Who really are internet trolls? Read on if you dare…

Experts from the University of Manitoba have concluded that online trolls are mostly sadists. The other two classifications are no better - self-centered and manipulative.

Internet February 17, 2014

Syrian Electronic Army strikes again. Victim: Forbes. Reason: Hate

Forbes did not receive love on Valentine's Day as the Syrian Electronic Army has hacked its website.

Internet February 19, 2014

Facebook understands your love life better than you do

Facebook data scientists have concocted a series of posts in celebration of Valentine's Day. The social network has provided an interesting preview of how love is like in the time of Facebook.

Internet February 15, 2014

Google wants 10 Gbps data transfer speed to become a reality

Google has confirmed it is working on 10 Gbps data transfer speeds.

Internet February 16, 2014

Valentine's Day Doodle: Behind the scenes of Google's six love stories

Google has outdone itself with its 2014 Valentine's Day love story Doodle that might just reach the hearts of thousands.

Internet February 14, 2014

Life is like a box of chocolates - Valentine's Day Google Doodles help you share the love

In honor of Valentine's Day, Google created some of the cutest Google Doodles ever. Google helps you send your loved one digital chocolate or a Disney card. Google+ also recognizes photos of lovers and scatters digital confetti hearts all over the image.

Internet February 14, 2014

IE exploit used by Chinese hackers to spy on US vet site

From China with love? Online security firm FireEye detected the hack on the Veterans of Foreign Wars website Tuesday and reported its analysis Thursday pointing its fingers to hackers in China.

Internet February 14, 2014

Deja Vu: Aussie hackers loot Silk Road 2 of $2.6 million in bitcoins

Silk Road 2 has been hacked. Hackers made off with bitcoins worth $2.6 million.

Internet February 14, 2014

Netflix Deep Learning-based AI will tell you what you want to watch but do we need one?

Netflix wants you to refuse from taking recommendations from your friends, and rely on its new artificial intelligence.

Internet February 13, 2014

Is Twitter trying to mimic Facebook with new profile design?

If you logged into your Twitter account and thought you were on Facebook or Google+, don't panic. The social media company has been experimenting on a new design for the profile page of its users.

Internet February 13, 2014

Huge DDoS attack hits Cloudflare: What does it mean for Internet security?

Hackers carried out a massive Denial of Service (DDoS) attack against a Cloudflare client on Monday. The attack hit a record-breaking 400Gbps and Cloudflare security experts warned that this attack is the "start of ugly things to come."

Internet February 12, 2014

Beware! Facebook may be scamming you with 'Promote Your Page' Likes

The chicken is out of the coop. Facebook could be scamming its business users with its advertising for Likes option.

Internet February 13, 2014

The Mask malware gets unmasked by Kaspersky

Kaspersky has unraveled the anatomy of the most complex cyber espionage malware to date, the Careto or The Mask. It has been running since 2007 and has targeted individuals, companies, and governments across the globe.

Internet February 12, 2014

Yahoo teams up with Yelp to beef local search results

Yahoo has entered into a partnership with Yelp to improve its local search results.

Internet February 9, 2014

Fraud Alert: NBC Sochi hack report is fake, says security expert

Errata Security's Robert Graham has accused NBC of broadcasting a fraudulent report on hacking at Sochi. Graham calls the report "wrong in every respect."

Internet February 8, 2014

Pinterest launches revamped mobile site to appeal to growing userbase

The mobile site of Pinterest got a refresh and now looks like the social network's mobile applications.

Internet February 8, 2014

Google reminisces about its first data center 15 years later

The first Google data center was much more humble than the massive operation Google runs now. Some of Google's first employees reminisced about the first data center 15 years later.

Internet February 6, 2014

Facebook honors dad's request to see deceased son's Look Back video

Facebook agreed to create a Look Back video for a man whose son died in 2012. The young man's dad, John Berlin, posted a video on YouTube asking Facebook to share his son's Look Back video.

Internet February 6, 2014

Hackers attack Sochi journalist's phones within minutes

Sochi attendees beware--at least one journalist has already reported that his smartphone was hacked within minutes of his arrival in Sochi.

Internet February 5, 2014

Google blinks, ends EU antitrust spat

Despite Google's best efforts, the search engine giant's rivals are not happy with the EU's decision to settle the antitrust spat with the company.

Internet February 5, 2014

Mobile data traffic will increase at least 10-fold by 2018

A new study by Cisco indicates that mobile data traffic will increase at least 10-fold by 2018. Millions of more 3G and 4G LTE-enabled devices will also be in use.

Internet February 5, 2014

Doodle 4 Google 2014: If I Could Invent One Thing to Make the World a Better Place...

The 2014 Doodle 4 Google contest is officially open. Young artists are encouraged to keep their creative juices flowing and submit their works before March 20.

Internet February 5, 2014

Dems introduce bills to protect net neutrality, all eyes on FCC

The Democrats submitted a bill in Congress and Senate to establish status quo on FCC's open Internet rule after it was struck down by a court decision recently.

Internet February 4, 2014

Twitter eCommerce mock ups leaked

Twitter eCommerce could become a real thing in 2014. Mock ups of Twitter eCommerce leaked on recently.

Internet February 4, 2014

Facebook turns 10 tomorrow: What a ride it's been

Facebook, one of the world's most popular social networks, will turn 10 on Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014. CEO Mark Zuckerberg calls it an "incredible journey."

Internet February 3, 2014

Apple releases iPhone video tribute to 30 years of the Mac

Apple celebrates 30 years of the Mac with a video tribute captured by hundreds of iPhone 5S handsets.

Internet February 3, 2014

Happy Birthday Facebook, you're 10: The journey so far

Facebook turns 10 today. Is it heading for doomsday or will it retain its swagger in the social network world for the next 10 years?

Internet February 4, 2014

Yahoo plans return to search engine roots with a vengeance

Yahoo reportedly wants to regain control over its search engine business and catch up with Google and Bing through projects such as Fast Break and Curveball.

Internet February 1, 2014

Yahoo investigating email account hacking attempt

Accounts of several Yahoo Mail users were left compromised because of a hacking attempt.

Internet January 31, 2014

Hacker extorts $50k worth rare Twitter handle @N from California developer: Here's what really happened

A hacker nearly got away with one of the most well played trickery in a long time.

Internet January 30, 2014

GoDaddy and PayPal defend security systems after @N Twitter hack

GoDaddy and PayPal's security systems are thrown into question after a hacker steals $50,000 @N Twitter handle.

Internet January 30, 2014

Angry hackers deface Angry Birds website following spying claims

Hackers have defaced the website of Angry Birds following news that the mobile app can be tapped by spy agencies to gather personal information of users.

Internet January 31, 2014

Twitter revolutionizes news with CNN partnership

Twitter announced a news partnership with CNN and Dataminr, which will make it easier for journalists to recognize breaking news on Twitter.

Internet January 30, 2014

Build with Chrome lets you build your imagination, one lego brick at a time

Lego and Google have launched "Build with Chrome" on Tuesday. As of reporting, there have been no reports of lower productivity in offices worldwide.

Internet January 29, 2014

ICANN bombards us with new gTLDs

ICANN is set to shower us with several new generic top-level domain names or gTLDs.

Internet January 29, 2014

As broadband speed grows, so do Web attacks, warns Akamai

The State of the Internet report by Akamai delves into the growth in broadband speed.

Internet January 29, 2014

Wikipedia Voice Intro Project (WikiVIP) launched to preserve voice recordings of celebrities

The newly launched Wikipedia Voice Intro Project or WikiVIP will store voices of well-known personalities for posterity.

Internet January 27, 2014

Google apologizes for Gmail outage...and so does Yahoo

Google has issued an apology for the Gmail outage on Friday. Yahoo says, "Me, too."

Internet January 26, 2014

Gmail users experience brief outage and Yahoo's celebrating

Gmail and other Google services were down for a brief while on Friday, unlike Yahoo Mail, which was down for almost a week last month. Nonetheless, it didn't stop Yahoo from taking a dig at Google.

Internet January 24, 2014

Worst passwords of 2013: Are you dumb enough to use them?

SplashData has just released its annual list of the worst passwords, and offers tips on how to come up with less hackable ones.

Internet January 22, 2014

Facebook Doomsday: Princeton researchers predict 80 percent users will quit by 2017

The latest study from Princeton using epidemiological models reveal that the popularity of Facebook has begun to wane, and may see a dramatic 80 percent drop in peak user base between 2015 and 2017. These models were validated by Google Trends results and an analysis of the life cycle of MySpace.

Internet January 22, 2014

Facebook scammers make profit from your Likes: Here's how

Cyber crooks posted a picture of a girl battling cancer on Facebook to farm for likes. Here's the twist - the photo is already a few years old and the girl, already cancer-free.

Internet January 22, 2014

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