Google to be audited on privacy
Google will have independent privacy audits for the next 20 years after the US Federal Trade Commission ruled that Google Buzz wrongly used users' information.
Startup website linked to malware
The Startup Britain website, endorsed by Prime Minister David Cameron, linked to malware when launched according to a security firm.
Top Gear denies fixing Tesla race
An electric sports car manufacturer sues the BBC claiming a test race in 2008 on Top Gear was rigged.
BBC website crashes for an hour
BBC bosses apologise for a total outage of the BBC website, including news and its iPlayer service.
Google to testify on piracy before a House subcommittee
Google has been invited to appear before a U.S. House subcommittee which is currently investigating various websites which are accused of distributing pirated material and intellectual pr…
Science editor Alan Boyle’s Weblog: Australian students win a competition for cosmic imagery with a picture of two galaxies dancing the tango.
Science editor Alan Boyle’s Weblog: The European Southern Observatory presents a rosy view of a star cluster and nebula … plus lots more jaw-droppers from outer space.
Science editor Alan Boyle’s Weblog: Experts say that fish and other marine species shouldn’t be as affected by Japan’s nuclear crisis as species on land, in part because of the different dispersion patterns.
When Nathan Myhrvold decided to write a cookbook, he outfitted his kitchen laboratory with hundreds of thousands of dollars’ worth of whiz-bang equipment, including a centrifuge, freeze-driers, humidity-controlled smokers and special evaporators.
After seeing Facebook pleas and flash mobs, and even cities temporarily renaming themselves “Google,” the search engine giant said Wednesday it has chosen Kansas City, Kan., as the first place to get its new ultra-fast broadband network.