Snapchat adds chat as messaging space heats up
Snapchat is adding a chat feature to its ephemeral messaging service.
Report: UK spies intercept webcam pics, nudity
(AP)—Britain's signals intelligence division is stealing screenshots from hundreds of thousands of innocent Yahoo users' webcam videos, according to the Guardian newspaper, which also reported that the years-long operation ...
Google unveils box for business videoconferences (Update)
Google is introducing a videoconferencing tool designed to make it easier and less expensive to hold face-to-face business meetings even if the participants are scattered in different locations.
Smart technology boom in students requires parental intervention
The increasing availability of mobile phones and tablets to school children is forcing schools to reconsider their approach to web filtering as students abandon controlled campus networks for public wireless.
'Virtual' Filipina girl identifies 1,000 webcam sex tourists
A Dutch rights group said Monday it had identified over 1,000 paedophiles around the world by offering online sex with a computer-generated 10-year-old Filipina girl called Sweetie.
Pakistan axes 'immoral' cell phone love chat
Pakistan has cracked down on "immoral" love chat services offered by mobile phone companies, stifling hopes of illicit romance in the conservative Muslim country where dating is frowned upon.
Skype to be pre-installed in new version of Microsoft Windows
Bloatware is the term given to programs that come pre-installed on computers even though it's unlikely they will be used by every owner. Sometimes they are difficult to get rid of and can consume resources unnecessarily.
Review: First peek through Google Glass impresses
Google hopes to change the face of technology by persuading people to wear computers on their heads.
Facebook rebuffs UN team request on Somali pirates
United Nations investigators hoped they would get some help from Facebook when they asked to see information on suspected pirates operating in Somalia. But Facebook refused.
NSA revelations reframe digital life for some
In Louisiana, the wife of a former soldier is scaling back on Facebook posts and considering unfriending old acquaintances, worried an innocuous joke or long-lost associate might one day land her in a government ...
Netflix to host video chat in lieu of earns call (Update)
Netflix already streams movies and TV shows. On July 22, it will also stream a live video discussing its earnings results.
Microsoft launches prerelease 'Kinect for Windows developer kit program'
Cube Slam: Google's video game plays up WebRTC, WebGL
PCs out as Senegal opens world's first tablet cafe
Among the washer women, carpenters, busy waiters and squabbling children sweltering under the midday sun on this dusty Dakar street an Internet revolution is taking place in the world's first tablet cafe.