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Renault sells over-polluting diesels in Europe, group claims

In the wake of VW's emissions scandal, a German environmental group says more automakers than originally thought may be skirting Europe's regulatory system.

By November 24, 2015


Hacker group: We'll wipe ISIS off the Internet

Twitter accounts affiliated with the Internet vigilantes known as Anonymous vow to besiege the Islamic militants with "massive cyber attacks."

By November 16, 2015


Low wages, long hours persist at iPhone factory, says labor group

New York-based China Labor Watch claims more work needs to be done to improve conditions at a supplier-owned factory in Shanghai.

By October 22, 2015


TPP trade deal ready for final approval as digital rights groups sound warning

After five years of marathon talks, the Trans-Pacific Partnership has finally been agreed to. But as trade leaders take the hard sell back home, civil liberties advocates say the deal is bad news for digital rights.

By October 5, 2015


How to create different contact groups on your Apple Watch

Instead of one circle of friends on your Apple Watch, you can now group and categorize friends at will.

By September 24, 2015


Patent group to lower barrier for sharper next-gen video

Facing resistance from streaming-media companies, an industry group agrees to lower patent licensing fees that stand in the way of the shift to "4K" high-resolution video.

By September 24, 2015


Rights groups want Twitter to reverse ban on political-watchdog tool

Nearly 20 organizations write an open letter demanding that the social network restore Politwoops, a tool that captures politicians' deleted tweets.

By September 4, 2015


Google faces new group in Europe designed to hit it with lawsuits

A new online platform created by a law firm and public affairs company aims to help victims eager to sue Google over antitrust issues in Europe.

By September 1, 2015


How smartphones offer Syrian refugees a lifeline

Startups and nonprofit organizations are offering high-tech assistance to the hyper-connected wave of Syrian refugees.

By November 27, 2015


Group wants to build wall to stop techies returning from Burning Man

A humorous online crowdfunding appeal says it'll only take $7.3 billion to build a 300-mile-long wall. This will ensure that San Francisco will become a saner place again, as Burning Manners will be kept out.

By August 5, 2015