A new study from the Pew Research Center found that online harassment is a common phenomenon, at least in the United States, with nearly three-quarters of American adults who use the Internet witnessing online harassment, and 40 percent being harassed themselves.
A draft 2015 tax bill submitted to the Hungarian parliament calls for taxing telecoms, Internet Service Providers and their customers per gigabyte of data traffic. Thousands of people rallied online after the announcement to protest the increase, which some fear will set back Hungary’s technological development.
Apple posted a security warning for all of its online users after conceding that iCloud has been subject to “organized network attacks.” The company advises users who get invalid certificate warnings in their Internet browsers to take them seriously and not proceed.
An Android security flaw that lets hackers create malware that looks like an image and bypasses security apps has been patched. But users who do not regularly update their Android phones are likely to still be at risk.
Chinese phone maker Xiaomi started migrating its international users’ data to servers outside of China as it continues its expansion in Asia and other parts of the world. The move is important because it will allow Xiaomi to speed up its services and provide more privacy.
Jaroslaw Zielinski, the CEO of the Polish studio behind upcoming game “Hatred,” described as over-the-top violent and purposefully insensitive to social justice themes, has denied charges that he and his team are neo-nazi sympathizers and anti-Islamic xenophobes.
The idea of brain stimulation isn’t new. But now start-up Thync is looking to push the concept further with a wearable headset that gives users a number of settings, including energy, relaxation and focus.