Russian LGBT Activist The Latest To Be Prosecuted Under Broad Law
January 24 2015 4:17 PM
Lena Klimova was initially acquitted of charges filed against her website before a Russian lawmaker swore vengeance.
Fark Founder Is Latest Internet Activist To Enter Politics
January 24 2015 3:04 PM
Best known for Fark's smarminess, Drew Curtis promised "leave people alone" if elected governor.
Revived GPS Bill Would Require Warrant
January 23 2015 2:56 PM
“Buying a smartphone shouldn’t be interpreted as giving the government a free pass to track your movements,” one lawmaker says.
Facebook, The New Video Powerhouse
January 23 2015 2:17 PM
The social network has been working to make video a bigger part of its business, and the effort is starting to pay off in YouTube's own backyard.
The Pirate Bay Servers Were Hidden In A...Mountainside?
January 23 2015 12:43 PM
The infamous piracy site had claimed it was run through the cloud, but that's now being contradicted.
Americans Listen to 21 Million Hours' Worth of Podcasts Every Day
January 23 2015 10:43 AM
A study by Edison Research suggests that the rising medium is increasing the ways and places Americans listen to audio.
Facebook Driving Mobile Use In Emerging Markets
January 23 2015 9:09 AM
Mobile users will become even more important to Facebook's future as they continue to form an ever greater share of all social network users
China Blocks VPNs In Online Censorship Crackdown
January 23 2015 6:01 AM
Virtual private networks are commonly used to skirt China's Internet restrictions.
Uber Resumes Service In New Delhi After Weeks-Long Ban
January 23 2015 4:14 AM
The disruptive nature of Uber's technology is ensuring that the company continues to face protests and authorities' ire in several countries.
US Journalist Jailed For Hacking-Related Offenses
January 23 2015 1:57 AM
Barrett Brown, 33, was found guilty of being an accessory to unauthorized access of a protected network and threatening a federal agent.
Would You Wear A Fitness Tracker To Lower Your Insurance Rates?
January 21 2015 3:47 PM
Insurers are hoping you'll permit a little surveillance for lower rates.
Google Is Starting To Feel The Heat Of The New Search Wars
January 21 2015 3:17 PM
Google is now teaching Firefox users how to tweak their settings to switch back from Yahoo.
Feds Arrest Another Suspect In Silk Road 2.0
January 21 2015 11:31 AM
The Silk Road 2.0 online drug market was shut down after the arrest of former SpaceX employee Blake Benthall, aka "Defcon."
Was Alleged Silk Road Mastermind Ross Ulbricht Framed?
January 21 2015 10:44 AM
Ulbricht's defense team stunned the court last week by suggesting someone else might have been behind the Silk Road.
French Newspaper 'Le Monde' Says Twitter Account Hacked
January 20 2015 11:41 PM
Le Monde said its twitter account and publishing tool were hacked by the Syrian Electronic Army, an amorphous hacker collective that supports Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.
Google Invests Big In SpaceX
January 20 2015 7:19 PM
SpaceX CEO Elon Musk says he’ll pour profits from his satellite network into a Martian colony.
Netflix Beats Revenue, Subscriber Estimates
January 20 2015 5:34 PM
The streaming video giant rebounded from a disappointing third quarter with better-than-expected earnings and subscriber growth.
Uber's Asian Rivals Surge
January 20 2015 12:59 PM
As more Asians start using smartphones for more tasks, local rideshare providers are surging in the region ahead of serious expansion by Uber.
Lizard Squad Offers DDoS For Hire
January 20 2015 10:27 AM
Leaked screenshots show that the nefarious hackers guarded their DDoS-for-hire service with an unprotected plain text document.
Google About To Back Elon Musk’s Internet Satellites
January 19 2015 7:50 PM
Musk says the satellites' operation will fund a future SpaceX colony on Mars.