World Cup 2014 begins on Thursday, June 12.
Experts caution that the notorious security bug heralds "open season on open source" and will force changes in how open-source code gets vetted as secure.
The Chinese have been known to be experts at hacking for quite some time. But what might surprise some is that it's epidemic across the country in all levels of society.
A cool new experiment uses HTML5 to turn any Web site into a 3D labyrinth and any smartphone running Chrome into a game controller.
Netflix, which views HBO as its primary long-term competitor, believes consumers will subscribe to both online services.
A new World Wide Web Consortium group tackles issues like authentication and digital wallets. The eventual result could be electronic payments not so dominated by particular companies.
Three Google security engineers uncover a major vulnerability in the older -- but still supported -- Web encryption standard SSL 3.0. Experts say fixing it is impossible and upgrading will be difficult.
Google's executive chairman says the Internet is leaving the majority of the world's population behind.
The effort aims to make it easier for programmers to include social networking functions on websites and Web apps -- and for new social networks to launch.
Those who want their browser to show Web sites' full addresses should be happy that Google put work on its "origin chip" on the back burner.
Some loathe Google's test to see whether it's better to hide the gory details of Web addresses by default. But that move could actually be a sensible shift.