Stanford computer scientists find Internet security flaw
(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers at the Stanford Security Laboratory create a computer program to defeat audio captchas on website account registration forms, revealing a design flaw that leaves them vulnerable ...
Electric-car Nemesis at top speeds is record-breaker
Tech titans see opportunity in cybersecurity
With its PC sales slowing, Hewlett-Packard Co. is grappling for a piece of the exploding cybersecurity market as a key part of CEO Meg Whitman's plan to turn around the struggling company.
IPad 2 prices fall with next model looming
Like a hot IPO stock losing its luster, prices of Apple's iPad 2 are falling as used devices pile up on resellers' shelves.
Hip-hip-Hadoop: Data mining for science
The model of distributed calculations, where a problem is broken down into distinct parts that can be solved individually on a computer and then recombined, has been around for decades. Divide-and-conquer ...
PayPal unveils micropayments, Facebook integration
PayPal unveiled a new micropayments service on Tuesday that makes it easier to buy digital goods and announced an integration with social networking giant Facebook.
eBay bans sorbitol sales after Italian death
US online auction giant eBay on Monday banned global sales of sorbitol following the death of a 28-year-old Italian woman who consumed a phial of the sugar substitute as part of a food allergy test.
Facebook, Google oppose US online piracy bills
Internet heavyweights Facebook, Google, Twitter and Yahoo! joined ranks on Tuesday to oppose legislation in the US Congress intended to crack down on online piracy.
US software engineer outsources his job to China
"Bob" the software engineer was becoming a modern workplace legend on Thursday as word spread that he had secretly outsourced his own job to China and sat at his desk watching cat videos.
Facebook and eBay downplay Google threat
Silicon Valley star Sean Parker said Facebook would have to blunder in a big way for Google's social network to steal its crown.
Internet pioneers oppose US online piracy bills
The founders of Craigslist, eBay, Google, Twitter, Yahoo! and other Internet giants expressed concern to the US Congress on Wednesday over legislation intended to crack down on online piracy.
Hewlett-Packard unveils its first 'ultrabook' laptop
Hewlett-Packard (HP) on Wednesday unveiled a lightweight laptop computer to take on Apple's MacBook Air in the hot "Ultrabook" arena.
New version of Apple iPhone lost in bar, again: CNET
Technology news website CNET reported that a new version of Apple's coveted iPhone went astray in a bar in a replay of an embarrassing loss that took place last year.
Epinions co-founder launches Facebook-like startup
Nirav Tolia was still in his 20s when he co-founded high-flying startup Epinions, which let users ask questions and post opinions about everything from books to banks to baby strollers. It became one of the bright lights ...