LOS ANGELES, US: Sony Pictures staff received a threatening email on Friday claiming to be from the hackers who breached the entertainment giant's computer network, reportedly with warnings that they and their families were "in danger..."
8 Dec 2014 13:07
GREEN BANK, US: In this rural speck of hyper-connected America, it's easier to hear a cow moo than a cell phone ring...
17 Nov 2014 12:10
SAN FRANCISCO, US: US spies on mobile phones from the sky: report...
17 Nov 2014 12:16
WASHINGTON DC, US: US President Barack Obama has voiced support for "free and open internet" rules that would ensure that no service is stuck in a "slow lane" without paying a fee...
11 Nov 2014 07:47
LONDON, UK: Social media sites have become "the command-and-control networks of choice for terrorists", the new head of Britain's electronic spying agency GCHQ says...
5 Nov 2014 11:06
WASHINGTON, USA: A British-based online dating service admitted to US regulators that it created fake, computer-generated profiles to lure users into upgraded memberships.
30 Oct 2014 13:02
WASHINGTON, USA: Cyber attacks might be taking a toll now, but just wait: a survey of experts says things are likely to get even worse in the US over the next decade.
30 Oct 2014 11:28
SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Shares in Twitter sank more than 12% this week as disappointing user numbers overshadowed a doubling of income in its third quarter and sparked several analyst downgrades.
29 Oct 2014 08:02
NEW YORK, USA: Amazon has unveiled a new media stick allowing users to stream content to television sets, challenging Google's Chromecast device released last year.
28 Oct 2014 10:55
WASHINGTON, USA: Credit card hacking is the number one crime on Americans' worry list, far above being mugged or murdered, according to a Gallup survey released this week.
28 Oct 2014 10:35
SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Microsoft announced it is temporarily trimming the price of its Xbox One video game consoles in the United States by $50 in a move aimed at boosting holiday season sales.
28 Oct 2014 09:58
WASHINGTON, USA: Microsoft said it is dropping the Nokia name from its Lumia smartphones following the purchase of the company earlier this year.
27 Oct 2014 11:52
WASHINGTON, USA: Nine days before Ebola was declared an epidemic, a group of researchers and computer scientists in Boston spotted the haemorrhagic fever starting to spread in Guinea.
27 Oct 2014 11:13
WASHINGTON, USA: A Google executive, Alan Eustace, set a new record by jumping successfully from near the top of the stratosphere, 41,000m above the Earth and, in the process, broke the sound barrier as he fell.
27 Oct 2014 10:34
NEW YORK, USA: Amazon says its loss in the last quarter rose to $437m after a series of product launches including new phones, tablets and television programs had failed to provide profits for the company.
24 Oct 2014 12:46
SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Microsoft reported quarterly profits ahead of most expectations, as revenues got a boost from its Xbox consoles and Internet "cloud" services for enterprises.
24 Oct 2014 13:09
WASHINGTON, USA: Hackers are increasingly targeting mobile phones to access bank accounts of victims and steal their money, security researchers warn.
23 Oct 2014 11:24
WASHINGTON, USA: About 40% of US internet users say they have been harassed online, and nearly three-quarters have seen this problem, according to a survey released this week.
23 Oct 2014 10:17
LOS ANGELES, USA: US firefighters rescued a woman from a chimney after she got stuck while allegedly breaking into the home of a man she met online.
22 Oct 2014 08:45
NEW YORK, USA: IBM reported a collapse of its third-quarter profits because of the $4.7bn cost of offloading its micro-chip business to GlobalFoundries.
21 Oct 2014 09:59