The young Pakistani girl, Malala Yousufzai, that was brutally shot in the head by the extremist Taliban group for publicly advocating women education via the internet has been nominated as a candidate for the Nobel Peace Prize. She is the youngest such nominee for the prize in history.
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?
Yahoo’s CEO Marissa Mayer has been working overtime looking for ways for Yahoo to remain a top competitor. She just recently axed seven unsuccessful products offered by Yahoo and has dozens more she wants to end as well.
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.
A teenager from Perth, Australia found his family’s home raided and had his personal possessions seized by the U.S. FBI. The case involves details about the upcoming Xbox the teen had in his possession that he revealed online.
Facebook has admitted that it was hacked last month in what it called a “sophisticated attack,” but it claimed no user information was stolen.
A recent court battle in Germany over the legality of Facebook's real name policy has temporarily halted. Facebook argued that they do not observe German privacy laws because their E.U. headquarters are in Ireland—the court agreed, at least for now.
After a video was leaked to the Internet, the Raytheon Company was discovered to have a new type of technology that has the ability to track an individual's physical movements and predict their every move with extreme accuracy.
Yandex, which is Russia's leading search engine, beat out Microsoft's Bing for the first time. According to data released from the latest comScore qSearch, Yandex is now the 4th most used search engine taking in 2.8% of global searches ahead of #5 Bing at 2.5%.
More mobile devices are being used today for surfing the web or interacting on social media sites than ever before. A new report from the global information company, NPD Group, shows that consumers are venturing away from the PC for basic Internet browsing, and entertainment.
NASA will host its first live Google+ Hangout with the International Space Station soon, giving citizens a glimpse of life 240 miles above the Earth.
CBS has replied to an injunction prohibiting any of its subsidiaries from reporting on P2P technology. CBS is arguing that their site, namely CNET, has the right to report about a technology without it necessarily being an endorsement of such.
An erroneous Twitter feed caused Audience Inc.’s (NASDAQ: ADNC) stock to lose 25% of its value in a matter of minutes. The message seemed to come from the stock-trading firm, Muddy Waters, but was quickly proved otherwise.
If you received a notice stating that Facebook may owe you money, it is not a scam. Facebook indeed owes 20 million dollars to some users of the site, but don’t be expecting a whole lot of cash.
Facebook has apologised for banning a user from its social network after he posted a photograph depicting a married gay couple, which had been labelled as “offensive” by homophobes.
A new study by two German researchers suggests that visiting the world's largest social network might be bad for your emotional health, as one out of three people feel worse after going to Facebook.
Kim Dotcom, founder of the now defunct Megaupload.com, has just launched a new creation called ‘Mega’. The new cloud-based storage site comes with military grade encryption and supposedly the most secure storage site going.
Facebook is letting users of its iPhone app make calls in the US for free over Wi-Fi or cellular networks, and is planning to roll out the feature for Android and BlackBerry.
Facebook may soon begin letting people send paid messages to any of their head management for 100 U.S. dollars. In fact, you could send a message directly to the inbox of Facebook's co-founder, Mark Zuckerberg.
The beloved devs of the Halo franchise have been pretty quiet lately–presumably working on Destiny and other projects in the background–but Bungie has recently opened their website for a public Beta test of the new site-wide features.