Jennifer Lawrence calls stolen nude photos a ‘sex crime’
Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Lawrence has spoken publicly for the first time after naked pictures of her were hacked and posted online, angrily slamming...
Cut the chatter: Talking to your car can be dangerous, studies say
Just because you can talk to your car doesn’t mean you should. Two new studies have found that voice-activated smartphones and dashboard infotainment...
Sexting is new normal for teens, not linked to risky behavior over time
More than one-quarter of teens in the U.S. engage in sexting and those who send explicit photos of themselves are more likely to become sexually active...
First ‘cybermurder’ will happen by end of 2014, experts warn
Flaws in online security and the increased use of Web-connected health devices means that the first “cybermurder” is only a matter of time,...
Sounds of science: Japan leads push for high-res audio
Audio purists have long complained that digitised music has to be compressed so much to fit into the standard mp3 file format that it sounds far removed...
Bitcoin is ‘better than currency’, says Bill Gates
After remaining mostly mum on Bitcoin, Microsoft’s legendary co-founder Bill Gates has thrown his weight behind the controversial cryptocash – at least...
Marriott fined $600,000 for blocking guests’ Wi-Fi
Marriott International will pay a $600,000 fine for jamming conference attendees’ own Wi-Fi networks at its Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention...
What to expect from Apple’s next reveal
Apple’s product announcements ain’t over until someone other than Bono sings.
Facebook admits mood experiment ‘should have been done differently’
Facebook has admitted that a controversial mood experiment “should have been done differently”.
On the heels of Google and Apple, Facebook plots first steps into healthcare
Facebook Inc already knows who your friends are and the kind of things that grab your attention.
Sports geekery: Welcome to the stadium that’s as smart as your phone
When the owners of the San Francisco 49ers drew up plans for the team’s new $1.3 billion stadium, they tapped the ingenuity surrounding their Silicon...
Dubai cops to get Google Glass to better police traffic
Dubai police plan to issue Google Glass hands-free eyewear to detectives to help them fight crime using facial recognition technology, a police spokesman...
Victory for drag queens as Facebook reverses ‘real name’ policy
Facebook Inc said it would change its policy requiring users to go by their real names on the social network, following outrage over the locking of hundreds...
You call this authentic Thai food? Let a robot be the judge
Yingluck Shinawatra, an ex-prime minister of Thailand, was so fed up of eating bad Thai food in other countries while on diplomatic missions that she started...
Reddit plans bitcoin-style currency to give back to users after raising $50M
Millions of dollars’ worth of shares in online link-sharing website Reddit will be divided between users in the form of a bitcoin-style cryptocurrency.
Windows 10 coming to all hardware in Microsoft’s big bet
Microsoft announced its Windows 10 operating system on Tuesday to replace the largely unpopular Windows 8, skipping a number to mark a leap toward a new...
Cyberattack on ‘anti-Facebook’ social network Ello can’t stop viral surge
A new social network called Ello, described as an ‘anti-Facebook’ platform, is fast gaining an audience online - despite being briefly taken...
Signing up for Israel’s top military is now as easy as Monster.com
What was once a long and cryptic process to join the Mossad, Israel’s spy agency, is now as easy as ordering lunch.
For some social networks, a push to protect LGBT users abroad
For gay men in the dozens of countries that criminalize their sex lives, social networking can be a blessing and a curse.
New ‘anti-social’ network now the hottest thing on the internet
In a matter of days, the new social network Ello, described as the “anti-Facebook” for its stand on privacy and advertising, has become perhaps...
Magna Carta 2.0: Inventor of the Web wants guarantee of Internet freedom
The British inventor of the World Wide Web warned on Saturday that the freedom of the internet is under threat by governments and corporations interested...
War games: Washington think tank recruits ‘Call of Duty’ creator
A Washington think tank is recruiting the mastermind behind the best-selling “Call of Duty” video games to help policy wonks imagine future...
Cleared for takeoff: Europe allows gadgets to stay on during flights
Airline passengers will be able to use smartphones and tablet computers throughout their entire flight, the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) said...
Apple says ‘Shellshock’ no risk to vast majority of Mac users
Apple Inc said the vast majority of Mac computer users are not at risk from the recently identified “Shellshock” computer bug, which security...
Microsoft to unveil new Windows on Tuesday, but will it have a new name?
Microsoft will unveil a new name for its best-known product on Tuesday when it offers the first official glimpse of its latest Windows operating system.
New Apple, Google phones ‘too secure’, could put users beyond the law
FBI director James Comey expressed concern that Apple and Google are making phones that cannot be searched by the government.
'Curved. Not bent’: Rivals mock Apple’s iPhone #bendgate
Apple’s smartphone rivals have taken to Twitter to mock the so-called “bendgate” surrounding the iPhone 6 Plus after customers complained...
Mind warp: Science fiction moves closer to fact
As people begin to upload more than their thoughts, mannerisms, photos and videos to cloud servers, entrepreneurs are developing software, dubbed “mindware,”...
Situation vacant… but only if you can translate the coded job advert!
A new social media platform has found an innovative way of attracting the right kind of prospective employee to its company - writing the job listing entirely...
Millions of Apple Mac users ‘at risk’ from devastating ‘Bash’ security flaw
Apple’s OS X operating system has a security flaw which could be more serious than the notorious Heartbleed bug, experts have warned.