Google's safe browsing system targets 'unwanted software'
Get ready to see more red warning signs online as Google adds ammunition to its technological artillery for targeting devious schemes lurking on websites.
Nutrient pollution damages streams in ways previously unknown, ecologists find
An important food resource has been disappearing from streams without anyone noticing until now.
The hacking tools that terrorise the internet
Hacking is a state of mind. Traditionally, hackers like to discover, understand and share the secrets they expose. They like to laugh at the dumb things they find. They're not necessarily in it for the money, ...
River algae affecting mercury pollution at Superfund site, study shows
Dartmouth scientists and their colleagues have found that periphyton—a community of algae, bacteria and other natural material living on submerged surfaces - is helping to transform mercury pollution from ...
Spiders found able to custom build webs to trap best food source
As Explorer loses ground, Microsoft readies new web browser
Look out, Internet Explorer. After 20 years of competing against rival web browsers, Microsoft is gearing up to launch its own alternative to its once-dominant Internet surfing program.
Review: Google laptop impresses, but don't try it offline
There's a lot to love about Google's new high-end Chromebook Pixel laptop: a vivid, high-resolution touch screen, powerful speakers and next-generation USB ports meant to standardize power chargers. All for ...
Chinese anti-censorship group says it's under attack
The Chinese activist group GreatFire, which operates websites that circumvent the country's censorship, said its online service has come under attack in an effort to shut it down.
FCC head defends Internet neutrality rules on the road (Update)
The head of the Federal Communications Commission is taking the defense of new Internet regulations on the road.
Macroalgae helps to understand marine food webs
Research into macroalgae on WA reefs has revealed relationships between carbon isotope ratios and factors like temperature that may assist in the long-term monitoring of marine food webs.
USTelecom, Texas Internet provider sue over net neutrality
The FCC says the first lawsuits filed against the government's new Internet traffic rules are "premature" and may be dismissed because they were filed too early.