Technology
Latest stories
Progress, but Uphill Slog for Women in Tech

They are under-represented in the industry and sometimes made to feel unwelcome in geek-infested workspaces, but women are making their voices heard at Europe's largest technology marketplace.

W140 Full Story
Russian Court Upholds Decision to Block LinkedIn

A Russian court on Thursday ruled that professional networking website LinkedIn can be blocked under a controversial new law because it does not store local users' data inside the country.

W140 Full Story
Dozens Held in Spain over Child, Baby Abuse Images

Spanish police said Thursday they had arrested 56 men suspected of sharing photos online of severe abuse on young children, some of them babies, in a nationwide crackdown on child pornography.

W140 Full Story
German Police Probe Facebook Jewish List Post

German police launched an investigation Thursday after the addresses of Jewish institutions were published on Facebook by neo-Nazis on the anniversary of the 1938 pogroms against Jews.

W140 Full Story
Google Rejects EU Anti-Trust Charges over Android

U.S. Internet giant Google on Thursday rejected EU allegations that it abused the market dominance of its hugely successful Android mobile phone operating system.

W140 Full Story
Tech Evangelists See the Devil in Trump

Voicing profane outbursts and outlandish calls for California to secede, tech industry pioneers are in shock over Donald Trump's election triumph, anguished in particular about what it means for immigration and innovation.

W140 Full Story
Kaspersky: Massive Cyberattack Hit Five Top Russian Banks

A massive cyberattack has hit at least five of Russia's largest banks, Moscow-based internet security giant Kaspersky said Thursday.

W140 Full Story
Nintendo and Sony Do Battle with Old vs. New Console Launches

Nintendo on Thursday launched a palm-sized version of its eighties era games console, setting up an old versus new showdown with rival Sony as it released a new PlayStation 4.

W140 Full Story
China Passes Controversial Cybersecurity Law

China passed a controversial cybersecurity bill Monday tightening restrictions on online freedom of speech while imposing new rules on online service providers, raising concerns Beijing is further cloistering its heavily controlled internet.

The ruling Communist Party oversees a vast censorship system -- dubbed the Great Firewall -- that aggressively blocks sites or snuffs out internet content and commentary on topics considered sensitive, such as Beijing's human rights record and criticism of the government.

W140 Full Story
Social Media Interrupted in Turkey after Latest Crackdown

Internet users in Turkey were on Friday experiencing severe difficulties accessing social media after the country was plunged into new turbulence by the detention of its main pro-Kurdish leaders, correspondents and a watchdog said.

W140 Full Story