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 ...
Spotify breach will require Android app upgrades
Spotify is requiring people listening to its popular music service on Android devices to install new software as a safeguard against a recent security breach.
Appeal of well-being apps often short-lived according to Finnish study
According to a doctoral thesis by Research Scientist Kirsikka Kaipainen from VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, online and mobile applications for stress management and healthy eating reach a large number of users ...
Facebook shift steps up privacy for new users
Number of eBay users at risk from breach: 145 mn
US online giant eBay said Thursday the number of users potentially affected by a massive data breach could be as many as 145 million.
Website privacy policies are almost obligatory for many online services, but for anyone who reads these often unwieldy documents, trust in the provider is more commonly reduced than gained, according to US researchers.
Philips sues Nintendo over Wii remote
Dutch electronics firm Royal Philips NV has filed a suit against Nintendo in a U.S. court, claiming the Japanese company infringed two of its patents in the control system of its popular "Wii" video game consoles.
Report explores global attitudes towards trust and the internet
Web-based surveys have revealed that internet users believe the internet is a place for freedom of expression, with users in countries with stricter government controls on media and press tending to support ...
Twitter adding mute button for unwanted posts
Twitter on Monday began letting users 'mute' posts from people they are not interested in hearing from at the popular one-to-many messaging service.
Snapchat settles FTC charge it deceived users (Update 2)
US regulators on Thursday announced a deal with Snapchat to settle a charge that the Internet firm misled users into believing images sent over the popular phone application disappeared permanently.
Is Facebook finally taking anonymity seriously?
Having some form of anonymity online offers many people a kind of freedom. Whether it's used for exposing corruption or just experimenting socially online it provides a way for the content (but not its author) ...
Snapchat adds chat as messaging space heats up
Snapchat is adding a chat feature to its ephemeral messaging service.
As Facebook matures, it looks to grow mobile reach (Update)
Mark Zuckerberg, like Facebook, is maturing. The soon-to-be 30-year-old chief executive of the decade-old social networking company grew reflective as he stood before hundreds of app developers to announce ...
Many in US believe the were hit by Heartbleed
Many Americans scrambled to protect their personal information online after learning of the Heartbleed Internet flaw, and some believe their data was stolen, a survey showed Wednesday.