Tech and WEB

Julian Assange: WikiLeaks' fugitive anti-hero - 05/19/2017

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM, Dario Thuburn- WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who had a rape investigation against him in Sweden dropped by prosecutors on Friday, has lived in Ecuador's embassy in London...

'Too early' to say who is behind cyberattacks: Europol - 05/16/2017

THE HAGUE, NETHERLANDS- The European police agency said Tuesday it was still too early to determine who was behind a massive cyberattack which has caused global computer chaos, as researchers...

Researcher finds 'kill switch' for cyberattack ransomeware - 05/13/2017

HONG KONG, CHINA, Kate Bartlett- A cybersecurity researcher appears to have discovered a "kill switch" that can prevent the spread of the WannaCry ransomware -- for now -- that has caused the...

Facebook takes aim at 'low quality' websites - 05/10/2017

WASHINGTON, UNITED STATES- Facebook said Wednesday it was making changes designed to keep its users from linking to "low-quality" websites, part of an effort to fight spam and misinformation. The...

Apple delivers higher profits, but iPhone sales slip - 05/03/2017

San Francisco, United States | AFP | Apple on Tuesday reported a rise in quarterly profits but its shares took a hit from slow-growing revenues and weaker iPhone sales ahead of a 10-year-anniversary...

TED: Smart machines to recover lost memories, mind your children - 04/27/2017

VANCOUVER, CANADA, Glenn Chapman- Intelligent machines of the future will help restore memory, mind your children, fetch your coffee and even care for aging parents. It will all be part of a brave...

Twitter rejects US effort to unmask anti-Trump users - 04/06/2017

WASHINGTON, UNITED STATES- Twitter filed suit Thursday against the US government, asking a court to back its refusal to hand over the identities of users claiming to be dissenting federal employees....

Video games linked to sexism in teenagers: study - 03/18/2017

GRENOBLE, FRANCE- The more time a teenage spends on video gaming, the likelier he or she is to display sexist attitudes and gender stereotypes, a study of thousands of French gaming aficionados has...

Germany proposes heavy fines on Facebook for hate speech - 03/14/2017

BERLIN, GERMANY- Germany's justice minister proposed a law Tuesday that could see social networks such as Facebook slapped with heavy fines if they fail to wipe illegal hate speech from their sites....

YouTube adds mobile video streaming for top talent - 02/08/2017

SAN FRANCISCO, UNITED STATES- YouTube on Tuesday began letting popular online video personalities broadcast on the go using mobile devices, ramping up a challenge to Facebook and Twitter in the...
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