The Wikipedia paradox: Who's telling the truth?
People are less likely to trust a poorly written article if the visual cues suggest it comes from Wikipedia. Presented with the same information in an alternative layout, their trust will be greater. The ...
Music piracy declined in US in 2012, survey finds
Illegal music downloading by American consumers fell last year, continuing a trend from 2005, a survey showed.
Smartpen takes handwritten notes into mobile, cloud era
I may be a tech columnist who spends nearly all his time with digital products, but when it comes to taking notes, I'm often stuck in the analog age.
China added 51 million Internet users in 2012
China's population of Internet users rose 10 percent last year to 564 million even as communist authorities tightened controls on content, according to data released Tuesday.
Microsoft's Visual Studio will gain some Expression
Great Firewall 'upgrade' hits China Internet users
Chinese authorities who have long sought to limit access to information have reinforced the so-called Great Firewall of China, Internet firms say, frustrating businesses and raising activist concerns.
128GB Wi-Drive for more sharing and storage
Kingston today announced a new 128GB capacity addition to the Wi-Drive product line.
Apple kicks SMS scam fraudsters to the curb
Mobile browsers fail researchers' safety test
(Phys.org)—How unsafe are mobile browsers? Unsafe enough that even cyber-security experts are unable to detect when their smartphone browsers have landed on potentially dangerous websites, according to ...
Web access battles brew before UN conference
(AP)—An upcoming U.N. gathering about Internet oversight is raising alarms from a broad coalition of critics, including the U.S., tech giants such as Google and rights groups, concerned that changes could ...
SKorean presidential hopeful vows freer Internet (Update)
(AP)—A South Korean presidential candidate has promised to get rid of encryption technology that has tied South Korean Internet users to a single web browser—Microsoft's Internet Explorer —for online financial transactions.
Google offers free Internet to S.African mobile users
Google said on Wednesday it has entered into a deal with South Africa's giant telecoms operator Telkom to offer free Internet access to mobile phone subscribers that cannot afford data costs.
Man arrested over British government cyber-attack
British police on Tuesday arrested a man over an alleged cyber-attack on the websites of Home Secretary Theresa May and her interior ministry.
EU Nobel peace award sparks fiery online backlash
The decision to award the Nobel Peace Prize to the crisis-torn EU on Friday sparked a stunned Twitter backlash, many reacting with derision and anger, although some web users came to its defence.