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Government pressure prompts secure e-mail closures
— 11:48 AM on August 9, 2013

In light of the recent NSA spying revelations, one might feel...

Type: News story Tags: Internet

Comcast to steer users toward legal content with new anti-piracy scheme
— 9:21 AM on August 6, 2013

The next time you head to the dark underworld of BitTorrent for a Game of Thrones episode, you may be offered a legal alternative. At...

Type: News story Tags: Internet

Newly revealed NSA spy program monitors HTTP activity
— 6:00 AM on August 1, 2013

Thought the NSA's PRISM spying program was bad? You ain't seen nothing...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Networking

Report: Major ISPs ruining YouTube streaming with dirty tactics
— 11:27 AM on July 31, 2013

YouTube streaming giving you trouble lately? Well, it's not just you. According to...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Internet Networking

New Gmail layout serves ads as e-mails
— 9:16 AM on July 23, 2013

Lately, Google has been rolling out a tabbed version of its Gmail service that segregates promotional e-mails, personal messages, and social media updates. The change...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

BitTorrent rejects Game of Thrones piracy records
— 11:00 AM on June 26, 2013

Earlier this month, the Game of Thrones season finale apparently set some kind of BitTorrent record. According to TorrentFreak, over 170,000 users were...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Internet

NSA's PRISM program collecting data from Microsoft, Google, Facebook, others
— 10:35 AM on June 7, 2013

Documents leaked to The Guardian and The Washington Post suggest that...

Type: News story Tags: Internet

Stable Firefox for Modern UI due in the fall
— 6:00 AM on May 10, 2013

About three months ago, Firefox's Modern UI interface made its first appearance in the nightly build channel. We haven't heard much Modern UI talk...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

Report: YouTube preparing paid channel subscriptions
— 1:24 PM on May 6, 2013

For years, cable TV subscribers have asked for a-la-carte service that would allow channels to be purchased individually. Cable providers have resisted, but it...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Internet

Epic puts up WebGL-powered Epic Citadel demo
— 6:00 AM on May 3, 2013

Last year, Epic released a Flash version of its Epic Citadel tech demo. Now, thanks to WebGL, there's a new flavor of Epic Citadel...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Internet Software

Report: Next-gen Xbox to require persistent online connection
— 9:13 AM on April 5, 2013

If the recent SimCity launch taught us anything, it's that gamers aren't all that keen on titles that require a persistent online connection. Making...

Type: News story Tags: Game consoles Internet

Google to fork WebKit into its own browser engine
— 2:39 PM on April 4, 2013

While Apple and Google have severed many of their connections lately, the two companies have maintained an active collaboration on one project: WebKit, the open-source...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

Firefox 20 has better private browsing, new download manager
— 6:00 AM on April 3, 2013

Attention Firefox users: version 20 of the browser is out. The Mozilla Blog has the goods on what's new in the latest release,...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

Epic: HTML5 Unreal Engine 4 'upgrades the web to a platform'
— 6:00 AM on April 1, 2013

Remember that browser-based Unreal Engine 3 demo we showed you on Thursday? Well, Epic is also porting Unreal Engine 4 to the web—and it's...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Internet Software

Epic, Mozilla port Unreal Engine 3 to the web
— 6:00 AM on March 28, 2013

Unreal Engine 3 works on just about every platform out there, including Windows, OS X, iOS, Android, and all the modern consoles. There's even...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Internet

BitTorrent Live P2P video streaming protocol to be free for all
— 6:00 AM on March 27, 2013

We first heard of BitTorrent's peer-to-peer video streaming protocol two years ago, when creator Bram Cohen demoed it. The protocol was supposed to...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

Chrome gains Google-powered contextual spell check
— 4:54 PM on March 26, 2013

Google rolled out the latest update to its Chrome web browser today, and in the process, it introduced an intriguing new feature: an enhanced spell...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

Surf TR through Google's HTML5-powered 3D maze
— 10:03 AM on March 22, 2013

The Radeon HD 7790 launch is dominating the news today, and things appear to be pretty slow otherwise. Also, it's Friday, so let's...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Internet