Twitter launches emergency alerts

Twitter on Wednesday launched a system for emergency alerts which can help spread critical information when other lines of communication are down.

How can we protect young people from cyberbullying?

The recent arrest by Canadian police of two young people who allegedly shared a photo of a young woman being sexually assaulted has once again highlighted the danger that social media can pose for teenagers.

Russia home to text message fraud "cottage industry"

Researchers have discovered that bilking people by infecting Android mobile phones with viruses has become a cottage industry in Russia in a criminal model that could be replicated elsewhere.

S.Korea enforces smartphone app to curb military leaks

South Korea's defence ministry said on Monday it has ordered its staff to install a smartphone application that restricts key functions like the camera in an attempt to prevent military leaks.

Telefonica selling 02 Ireland to Irish rival

Spain's debt-burdened Telefonica said Monday it is selling its 02 Ireland unit to Hutchison Whampoa in a potential 850 million euro ($1.1 billion) deal that would create a larger rival to Vodafone in Ireland's cellphone-hungry ...

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