Writing Under the Red Gaze of the Single Unblinking Eye of Facebook :: S...
Back when I still put a print version of my zine The Inner Swine out, I once wrote an essay about someone I knew that wasn't particularly co
Feds want to expand wiretap law from ISPs to Google, Facebook
FBI wants Web companies to make digital "back doors," or pay fines.
The best interview with Neal Stephenson you've ever heard
Over on Slate's Future Tense, the brilliant internet law professor Tim Wu has just launched a series of interviews with science fiction writ
Study: 45 percent of Bitcoin exchanges end up closing
Good luck getting your money back!
EVE Online dev reveals Oculus Rift-based space dogfighting 'experience'
It's not clear if Icelandic game studio CCP is extending its crazy MMO, EVE Online, into the world of virtual reality, but the company is wo
LivingSocial Hacked — More Than 50 Million Customer Names, Emails, Birth...
Another cyber-attack in a long line of worrisome incursions.
Privacy is 'off the table' in a 'post-9/11 world,' says New York City po...
The rhetoric in the wake of the Boston Marathon bombings is starting to recall the heightened fear that took hold after the terrorist attack
Oculus' Palmer Luckey on the Motorola StarTAC and living in the meatspace
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Controversial CISPA “cyber-security” bill is DOA in the Senate
Powerful Democrat says bill recently passed by House lacks privacy protections.
Google Drive Now Automatically Syncs Files for Offline Editing
Chrome: Google Drive has had offline access to files for a little while, but the process wasn't automatic. With a recent update that's rolli
The Oculus Rift dev kit is here! After a weekend of play, it’s time to a...
"The ability to place yourself into a game is incredible. I moved my gaming PC and the Rift into our dining room and invited my kids to play
Microsoft plans on continuing its campaign against Google by releasing a "Switch to Windows Phone" app for its competitor's Android smartpho
Google Drive gets more social with chat and profile photos
Google Drive got a handful of new social features today, with an update that brings profile photos and group chat to the collaboration softw
The new Xbox: what do we know about Microsoft's next console?
Microsoft's next-generation console has been the subject of intense rumor and speculation for what feels like years now. Gamers have been po
U.S. gives big, secret push to Internet surveillance
Justice Department agreed to issue '2511 letters' immunizing AT&T and other companies participating in a cybersecurity program from criminal
AT&T getting secret immunity from wiretapping laws for government su...
Internal government documents obtained by the Electronic Privacy Information Center have revealed that the US Department of Justice is secre
Amazon reportedly developing set-top box for release this fall
Amazon is said to be working on its own video streaming set-top box, according to Bloomberg. Citing three individuals familiar with the matt