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Technology 09 Dec 2010 | 12:00 AM

Hackers strike at credit-card companies to support WikiLeaks

b>LONDON/b>: Hackers are rushing to the defence of WikiLeaks, launching attacks on MasterCard, Visa, Swedish prosecutors, a Swiss bank, Sarah Palin and others who have acted against the site and its jailed founder Julian Assange.

Technology 10 Dec 2010 | 12:00 AM

Protests, cyberskirmishes rage over WikiLeaks

b>LONDON/b>: Skirmishes raged across cyberspace between WikiLeaks supporters and the companies they accuse of trying to stifle the group, with websites on both sides of the battle line taken out of service or choked off by attacks.

Technology 21 Dec 2010 | 12:00 AM

FCC poised to adopt network neutrality rules

b>WASHINGTON/b>: New rules aimed at prohibiting broadband providers from becoming gatekeepers of Internet traffic now have just enough votes to pass the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).

Technology 30 Dec 2010 | 12:00 AM

Study hints at what Web users will pay for

b>NEW YORK:/bThe Web may seem like the land of something for nothing. Free video. Free news. Even free tools such as wordprocessors and spreadsheet programs.

Technology 10 Jan 2011 | 12:00 AM

New ‘digital divide’ for minorities

b>WASHINGTON:/bWhen the personal computer revolution began decades ago, Latinos and blacks were much less likely to use one of the marvelous new machines. Then, when the Internet began to change life as we know it, these groups had less access to the Web and slower online connections placing them on the wrong side of the 'digital divide.'

Technology 12 Jan 2011 | 12:00 AM

WikiLeaks to quicken release of leaked secrets

b>LONDON: /b>WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange vowed to step up his site's release of secret documents while he fights extradition to Sweden, as his lawyers argued that sending him to Stockholm could land him in Guantanamo Bay or even on US death row.

Technology 19 Jan 2011 | 12:00 AM

Can Apple thrive without its visionary CEO?

b>SAN FRANCISCO/b>: If investors were as visionary as Steve Jobs has proved to be during his 35 years of tech wizardry, they might be able to figure out whether Apple can still thrive if its founder and CEO doesn't return from his indefinite medical leave.

Technology 24 Jan 2011 | 12:00 AM

3D a pain in the eyes?

FROM Hollywood studios to Japanese TV makers, powerful business interests are betting 3D will be the future of entertainment, despite a major drawback: It makes millions of people uncomfortable or sick.

Technology 24 Jan 2011 | 12:00 AM

Smartphones causing dumb habits

IT WAS a miserable morning in New York, rain falling heavily and a 30 mph wind that made holding an umbrella difficult. Yet a man walked briskly up Fifth Avenue, balancing his umbrella and dodging pedestrians as he texted from his smartphone.

Technology 27 Jan 2011 | 12:00 AM

NYT to publish e-book on WikiLeaks

b>NEW YORK: /b>i>The New York Times /i>is experimenting with another source of revenue: digital books. The newspaper will publish its first e-book on Monday.