New web privacy system could revolutionize the safety of surfing
Researchers from UCL, Stanford Engineering, Google, Chalmers and Mozilla Research have built a new system that protects Internet users' privacy whilst increasing the flexibility for web developers to build web applications ...
Suddenly, the sun is eerily quiet: Where did the sunspots go?
The sun has gone quiet. Almost too quiet. A few weeks ago it was teeming with sunspots, as you would expect since we are supposed to be in the middle of solar maximum-the time in the sun's 11-year cycle when ...
Google's Street View address reading software also able to decipher CAPTCHAs
Instagram photo-sharing service goes down
Popular photo-sharing site Instagram was not working Saturday, as frustrated users quickly turned to social network Twitter and other web sites to share their complaints.
Google launches digital tour of Cambodia's Angkor Wat
Cambodia's Angkor Wat has been digitally mapped for the first time, allowing people to visit the World Heritage Site from the comfort of their armchair using Google Street View.
Shape Security develops world's first "botwall"
Apple buys analytics firm for $200 mn: report (Update)
Apple has acquired social media analytics firm Topsy for more than $200 million, The Wall Street Journal reported Monday.
Venezuela asks Twitter to block accounts posting dollar rate
Venezuela on Tuesday asked Twitter to block the accounts of users who are posting the unofficial dollar exchange rate—illegal in a country that has had strict currency controls since 2003.
Google relents—adds system password prompt before displaying web passwords
Google announces 'Project Shield' help small sites ward off DDoS attacks
Japanese firms pay $1.5 bn in 'Clash of Clans' game swoop (Update)
Two Japanese companies acquired control of Finnish game maker Supercell, creator of "Clash of Clans," the Helsinki-based firm said Tuesday amid hopes of creating a global Nintendo-style brand.
Google Web Designer to simplify the building of ads
Philippine president 'phone numbers' posted online
A Philippine hacker has posted online what he claimed to be the president's personal mobile telephone numbers, with Benigno Aquino's spokesman denouncing the act as "cyber vandalism".
BuzzFeed in global push, hires foreign editor
The social news website BuzzFeed announced Monday it was adding a foreign editor as part of a push to expand its international coverage.