Baidu profit falls 4.5 percent on higher costs
(AP)—China's biggest search engine operator is being squeezed by higher costs as it expands its fledgling business in the fast-growing mobile market.
China, Indonesia lead sources of online attacks: study
China and Indonesia headed the list of 177 countries named as sources of Internet attacks, a security survey said Tuesday.
China's online population rises to 519 million
(AP)—China's population of Internet users has grown to 591 million, driven by a 20 percent rise over the past year in the number of people who surf the Web from smartphones and other wireless devices, an ...
China's Baidu buys mobile app firm for $1.9 bn
China's leading web search engine Baidu is to buy a smartphone app distribution firm for $1.9 billion, it said Tuesday, in what is believed to be the largest takeover in the country's Internet industry.
Eye-tracking could outshine passwords if made user-friendly
(Phys.org) —It's a wonder we still put up with passwords. We forget our highly secretive combinations, so we frequently have them reset and sent to our cellphones and alternative email addresses. We come ...
'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.
Review: Update to Windows 8 doesn't fix basic problems
Microsoft is developing an update to Windows 8 that promises to "refine" the clunky software. But if a preview of the update is any indication, the changes won't go far enough to address Windows 8's flaws.
Report: Iran opens national email service
Iranian state television says the country has opened its own domestically made national email service.
Japan broadcasters ban Panasonic 'smart' TV commercial
Japanese broadcasters are refusing to air commercials for Panasonic's new "smart" television, the manufacturer said, amid speculation they feel threatened by its combined TV-Internet function.
Facebook pushes search feature to more users
Users who may have grown frustrated with Facebook's rudimentary search feature are getting an updated version designed to make it easier to find people, places and photos on the site.
Bluebox Security reveals Android vulnerability in run up to Blackhat convention
Twitter tunes ad targeting system
Twitter on Wednesday said it will begin letting businesses target marketing messages to people who have shown interests in what they have to offer.
German minister: Drop Google, Facebook if you fear US spying
Internet users worried about their personal information being intercepted by U.S. intelligence agencies should stop using websites that send data to the United States, Germany's top security official said Wednesday.
Pricey but worth it: Cubans finally surf the Web
Cuban teacher Nancy Garcia would love to surf the Web at home. But since that is restricted in this communist country, she now logs on from new hotspots—at a price few can afford.