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Sweden bans Google Apps for government employees over privacy concerns
Sweden cautious on Google after PRISM affair.
'Tweet' added to Oxford English Dictionary
And yes, the definition is less than 140 characters.
PRISM: Apple, Facebook, Microsoft ... Who released which data?
If you're feeling dizzy in the wake of the PRISM affair, you're not alone. Here's a summary of the companies involved and what they did with your data.
PRISM: Apple discloses US government data requests
Apple said it received requests for information affecting between 9,000 and 10,000 user accounts or devices in the first six months of 2012 alone.
Google's Project Loon: Internet-enabling balloons to float connectivity into remote regions (VIDEO)
Google now making jellyfish-like floating balloons bursting with...the internet.
Big Data: What NBA stats can teach you about NSA surveillance
What do the NBA and the NSA have in common? Both use big data tools to yield highly detailed answers from enormous volumes of information.
4 reasons why BuzzFeed's Chris 'funkmasta' Baker is totally behind OpTrollTheNSA
Even before he outed himself, we would've bet you an ironic nature tee and a fixie that Buzzfeed's Chris Baker is behind trollthensa.com.
PRISM, secret US government spying program, mines data from Google, Facebook and others: report
Leaked documents show that National Security Agency analysts have direct access to the servers of nine US Internet companies.
The Israeli military does social media better than you
The IDF, for one example, is this week tweeting the events of the 1967 Six Day War, complete with grainy black and white Vine videos of the action.
Anonymous vs. PETA: How a case of kitten killing turned into a fight over free speech
Anonymous is defending what they call a right to anonymity with "OpPETA," protesting attempts by the animal rights organization to sue online commenters for defamation.
Does Samsung have Apple in a headlock?
How a small-time vegetable seller became the world’s largest maker of smartphones.
iPhones to be exported to Iran legally for the first time as US lifts communications ban
The US had banned the sale of mobile phones and other communications devices to pressure Iran on its nuclear program.
SEC fines Nasdaq $10 million over Facebook IPO
The SEC fined the Nasdaq stock market $10 million on Wednesday over charges that it bungled Facebook's initial public stock offering last year.
Cuba expands citizens' access to the Internet
Unfortunately, for many Cubans, the new public Internet centers will be too expensive to use.
Liberty Reserve digital money service shut down, founder arrested
Costa Rican-based digital currency service Liberty Reserve was shut down on Thursday after the reported arrest of its founder, Arthur Budovsky.
Anti-graffiti drones? German railways are trying them out
Germany's railways are testing small drones to help prevent graffiti on its trains.
Chinese teen condemned around the world for Ancient Egypt graffiti
Parents of the Chinese teen who scrawled his name on a Luxor fresco have apologized, after Internet users identified and shamed him.
Japan's All Nippon Airways resume Boeing Dreamliner flights
Japan has put the Dreamliner back in the skies for the first time since the planes were grounded in January.
Apple 1 computer sells for record $668,000 at auction
One of only six surviving still-functioning Apple 1 computers sold at auction on Saturday for a record $668,000.
Syria's Electronic Army attempted attack on Haifa's water system
Hackers reportedly tried to cyberattack Israel in response to air strikes on targets in Damascus.
8 amazing things a 3D printer can make
It seems there is nothing 3D printers cannot do. Here's a roundup of some of the coolest things we've found from around the world.
US Senate accuses Apple of avoiding $9B in US taxes using offshore affiliates
Apple CEO Tim Cook defended his company, saying ‘we pay all the taxes we owe, every single dollar.’
As if his life wasn't insane enough, John McAfee's home in Belize burned to the ground
One in a series of bizarre events surrounding the tech mogul.
Dubai hotel unveils gold iPads as virtual concierge
When guests check in, they'll be given their own gold iPads, which will serve as a 'virtual concierge.'
It's official: Yahoo reaches agreement on $1.1 billion Tumblr purchase
Yahoo's board has approved the billion-dollar Tumblr purchase.
Pentagon approves iPhone, Apple products for military use
Personnel can now add iPads and other Apple gadgets to a short list of cleared devices that include Samsung and BlackBerry products.
The Financial Times says it was hacked by the Syrian Electronic Army
The Financial Times website and several of its Twitter accounts were hacked, the latest in a string of attacks on media outlets.
North Korea: How the least-wired country became a hacking superpower
North Korea’s cyber-war strength says a lot about the future of global hostilities.
BMW CEO to Germans: Chill out and start buying electric cars
What happens when angst meets precision engineering?
Dubai police adds $1.4 million supercar to its fleet
The rare Bugatti Veyron is one of 300 that will ever be made.
After DOJ probe, online anonymizers become journalism's new standard
Analysis: It's not enough to trust law enforcement not to spy on the press. How journalists, especially freelancers, can protect themselves and their sources from prying eyes.