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.
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 ...
Paperspace computer aims to resolve hardware distractions
Nutrient pollution damages streams in ways previously unknown, ecologists find
An important food resource has been disappearing from streams without anyone noticing until now.
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.
Amazon TV stick goes abroad, gets new features
Amazon announced Tuesday its Fire TV media stick for streaming video is being sold in Britain and Germany, as part of a push to expand its online television services.
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.
Microsoft moves MSN team into Windows development group
Microsoft is folding its MSN team into the Windows division, a shakeup announced months ahead of the expected release of Windows 10, the latest version of the operating system.
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 ...
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.
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, ...
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.
Yahoo marks 20 years with yodels, reminiscences
Yahoo celebrated its 20th anniversary Monday with a look back at its history and an eye to the future of the Internet pioneer in the midst of a transformation effort.
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.