Open Internet threats loom, study says
The future of an open Internet faces threats from government crackdowns, and "balkanization" resulting from growing concerns over broad electronic surveillance, a survey of experts showed Thursday.
A year after Snowden, tech firms must get their houses in order to Reset the Net
When you go online today, you are likely to encounter the Reset the Net campaign. Exactly one year after the first revelations from Edward Snowden about NSA spying, the campaign is designed to mobilise organ ...
Students design artificial kidney with 3-D printing
(Phys.org) —Three-dimensional printing has garnered coverage in the popular press for its application in the custom manufacturing of tools and mechanical parts. But six School of Engineering seniors have ...
Lawsuit seeks access to more secret court opinions
A new lawsuit says the Obama administration has refused to hand over secret court documents about the National Security Agency's surveillance activities.
US Supreme Court takes up police searches of cellphones
The US Supreme Court takes up two cases Tuesday about whether police need warrants to search detainees' mobile phones, which have become vast repositories of personal data.
Gates-funded student data group to shut down
The head of a student data processing organization says it will shut down in the coming months following criticism that led to the recent loss of its last active client—New York state.
Judge extends order blocking data destruction
A federal judge in San Francisco has extended his nationwide order blocking the National Security Agency from destroying telephone surveillance records.
Operation Windigo: Linux server-side malware campaign exposed
Cisco cleared in rights case, as tech sector watches
A US court has cleared Cisco Systems over liability for human rights abuses in China, in a case closely watched by the global technology sector and activists.
Technology firms urge changes to US spying (Update)
A coalition of leading U.S. technology firms joined an international protest Tuesday against the U.S. government's spying programs, urging more limits on collections of Americans' electronic data and greater ...
Mobile foundations the key to unlocking offshore reserves
The offshore energy industry is a market sector that must remain innovative to stay competitive to secure Australia's energy future.
World's richest man would still pick up a $100 bill
The world's wealthiest man Bill Gates would still pick up a $100 bill on the street, but he has no tips about how to get by on less than $100,000 a year.
Education experts give tips on apps for your kids
Kids these days have a penchant for high-tech and would rather play with smartphones and tablets than board games and building blocks.
Google, Facebook, Twitter bolster digital defenses in wake of NSA revelations
Quietly at first, but more vocally in recent months, Google Inc., Facebook Inc. and other leading Internet companies have been beefing up their digital defenses in response to reports that the National Security Agency has ...