EU says Stuxnet worm represents a "paradigm shift"

The EU's cyber security agency has warned that the enigmatic and deadly Stuxnet worm represents a "paradigm shift" in digital warfare.

Fusion reactor gets EU go-ahead

The Iter fusion reactor has got the go-ahead for completion after the EU agreed additional funds.

Finland: "Life, liberty, and the pursuit of broadband"

Finland has just passed a law that makes it a government-guaranteed right for every citizen to have access to a high-speed Internet connection.

Digital ark aims to preserve dead data formats

A group of European institutions have created what they call a 'digital genome', designed to allow future generations to read data stored on obsolete computer systems.

Facebook adds new security features as pressure grows over privacy

Facebook has added two new security features. They don't do anything more to keep users' personal information safe, but they do make it harder for scammers to exploit any information they get hold of.

Facebook scrutinizes privacy policy in all-hands meeting

Mark Zuckerberg has called an all-hands meeting at 4PM PST to discuss Facebook's current privacy policy. 

UK PS3 owner gets £84 rebate for Linux deactivation

A resourceful guy in the UK thinks that Sony's disabling of the "Install Other OS" feature from the PS3 violates EU standards. Amazon, the e-tailer from which he bought the console, agrees.

EU caps roaming prices to prevent shock bills

Horrific mobile roaming bills should be a thing of the past in Europe, thanks to a new cap on charges.

EU warns Google over Street View privacy... again

Nobody likes to be photographed when they're not looking their best. So it's got to be good news for everybody that EU data privacy regulators want Google to warn people before sending its Street View vans out on the roads.

Google explains how it ranks search results

As the European Commission opens an anti-trust enquiry into Google, the company has revealed details of how it ranks its search results.

US and EU approve Microsoft-Yahoo mega search deal

The US and EU have approved a mega search deal - without restrictions - between Microsoft and Yahoo.

EU tipped to approve Microsoft/Yahoo search deal

The EU is expected to approve Microsoft's search deal with Yahoo this week.