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Getting to live the Jetsons' lifestyle has downsides; as we bring the things in our homes onto the Internet, we run into the same kind of security concerns we have for any connected device: they could get hacked.
Blueprints of the facility obtained by FORBES – and published here for the first time -- reveal its storage capacity of the data center is lower than has previously been reported, given the technology currently available and the square footage that the center has allocated for its servers.
The NSA spying scandal is fueling consumer and investor obsession with online cloaking tools like Disconnect.
Digital trails get Anthony Weiner in trouble. Again.
A Utah couple plan to spend the first 90 days of their marriage living on Bitcoin.
After a 28-year-old organized a Facebook event inviting friends to go on a 'nature walk' around a NSA facility in Germany, police showed up at his door.
PGP key for Kashmir Hill
For one San Franciscan, Lyft turned into "a sketchy friend with a car" when she handed over her digits to a character who turned out to be a creep.
NSA leaker Edward Snowden has been holed up at the Moscow Airport for three weeks now. He made a statement Friday to human rights groups at at Sheremetyevo airport, letting them know that 1) he prefers to be called Ed, and 2) he's ready to get out of there and accept asylum from any country that will offer it to him.
Ex-Bengals cheerleader and ex-high school teacher Sarah Jones has a reason to dust off her pom-poms today.
NSA leaker Edward Snowden has revealed that the NSA collects communications metadata from Americans. Coincidentally, MIT Media Lab released a tool this month that allows people to analyze their own email metadata to see what it reveals about them.
Whether Bitcoin goes boom or bust, plenty of entrepreneurs are looking for -- and finding -- ways to turn a real world buck on the digital money.
It turns out that communication tracking is not limited to email and phone. The government has been doing the same thing for postal mail for years.
In what sounds like a plot twist from a dystopic-future novel, Mississippi is now requiring hospitals to store the blood of babies born to mothers 16 and younger.
arker penned a 9,000+ word piece -- that's 20 pages single-spaced in Microsoft Word -- for TechCrunch, defending his wedding, explaining his deep love of Tolkien and the redwoods, criticizing the press for mis-characterizing the damage done to the forest, and generally lamenting the state of journalism and privacy in the age of social media.
A very small percentage of those who could have been part of a $20 million class action settlement with Facebook staked their claims.
The woes of spy agency NSA may be a boon for startups in the privacy space.
Gadgets We Love: Glympse is an app that reveals exactly where you are but only for as long as you're will to be seen.
Facebook says 'shadow profiles' revealed in privacy breach aren't available to advertisers.