Web users reward Palestinian who exposed Facebook flaw
Internet users have raised more than $11,000 to reward a Palestinian security researcher who hacked into Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg's profile to expose a security flaw. ...
Astronaut recounts near-drowning on spacewalk (Update)
The Italian astronaut who nearly drowned in his helmet during a spacewalk last month is sharing more details about the terrifying experience, revealing how he felt all alone and frantically tried to come up with a plan to ...
No reward for hacking Zuckerberg Facebook page
A researcher who hacked into Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg's profile to expose a security flaw won't get the customary reward payment from the social network.
Facebook introduces hashtags
Facebook is introducing hashtags, the number signs used on Twitter, Instagram and other services to identify topics being discussed and allow users to search for them.
Microsoft says used games will work on Xbox One
Microsoft's upcoming Xbox One gaming console will be able to play used games, clearing up a worry among gamers and video game retailers such as GameStop, which trade in used games.
Web 'blackout' in Singapore to protest new online rules
Singaporean bloggers blacked out their homepages Thursday to protest new licensing rules for news websites they say will muzzle freedom of expression.
Yahoo! to buy blog-maker Tumblr for $1.1 bn (Update)
Yahoo!'s board has approved a deal to purchase the popular blogging platform Tumblr for $1.1 billion in cash, The Wall Street Journal reported Sunday.
Twitter will mine people's tweets to target ads (Update)
Twitter on Wednesday began to allow ads to be targeted at users based on the words written in 'tweets' and messages forwarded to followers at the popular social network.
Time-poor parents go digital to communicate
Teachers are turning to twitter, blogging and Facebook as a way of keeping in touch with parents about their child's learning, and according to QUT education expert Associate Professor Margaret Lloyd it is ...
Admin password spells trouble in recent WordPress attacks
Italy party says 'hacker attack' on presidential poll
An Italian protest party said its website had come under a "hacker attack" that would force it to hold a new online poll among its members on Friday to identify possible candidates for president.
YouTube to livestream Psy new song performance
YouTube will livestream a debut concert performance of Psy's hugely anticipated follow-up to his global hit "Gangnam Style," the South Korean sensation announced in a teasing video message.
British Library sets out to archive the Web (Update 3)
Capturing the unruly, ever-changing Internet is like trying to pin down a raging river. But the British Library is going to try.
China closes porn, content sharing websites
(AP)—China says it has closed scores of websites for offering pornography, video sharing and online gaming.