A brief rant about skype
Cern has brought back the first ever webpage in its 1992 state. Share your memories of the first time you used the internet
In Kreuzberg, Berlin, virtual currency Bitcoin has expanded off the internet into the local economy
There’s a “Perl is Dead” meme floating around. It’s been around for a while, long enough that it’s picked up steam and plows along despite all evidence to the contrary. It’s so common, I won’t bother providing links, because you’ve seen more of them than I can count. It’s so common, I even heard it recently from a young MBA graduate, who was so entirely non-technical that he didn’t even know what HTML and CSS were, while working in sales for a web startup. But, he knew what Perl was, and he “knew” it was dead. Weird, but that’s how memes work. So, how did this meme start?
Egypt’s naval forces captured three scuba divers who were trying to cut an undersea Internet cable in the Mediterranean on Wednesday, a military spokesman said. Telecommunications executives meanwhile blamed a weeklong Internet slowdown on damage caused to another cable by a ship.
The world's internet has been slowed down by what experts are describing as the biggest attack of its kind in history.
All British-based companies would be made to keep hold of all their web activity for 12 months, while deep-packet inspection of all web traffic in and out of the UK would be introduced
Terror groups lack the technical expertise to launch a cyber-attack on Britain's national power and water systems, a security expert tells a committee of MPs.
Lord Justice Leveson has called for new laws to curb the rise of "mob rule" on the internet and says he is keenly watching the aftermath of his report into media ethics.
The EU's competition regulator fines Microsoft 561m euros ($731m
But tan will...
Why would a company rent an office in a tiny town in East Texas, put a nameplate on the door, and leave it completely empty for a year? The answer involves a controversial billionaire physicist in Seattle, a 40 pound cookbook, and a war waging right now, all across the software and tech industries. Podcasters are now being sued by this company of patent trolls.......
UK internet service providers must block access to three more sites offering links to pirated material, the High Court rules.
Inventor and scientist Danny Hillis warns that the Internet has “expanded it way beyond its limits,” and is set for a “disaster,” calling for an ‘Internet Plan B’ that would operate in times of emergency.
A "six strikes" policy to tackle internet piracy in the US gets under way, but internet service providers shy away from banning copyright infringers.
Microsoft becomes the latest US technology firm - after Apple and Facebook - to confirm that it has been targeted by computer hackers.
The folks at security tools company Pwnie Express have built a tablet that can bash the heck out of corporate networks. Called the Pwn Pad, it's a full-fledged hacking toolkit built atop Google's Android operating system.
Virgin Media has accepted a $23.3bn (£15bn) takeover by American cable tycoon John Malone's Liberty Global in a deal that threatens to topple Rupert Murdoch's dominance of pay television by creating Europe's largest broadband business.
Wise words right there
Advocate of freedom of information who faced trial over hacking allegations reported to have killed himself in New York