| Jun 13, 2014
| 5:01 PM
When Yi Ran is working on new designs for his Yinshen Clothing company, he often turns to Google to search for pictures to use as inspiration. "The results are more complete and objective than Chinese search services," says the 30-year-old from Guangzhou....
| Jun 27, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Aaron Swartz was both a hero of the Internet age and a victim of it.
On Jan. 12, 2013, Swartz, a developer of Reddit who had become an Internet folk hero with his commitment to make online content free to the public, hanged himself in his Brooklyn...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 1:37 PM
With government surveillance remaining a hot news topic, one of filmmaking's biggest firebrands will seek to give it the big-screen treatment.
Oliver Stone will write and direct a narrative adaptation of "The Snowden Files," Luke Harding's nonfiction...
| May 22, 2014
| 3:36 PM
"NBC Nightly News" anchor Brian Williams has scored the first American television interview with Edward Snowden, the network announced Thursday.
In a major get, Williams traveled to Moscow, where the former National Security Agency contractor is now...
| May 9, 2014
| 1:15 PM
It’s called the USA Freedom Act, but a more fitting name might be Edward’s Law — as in Edward Snowden, the former National Security Agency contractor charged with violating the Espionage Act. I’m referring to a bill cleared by...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 1:54 PM
Google announced Thursday that it will now encrypt emails sent through Gmail at all times, a change that comes following reports regarding the National Security Agency's Internet surveillance programs.
Now, when users connect to Gmail through the Web,...
| May 28, 2014
| 5:26 AM
In an NBC interview, NSA leaker Edward Snowden has said he trained as a spy and never intended to wind up in Russia.
The full interview, with Brian Williams questioning Snowden last week in Moscow, will air at 10 p.m. Wednesday (tonight) on...
| May 16, 2014
| 2:36 PM
The guest list this weekend on Sunday morning programs:
Former Vice President Dick Cheney and his wife, author Lynne Cheney, give a joint interview to "Fox News Sunday" at 10 a.m. on WOFL-Channel 35. Other guests are Scott Reed of the U.S. Chamber of...
| May 17, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Celebrities once landed in hot water when they ventured out into the world, escaping their families or handlers. Hugh Grant was arrested on a side street near Sunset Boulevard, Mel Gibson after a night of drinking in Malibu.
Institutions often revealed...
| May 19, 2014
| 11:49 AM
Chinese government officials on Monday strongly rebuked the U.S. over its claims of cyber-spying by five Chinese military officers, saying the Justice Department indictment was based on “fabricated facts” and would jeopardize U.S.-China...
| May 19, 2014
| 8:48 PM
The federal indictment of five Chinese military officials for allegedly stealing U.S. corporate trade secrets significantly escalated the cyberespionage battle between the two superpowers — and sharply contrasted their attitudes toward commercial...
| May 8, 2014
| 5:42 PM
Twenty-five years ago, in 1989, four big things happened that still shape our world. The Berlin Wall came down, and with it the empire that Vladimir Putin would love to restore. The Tiananmen Square massacre launched China on a new trajectory, which has...