A panel of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers is considering whether to ditch Whois at a meeting this week in Los Angeles.
A new iOS game seems to be reviving the five-year-old Junko Junsui ARG that had apparently vanished from the web.
For unknown reasons, more than 3,000 hotel Web site listings on Google+ Local now point to third-party booking sites.
The domain taps into a nickname given to Microsoft's upcoming Xbox One, though at least one person doesn't like it.
An online attack by a group called "Whois Team" downed servers at TV broadcasters and banks. Police are investigating the incident amid speculation North Korea may be involved.
A group called KDMS Team claims credit for taking over the Web site of the popular messaging service, which is used to send billions of messages a day.
Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, a law firm that has done work for Apple in the past, is now in possession of iPad3.com, according a Whois record.
Japan has scooped the Guinness World Record for the world's largest theremin ensemble, with 272 instruments shaped like matryoshka dolls.
Servers for banks, TV broadcasters, and an ISP in the country were paralyzed by a massive attack, leading to suspicions that North Korea was responsible.