Microsoft releases data on government requests (Update)
Microsoft said Thursday it received 75,378 law enforcement requests for data in 2012 in the tech giant's first report on the sensitive subject.
Syria, China worst for online spying, RSF reports
Syria, China, Iran, Bahrain and Vietnam are flagrantly spying online, media watchdog RSF said Tuesday, urging controls on the export of Internet surveillance tools to regimes clamping down on dissent.
E-mail use model appears to follow "Clash of Civilizations" prediction
Vote glitch reports pile up in US election (Update)
Voting went smoothly in Tuesday's US elections, except when it didn't. Some computer problems, as well as human ones, drew complaints across the country as millions of Americans went to the polls.
Iran touts domestic Internet as Gmail ban rankles (Update)
(AP)—Iranian officials announced that they would soon introduce local alternatives to Google and its Gmail e-mail service, even as the country's media and even some officials stepped up complaints over Tehran's decision ...
How e-mail helped Yeltsin outfox 1991 coup plot
Boris Yeltsin never suspected how a precursor to the Internet helped him foil the August 1991 coup and bring down the USSR until he bumped into a blinking computer and noticed something called e-mail.
Security holes discovered in iPhones, iPads
A new security hole has opened up in Apple Inc.'s iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch devices, raising alarms about the susceptibility of some of the world's hottest tech gadgets to hacker attacks.
Technology is trampling privacy rights, experts say
They're tools of convenience. Smartphones allow us to make calls, check e-mail, download music, browse the web and take pictures. GPS capabilities tell us where we're going. Facebook lets us reconnect with friends and show ...
Microsoft takes Office into the 'cloud' (Update)
Microsoft took its Office software into the Internet "cloud" on Tuesday, moving the suite of popular business tools online amid budding competition from Google's Web-based products.
German hackers convicted of stealing Lady Gaga songs
Two young hackers were convicted in Germany Thursday of stealing new songs from stars such as Lady Gaga and Mariah Carey and offering them for sale on the Internet, a court said.
Yandex up sharply on Wall Street debut
Yandex shares rose sharply on Tuesday as Russia's top Internet portal and leading search engine made its debut on Wall Street.
Yandex poised for $1.3 bln Nasdaq debut: report
Russian Internet giant Yandex is set to raise $1.3 billion in an initial public offering (IPO) on the Nasdaq on Tuesday, exceeding expectations, the New York Times reported.
Employees don't always share well with others, says new paper exposing 'knowledge hiding'
Why isn't knowledge transfer happening more often in companies spending money on it?
Social-media tools used to target corporate secrets
Not long after airstrikes began in Libya earlier this month, certain attorneys at four U.S. law firms, known for having high-profile clients in the oil industry, each received a personally addressed e-mail message.