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Syria's Internet goes dark for several hours

In a he-said she-said scenario, it's unclear who or what is responsible for the sustained blackout.

By March 20, 2014


Snowden slip-up leads to 47GB avalanche of Twitter e-mail notifications

Technically Incorrect: He might pose as a tech expert. But even the best make mistakes. Having signed up for Twitter, Edward Snowden gets buried in e-mail notifications from followers.

By October 1, 2015


Syria's chemical war (pictures)

With international norms on the use of chemical weapons allegedly violated, but weak political support for military action, what do we do?

11 Images By September 1, 2013


Turkey tries to block YouTube after Syria security leak

The move comes just a week after authorities took similar action against Twitter, as the country's prime minister faces growing criticism for limiting free speech.

By March 27, 2014


Facebook vows to help Germany combat racist, xenophobic content

The partnership comes after the country's chancellor urged the social network to do more to police hate posted directed at segments of the population.

By September 14, 2015


In Syria, a detained Internet activist remains in limbo

Two years ago this week, authorities arrested a computer programmer, Bassel Khartabil, involved in protests against the Syrian government. There's still no word on when he'll be released.

By March 11, 2014


Tech and politics clash over protecting your data

A heated debate flares up on Capitol Hill over a proposal to weaken cybersecurity tools for the sake of national security and law enforcement.

By July 8, 2015


Stat nerds and reality clash in Donald Trump candidacy

Technically Incorrect: The boffins declare that the "Celebrity Apprentice" host is the worst presidential candidate since data was collected. Trump insists he's the greatest.

By June 16, 2015


Justice Dept. probes alleged sales of Dell computers to Syria

The computer maker says in an SEC filing that it has been cooperating with investigation since June.

By December 9, 2013


Drones' newest mission? Disaster relief

First it was video, then it was packages. Now a new trend is emerging with drone use: humanitarian relief.

By March 19, 2015