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U.S. Government to Give Up Control of the Internet by 2015; “Global Governance Model”...

The U.S. National Telecommunications and Information Administration will end its formal relationship with the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers in late 2015,...

Bill Gates In Rolling Stone: “I Think It Makes Sense to Believe In God”

Bill Gates is no great fan of the “almost laughable” idea that America has nowhere to go but down. “The only definition by which America’s...
Mark Zuckerberg, chief executive officer and founder of Facebook, at its headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif. (Noah Berger | Bloomberg | Getty Images)

Zuckerberg says U.S. Government is a Threat to Internet Security; Calls Obama to “Express...

Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg blasted the U.S. government's electronic surveillance practices on Thursday, saying he'd personally called President Obama to voice his displeasure. "When our...
British computer scientist and inventor of the World Wide Web, Tim Berners-Lee. (Getty Images)

On 25th Anniversary of World Wide Web, Inventor Tim Berners-Lee Calls for Internet Bill...

The British inventor of the World Wide Web wants a digital bill of rights to protect Internet users from surveillance. Speaking on the 25th anniversary...
In a recent survey, most experts agreed that wearable technologies like Google Glass will become a part of daily life. (Photo: Wikimedia Commons)

What Will the Internet be Like in 2025?

Experts predict the World Wide Web will become seamlessly integrated into every aspect of our lives — but with a dark side to consider. In...

Apple’s iOS 7.1 Allows Users to Control Device by Moving Their Heads

Buried in the Accessibility menu of iOS 7.1 Settings is a new feature that allows disabled users to activate certain features like Siri by...

SXSW 2014: Follow Along with What’s Going On

Top Stories from SXSW WATCH Live Coverage from USA TODAY Samsung brings classic radio touch to new music service HootSuite takes on social advertising, Nielsen opens API Mark...
Sergey Brin wearing Google Glass (Credit: E&T)

Google Releasing Tools for Developers to Make Wearable Tech

Google Inc. (GOOG:US) is releasing tools for software developers to make applications for wearable-computing devices, trying to repeat the success it’s had with the...

Facebook Updates Design of News Feed for Greater Efficiency

Facebook revealed its new design for its News Feed to match the design of mobile devices. Facebook's goal is to make it easier for people...

Microsoft’s Windows 8.1 Update is Leaked

Microsoft had its Windows 8.1 update leaked from the company’s servers itself. The very anticipated version of Windows 8.1 was to be launched by...
Satoshi Nakamoto in Lancaster, Calif. Credit: Photo via Photobucket.com via Satoshi Nakamoto (Wagumabher)

Man says he Has Nothing to do With Bitcoin After ‘Newsweek’ Cover Story Identifies...

A 64-year-old Japanese-American man is vehemently denying any connection to bitcoin, despite a Newsweek cover story identifying him as the brains behind the bits. ‎Dorian S. Nakamoto,...

Study: Facebook Era May Be Making People Have a Hard Time Interacting with Others...

One of the many benefits of Facebook is that it can connect people from all over the world - but instead of making us...

Report: Google Considered Buying WhatsApp, Suggests Facebook Paid Too Much for It

According to a Wall Street Journal report that references sources familiar with Google (GOOG), before Facebook  (FB) paid $19 billion last month for text-messaging service WhatsApp, Google...

Autumn Ratke, CEO of Bitcoin Firm Found Dead in Suspected Suicide

It appears bitcoin’s recent turmoil has claimed its first life. Autumn Ratke a 28-year-old American CEO of bitcoin exchange firm First Meta was found dead in her...

Kickstarter Passes $1 Billion Mark in Pledges

Kickstarter announced on Monday it had surpassed the $1 billion mark in pledges, with more than $500 million pledged in the past year alone. Over...

Twitter Accidentally Sends Password Reset E-mails to Users

Don't panic! Your Twitter account hasn't been hacked, the password has just been accidentally reset. Overnight, Twitter "unintentionally sent some password reset notices... due to a...
The Solara 50 can carry up to 100kg of equipment and operate continuously for up to five years thanks to large solar panels (Photo: Titan Aerospace)

Facebook Looking to Buy 11,000 Drones to Provide Internet Access Across Africa

Social network in negotiations to buy a drone manufacturer with the aim of using its high-altitude autonomous aircraft to beam internet connections to isolated...
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Microsoft Giving Away Free Tool to Help XP Users Upgrade

Reacting to criticism from customers that upgrading from Windows XP was "impossible," Microsoft today announced it would give away a limited migration tool to...

Kickstarter Reaches $1 Billion in Crowdfunding Pledges; Games Are Most Popular Category

Kickstarter today recorded its one billionth dollar pledged, nearly four years after the crowdfunding site went live in April 2009. The company launched a...
Google Barge is said to be moving to Stockton, Calif., as early as next week, weather permitting. (Credit: Josh Miller/CNET)

Google’s Barge in San Francisco Bay is Moving to New Location in Stockton, CA

The guessing game about Google Barge's future destination after leaving its current construction site on Treasure Island in San Francisco Bay is over. CNET has...