A firm specializing in censorship-evading technology on Wednesday blamed a massive breakdown of China's internet on website address "hijacking" tools used by authorities there.
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.
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.
LinkedIn is joining the crowd of Internet services tying account security to mobile phones.
Turkey's Parliament has approved legislation that would tighten government controls over the Internet.
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.
Hi-tech bosses on Wednesday demanded authorities change their murky ways in the wake of revelations of a vast snooping campaign by the US and other governments that has raised concerns on privacy.
The transition to the next-generation Internet protocol IPv6 is set to speed up this year as web addresses under the previous system IPv4 run out, a senior industry figure said at a meeting about the future of the web Thursday.
US online news aggregator The Huffington Post made its debut in Brazil Tuesday with the launch of a Portuguese-language edition, its first in Latin America.
The propensity for people to post porn evidently prompted Twitter on Wednesday to stamp an adult rating on an updated version of its Vine video-snippet sharing software.