Report Finds
September 15 2014 4:52 PM
Use of ad blocking software has exploded among people of all ages, sexes and throughout the world.
Comcast Denies Threatening Anonymous Web Users
September 15 2014 2:11 PM
"Our customers can use the Internet for anything they want," a Comcast spokesman said.
Leaked Microsoft Video Shows Return Of Start Menu
September 15 2014 1:57 PM
The video, posted by German tech site WinFuture, shows that Windows 9 will see the return of the Start menu, a popular feature that Microsoft removed from Windows 8 in favor of its Modern UI touch-centric interface.
Magazine Startup In California Embraces Slow, Handcrafted Media
September 15 2014 11:51 AM
Born out of Pop-Up Magazine events, it's high-gloss in print and an HBO model for content on the Web and mobile apps.
For This British Newspaper, The 'Right To Be Forgotten' Is Censorship
September 15 2014 9:22 AM
A British artist presumably pushed to have the Worcester News remove an article showing one of his older paintings.
Tim Cook Weighs In On 'Awful' TV Interfaces, Steve Jobs' Legacy
September 12 2014 10:00 PM
Apple co-founder Steve Jobs' office is still on the fourth floor, just as he left it.
Facebook Forces Drag Queens To Use Real Names, Creating Controversy
September 12 2014 3:38 PM
Cross-dressing performers are asking Facebook not to discriminate, but the real issue is money.
Most Apps Fail To Protect User Privacy, Report Finds
September 12 2014 9:02 AM
Privacy regulators examining 1,211 apps found that many don't explain why they gather so much personal information.
How To Discover If Your Gmail Was Among The 5 Million Hacked
September 11 2014 6:41 PM
Google said the hack involving nearly 5 million accounts wasn't the company's fault.
NSA To Yahoo: Comply Or Turn Over $250K Every Day
September 11 2014 6:34 PM
Yahoo was ultimately forced to become one of the first companies ensnared in PRISM, the controversial surveillance program.
YouTube U.S. Video Ad Revenue To Grow Nearly 40% In 2014
September 11 2014 11:13 AM
Advertisers like YouTube's growing stable of homegrown stars.
Google Breaks Silence On Net Neutrality
September 11 2014 10:44 AM
Net neutrality advocates nervous about Google's silence can relax.
Al Qaeda-Backed Group Releases Captured UN Troops
September 11 2014 5:52 AM
Fijian peacekeeping troops who were posted in the Golan Heights had been captured two weeks ago by the Nusra Front.
Sony To Stream 22 Viacom Cable Channels On Its TVs, PS4
September 10 2014 8:23 PM
A Viacom partnership will bring 22 channels to Sony boxes like the PS4.
Where One Black Market Ends, Another Emerges
September 10 2014 2:24 PM
For buying and selling illicit goods online, the shadowy Agora market picks up where Silk Road left off.
5 Million Gmail Accounts Compromised, Hackers Say
September 10 2014 11:43 AM
Gmail users are warned not to check if they're named in the database, but to change their password.
Top Democrats Enter Net Neutrality Fray
September 10 2014 9:17 AM
Senators Leahy and Pelosi have called on the FCC to ban the cleverly named "fast lanes."