Technology - Internet news

FBI director warns against cellphone encryption

(AP)—The FBI director is warning against smartphone encryption. James Comey is talking about tech companies like Apple and Google that say their new operating systems will be encrypted, or protected by coding. Comey says ...

Oct 16, 2014
2 / 5 (5) 3

Kickstarter suspends privacy router campaign

Kickstarter has suspended an anonymizing router from its crowdfunding site. By Sunday, the page for "anonabox: A Tor hardware router" carried an extra word "(Suspended)" in parentheses with a banner below ...

Oct 20, 2014 weblog
3.7 / 5 (6) 2

Voice search: Google has numbers on who, why, where

American teens are more likely to use voice search on their smartphones than are adults. About 55 percent of the 18-and-under crowd use Cortana, Google Voice Search or Siri more than once a day. While the majority ...

Oct 15, 2014 report
4.5 / 5 (2) 0

Facebook unfriends federal drug agency

(AP)—Facebook wants assurances from the Drug Enforcement Administration that it's not operating any more fake profile pages as part of ongoing investigations.

Oct 17, 2014
3.8 / 5 (4) 0

Twitpic to shutter service after all

Twitpic on Friday put out word that the service is shutting down after all, apologizing for a "false alarm" that a merger would be its salvation.

Oct 17, 2014
not rated yet 0