Google plugs free PC-to-phone calling into e-mail
(AP) -- Google is adding a new e-mail feature that may persuade more people to cut the cords on their landline phones.
Wolfram Alpha shows flights overhead
Wolfram Alpha, the online search service launched two years ago, now lets inquiring minds in the United States find out what flights happen to be overhead at any given moment.
US weapons designs hacked by Chinese, report claims (Update 2)
Chinese hackers have gained access to secret designs for a slew of sophisticated US weapons programs, officials said Tuesday, possibly jeopardizing the American military's technological edge.
Next question: can the NSA crack Tor keys?
Cookie Crunching May Be Pumping Up Web Traffic
Internet cookies might not be as reliable an indicator of distinct Web site visitors as previously thought, according to a Monday report from Internet research company comScore.
NebuAd closing doors after Internet privacy woes
(AP) -- NebuAd Inc., a company that sought to target ads to consumers based on their online behavior, is going out of business after facing scrutiny over whether its technology infringed on the privacy of Internet surfers.
Hollywood studios lose landmark Internet download battle
Hollywood film studios on Thursday lost a landmark court bid to hold an Australian Internet provider responsible for illegal movie downloads by its customers, in a serious blow to their fight against piracy.
Google wants Password123 in Museum of Bad Headaches
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(PhysOrg.com) -- As an academic researcher, Dara O’Rourke has spent more than a decade flying to far-flung corners of the world to suss out the impacts of global supply chains on workers and the environment. ...
Nokia Launches Free Indie Music Download Site
New search engine to track down viruses
The hundreds of thousands of computer users whose PCs have been torn asunder by viruses could now have a new weapon in their arsenal against online attacks. A new search engine has been launched that will exclusively hunt ...
The Raging Windows Worm has attacked over 8.9 Million Computers
1.5-million-dollar verdict in US music piracy case
A US jury has ordered a Minnesota woman to pay 1.5 million dollars for illegally downloading 24 songs in a high-profile digital piracy case.
Congress puts online piracy bills on hold (Update 3)
US congressional leaders put anti-online piracy legislation on hold Friday following a wave of protests led by Google and Wikipedia denouncing the bills as a threat to Internet freedom.