The 4 major threats to an open Internet in 2025, according to the experts

There are four looming threats casting a shadow of doubt on the prospect of maintaining an open Internet by 2025, according to a canvassing of more than 1,400 experts by the Pew Research Center Internet Project.

Invisible.im wants to be a spy-proof chat system for whistleblowers

If you've got something to leak anonymously, what's the safest way to do it? The makers of a new instant messaging service are hoping to create a new standard for untraceable online conversations.
Virtual Reality

Chrome and Firefox developers add virtual reality support

Ready to browse Amazon products in an immersive, 3D room? Experimental builds of Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox have added virtual reality capabilities that offer a glimpse of the future.

Digital music sales dip 12 percent as listeners switch to streaming

How much digital music have you bought since you switched to Spotify or Rdio? A new report from Nielsen shows download sales dwindling while streaming services — and vinyl sales — are on the up.

Guess what, Google ‘blocked access’ to that Goldman Sachs email (but didn’t delete it)

Goldman Sachs recently asked Google to delete an email containing highly confidential information that was sent in error to a Gmail account, recipient unknown. It's now emerged that Google has blocked access to the email, but stopped short…

Ansel Adams historic Arca-Swiss View camera to be auctioned online

Ansel Adams is among the most celebrated photographers and nature conversationists, and Revival Auction Company plans to sell his famed Arca-Swiss 4x5 View Camera on July 9, 2014.

Millions of people are watching the 2014 World Cup using illegal video streams

Thousands of take down notices have been sent out to eliminate illegal World Cup 2014 live streams.

Right to be Forgotten ruling sees Google inadvertently censoring the press

The EU's Right to be Forgotten ruling seems to have the unfortunate side effect of causing press censorship, as Google's removal of certain search results buries unrelated, but important, linked stories.

Google is easily the most popular search engine, but have you heard who’s in second?

Here's a hint -- it's a Chinese company. Still stumped? Read on to learn more.
Home Theater

Levar Burton kickstarts Reading Rainbow Web app [Update: campaign closes above $5 million]

Shifting from tablets to a universal version for the Web, Reading Rainbow will soon be available on desktops and laptops due to an incredibly successful Kickstarter funding campaign.

Reading Rainbow campaign breaks Kickstarter backer record

Reading Rainbow finished off its Kickstarter campaign with a record-breaking number of backers and $5.4 million in donations. The company will now make Android, iOS, Web, and other apps.

Goldman Sachs wants judge to order Google to delete mistakenly sent email

If you've ever sent an email to the wrong person by mistake, it's unlikely you've trotted off to court in the hope of securing an order from a judge to get that email deleted. Goldman Sachs, fearing a privacy breach, has done just that.