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What to Consider When Planning a Cruise Everyone loves going on vacation, but planning your getaway is another story with questions like where and when...

E-pocalypse now: Airline, stock exchange hit by computer glitches

United Airlines was writing boarding passes by hand before stopping all flights for three hours. Then the New York Stock Exchange halted all trades,...

NSA’s ‘Google for Voice’ tech can transcribe any phone call -Snowden docs

Documents from the trove of Edward Snowden, the former NSA contractor, shine a light on the US government’s use of sophisticated computer programs to...

Anti-Facebook social site Ello gets millions in funding, promises to stay ad-free forever

Ello, the new social-media site that exploded last month, has raised $5.5 million through investors and says a charter that was recently signed by...

‘Hostile to privacy’: Snowden urges internet users to get rid of Dropbox

Edward Snowden has hit out at Dropbox and other services he says are “hostile to privacy,” urging web users to abandon unencrypted communication and...

GCHQ and NSA intercepted Yahoo users’ private photographs

British and American surveillance agencies teamed up to develop a system that collected millions of images from the webcams of unsuspecting and innocent internet...

Eyes everywhere: NSA’s second tier spying partners identified

Denmark, Belgium, the Netherlands and several other EU countries were named among “third party partners” in the NSA-led global signal intelligence program, a new...

Write wrongs! Over 500 world-famous authors sign anti-surveillance petition

More than 500 renowned authors – including five Nobel laureates - from across the globe have signed a petition demanding an end to ‘mass...