“Hours” marks a poignant farewell for its star — and a promising debut for director Eric Heisserer.
Twitter changes blocking policy so blocked users can follow you and read your tweets
Twitter has changed the way blocking works on its service, allowing blocked users of public accounts to still follow and read those accounts’ tweets in their timelines. Here’s the company’s... Keep reading →
Canada-based messaging app Kik typically flies under the radar of many, but today the service sat in tech spotlight after it hit 100 million registered users, putting its modest 26-year-old... Keep reading →
YouTube today announced it is expanding its live streaming service to all YouTube channels. The Google-owned company now only has two requirements: your account must be verified and it has... Keep reading →
NASDAQ, other global exchanges to collaborate on cybersecurity
The World Federation of Exchanges has established an international committee to collaborate on cybersecurity best practices for global capital markets.
A Pennsylvania man who hacked into multiple corporate, university and government computer networks and tried to sell access to them, including supercomputers from a U.S. national security laboratory, has been sentenced to 18 months in prison.
NSA agents are posing as Santa Claus, sings ACLU
One woman fights back against a snooping NSAnta. (Credit: ACLU/YouTube screenshot by Chris Matyszczyk/CNET) It's been a year in which the alleged needs of security have made many people feel more insecure. So now as we all prepare to gather round with our families, the American Civil Liberties Un
The image that especially interested the authorities. (Credit: WPBF-TV screenshot by Chris Matyszczyk/CNET) I am blue in the face. But it doesn't matter how many times you tell people -- especially criminals -- to be very careful about what they post on social networks. They don't listen. Here i
CNET Update has no filter: Instagram gets intimate with private photos In this episode of CNET Update: - Send photos privately on Instagram with a new direct messaging feature. Twitter also added the ability to send photos in a direct message. Sending messages with apps instead of SMS is a hot tre
Small refinements in the iPhone 5S point to Apple's painstaking attention to detail, according to a Japanese design expert. (Credit: Apple) A University of Tokyo professor and industrial designer had high praise for the iPhone 5S' quality and attention to detail. Shunji Yamanaka, founder and pre