Iran minister says all web surfers to be 'identified'
Iran's telecommunications minister has said his technicians are developing a system to identify any Internet user in the country at the moment of log-on, the ISNA news agency reported Saturday.
How to keep prying eyes away from your online life
Encryption was once the province of the paranoid. But no more.
Google updates hair-pulling CAPTCHA with tick box
What 6.9 million clicks tell us about how to fix online education (w/ Video)
The rise of online education and massively open online courses (MOOCs) have prompted much naysaying on their effectiveness, with detractors citing single-digit completion rates and short-lived pilot programs.
Czechs roll out new Bitcoin-style virtual currency
The Czech Republic launched its answer to Bitcoin on Tuesday when new virtual currency CzechCrownCoin started trading.
New framework would facilitate use of new Android security modules
Computer security researchers from North Carolina State University and Technische Universität Darmstadt/CASED in Germany have developed a modification to the core Android operating system that allows developers ...
Georgia Tech researchers develop 'Encore' to monitor Web access
Georgia Tech researchers have created a tool to monitor the accessibility of Web pages around the world that can be installed by adding a single line of code to a web page. The tool, Encore, runs when a user visits a website where the code is installed ...
'Heartbleed' hits 1.5 million users of UK parenting website
British parenting website Mumsnet is the latest organisation to have been hacked due to the "Heartbleed" bug, founder Justine Roberts revealed on Monday.
Content kingmaker—quality or webpage position?
In today's Information Age, it's easy get overwhelmed by online content. On YouTube alone, over 100 hours worth of video is uploaded every minute. Showcasing the most interesting content allows providers ...
Digital Tattoo for Moto X offered in packs of ten
Fury in Russia over new Wi-Fi curbs
A new government decree requiring Russians to provide their passport details when logging on to public Wi-Fi networks had Internet users up in arms on Friday.
US threatened Yahoo with huge fine over surveillance
US authorities threatened to fine Yahoo $250,000 a day if it failed to comply with a secret surveillance program requiring it to hand over user data in the name of national security, court documents showed ...
Students design workstations that accommodate groups and individual
New school and office workspace designs created by a group of Penn State engineering students are intended to allow users to share space and materials while maintaining their own work areas—a dual purpose the researchers ...
Web inventor says Internet should be 'human right'
The computer scientist credited with inventing the World Wide Web says affordable access to the Internet should be recognized as a human right, as a report showed that billions of people still cannot go online and government ...