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Q: What do naked car chases, overcast skies in San Francisco, the Zodiac killer and Silicon Valley sex workers have in common?

Op-Ed: 3 reasons your small business needs to adopt the cloud now

If your small business relies strictly on hardware and physical servers to store your critical data, you're one small incident away from business disaster.

Sweden seizes Pirate Bay web domains

A Stockholm court on Tuesday seized the Swedish web domains of file-sharing site The Pirate Bay over repeated copyright violations in a bid to end the site's activities.

Washington Post mobile site hijacked by Syrian Electronic Army

The mobile-friendly version of the Washington Post's website was hijacked for a short time Thursday night by hackers claiming to be from the Syrian Electronic Army. Visitors found warning pop-up messages from the hackers.

Yes, Google admits police can wiretap your Hangouts for the gov't

Recently, on a Reddit "Ask Me Anything (AMA) session on Friday, Google 'fessed up and said that although it encrypts its popular Hangouts conversations, it doesn't use end-to-end encryption. What exactly does that mean?

Online bullying, sexting causes teen depression, anxiety, suicide

The number of teens seeking help for depression and anxiety disorders is on the rise and health officials in the U.K. believe it may be due to sexting and online bullying. A mental health group there reports more teens experiencing problems online.

Woman who shamed innocent man over Darth Vader selfie apologizes

A woman who shamed a man on Facebook because she erroneously believed he was photographing her kids when he was just taking a selfie has apologized after receiving death threats.

56-kilobit AOL dial-up Internet still used by 2.1 million in USA

AOL has revealed it has still has 2.1 million subscribers using its ancient dial-up Internet service provided by landline telephones and only offering speeds of 56 kilobits per second. It seems that some will steadfastly resist the modern Internet.

Dramatic increase in crime on social media sites

There has been a large surge in the number of reported cases of harassment on social media sites including Facebook and Twitter. Police forces have noticed a 20 percent increase in allegations involving these sites with some saying it could be higher.

Canadian man claims triple homicide on Facebook

Canadian police are investigating what appears to be a murder-suicide after a man announced on Facebook that he had killed his daughter, wife and sister, before burning himself to death.

Nazi camp website hacked with child porn on anniversary

The website of one the Nazis' biggest former concentration camps was hacked with images of child pornography on Friday, the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II, officials said.

Op-Ed: Evolving Reddit — New video division will create unique content

Reddit is THE site everyone has an opinion about, for, or against. Some love it, some loathe it. It’s the internet’s answer to getting your face sandblasted every day, or a really fascinating roam around the world. Buzzfeed with soul, perhaps.

Op-Ed: Walter Isaacson on U.S. media and public diplomacy

American writer Walter Isaacson, in a Broadcasting Board of Governors conversation about U.S. public diplomacy and news outreach abroad, did not get web and social media coverage from Voice of America.

Presidential candidate Carly Fiorina gets trolled with website

Former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina is the latest presidential candidate to be trolled by a website featuring his or her name in the URL.

Op-Ed: 17-year-old vs Rupert Murdoch? Guess who's winning?

A 17-year-old fan of UK Labour leader Ed Miliband got the Murdoch press camped on the doorstep and following her relatives after getting attention as part of the #Milifandom group. The Sun apparently got interested, and things deteriorated from there.

ICANN has spent $7M trying to get control of DNS from U.S. gov

Domain directory manager ICANN is reported to have spent nearly $7 million trying to gain complete control of the global DNS registries from the U.S. government in a bid to dominate how web address are allocated online.

China blames foreign malware for Internet outage

China has blamed malware originating from "overseas servers" for causing a widespread Internet outage in the country last weekend. The unusual attack resulted in several users being redirected to one of two websites when browsing online.

5 ways your company website can get hacked

"I’d love for someone to hack my website!” said no one, ever. Murphy’s Law states that “anything that can go wrong, will go wrong.”

Facebook unveils video calls for Messenger app

In the midst of increasing competition from rival apps, Facebook announces the introduction of video calls to its Messenger service.

Baltimore mom Toya Graham smacks rioting son, goes viral [Video]

A furious Baltimore mom has become an Internet sensation after a video emerged online Monday showing her scolding and smacking her 16-year-old son in public, for allegedly taking part in the Baltimore riots.

Watch Mortal Kombat theme song a cappella by The Warp Zone

To celebrate the release of "Mortal Kombat X," the latest in the Mortal Kombat fighting game series, YouTube gamer nerds and sketch-comedians, The Warp Zone, created an a cappella version of the game's iconic techno theme song.

Reddit sees dramatic reduction in revenge porn victim reports

Reddit's community leader has updated the world on the website's continuing efforts to eradicate revenge porn. The popular discussion board known as the "front page of the Internet" has promised that revenge porn will not be tolerated.

Russian hackers read Obama emails: Report

Emails to and from President Barack Obama were read by Russian hackers last year in a breach of the White House's unclassified computer system, according to The New York Times.

Nudity ban on Instagram relaxed, sometimes nipples can be shown

Instagram has relaxed some its rules concerning nudity, in particular with regard the female nipple. You still can't show it in most instances, but in some you now can.

'Joke Tweet' gets cybersecurity expert barred from United flight

A prominent cybersecurity researcher ran afoul of United Airlines last week after he joked on Twitter that the airline's onboard computer systems could be hacked. The airline was not amused.

This new Twitter feature has a lot of people upset

Today, the world caught wind of a new plan by Twitter to enable all users to receive direct messages from anybody, regardless of whether or not you're following them.

Google announces plans to change how results are displayed

Google announced Thursday an official update to how website URLs will be displayed in a search results page. Google regularly tests variations in the design of its search results. Once it discovers something that works it makes a formal update.

Tips: Which browsers are the most secure?

Back in the early days of Internet browsing, the choices for the browser you could use were limited to Microsoft's Internet Explorer and Netscape.

Why no one should ever even think about buying Twitter followers

The practice of buying Twitter followers has been around for about as long as Twitter has been in existence. As you’d expect, it continues today.

Google changing its search algorithm — big companies could pay

A number of the world's biggest brands are about to be punished by Google's latest update to its search results algorithm — unless they quickly make their sites more mobile-friendly.

What you need to know about LinkedIn's new app

LinkedIn is one of the most important social media networks for B2B professionals, and on Monday the social company announced its entry into the social media management space with a new app called Elevate.

Hackers attack two Belgian media groups

Hackers launched attacks Monday against the Belgian media groups Rossel and IPM, targeting the websites of newspapers in Belgium and France, officials said.

Here's how companies really resist negative comments online

With news stories freely accessible to read online all the time, consumers can easily learn about all the latest events at companies. But what if the latest isn't actually very positive?

Op-Ed: The onslaught of ad blockers is killing websites and the Internet

The vast majority of websites rely on revenue from adverts displayed on their pages to be able to operate. Yet many consumers install ad blockers that hide them from sight, preventing websites from getting much needed money - and the trend is growing.

Op-Ed: The importance of social media in promoting website content

In a world where social media increasingly decides what internet users see and do and with SEO becoming less reliable, it is more important than ever for websites to use the technology effectively to communicate with users and market their own material.

Nearly all consumers don't feel safe with new domains

A new survey of 10,000 people has found that the vast majority are not comfortable with the new top-level domain names now available to use online. Many have concerns about how safe the new domains are and what content they are used for.

President of Ecuador: '¡Heil Hitler!'

Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa tweeted "Heil Hitler" on Thursday in response to an opposition politician's tweet about his regime.

ICANN investigates inappropiate usage of .sucks domain name

ICANN is investigating a Canadian domain registrar that is using the ".sucks" domain to get sums of up to $2,500 from celebrities and brands who are eager to protect themselves from the domain being used to negatively portray their company.

Op-Ed: Can Facebook find app success with video-sharing platform Riff?

Facebook's innovation centre,Facebook Labs, has struggled with developing truly innovative products over the years, but can its most recent attempt Riff gain traction in the rapidly growing video sharing market?

YouTube Kids app accused of deceptive, excessive advertising

Consumer groups have expressed outrage at Google's new YouTube Kids app, which critics accuse of excessive and deceptive advertising practices.

Op-Ed: The top 10 sub-reddits all journalists should be checking out now

At 5.2 billion pageviews monthly, reddit is one of the most popular websites in the world. Journalists and news junkies can get the latest headlines from various reddit communities, from tech stories to sports highlights to offbeat news.