May 8, 2012 With a raft of cybersecurity proposals under consideration in Congress, the U.S. business community is making increasingly clear that it opposes new regulations that would require private companies to adhere to minimum performance standards or report all cyber intrusions they experience to the government.
May 7, 2012 Technology is finally catching up to the ancient pastime of bird watching. Cell phones are already helping bird watchers get the word out on rare sightings and, soon, watchers will also have apps that forecast bird migration and identify birds by their songs.
May 4, 2012 What Facebook did for organ donation this week underscores the power of social media in promoting a cause. No doubt social media can help charities make a quick splash, but more nonprofits are looking to harness its potential in a longer-lasting way.
May 3, 2012 With that price range the social network is valuing itself between $77 billion and $96 billion.
May 3, 2012 Google is facing renewed questions after a report revealed its Street View vehicles' data collection was not accidental.
May 2, 2012 It's become much cheaper and easier to put college courses online, and new technologies have only made these classes more valuable. Following the lead of other top universities, Harvard and MIT announced a new venture Wednesday to provide online classes for free.
May 2, 2012 For the first time, American viewers of the Summer Olympics won't be limited by two words many sports fans loathe: "tape" and "delay." After years of saving the most popular events for prime time, NBC will also stream live video of the London Games, online and via mobile.
May 1, 2012 Starting today, the social media giant is letting you add organ-donation status to your timeline. And, if you'd like to become an organ donor, Facebook will direct you to a registry to get started.
April 30, 2012 American tech giants are under pressure from Europe to offer stronger privacy options to consumers. Privacy advocates say American Internet users will have the European Union to thank if tighter regulations pass, but the industry says the Europeans are hampering an American success story with regulation.