Internet Society to measure and display quality of Internet connections around the world with Netradar app
The Internet Society and Aalto University are launching a new collaboration to measure the diversity of Internet access around the world. Internet access is becoming increasingly mobile and the next billion ...
New social network gives a penny for your thoughts
A new social network says its goal is sharing among its users—including some of the profits.
Hackers plot DIY Sputniks for Internet freedom
Michigan researchers hunt for Internet remnants from time travelers
Dogecoin miner barred from Harvard research computing facility access
Are digital currencies the future of money?
We all know how to make money: get a job, make things and sell them, maybe play the stock markets. But what about creating a whole new kind of money?
EU to tighten up online gambling rules as business booms
The EU said Monday it wanted tighter rules to regulate the fast developing online gambling industry in an effort to better protect minors and coordinate a huge but fragmented market.
World Wide Web turns 25 years old
Twenty-five years ago, the World Wide Web was just an idea in a technical paper from an obscure, young computer scientist at a European physics lab.
Cyberattack traced to hacked refrigerator, researchers report
Call it the attack of the zombie refrigerators. Computer security researchers said this week they discovered a large "botnet" which infected Internet-connected home appliances and then delivered more than ...
Ramnit's heist bags 45,000 Facebook passwords
We the Internet: Bitcoin developers seed idea for Bitcloud
World Cup final sets records on social media
Germany's nail-biting victory over Argentina in the World Cup final entered the record books on social media giants Twitter and Facebook.
Science journal says Facebook experiment 'a concern'
The scientific journal that published a controversial Facebook experiment on mood manipulation said Thursday it was concerned that the company did not follow scientific ethics and principles of informed consent.
Facebook battles to stay young and cool
Sixteen-year-old Owen Fairchild doesn't hang out at Facebook as much as he did when he was just a kid.