It would seem that Twitter has a bit of a problem on its hands, as it came out today that the data used by its official Twitter apps (and other 3rd party clients), which is supposed to be "secure", has in fact hit the web.
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.
Hackers recently hit dozens of computer systems all across Europe due to a flaw recently discovered in Adobe’s software. NATO headquarters confirmed that they too had been attacked.
We always knew that social media would be a prime ground for law enforcement to watch what we do, and now the New York Police Department is claiming that their 'covert' activity has had a beneficial effect on the murder rate of the city.
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.
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.
A local search startup is attempting to bring some search goodness to Apple's iOS platform but rather than use Apple's map SDK they are going to be using the recently released Maps iOS SDK from Google, which they will use to bring an interesting 'social' aspect to mobile search.
In what has to be a rather unorthodox style of data mining self-styled "information massage therapist", A.X. Ian took to Twitter for 24 hours following Christmas to find which of the tablets on the market was winning the sales numbers.
Did you hear the news? Twitter is now letting you download all of your tweets that you have made from the day you joined the service. Wow, how great is that eh. Not really.
The London Fire Brigade is exploring the possibility of responding to emergencies posted to it on Twitter, the latest in its efforts to engage in social media.
The US gun lobby group the National Rifle Association (NRA) has closed its Facebook page, which had 1.7 million “likes,” following uproar over the massacre of children at a school on Friday.
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently announced that some smartphone apps have been using Phone Numbers, location coordinates and other data on children without the parent or guardian’s knowledge.
College graduates in the US who post inappropriate photos online reduce their chances of getting a job interview by a whopping 84 percent, according to a study by anti-virus firm AVG.
A recent Nielson study shows that 18-24 year olds are likely to be using social media from the bathroom. Social media while driving and Twitter while watching television has also become more commonplace.
A letter sent to Facebook users on November 21, 2012, it informs the near 1 billion users that the company is looking to remove the ability of users to make or vote on changes to Facebook as it currently stands.
Canon is known for their outstanding cameras that come in all manner of styles and user needs, but the new PowerShot S110 with its 12.1 megapixel capability is one outstanding buy. Priced around 450 U.S. dollars, the PowerShot S110 has an image stabilized zoom with a 5X wide-angel optical lens. This little camera produces some
A US judge has ordered Twitter to hand over the tweets by one of the Occupy Wall Street protesters, with the court threatening to fine the company if it does not comply.
The London 2012 Summer Olympics is embracing social media, including live athlete questions and answers, blogs of the events, and feeds from a wide variety of websites, including Facebook and Twitter.
Digg, once one of the internet's biggest social content voting sites, has been sold for a measly $500,000, highlighting the intense competition in the field.
UKFast, a hosting specialist in the UK, has revealed what it believes are the top 10 cyber security failings of 2012, showing a surprising amount of complacency among people when going online.