Iran restores Gmail, but YouTube block continues

Iran has lifted its block on Google services, imposed last week, but says it's planning extra censorship of YouTube.

Iran moves to block Google, plans its own private web

Iran is in the process of blocking access to Google search, Gmail and YouTube, saying it plans to introduce its own 'domestic internet'.

Anti-Islam film prompts more YouTube blackouts

YouTube is extending its block on the trailer for the anti-Islam film The Innocence of Muslims to more countries, as international outrage increases.

AT&T slammed over FaceTime block

Three consumer groups have warned AT&T that they will make a formal complaint to the FCC over the company's plans to block Apple's FaceTime.

World of Warcraft blocked in Iran

Blizzard has cut off access to World of Warcraft in Iran, citing US trade sanctions.

Heroin addiction blocked by scientists

An international team of scientists has succeeded in blocking morphine and heroin addiction, while at the same time increasing pain relief.

British ISPs to start blocking Pirate Bay

The UK High Court has ordered the country's ISPs to block file-sharing website The Pirate Bay.

Block used games on next-gen consoles? Not us, says Crytek



Rasmus Hojengaard, the director of creative development at Crytek, recently went on record as stating that used games should be blocked on next-gen consoles.



Pirate Bay faces UK blockade

The Pirate Bay could be blocked in the UK following a court ruling that it illegally encourages users to infringe music copyright.

Apple succeeds in blocking Aussie sales of Galaxy Tab

Samsung's been forced to delay selling the Australian version of its latest Galaxy Tab 10.1 in Australia because of its continuing litigation with Apple.

UK's biggest ISP ordered to block pirate website

The Motion Picture Association (MPA) has succeeded in forcing British ISP BT to block access to the Newzbin 2 pirate website.

Hollywood aims to block pirate site in UK

The Motion Picture Association is attempting to force the UK's biggest internet service provider to block access to a pirate website.

UK considers full block on internet porn

Just imagine the conversation. "Darling... Do you mind if we enable pornography?"

Report: Verizon blocks Froyo tethering on Motorola Droid

Verizon has reportedly blocked tethering and Wi-Fi hotspot creation in its Android 2.2 (Froyo) update for Motorola's Droid.

Apple blocks non-Safari browsers from HTML5 demo

Apple has imposed a strict "Safari only" policy for its recently launched HTML5 demo. Other browsers - including Google's Chrome - are blocked from loading the showcase features.

Princeton isolates iPad WiFi problems

The IT department at Princeton University has reportedly managed to isolate the cause of the iPad's troubling WiFi woes.

Corporate America loses control of social networking

Suits, ties and drones beware! A recent study has concluded that social media usage in corporate America is "fast outpacing" its system of rigid control. 

Google adds real-time translation capabilities to Chrome browser

Google has introduced a new beta feature that allows Chrome users to navigate the multilingual web in real-time without installing browser extensions or plug-ins. 



NBC CEO lies to congress about Boxee block

NBC Universal CEO Jeff Zucker has created a bit of a hullabaloo by seemingly lying to congress about his role in forcing online streaming service, Hulu, to block open source media center Boxee.