Cisco's 2013 Annual Security report has revealed that websites that appear to be safe-looking can have more dangerous malware links than what most people believe. The real bombshell was that pornography websites are often times a lot safer than ecommerce or search engine sites.
A hacker has turned the latest SimCity game by Electronic Arts into a single-player game, disproving claims by the developer that the game required an internet connection to work.
BitTorrent just released a new concept with live streaming to the general public. Bram Cohen, inventor of BitTorrent, helped develop the idea and says it is going to be a brand new way in which information is streamed over the Internet in real-time.
Microsoft has blamed overheating at one of its datacentres for Tuesday's outage of Hotmail and Outlook.com, promising it is implementing changes to prevent this happening again.
Researchers at the Psychometric Centre of Cambridge University have come up with a method to predict someone's personality based on what they “like” on Facebook.
The popular Harlem Shake phenomenon has become a source of contention between musicians, who claim that their voices were used in the song without their permission.
Iranian officials have recently enforced a nationwide ban on the use of all virtual private networks (VPNs) inside the country. The enforcement comes just three months ahead of Iran’s national elections.
The highly awaited sale of new top-level domains (TLDs), progresses into a full-scale war between publishing companies and the Amazon giant. Amazon’s request to own new suffixes like .book, .author and .read, provoked the ire of the Authors Guild and the Association of American Publishers.
Fake Twitter accounts impersonating top investors could cause stock market hoaxes, according to a report by Reuters.
Google just revealed for the first time how many ‘National Security Letters’ (NSLs) they are getting from the Federal Bureau of Investigation. These NSL requests are now part of Google’s Transparency Report, which is publicly available online.
The European Union has fined Microsoft €561 million ($729 million) for not promoting rival web browsers to its Internet Explorer.
In an unexpected turn of events, The Pirate Bay have just recently announced that they will be operating their website out of North Korea, one of the most dysfunctional states in the world. Is it just an elaborate hoax or trolling attempt?
Spotify, which is an Internet streaming music service, has joined up with Ford Motor Company in an effort to allow customers to use the music service in their cars and trucks equipped with SYNC.
Facebook is building a huge cold storage data centre in Prineville, Oregon to house old and unpopular photos and messages, an effort to cut energy costs as more people flood the social network with content.
Intel has announced an array of new mobile processors and an LTE solution at the Mobile World Congress 2013 in Barcelona.
Samsung will announce a new service called TV Discovery at this year's Mobile World Congress, making it easier and faster to find content on smartphones and smart TVs.
A decision by Oxford University to temporarily block access of Google Docs on its campus due to security concerns isn't probably going to sit well with any university students who are Google fans; or with the PR department at Google.
Facebook has admitted that it was hacked last month in what it called a “sophisticated attack,” but it claimed no user information was stolen.
NASA will broadcast live footage and commentary on the asteroid that will fly close to Earth tomorrow (Friday), documenting its passage by the planet.
The virtual currency Bitcoins can now be used to buy a pizza, thanks to a new service that acts as a middleman for conversion of Bitcoins into US dollars.