Judge critical of NSA's 'systemic overcollection'

Recently declassified documents show that the NSA’s system of almost limitless collection of data was highly criticised by Judge Bates.

These are the jokes, folks

Facebook is testing a new feature that would tag some stories as ‘Satire.’

Cisco cuts 6,000 jobs in restructuring move

Despite delivering quarterly earnings and revenue that surpassed analysts' expectations, Cisco announces eight percent of its workforce will be moving on.

Microsoft considers renaming Internet Explorer

Microsoft developers have “passionately debated” the idea of changing the name of Internet Explorer.

Ignore No More app sure to enrage kids

Tired of her children not responding to her calls a Texas mom has created a new app that kids are sure to hate.

MorphCostumes wants to do a "fancy dress revolution"

The creators of the Morphsuit believe that they can make you famous with their ‘MorphCostumes’ range.

Password confessions of a security expert

In this truly shocking and damning confession, a security expert reveals how terrible his password habits used to be, how he changed and how you can too.

Mobile app of the day: Lenshare

Want a photo sharing app which doesn’t require you to sign over ownership rights? Try Lenshare. It’s not just about photos, either, it’s more about “phideo”.

Sam Lessin, VP of product management, leaves Facebook

Lessin, who was close friends with Zuckerberg at Harvard, is leaving at the end of the month to go ‘adventuring’ for the time being.

Google senior exec Regina Dugan violated ethics rules whilst at DARPA

A report from the US Defence Department Inspector General reports that the decision to award a contract to a company she owns stakes in was a violation of ethics.

Managing BYOD's downsides, the right way

Bringing personal devices to the workplace is the new normal but, despite the benefits, there are still hidden risks and costs that need to be closely managed.

Adventures in the dark underworld of cyberspace

Typically the word "crime" conjures up images of men in balaclavas and guns, but the truth is that cybercrime is an industry worth over a trillion pounds. We delve into their dark underworld.

Intel wants to fight Parkinson’s disease with big data

Intel and the Michael J. Fox Foundation have created a platform to collect wearable devices data to analyze symptoms and changes in Parkinsons' sufferers.

The iPhone 6: a new kind of Kardashian

TMZ, which usually spends its time unearthing celebrity gossip and misdeeds, just make a reality star out of the iPhone 6.

FCC and Net Neutrality: no Internet and no neutrality

If you ask regulators to fix a problem they will try and regulate everything. The FCC could kill the Internet as we know it.