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To stop next spam king, Facebook program helps firms share security info

The company's ThreatExchange program hopes to break longstanding barriers to companies talking about the cybersecurity threats they face. Early indications show they're willing to play along.

By August 29, 2015


Firefox OS in flux as Mozilla loses technology chief to startup

Andreas Gal, co-founder of Mozilla's mobile OS project, joins others from the project in a startup to link new devices to the Net. It's part of big changes coming to Firefox OS.

By June 5, 2015


Mozilla under fire: 10 questions for the next CEO

Whoever becomes Mozilla's permanent boss must figure out how to promote the Firefox technology, decide whether reliance on Google is a good thing, and set the right balance between idealism and pragmatism.

By June 13, 2014


Mozilla holds its nose and supports DRM video in Firefox

The open-source browser gets a proprietary Adobe software so people can watch video from sites like Netflix over the Web. Supporting it is better than losing Firefox users, Mozilla says.

By May 14, 2014


Car Guy: Buying a Car

Occasionally, needs must, and a car guy has to buy a car. This can lead to much consternation.

By November 16, 2013


WikiLeaks Party falls apart

The Australian WikiLeaks Party is unravelling after it directed its voting preferences to right-wing parties, with two major members resigning.

By August 21, 2013


Pragmatism, not passion, pulls Parisians to iPhone 4S

Apple has plenty of ardent fans, but a more subdued crowd showed up for the first day of retail store sales for the newest iPhone.

By October 14, 2011


Denmark shows its green pragmatism

Denmark may have electric canal boats for the tourists, and wind turbines off its shore, but coal, gas, and oil still play a large part in how the country really produces electricity.

By August 17, 2011


Denmark's pragmatic shades of green (photos)

CNET contributor Candace Lombardi visits the country and finds examples big and small of its implementation of green energy policy.

10 Images By August 17, 2011


Adobe abandons Flash plug-in for mobile devices: report

In what appears to be a dramatic turnaround, Adobe seems to have scrapped a high-profile effort to bring Flash Player browser plug-in to mobile devices.

By November 8, 2011