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Six privacy groups want the Federal Trade Commission to strike down proposed changes to Facebook's policies, arguing that they violate a 2011 settlement with the agency over user privacy.
Hackers, criminals and advertisers are at the top of the list of groups people wish to avoid, according to the survey from the Pew Research Center's Internet Project and Carnegie Mellon University.
A web service, Hash Hunters, lets users offer a reward payable in Bitcoin to people who can convert a password hash into the original password.
Wondering if your private pictures and posts are public? It's easy to find out!
Mere months after Microsoft launched a blistering ad campaign ripping apart Google's targeted ads, the US Patent Office awards Google a patent for just that.
What is the Syrian Electronic Army? What are they after? Should you be scared? Read on for the answers.
Less than two weeks after suffering a prolonged website outage, the New York Times was knocked offline again on Tuesday--apparently as the result of a malicious hacking attack.
A U.S. judge has approved a $20 million fund for Facebook to settle a class-action advertising suit, despite objections from groups representing minors on the site.
A Bitcoin trade group met with representatives of several U.S government agencies Monday as regulators debate whether the online currency should comply with currency rules.
The popular AdBlock extension is fighting fire with fire to spread the word to people unaware of its website-killing power.
Less than a year after launching Facebook Gifts, the social network is dropping physical items from the selection and focusing on gift cards, primarily its own.
After Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced a coalition with several other major tech companies to bring the Internet to areas of the globe that remain disconnected, the tech world reacted with a mix of criticism, mockery, doubt and praise.
comScore's July traffic numbers show Yahoo catapulted to the top of the Internet. But how?
Creative Commons co-founder Lawrence Lessig has filed a complaint in a U.S federal court after he was forced to take down a YouTube video of his lecture which included clips that depicted groups of people dancing to a copyrighted song.
This collection of videos, information, and links will put you in the know on all the nominees and their illustrious bodies of work. Or just their bodies.