US prosecutors push for anti-phone theft moves
The top prosecutors in San Francisco and New York planned Thursday to announce the formation of a nationwide initiative and coalition of police, prosecutors and other officials in an attempt to thwart a surge ...
Yahoo to release IDs of inactive email accounts (Update)
Yahoo is trying to breathe new life into inactive email accounts by giving away the identifications beginning next month.
Do parasites upset food web theory?
Parasites comprise a large proportion of the diversity of species in every ecosystem. Despite this, they are rarely included in analyses or models of food webs. If parasites play different roles from other ...
Cloud computing user privacy in serious need of reform, scholars say
When Web surfers sign up for a new online service or download a Web application for their smartphone or tablet, the service typically requires them to click a seemingly innocuous box and accept the company's ...
Search for first Web page takes detour into US
For the European physicists who created the World Wide Web, preserving its history is as elusive as unlocking the mysteries of how the universe began.
Apple announces OS X Mavericks at WWDC
Apple is switching from its decade-long practice of naming its Mac operating system updates after big cats. Instead, it's paying homage to the geography of its home state.
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.
A new simulator could help the elderly or disabled users engage more effectively with electronic devices, including websites, smartphones and digital television.
Global netizens see worrying trend in US spying
Revelations that the U.S. government has been snooping on Internet users worldwide failed to shock global netizens, who say they've already given up on expectations of online privacy in the face of growing ...
Photos: Where your online data get stored
Internet companies such as Apple, Facebook and Google have vast amounts of data on you.
Excessive Facebook use can damage relationships, study finds
Facebook and other social networking web sites have revolutionized the way people create and maintain relationships. However, new research shows that Facebook use could actually be damaging to users' romantic relationships. ...
Washington Post unveils paywall plans
The Washington Post said Wednesday it would start a metered paywall beginning on June 12, offering digital subscription packages at between $9.99 and $14.99 per month.
Yahoo! revamps search page design
Yahoo! unveiled a new search page design Wednesday as part of the struggling Internet pioneer's effort to ramp up competition with Google.
Taiwan's Hon Hai in tie-up with Mozilla
Taiwan's tech giant Hon Hai Precision Monday announced plans to develop devices and software using Mozilla's Firefox operating system, in an attempt to diversify its existing manufacturing services.