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New rules with regards to NSA spying are expected to be made public today with the agency having to concede a modicum of privacy to non-US citizens. The NSA will now have to delete data.
US-bound passengers will be required to prove that their mobile devices turn on, as the TSA increases airport security to deal with the 'credible threat' of a bomb disguised as a phone or tablet.
The FCC is to consider amending its definition of 'broadband', which could see a new minimum standard of 10Mbps download speeds, or perhaps as high as 25Mbps, up from the current 4Mbps definition.
The ultra-affordable Windows Phone 8.1 handset, the Lumia 630, launched this month - but it could soon be joined by an even cheaper model, the Lumia 530, which is reportedly destined for T-Mobile USA.
A Mozilla executive has said that the company has "no plans to launch" Firefox OS phones in the United States, after it had previously outlined its intentions to launch devices on Sprint in 2014.
Speaking at a cybersecurity conference in New York City, NSA Director Keith Alexander outlined plans for reducing the number of system admins - plans he claims to pre-date Snowden's classified leaks.
Two supposedly secure email services, Silent Email and Lavabit, closed within a matter of hours of each other, with concerns about government pressure over 'high-profile' users of the services.
Since Skype's takeover by Microsoft, it seems the Redmond-based giant has been able to cast an approving eye over HTTPS links that are sent.
Apple's iPad might be one of the most famous devices of the last decade, but it seems that their iPad Mini's name is too descriptive for the US Trademark Office to consider it trademark-able.
A Mexican court has fined Yahoo $2.7 billion dollars over an apparent breach of a contract that seems to date back to 2003. The search giant obviously intends to challenge the decision made.
Microsoft has turned against a partner they've had since the mid-1980s in Callison Architecture, due to poor quality work on one of their main data centers. This left thousands of machines at risk.
Kim Dotcom's extradition to the United States hearing could be pushed all the way back to July 2013, with the family's case reaching box-office proportions in terms of plot twists and turns.
A Dutch national who demanded rewards for ceasing attacks on an MMO's servers could be "levelled up" to five years in the slammer after being found guilty of conspiracy to commit computer intrusion.
Employment isn't always easy to find, but Facebook is trying to change that. The giant social network has partnered with numerous entities to bring the hunt to the News Feed.
Judge Barbara Crabb has binned a case between Apple and Motorola Mobility over the licensing of patents for use in iOS devices, with both companies willing to continue to negotiate on pricing.
After more than a year of investigation, it seems that the FTC feels Google has been exploiting its position at the top of the market to ensure that rival services do not get a chance to oppose.
The White House has admitted a cyber-attack occurred on Sunday, in which the hackers could have accessed information about the country's nuclear arsenal. China has been suggested as a perpetrator.
After the government in Argentina passed a ruling to limit dependency on the US dollar, PayPal became the easiest method of converting. As a result, the functionality is to be pulled in Argentina.
Twitter, who has been fighting to protect an Occupy Wall Street protester's details from the government has surrendered the details after being forced into a metaphorical corner.
Kim Dotcom is to receive up to $6,000,000 from the New Zealand government to aid his legal battle for the future. This money will be secured from $10,000,000 in bonds that were frozen back in April.
With more than a month left to go, the internet has decided that Nikola Tesla had better get a museum in his honor, providing the cause with close to a million of the 1.7 million dollars needed.
Google announced plans to downsize Motorola Mobility's workforce on Sunday, with the intention of cutting down the workforce by 4,000 employees.
Kaspersky has identified a virus they identify as 'Gauss', which has been found to be focused on disrupting Middle Eastern computer systems and banking. The virus' sinister origins are questioned.
Due to their part in leaking video footage of American soldiers killing civilians in Baghdad, a prominent Icelandic MP has been advised to avoid going to the USA by her own government.
Anonymous is at it again; this time releasing 1.7GB worth of data from the United States Bureau of Justice onto the internet. The data includes the entire database, internal emails and more.
Amazon's cloud service is now said to power 1% of all internet traffic in North America, with a third of all users visiting an Amazon cloud site at least once a day.
A teacher's aide was fired due to content on her Facebook and refusing to give her Facebook password to her employer, now she's embroiled in a legal battle with the school district.
Students at a high school in Brooklyn, New York, have been told to delete their Facebook accounts due to a breach of the school's policy.
According to several leading lights in cyber security, the United States Department of Defense could be quite poorly prepared for hacks and attacks from different parties.
President of the RIAA Cary Sherman holds an incredible amount of sway over the inner workings of ISPs now, and his power will only grow further when all ISPs are forced to comply.
Domain registrar GoDaddy has been hit with a boycott of its services, after Reddit users discovered the company's support of the controversial SOPA bill. Users are now taking their websites elsewhere.
Federal and class-action lawsuits have been filed against Facebook after it emerged that the social network giant is able to track users via cookies even when they are not signed in.
The Chinese military fears cyber-warfare with the United States, as their official newspaper has stated. The 'Liberation Army Daily', while not affiliated with the government, typically reflects the views of the Chinese government due to...
US regulators are to crack down on bloggers who fail to disclose money or gifts received from companies when reviewing their products. In the new policy from the Federal Trade Commission, offending bloggers could eventually...
The single-player Turok demo that was released a few weeks ago is now on the Xbox Live Marketplace is now available in North America. Previously, it was only available in virtually every country that doesn't...
In 2007, Japan's Toshiba Corporation sold 1 million HD DVD digital video recorders in North America, according to Toshiba executives speaking at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Only two days after Warner Bros...
America Movil, the leading wireless services provider in Latin America, and Yahoo! Incorporated, a leading global Internet company, have partnered to make Yahoo!'s mobile services available to millions of consumers in 16 countries throughout Latin...
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AirCell has announced that it is partnering with Virgin America to offer Wi-Fi broadband Internet services on the airline's continental U.S. flights, enabling passengers to surf the Internet and check e-mail during flights in 2008....
Microsoft Game Studios today announced that the eagerly awaited and innovative first-person shooter (FPS) Shadowrun has gone gold and will begin hitting retailers throughout North America on May 29. From renowned developer FASA Studio, the...
NEW YORK, NY, March 22, 2007 – Atari, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATAR), one of the world's most recognized brands and leading third-party video game publisher, today announced that Silverfall®, a dynamic 3D action role-playing game (RPG),...
NeowINDEX, where we all get on the same page NeowINDEX is Neowin's annual staff and member get together. Started in 2006 as a European only event, Neowin is proud to announce that we...
Built on a foundation of pure fun, Nintendo's new Wii(TM) video game system sold through to more than 600,000 consumers in the Americas in just its first eight days of availability. ...
Well the day has finally arrived for all the Sony fans and Playstation 3 hopefuls. The Playstation 3 has launched in North America. Of course the vast, vast majority of the units available worldwide...
Thanks to Spartan_X for the spot. The gravity bending, mind altering monster known as Prey has now gone gold. The upcoming PC and Xbox 360 FPS that was...
Nintendo officially launched the DS Lite in North America on Sunday with a midnight opening event at its Nintendo World store in the Rockefeller Centre in New York. Nintendo gave a free copy of Brain...
May 22, 2006 (BELLEVUE, WA) — ArenaNet®, developer of the award-winning online roleplaying game Guild Wars®, and NCsoft® Corporation, the world's leading developer and publisher of online computer games, announce today that the studio's latest...
Nintendo of America has announced its launch plans for the DS Lite handheld console, with the redesigned system set to debut in North America on June 11th, priced at $129.99. The system, which has been...
After a rocky release due to hackers and errors, ROSE is finally making some excellent progress. Rush on Seven Episodes' North American website released this notice: ROSE NA said: ...