Investigative journalist Laura Poitras says she is worried about intelligence agencies using the all-too-easily-accessible data gathered from social networks - as people share their personal information voluntarily and governments only need to ask.
One of the greatest fictional villains, Star Wars' Darth Vader, has taken to the streets of the Ukrainian capital, to get personal and close with potential voters. His Internet Party will be running for the national parliament in Sunday's poll.
Ello, the new social-media site that exploded last month, has raised $5.5 million through investors and says a charter that was recently signed by the company’s executives will see to it that users will continue to be offered an ad-free experience.
One of the world's largest internet companies, Google 'should be a serious concern' internationally, WikiLeaks co-founder and Editor-in-chief Julian Assange says, revealing its connections and donations to the White House.
The oldest World War II veteran in Kentucky worried that by the time he passed, none of his friends would be around for his funeral. But thanks to Reddit, Roscoe Cassidy, who died Tuesday, might have more attendees at his service than he ever expected.
A public-service ad campaign in Florida, which depicts African American children in bulletproof vests, is urging voter participation to encourage the election of candidates who support repeal of the state’s stand-your-ground gun law.
Hackers are trying to capitalize on Ebola hysteria by sending out emails - purportedly from the WHO, among others - urging users to open attachments ridden with malware, promising information and prevention tips on Ebola.