Technology - Internet news

Do you trust the government with your computer?

Do you trust the federal government to keep your personal data safe? What about your business's records and trade secrets? If you answered "no," you have good reason - the federal government has had 13 breaches and failures ...

dateNov 16, 2012 in Internet
shares0 comments 11

China's army develops 'online war game'

After setting up its own cyber-warfare team, China's military has now developed its first online war game aimed at improving combat skills and battle awareness, state press said Wednesday.

dateJun 29, 2011 in Internet
shares0 comments 2

Cyber-protests grow over soccer sex slaves

The international campaign against sex-slave trafficking in Germany at the World Cup is gaining momentum online, where one group has generated a petition with 20,000 signatures of protesters outraged at the ...

dateJun 21, 2006 in Internet
shares0 comments 0

Microsoft apologizes for Winehouse tweet

Microsoft on Monday apologized for a "tweet" that has been blasted for seeming like a blatant effort to cash in on the death of 27-year-old British singer Amy Winehouse.

dateJul 26, 2011 in Internet
shares0 comments 0

Secret to Prism program: Even bigger data seizure

In the months and early years after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, FBI agents began showing up at Microsoft Corp. more frequently than before, armed with court orders demanding information on customers.

dateJun 15, 2013 in Internet
shares0 comments 23

Japan officials mistakenly reveal internal memos

Japan's bureaucrats used the wrong privacy settings for Google Groups online discussions, allowing anyone to see internal memos including on negotiating positions for an international treaty, the government ...

dateJul 10, 2013 in Internet
shares0 comments 2

A king among Wikipedia editors

At 1:01 p.m. on March 13, 2008, David Thomsen gained either a passion or a problem. He isn't sure which. That day, Thomsen made a single Wikipedia edit on the page for the expression "Holy cow," then walked away from editing ...

dateSep 05, 2013 in Internet
shares0 comments 0