Instant messaging will get Tor treatment in TIMB
Dogecoin miner barred from Harvard research computing facility access
WhatsApp service restored after brief outage
(AP)—WhatsApp is starting to work again after the messaging app that Facebook is buying for $19 billion had some technical trouble.
Virtual currency "Riecoin" uses computations to help solve math problem
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.
Twitter analysis reveals six distinct network types
People tweet about anything and everything, but a new Twitter analysis coauthored by University of Maryland computer scientist Ben Shneiderman shows much of this conversation falls into six distinct patterns ...
Pew studies American view of Internet impact
Universities should ban Facebook before punishing Dogecoin miners
Universities are facing a dilemma now that students have been discovered mining cryptocurrencies using campus facilities. Are these students displaying entrepreneurship or unacceptable behaviour?
Neil Young unveils high-definition music player, store
Singer-songwriter Neil Young announced plans Monday to launch a high-definition portable music player and download service, saying it will improve the experience of listening to digital music on the go.
UN warns Turkey's Internet law may break rights rules
A new Internet control law in Turkey that has sparked outrage both at home and abroad could breach international human rights rules, the United Nations warned Friday.
Pew maps Twitter conversations, finds six types
People take to Twitter to talk about everything from politics to breakfast to Justin Bieber in what feels like a chaotic stream of messages. So it may come as a surprise that the conversations on the short ...
Time for some truth about who is feeding off our NHS data
The UK government has decided to hold off on plans to upload GP records onto a central database for six months. But it may have to drop the plan permanently unless it can provide satisfactory answers to the ...
Cyber thieves blamed for Bitcoin heist: researchers
A gang of cyber criminals using an army of infected computers made off with at least $220,000 worth of Bitcoins and other virtual currencies, security researchers said Monday.
YouTube ordered to take down anti-Muslim film
(AP)—A U.S. appeals court ordered YouTube on Wednesday to take down an anti-Muslim film that sparked violent riots in parts of the Middle East and death threats to the actors.