Google Baseline Study aims to define what a healthy human looks like
Can you really be identified on Tor or is that just what the cops want you to believe?
Have the UK police successfully broken anonymity on the internet? They certainly seemed to imply as much when the National Crime Agency proudly announced last week that it had made 660 arrests after an ope ...
Wikipedia blocks 'disruptive' edits from US Congress
Wikipedia has blocked editing rights from some computers at the US House of Representatives in response to "disruptive" revisions of the online encyclopedia.
US Congress decriminalizes cellphone unlocking
US consumers will be allowed to unlock their cellphones and move them to a new carrier under a measure adopted Friday to fix a perceived glitch in copyright law.
Reinventing entertainment for a digital generation
Children's entertainment is in a mess. This is in no small part due to recent revelations about just what was happening when the stars of earlier generations were producing content.
Country Web domains can't be seized
The Internet's regulatory authority said Wednesday that country-specific Web domains cannot be seized in court proceedings, as it sought to quash an effort to recover assets in terrorism-related lawsuits.
Google searches hold key to future market crashes
A team of researchers from Warwick Business School and Boston University have developed a method to automatically identify topics that people search for on Google before subsequent stock market falls.
Tracking your digital fingerprint online raises privacy issues
Just how much information we give away about ourselves as we browse the web has been raised again by a tracking device used in thousands of websites.
What 6.9 million clicks tell us about how to fix online education (w/ Video)
The rise of online education and massively open online courses (MOOCs) have prompted much naysaying on their effectiveness, with detractors citing single-digit completion rates and short-lived pilot programs.
Twitter admits to diversity problem in workforce
(AP)—Twitter acknowledged Wednesday that it has been hiring too many white and Asian men to fill high-paying technology jobs, just like several other major companies in Silicon Valley.
Surveillance a part of everyday life
Details of casual conversations and a comprehensive store of 'deleted' information were just some of what Victoria University of Wellington students found during a project to uncover what records companies ...
Microsoft says under antitrust probe in China
Microsoft said Monday it was under investigation by antitrust authorities in China, pledging to cooperate in the investigation.
US spy agency patents car seat for kids
Electronic eavesdropping is the National Security Agency's forte, but it seems it also has a special interest in children's car seats, Foreign Policy magazine reported Wednesday.
Study shows role of media in sharing life events
To share is human. And the means to share personal news—good and bad—have exploded over the last decade, particularly social media and texting. But until now, all research about what is known as "social sharing," or the ...