Web

(Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Mountain View-Based Web Filter Company Lifts Block On Gay Sites

A popular online safe-search filter is ending its practice of blocking links to mainstream gay and lesbian advocacy groups for users hoping to avoid obscene sites.

09/16/2014

Federal Employee Charged With Hacking Celebrities Info

Russian Hackers Steal 1.2 Billion Internet Passwords

Russian hackers have stolen 1.2 billion user names and passwords in a series of Internet heists affecting 420,000 websites, according to a report published Tuesday.

08/06/2014

Apple Introduces A New iPad

Students Hack Into L.A. School Issued iPads To Surf Web, Social Media

Los Angeles school officials have halted home use of iPads after nearly 300 students at Roosevelt High made quick work of hacking through security so they could surf the Web and access social media sites.

09/25/2013

Anonymous

Feds Charge Former NorCal Journalist Of Conspiring With ‘Anonymous’ Hackers

The Justice Department is charging a former web producer for the Sacramento-based FOX station KTXL of conspiring with members of the hacker group “Anonymous” to hack into and alter a Tribune Company website.

03/14/2013

Google

Google Solidifies Search Engine Dominance Despite Privacy Concerns

Google is almost everyone’s favorite search engine, despite misgivings about data-collection and advertising practices that are widely seen as intrusive.

03/09/2012

(Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Cyber Monday 2011: Online Deals

Why fight the mall crowds when you can online shop from the convenience of your home (or work, as it is)? Throw in free shipping and it’s kind of a no-brainer…

11/01/2011

(Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

Facebook Sharing Sending Readers To Big News Sites

The referrals typically came from links posted by friends on Facebook’s social-networking site or from the ubiquitous “like” buttons.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–05/09/2011

Netflix headquarters

Netflix Raises Subscription Prices; Shifts Focus Online

Netflix Inc. is raising the prices of some of its subscription plans and is shifting its focus to streaming video as more members move to the Internet to watch movies and television shows. Its shares surged more than 7 percent in trading Monday.

CBS San Francisco–11/22/2010

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 53,948 other followers