Megaupload users whose data is in limbo are to get help retrieving it from the Electronic Frontier Foundation.
Facebook is today expected to announce plans to go public, in a flotation expected to value the company at an almost unimaginable $100 billion.
The vigor with which the RIAA chases after those accused of pirating music has made the organization one the most reviled on the planet.
Samsung's under investigation by the European Commission over possible monopoly abuse - just as the company learns it's failed in its attempt to overturn a ban on selling the Galaxy Tab 10.1 in Germany.
Thailand has become the first country to publicly endorse Twitter's plans to censor tweets on a country-by-country basis, meaning that anybody wanting to insult the Royal Family had better get a move on.
Users of Megaupload - including the law-abiding - are set to lose all their data as early as this week.
The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has kicked off a campaign to maintain and expand exemptions to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) in an effort to protect jailbreakers and video remixers.
Washington state and Facebook are suing a Delaware company for 'clickjacking' and other spam-spreading tactics.
Apple's reported its highest ever quarterly revenue and earnings, largely thanks to the iPhone 4S, launched in October.
Silicon Valley tech salaries have topped $100,000 for the first time, with bonuses on the rise too.
Twitter has acquired web security firm Dasient, in a move which could make clicking on URLs in the social network a little safer.
Numerous videos and images of police violently cracking down against peaceful OccupyWallStreet (OWS) protestors went viral in the final months of 2011.
The EU will this week propose new, tighter data protection rules which could have big implications for companies like Google and Facebook, as well as companies attacked by hackers.
FileSonic - one of the net's highest-profile digital locker services - has abruptly halted its file sharing service.
After continuing pressure from shareholders, RIM co-CEOs Jim Balsillie and Mike Lazaridis have stepped down, to be replaced by chief operating officer Thorsten Heins.
With public outcry over the proposed Stop Online Piracy Act at its height, the Department of Justice has shut down file-sharing site Megaupload, describing it as an 'international organized criminal enterprise'.
US President Barack Obama may have temporarily halted SOPA (Stop Online Piracy Act) in its legislative tracks, but other controversial anti-piracy bills will undoubtedly surface in the future.
I'm quite sure most of us have friends on Facebook and other social networking sites like Twitter that we are only somewhat distantly familiar with or perhaps don't really even know at all.
There are big gaps in the internet today, as Wikipedia, Craigslist and other sites black out in protest at the Stop Online Piracy (SOPA) bill.
The Google staff responsible for lying about Kenyan rival Mocality have been accused of other dirty tricks.