China court moves to tighten grip over 'disorderly Internet'
China's top court is putting pressure on Internet service providers to provide the personal details of Web users suspected of "rights violations", state media said Friday.
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.
News Republic adds personal briefings on world affairs
Thriving mobile application News Republic added a digest feature Thursday briefing news junkies on topics they care about in just three minutes.
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.
Facebook tightens reins on research at social network (Update)
Facebook tightened the reins Thursday on its research methods in the wake of an outcry by members who felt manipulated by a secret study into how posts affect moods.
Sony PlayStation Network hacked again by resetting user passwords
Europe enlists Internet giants in fight against online extremism
The European Union and US Internet giants including Facebook and Twitter will work together to combat online extremism and have discussed steps to block gruesome beheading videos, officials said Thursday.
Freebie tricksters unleash spam botnet using Android phones
Google wants Password123 in Museum of Bad Headaches
Inventor of World Wide Web warns of threat to internet
The British inventor of the World Wide Web warned on Saturday that the freedom of the internet is under threat by governments and corporations interested in controlling the web.
Google decides to speed up Google+ for businesses
Twitter-funded lab to seek social media insights
A new Twitter-funded research project unveiled Wednesday, with access to every tweet ever sent, will look for patterns and insights from the billions of messages sent on social media.
Google removes news snippets in Germany legal fight
Internet giant Google said Wednesday it would remove news snippets and thumbnails of articles from several German news sites from its search results amid a legal battle with publishers.