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Web archivists and other digital sleuths are playing a potentially pivotal role in trying to determine what happened to the Malaysia Airline flight downed by a missile over eastern Ukraine.
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What other people think of you can be changed by words and deeds, but I doubt if you can improve your reputation much by knocking some select search results out of Google. Especially if people find out you’ve been cleansing the results!
Exclusive: Whistleblower says NSA revelations mean those with duty to protect confidentiality must urgently upgrade security
Search engine ‘disagrees’ with the ruling, but wants to encourage debate where public interest lies in restricting search results.
Publishing has changed drastically with the shift to mobile, and reinventing the software that goes with it will happen as well.
The furor over Google's removal of news links in the EU will, I hope, alert people to the dangers of allowing a single, commercially motivated entity to effectively be the sole gatekeeper and organizer of the Web's information....
New rules proposed by the F.C.C. could divide the Internet into fast lanes and slow lanes, violating the central concept of “net neutrality.”
Computers are already smart, just in their own ways. They catalogue the breadth of human knowledge, find meaning in mushroom clouds of data, and fly spacecraft to other worlds. And they're getting better. Below are four domains of computing where the machines are rising.
A huge majority of experts believe the internet of things will become ever-present in about 10 years.
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The paper-thin Datastickies were created by designer Aditi Singh and university professor Parag Anand, both from New Delhi, India.
Adobe's shift to subscription-based cloud distribution for its flagship creative applications has left its customers with a dilemma: pay a hefty monthly/yearly subscription; carry on as long as possible with the last non-subscription version; switch to Premiere Elements; or abandon Adobe altogether. We examine some of the open-source alternatives to Premiere Pro CC.
Dropbox may be popular, but Snowden is no fan of the file sync service.
While there was a big outcry against SOPA that included protest from many well-known Internet giants like Wikipedia and Reddit, the backlash against CISPA
The library is one of the few institutions that has the potential to organize communities to access and produce information responsibly and safely.
If you pay for a phone in the US, you'll find a small addendum each month: a few dollars for the Universal Service Fund, a federal program meant to give rural and low-income Americans phone and...
Antony Loewenstein: At least 80% of all audio calls, not just metadata, are recorded and stored in the US, says whistleblower William Binney – that's a 'totalitarian mentality'
Congress is revamping U.S. copyright law, and Pandora, Spotify, AM/FM radio — and music lovers — could pay a steep price
The Internet's Own Boy depicts the life of American computer programmer, writer, political organizer and Internet activist Aaron Swartz. It features interviews...
In this hyper-modern, satellite-powered wireless age, it's easy to forget how not too long ago our main connection to Europe was a single cable: the TAT-1. This, the first submarine transatlantic telephone cable was finally completed in 1956, just in time for operators to realize they needed a second. Guess what they named that one.
New data from app analytics provider Flurry released today states that native app usage on smartphones is continuing to grow at the expense of the mobile..
But support for Internet openness says nothing about the actual conditions in-country, which is arguably the more important metric. And the reality is somewhat depressing.
White Space has started spreading internet access to unconnected areas. Here's what you need to know about this confusing, widely-hyped, emerging technology.