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.
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 ...
Samsung introduces free streaming radio service
Samsung on Friday unveiled a new free music service for its phones that it touts as a significant improvement from the apps already on the market.
Enigmatic bitcoin creator Nakamoto found: Newsweek
Newsweek said Thursday it had found the enigmatic creator of the online currency bitcoin, a reclusive Japanese-American physicist and model train fan whose name is actually Satoshi Nakamoto.
In cyber-war, you could change history at the touch of a button
Not all violence in war and conflict is simply strategic. And not all the destruction that takes place is a consequence of territorial or geopolitical objectives. Taking over the next village, blocking a ...
Man denies he's bitcoin creator
Dorian Prentice Satoshi Nakamoto denied Thursday that he is the creator of bitcoin.
Web crawler takes virtual bite out of cybercrime
Simon Fraser University researcher Richard Frank is helping to take a virtual bite out of cybercrime. His web crawler, designed to track websites that exploit children, will be among the School of Criminology's demonstrations ...
Gotta pee? There's a website for that
It has been the ruin of many a pleasant outing: Nature calls, but there's nowhere to go.
Man identified as Bitcoin creator denies involvement
A man named as being the enigmatic creator of Bitcoin on Thursday denied having a role in the virtual currency, telling reporters he was not involved.
Snowden, Assange top bill at Texas tech gathering (Update)
Surveillance. Online privacy. Robots. Food processing. Wearable computers. To get a sense of what's on the minds of the tech industry's thinkers, leaders and tinkerers, it's a good idea to head to Austin, ...
Yahoo spurns Facebook and Google sign-in credentials
Yahoo on Wednesday confirmed that it will stop letting people sign into its online services using credentials from rival Internet titans Facebook or Google.
Research connects drug war violence in Mexico with desensitization in social media
Amid times of crisis, citizens often turn to social media as a method to share information, make observations and vent. But as a Georgia Tech professor's research into social media use amid the Mexican drug war shows, posts ...