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'Amazeballs,' 'YOLO,' 'adorbs' added to Oxford Dictionaries

Now you can "humblebrag" for knowing that "binge-watch," "side boob," "douchebaggery," "fandom," and other well-known slang terms are officially in Oxford Dictionaries.

By August 17, 2014


iPhone passcodes hacked by Russian security firm

Governments and law enforcers may soon be able to hack your iOS 4 device thanks to new software from a Russian security firm.

By May 25, 2011


Lessig: Don't fall into the four-year trap

At Personal Democracy Forum, Stanford law professor says we can only work to reform government if we work at it constantly--not just every election cycle.

By June 24, 2008


NSA's BFFs not necessarily immune to spying eyes -- report

The UK's Guardian newspaper says the NSA drafted a directive about spying on its closest, "Five Eyes" intelligence allies, and that it swept up metadata on UK citizens.

By November 20, 2013


Surprise! Microsoft quietly opposes SOPA copyright bill

Microsoft applauded a Senate bill that aimed to delete "rogue Web sites" from the Internet. But it's drawn the line at the broader Stop Online Piracy Act.

By November 22, 2011


One early winner in SOPA protest: Wikipedia

With its 24-hour demonstration in muscle-flexing, Wikipedia demonstrates the political potential of crowdsourcing.

By January 19, 2012


Larry Lessig: Time to reject corporate influence on Washington

Net legal guru calls on politicians and citizens alike to support his "Change Congress" movement, which borrows approaches from Wikipedia and his own Creative Commons set-up.

By March 20, 2008


A rallying cry against cyberbullying

Legislators are writing new laws to protect kids from harassment via the Internet, text messages, or other electronic devices. Net executives are making new pledges to help the cause, too.

By June 7, 2008


'Psychic' Uri Geller sues over video clip on YouTube

YouTube video aiming to debunk Geller's supposedly paranormal spoon bending has drawn two lawsuits this week, with the "psychic" claiming copyright violations.

By May 9, 2007