WhatsApp messaging breached privacy laws
WhatsApp's mobile messaging service used by hundreds of millions of customers worldwide breached privacy laws in at least two countries, a joint Canadian-Dutch probe concluded Monday.
US seizes Bitcoin operator accounts
US authorities seized the accounts of a Bitcoin digital currency exchange operator, claiming it was functioning as an "unlicensed money service business," court documents showed Friday.
Study Finds Significant N. American Internet Capacity Limitations
Amnesty: Web Companies Violating Rights
(AP) -- Amnesty International accused Yahoo, Microsoft and Google on Thursday of violating human rights principles by cooperating with China's efforts to censor the Web and called on them to lobby for the release of jailed ...
Hackers expose weakness in visiting trusted sites
(AP) -- A powerful new type of Internet attack works like a telephone tap, except operates between computers and Web sites they trust.
Papers link top China university to army 'hacking' unit
Researchers at one of China's top universities collaborated with a Chinese army unit accused of carrying out hacking attacks on the United States, academic papers published online show.
Blast from the past: 1970s games revived on Internet
For those old enough to remember console games like "Asteroids" or "Red Baron," from the 1970s and 1980s: the games are back.
Virtual currency "Riecoin" uses computations to help solve math problem
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.