In the wake of the London riots, British Prime Minister David Cameron announced to Parliament that he was considering limiting the use of social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter. What's your view - a good safety precaution or a ban of free speech?
With China and Russia developing new stealth killing radars, and the U.S. Air Force increasing its stealth program by 500 billion dollars, is the future Air Force becoming obsolete? Read this article to find out about these developments.
The United Nations has decided that Internet access is one of our human rights, and severing the connection between people and the internet is against international law. Only in very specific and legitimate reasons for cutting people off from the internet are acceptable, such as cyber attacks.
Do you want the iPad 2, but can't afford it? Maybe you should try contacting an online broker, and figure out a way to sell your kidney. That's exactly what 17-year old Zheng, a student in eastern China, did. Reports say that the hospital where it took place was not qualified to carry out organ transplants. The hospital denies any connection with the kidney removal.
So much for writing "I am sorry" on the chalk board until your hands bleed. Social activist, Fahmi Fadzil, has been ordered to say he's sorry 100 times on Twitter. Read more to find out what kind of crime constitutes such punishment.
Users worldwide are unable to access Skype at this time. The problem is not only affecting Windows clients, but also those using Mac and Linux as well. Some speculate that the issue is due to Skype migrating their services to Microsoft, however, the deal has not yet been finalized. Skype has issued a temporary fix for Windows and Mac clients with several steps to follow.
Chinese prisoners have been forced to “farm gold” in MMO, Massively Multiplayer Online, games for the guards, and have been beaten if they did not meet their quotas. An inmate told reporters that he was forced to play games in 12 hour shifts, and that he was beaten with plastic pipes if he failed to meet the required amount.
As issues of privacy and Internet control by governments heat up across the globe, France is set to host an "EG8" summit on Internet policy in which many believe the French presidency will support online control and censorship as opposed to Internet freedom.
The global mobile phone market continues to surge, as IDC research indicates 19.8% growth in mobile phone shipments for Q1 in 2011 compared to the same period in 2010. Smartphones accounted for much of the rise, though feature phones still represent a majority of shipments.