Following a short testing period that began last December, Facebook announced on Thursday that it is gradually rolling out its “Premium Video Ads" over the next few months, which will auto play...
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Senator John (Jay) Rockefeller on Wednesday urged Internet regulators not to move forward with a proposed online neighborhood for website addresses ending in “.sucks.”
Layers of molybdenum disulfide (MoS2), a naturally occurring compound in rocks, of just a single atom in thickness may be better than graphene for electronics applications, according to new research from the University of Warsaw.
The latest National Security Agency (NSA) efforts to surface from documents leaked by Edward Snowden include the agency reportedly using malware to infect computers, The Intercept reports.
The way we secure digital transactions could soon change. An international team has demonstrated a form of quantum cryptography that can protect people doing business with others they may not know or trust – a situation encountered often on the internet and in everyday life, for example at a bank's ATM.
A Good Samaritan hacker has notified an app developer and the public of a vulnerability in the free messaging app WhatsApp that allows other app developers to access chat histories...
Thin films of spin ice have been shown to demonstrate surprising properties which could help in the development of applications of magnetricity, the magnetic equivalent of electricity.
Researchers in Europe have developed a way to make LED lamps smaller while supplying even more light by using transistors made of the semiconductor material gallium nitride (GaN).
This year marks the 25th anniversary of the Internet. To mark the occasion, Pew Research Center's Internet Project and Elon University's Imagining the Internet Center worked together to discuss what connected lives will look like in the year 2025.
On Monday, automaker Audi of America and mobile phone carrier AT&T announced new data plans for the all-new 2014 Audi A3 sedan, which will debut this month.
Speaking remotely from an undisclosed location in Russia, Edward Snowden told a packed room at the SXSW festival in Austin, Texas that the National Security Agency in the US had essentially “set fire to the internet” through the use of clandestine surveillance techniques.
Google will release an Android software development kit (SDK) for wearable-computing devices by the end of the month, the company’s senior vice president, Sundar Pichai, announced...
Apple released its long-awaited iOS 7.1 update on Monday, adding several new features, design tweaks to its user interface and 41 bug fixes to the popular mobile operating system.
Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox continues to suffer damages, but the most recent accusations after the company claimed $400 million worth of the currency was lost last month may this time be self-inflicted.
Google’s anti-trust woes are not over. On Monday it was reported that the Mountain View, Calif.-based tech giant now faces a fine of up to $5 billion in India, and could be forced to change its business practices in the Asian nation.
Speaking via Skype to the attendees of the SXSW conference in Austin, Texas on Saturday, Wikileaks founder Julian Assange said that the US National Security Agency (NSA) had become a “rogue agency”...
Samsung on Friday unveiled Milk Music, a new commercial-free streaming radio service that is exclusive to Galaxy smartphone and tablet customers and can currently be downloaded for free from the Google Play store.
Computer scientists from the German Saarland University have developed software which can discover malicious apps already in the app store.
The browser cookie has long been debated as a troubling side effect of the Internet. Privacy advocates and consumers fear that data collected from cookies are used in nefarious ways.
Two privacy groups have filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission saying Facebook’s purchase of WhatsApp could be an unfair trade practice...
San Diego-based Emotient announced on Thursday that it has developed a Sentiment Analysis prototype app for Google Glass which could allow wearers of the computerized headset to read the emotions of people in the wearer's field of view.
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