Obama to answer queries on YouTube after annual speech
President Barack Obama will answer questions from YouTube creators in a live interview two days after his State of the Union address, the Google-owned video service said Thursday.
Facebook answers privacy flap over leftover cookies
US braces for 'six strikes' online piracy program
A new voluntary system aimed at rooting out online copyright piracy using a controversial "six strikes" system is set to be implemented by US Internet providers soon, with the impact unclear.
Govt considering using Internet, smartphones for 2020 census
The days of the census taker with clipboard in hand may be numbered. The Census Bureau plans to test digital tools in preparation for the 2020 census, a change that could save millions of dollars.
Security experts warn of new 'almost indestructible' TDL-4 botnet threat
Web inventor says governments stifling net freedom (Update)
The inventor of the World Wide Web warned Friday that government control is limiting the possibilities of the Internet, as dozens of countries and businesses signed a cybersecurity deal at the Davos forum.
Sony PlayStation Network hacked again by resetting user passwords
Freebie tricksters unleash spam botnet using Android phones
Google wants Password123 in Museum of Bad Headaches
'Anti-Facebook' social network gets viral surge
In a matter of days, the new social network Ello, described as the "anti-Facebook" for its stand on privacy and advertising, has become perhaps the hottest ticket on the Internet.
Vietnamese leader says banning social media sites impossible
Vietnam's prime minister said Thursday that it is impossible to ban social media such as Facebook so authorities in the communist nation instead should provide correct information to inform public opinion.