UK Supreme Court rules for news-clipping service (Update)
The British Supreme Court has decided partially in favor of news-clipping service Meltwater in its long-running dispute with UK newspaper publishers, who accused Meltwater of distributing excerpts of stories online without ...
Survey: Many Americans say 'Big Brother' is here (Update)
There's little wonder why George Orwell's novel "1984" is seeing a resurgence in sales.
Significant rise in number of people paying for digital news in UK
A large-scale Oxford University report shows that over the last 10 months there has been a significant shift in public attitudes towards online news - with more people willing to pay or expecting to pay for ...
Report: Iran opens national email service
Iranian state television says the country has opened its own domestically made national email service.
'Huge opportunities' for harvesting data shown
New research by experts at The University of Manchester has highlighted 'massive new opportunities' for harvesting information from digital and administrative data.
Vietnam to clamp down on social media news postings
Communist Vietnam is to ban bloggers and social media users from sharing news stories online, under a new decree seen as a further crackdown on online freedom.
Fifth of websites 'lack privacy protection info'
A fifth of the world's websites and mobile telephone applications provide no information on how, or if, they protect users' personal data, a French watchdog said Tuesday.
Afghan Twitter users meet face-to-face as web booms
More than 200 of Afghanistan's most active users of Twitter and Facebook gathered Sunday for the country's first-ever social media summit to explore how the Internet is transforming traditional society.
Americans warm to online dating, survey shows
Americans are growing more comfortable with online dating, and many are finding a spouse or partner in cyberspace, a survey showed Monday.
Sochi: Our tweeted emotions decrypted in real time
EPFL researchers will track emotions of the viewing public during the Olympic Games in Sochi. Via social media, they will show in real time what people are feeling during the competitions.
3Qs: Net neutrality—what does it all mean?
The Federal Communications Commission recently approved a proposal by its chairman that the agency look more closely at allowing Internet service providers to charge more money for faster service. The issue ...
Global internet 'capacity crunch' to be tackled by international project
A £1.5m international communications project led by Aston University will tackle the growing worldwide internet 'capacity crunch' and reduce our network energy consumption.
Google still blocked, despite company officials' visit: Cuba
Much of Google remains off limits to Internet users in Cuba, despite a recent visit here by top executives from the popular site, state-run media complained on Wednesday.
Russian lawmakers pass new bill restricting Internet
Russia's parliament passed a bill on Friday requiring Internet companies to store Russians' personal data inside the country in an apparent move to pressure sites such as Facebook and Twitter into handing ...