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Battle brewing over control of personal data online

Google Inc., Yahoo Inc., Facebook Inc. and other Internet companies have made billions of dollars tracking people's online movements and using that data to target advertising based on their prediction of what a person might ...

Warsaw team on Skype can send silent message

(Phys.org)—A professor in Warsaw knows a way in which to communicate privately on Skype by using silence. Wojciech Mazurczyk at the Institute of Telecommunications, Warsaw University of Technology, discovered the packets ...

Anonymous, WikiLeaks team up

Anonymous defended WikiLeaks when it was facing a funding cutoff, but the release of the Stratfor emails appears to be the first direct collaboration between the hackers and the anti-secrecy site.

Website that rates people triggers controversy

Peter Kazanjy, a little-known San Francisco entrepreneur, has launched a controversial new Web site that overnight has turned him into a very public and not very popular figure.

Pentagon plays down security breach with US drones

A day after the Pentagon acknowledged that Iraqi militants had used cheap software to intercept US drone feeds, a new report on Friday said senior military officials had dismissed that risk in 2004.

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