Technology news http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/19785/all en Apple fixes iPhone, iPad "bug" that tracked users http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business-tech/technology-news/110505/apple-itunes-iphone-google-tracking-bug-software <p> Meanwhile, recent news reports have suggested that smartphones running Android are transmitting location data to Google.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business-tech/technology-news/110505/apple-itunes-iphone-google-tracking-bug-software" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Google Internet Technology news Travel/Tourism Technology Thu, 05 May 2011 13:41:00 +0000 News Desk 5642686 at http://www.globalpost.com Four injured in brawl over iPad 2 at Apple store in Beijing (VIDEO) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/china/110508/china-beijing-sanlitun-apple-ipad-2-store-brawl-fight <p> Four people were injured after a &ldquo;non-Chinese&rdquo; Apple employee reportedly stepped into the crowd to push back and &ldquo;beat&rdquo; people suspected of queue jumping, the Beijing News reports.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/china/110508/china-beijing-sanlitun-apple-ipad-2-store-brawl-fight" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Apple Technology news China Technology Sun, 08 May 2011 22:26:00 +0000 News Desk 5643371 at http://www.globalpost.com Google says hackers in China stole Gmail passwords http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business-tech/technology-news/110601/chinese-hackers-google-gmail-phishing-scam <p> Google said that some some Gmail users had been the targets of a phishing scam originating in Jinan, China, that was aimed at stealing passwords and monitoring e-mail accounts</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business-tech/technology-news/110601/chinese-hackers-google-gmail-phishing-scam" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Google Internet Technology news Business Asia-Pacific China Technology Wed, 01 Jun 2011 23:26:00 +0000 News Desk 5648685 at http://www.globalpost.com Teenager in China sold kidney online so he could buy Apple iPad 2 (VIDEO) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/china/110603/teenager-china-sells-kidney-buy-apple-ipad-video <p> The boy&#39;s mother became suspicious when he returned three days later with an iPad 2 and a laptop... and a deep red scar on his body.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/china/110603/teenager-china-sells-kidney-buy-apple-ipad-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Apple China Technology news Business Asia-Pacific China Offbeat Technology Health Sat, 04 Jun 2011 00:19:04 +0000 News Desk 5649173 at http://www.globalpost.com Syria shuts down the Internet amid escalating nationwide protests (VIDEO) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/110603/syria-internet-shut-down-amid-huge-protests-video <p> About two-thirds of all Syrian Internet networks became unreachable early in the morning, though some, including those belonging to the government, remained reachable.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/110603/syria-internet-shut-down-amid-huge-protests-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arab Spring Internet Syria Technology news Business Conflict Zones War Middle East Technology Sat, 04 Jun 2011 02:13:30 +0000 News Desk 5649200 at http://www.globalpost.com France restricts mentions of Twitter and Facebook on the airwaves http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/france/110603/france-bans-mention-twitter-facebook-airwaves <p> Citing a 1992 law that prohibits surreptitious advertising, the French ruling is meant to keep TV and radio networks from giving an unfair advantage to Facebook and Twitter, two already very popular services.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/france/110603/france-bans-mention-twitter-facebook-airwaves" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Internet Media News Technology news Business France Europe Politics Culture & Lifestyle Technology Sat, 04 Jun 2011 04:06:00 +0000 News Desk 5649213 at http://www.globalpost.com Facebook facial-recognition feature attracts scrutiny from EU http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business-tech/technology-news/110608/facebook-facial-recognition-software-under-scruti <p> Facebook&#39;s new facial-recognition feature is getting some unwelcome attention from privacy groups in the European Union and the U.S.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business-tech/technology-news/110608/facebook-facial-recognition-software-under-scruti" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BeNeLux European Union Facebook Internet Technology news Business Europe Ireland Innovation Technology Thu, 09 Jun 2011 03:29:00 +0000 News Desk 5650079 at http://www.globalpost.com Google's "doodle" in honor of Les Paul attracts armchair musicians worldwide http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business-tech/technology-news/110609/google-les-paul-guitar-doodle <p> The wannabe-musician user simply mouses over the strings of the stylized guitar at the Google home page, or uses keystrokes, to make music, and, in the U.S., even record a song.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business-tech/technology-news/110609/google-les-paul-guitar-doodle" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Google Internet Technology news Business Entertainment Culture & Lifestyle Innovation Offbeat Technology Fri, 10 Jun 2011 01:25:00 +0000 News Desk 5650273 at http://www.globalpost.com IMF was hit by a serious cyberattack, described as a "major breach" by computer experts http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business-tech/technology-news/110611/international-monetary-fund-cyberattack-major-breach <p> Senior officials with knowledge of the attack, which occurred before former Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn was arrested in New York on May 14 on charges of sexual assault, said it was sophisticated and serious.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business-tech/technology-news/110611/international-monetary-fund-cyberattack-major-breach" target="_blank">read more</a></p> IMF Technology news Business Technology Sun, 12 Jun 2011 04:32:08 +0000 News Desk 5650725 at http://www.globalpost.com Hacker group Lulz Security claims attack on public face of CIA website http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business-tech/technology-news/110615/hackers-lulzsec-hotline-attack-senate-cia-website <p> The LulzSec cyberattacks on the US Senate and the CIA sites follow more than two weeks of hacks by the group, targeting the computer networks of Sony, PBS, the Fox TV network, and the Atlanta chapter of a US FBI affiliate called InfraGuard.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business-tech/technology-news/110615/hackers-lulzsec-hotline-attack-senate-cia-website" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Internet Technology news Business Offbeat Technology Thu, 16 Jun 2011 03:46:00 +0000 News Desk 5651517 at http://www.globalpost.com British juror who contacted defendant via Facebook is jailed for contempt of court (VIDEO) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/united-kingdom/110616/british-juror-sentenced-jail-over-facebook-trial-video <p> Joanne Fraill, 40, revealed sensitive details about jury room discussions in her Facebook communications with an acquitted defendant, leading to the judge discharging the jury and the collapse of a multimillion-dollar drug case in Manchester, Britain.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/united-kingdom/110616/british-juror-sentenced-jail-over-facebook-trial-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Facebook Internet Technology news Business Europe Technology United Kingdom Fri, 17 Jun 2011 03:50:00 +0000 News Desk 5651714 at http://www.globalpost.com Vancouver riots: The shame and the blame spread online http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/canada/110617/shame-blame-hockey-riots-vancouver-facebook-police <p> The shaming and blaming related to the riots have spread like wildfire on the Internet, particularly on Facebook, as anger over the mayhem deepens in the city of Vancouver.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/canada/110617/shame-blame-hockey-riots-vancouver-facebook-police" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Facebook Internet Sports Technology news Americas Business Canada Culture & Lifestyle Technology Sat, 18 Jun 2011 00:51:31 +0000 News Desk 5651935 at http://www.globalpost.com From dot-com to dot-anything-you-want http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business-tech/technology-news/110620/new-internet-domain-names-can-help-brands <p> One of the biggest changes in the history of the Internet is happening, as Icann, the organization that oversees the Internet address system, votes to expand the number of new website suffixes.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business-tech/technology-news/110620/new-internet-domain-names-can-help-brands" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Internet Technology news Business Entertainment Culture & Lifestyle Innovation Technology Mon, 20 Jun 2011 06:13:00 +0000 News Desk 5652232 at http://www.globalpost.com LulzSec hackers leak more data, and then say bon voyage, ending high-profile 50-day spree http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business-tech/technology-news/110626/hacker-group-lulz-security-ends-spree-cyberatta-0 <p> While LulzSec has claimed that its cyberattacks were carried out to raise awareness of poor security and to have fun, the group turned more political when it released material from the Arizona Department Public Safety as a form of protest against that state&#39;s immigration law.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business-tech/technology-news/110626/hacker-group-lulz-security-ends-spree-cyberatta-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Internet Technology news Business Europe Culture & Lifestyle Technology United Kingdom Mon, 27 Jun 2011 00:43:00 +0000 News Desk 5660645 at http://www.globalpost.com Hacker group hits Apple with a small, relatively benign attack, but some see a warning http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business-tech/technology-news/110704/hacker-group-antisec-lulzsec-anonymous-apple <p> The data weren&#39;t connected to the more than 200 million customer credit cards stored with the iTunes vendor, nor were they linked to Apple&#39;s &quot;cloud computing&quot; project, but the breach showed that the wave of attacks carried out in part to embarrass big companies would continue, even after the abrupt early retirement of LulzSec last month.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business-tech/technology-news/110704/hacker-group-antisec-lulzsec-anonymous-apple" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Apple Internet Technology news Americas Business 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