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A British parliamentary committee has grilled Google's president of European operations, questioning in blunt terms whether the Internet giant had paid its fair share of taxes
If you post a 19th-century nude painting on Facebook, is it art or impermissible nudity? That question is now cleared for trial in France, after an appeals court there ruled that an aggrieved user can sue the social network over the issue.
Makers of "The New Yorker Presents" achieved the small miracle of capturing the magazine's rhythm and pioneering a "60 Minutes"-style newsmagazine with the work done by documentarians instead of news reporters.
Scientists have confirmed that gravitational waves, a theory Albert Einstein proposed more than 100 years ago, exist.
Unity CEO John Riccitiello cautioned the 1,400 attendees at the Vision Summit that 2016 will not be the year that VR sees mainstream adoption and that the technology has been "overhyped" by the media.
Congress voted Thursday to permanently bar state and local governments from taxing access to the Internet, as lawmakers leapt at an election-year chance to demonstrate their opposition to imposing levies on online service.
A Colombian college student's x-rated reply about a cucumber to a tweet by Kanye West went viral this week.
President Barack Obama said Tuesday he is asking Congress for $3.1 billion to update the government's archaic computer systems to protect them from cyberattacks as part of a new, centralized effort to boost cybersecurity.
Ted Cruz's "Cruz Crew" mobile app is designed to gather detailed information from its users' phones - tracking their physical movements and mining the names and contact information for friends who might want nothing to do with his campaign.
In an announcement that electrified the world of astronomy, scientists said Thursday that they have finally detected gravitational waves, the ripples in the fabric of space-time that Einstein predicted a century ago.
Online dating services are now hip with young adults, but not always for dating.
Indonesia's government has demanded that instant messaging apps remove stickers featuring same-sex couples, in the latest high-profile attempt to discourage visible homosexuality in the socially conservative country.
The porn video-sharing website Pornhub launched a new campaign this week, urging people to help save the whales (including sperm whales!) by watching ample amounts of porn, BuzzFeed reports.
Two agencies contend Facebook is breaching privacy laws in France by tracking and using the personal data of more than 30 million users, as well as non-users who are browsing the Internet.
The genetic testing industry is booming, with an average of eight to 10 testing products being put on the market every day.
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