Most NSA data from regular Internet users, report says (Update)
Nine out of 10 people identified in a large cache of online conversations intercepted by the National Security Agency were ordinary Internet users and not foreign surveillance targets, a news report says.
Researchers develop prototype to detect fake websites
(PhysOrg.com) -- Do you go online to pay bills, shop, transfer funds, sign up for classes, send email or instant messages or search for medical information? If so, then this pertains to you.
Wi-Fi networks less private than ever
The local java joint or airport terminal might seem like the perfect location to log onto Facebook or troll Amazon for a deal. But for anyone who has accepted the convenience of unsecured Internet access, here's another reminder ...
Skype recovering after major outage
Skype was recovering on Thursday from a major outage that left millions of people unable to use the popular Internet communication service.
Nokia N900 now available in US
Nokia today announced that the highly anticipated Nokia N900 is now on sale in the United States and shipping to consumers who jumped on the opportunity to be among the first to pre-order the Maemo-powered ...
Skype to unveil group video chat function
(AP) -- Internet calling service Skype plans a public "beta" test of a group video chat function that lets up to five people participate in a video call simultaneously.
Over half of US online adults use Wikipedia: survey
More than 50 percent of US adult Internet users look up information on Wikipedia, the online encyclopedia which marks its 10th anniversary on Saturday, according to a new report.
Saudi says Internet apps break the rules
Saudi Arabia warned Sunday of "suitable measures" if providers of Internet messenger applications such as WhatsApp fail to comply with its rules, days after the industry said authorities wanted to control such traffic. ...
IBM Researchers Lower Language Barrier With Text Translator
IBM Researchers are helping to break the language barrier with the advent of technology dubbed "n.Fluent" -- smart software that translates text between English and 11 other languages. IBM employees use it to instantaneously ...
How to keep prying eyes away from your online life
Encryption was once the province of the paranoid. But no more.
Jargon-busting software bridges the knowledge gap
Conversations between students and teachers, patients and doctors, and other groups of lay people and experts, such as users and helpdesk staff, can suffer because of the difference in knowledge levels of each party in the ...
'The Breakup 2.0:' A look at how new media is used to end relationships
Leslie checked her Facebook profile late one day and discovered that she was suddenly single. Her now ex-boyfriend had met someone new and she learned this through the ubiquitous news feed that presented her ...
E-commerce's future is in creating 'swift guanxi,' or personal and social rapport
Despite the reputation of online marketplaces being distant and impersonal, through social technologies such as instant messaging, they can create the sense of personal and social relationships between buyers and sellers, ...
Google hoping Web surfers will ride its 'Wave'
(AP) -- Google Inc. is hatching a new species of e-mail and instant messaging, but the Internet search leader first wants the hybrid service to evolve even more with the help of independent computer programmers.