By | Feb 6, 2019 at 10:56 am
This past Monday was Internet Safety Day, and to celebrate, Google is dedicating the week to producing a series of articles on its blog, aimed at protecting users with advice and tools. We check the advice Google gives for staying safe online and protecting your accounts
By | Mar 27, 2019 at 10:27 am
Google has announced the formation of an AI ethics panel, which will tackle how the company should responsibly use and develop AI projects. Made up by a diverse group from academic, corporate and government backgrounds, the council will formulate Google's AI approach.
By | Apr 1, 2019 at 11:18 am
The Russian telecoms regulator has threatened to block access to VPNs if the companies behind them do not apply the country's censorship laws to users. The move has already led to VPN companies shutting down their servers in Russia, and leaving customers in the country stranded.
By | Feb 15, 2019 at 11:14 am
Russia is preparing to test whether it can completely cut itself off from the internet. The country is ready to take this extreme measure in the event of a cyber or real-world attack from a foreign power. But with Russia's reputation for censorship, is there more to the story?
By | Mar 25, 2019 at 12:58 pm
Running your business from your personal phone number has a lot of negative ramifications. Here's why you shouldn't give out your personal digits for business purposes, how you can keep your company secure, your personal life safe, and your business growing.
By | Jan 15, 2019 at 10:15 am
Last week, a Huawei employee was arrested in Poland on espionage charges. However, it apparently had no relation to his work for the company, despite widely expressed fears over its links to the Chinese government and military. So is Huawei as bad as it's made out to be?
By | Mar 22, 2019 at 11:54 am
We speak to Kurt Glazemakers, a CTO at security company Cyxetra, about the way it is completely transforming network security to help protect companies and keep our data safe.
By | Mar 4, 2019 at 11:11 am
China's tech-powered social credit score has blocked millions of ordinary people from travelling on trains and planes for failing to pay small fines and walking a dog without a leash, and it's turning the country into a 1984-style dystopia. But could it happen in the west?
By | Jan 11, 2019 at 10:54 am
A Massachusetts man, associated with hacktivist group Anonymous, has been sentenced to ten years behind bars for starting a DDoS attack against Boston Children's Hospital, as well as a $443,000 fine. The attack crippled the hospital, rendering it ineffective for several days.
By | Mar 20, 2019 at 8:36 am
A new report from security company AV-Comparatives has revealed that only 80 of the most popular Android antivirus apps give you effective protection and only 23 of those apps can guarantee a 100% threat-detection rate, highlighting the need for proper Android security.
By | Mar 8, 2019 at 9:03 am
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has published a note outlining his vision for turning the social network into a "privacy-focused" platform. This is a complete reversal of its previous actions, so can we actually believe him? And, if it is true, what will the new Facebook look like?
By | Feb 28, 2019 at 8:40 am
With crytocurrencies, new data and privacy laws, and impending regulation of internet giants, the internet is changing. We sat down with HTC's Phil Chen to learn more about the internet of tomorrow and whether the future is, indeed, bright.
By | Mar 7, 2019 at 3:10 pm
Chinese telecommunications and smartphone tech giant Huawei is suing the US government over a ban on their technology that the company alleges singled them out for punishment without a trial.
By | Jan 2, 2019 at 4:29 pm
The Communications and Information Technology Commission of Saudi Arabia insisted that Netflix removed the second episode of The Patriot Act, titled Saudi Arabia, which covers the murder of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Netflix complied, to global dismay.
By | Dec 31, 2018 at 7:00 am
After a wild 2018 that saw some of the biggest names in tech mired in controversy, let’s hope tech companies and CEOs take note of a certain time-honored tradition and resolve to be better in 2019. We round up the companies and CEOs most in need of new year's resolutions.