Reddit cracks down on harassment

Reddit on Thursday said it is cracking down on abusive behavior that is keeping people from expressing opinions at the news-focused social network.

Bing offers to 'forget' links in Europe searches

Microsoft on Wednesday followed in Google's footsteps by letting people in Europe ask to have links related to them 'forgotten' on its search engine Bing, under the auspices of a court ruling.

Cell membranes: Synthetics save time and cut costs

Screening for critical drug targets known as G-protein-coupled receptors (GPCRs) is now possible without the need to extract these proteins from their native cells. Extraction requires the use of stabilizing lipids, which ...

Twitter says government data requests rise

Twitter said Monday that worldwide requests from governments about its users rose nearly 20 percent in second half of 2012 as it sought to raise awareness about "invasive" actions.

Showdown set on bid to give UN control of Internet

It is expected to be the mother of all cyber diplomatic battles. When delegates gather in Dubai in December for an obscure UN agency meeting, fighting is expected to be intense over proposals to rewrite global telecom rules ...

Web 'blackout' in Malaysia to protest law

Malaysian NGOs, well-known bloggers and opposition politicians on Tuesday staged a one-day "Internet blackout" to protest a legal amendment that they say threatens free expression on the Web.

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