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Your social networking pages are being policed by outsourced, unvetted moderators from third-world countries paid just $1 an hour.
Firefox-browser provider Mozilla has released an awesome new tool for seeing how you're being tracked on the Web.
Texas A&M University professor Bjarne Stroustrup recently spoke with InfoWorld's Paul Krill about the past, present, and future of C++, which was recently upgraded via the C++ 11 release.
Driverless cars sound less and less like science fiction with each passing month, and that's prompted widespread discussion about how they might change society.
This week EFF released a new version its HTTPS Everywhere extension for the Firefox browser and debuted a beta version of the extension for Chrome. EFF frequently recommends that Internet users who are concerned about protecting…
Microsoft's new version of Windows is fantastic, jarring, and risky at the same time. Fantastic because it marks the clearest sign yet that Microsoft is embracing the future, shifting from the device that defined the company—the…
What if practices rather than ideas are the main source of innovation?
How military training methods can be applied to more effectively teach computer users.
Toward user-defined gestural interfaces.
ACM CEO John White talks about initiatives to serve the organization's professional members, increase international activities, and reform computer science education.
Considering the basic ethical questions that must be resolved in the new realm of cyberwarfare.
A case before the European Court of Justice has significant implications for innovation and competition in the software industry.