Twitter is partnering with a Singapore startup to offer access to users without data-enabled smartphones. Feature phones can access Twitter through menu-driven USSD codes.
Google has unveiled its plans to include users’ names, pictures and comments in ads endorsing products and businesses, in a drive towards ‘social advertisement’.
Ride along with Mozilla Japan, as they are about to roll out a new platform concept that would yet again put the wheels in the web.
The encryption method used by the majority of Tor servers and SSL, is likely readable by the NSA. This means that Tor may no longer be an anonymous safe haven on the internet.
A 21-year-old pedophile took his computer to the police after ransomware told him it had discovered child pornography and wanted money to unlock the computer again.
Tragically jailed League of Legends player Justin Carter just received an anonymous $500,000 donation to help post his bail.
AT&T is considering selling your data, including browser history and location, to advertisers. There are however, ways to opt out.
An assembly 26 Republican and Democrat senators are asking for more information from the National Intelligence director, James Clapper, on the NSA’s PRISM program. These Senators are not happy with Clapper’s testimony from back in March of this year where he said that the NSA didn’t collect any data on Americans. Since that time more
The South American nation of Ecuador has its own Internet surveillance program much like the NSA’s PRISM. This system called a “GSM interceptor” was purchased for SENAIN, which is Ecuador’s intelligence agency. The system said to be able to monitor and manipulate Internet data in real time.
Once again more NSA leaks have been revealed by Edward Snowden, and this time he has presented material that purportedly shows that the NSA has directly hacked into China’s Tsinghua University. This University, which is located in Beijing, is highly regarded as Mainland China’s top tier of higher education, and has been a top priority
On Thursday, June 13, Robert Mueller who serves as the head of the Federal Bureau of Investigation spoke before lawmakers for the first time concerning the recent leaks on the U.S. federal PRISM Program. Mueller said that the FBI would aggressively be tracking down former the former NSA contract employee, Edward Snowden, and prosecute him
Pinterest has opened up to nude photographs, reverting a previous ban and offering a potentially very different service to rival social image networks, which restrict nudity.
Internet penetration is on the rise. It was revealed today at the AllThingsD D11 Conference that 2.4 billion people are using the internet now, and a sizable part of that number may be thanks to mobile devices. One of the speakers at the conferecne, Mary Meeker, a partner at Silicon Valley venture capital firm Kleiner
A recent publication found in the Nature Publishing Group’s Nature Photonics, suggests that the same principle behind noise-canceling headphones could be used to boost the speed of fiber optic data. Researchers working at Bell Laboratories in New Jersey claim they have demonstrated speeds of 400Gps.
Media giant Rupert Murdoch has warned that Facebook's reign may go the way of MySpace as people spend less time on the social network.
Dutch anti-piracy group BREIN, in an attempt to locate the owner of a file sharing site, pressured a bank to release the owner's personal details.
The worm which infected Iran’s uranium enrichment facilities in 2009 and 2010 may have actually increased Iran’s nuclear potential.
Figures suggest a whopping seven million adults in the UK have never connected to the internet. The majority of those are, as one might expect, the elderly.
Internet connection between Syria and the rest of the world has been cut off according to a US web tracking firm, and phone lines into Damascus have been cut as well.
An anti-piracy company in Canada has launched a moody website ripe with black and white photos which are being used without the original photographers' permission.