Meet Regin, Super Spyware That's Been Attacking Computers For Years

In case you needed more affirmation that the internet is not a safe place, Symantec published a report today detailing a sophisticated form of spyware known as Regin.


5 Domain Name Battles Of The Early Web

At the dawn of the world wide web, early adopters were scooping up domain names like crazy. This led to quite a few battles over everything from MTV.com to McDonalds.com.


BitTorrent Claims Its Users Do Actually Buy Stuff

The (somewhat unlikely) fact that people who pirate movies are also more likely to spend money on movies has been well-known for a few years now. But thanks to a survey conducted by BitTorrent, we can now put a number on just how generous the pirates are.


How To Delete Your Old Tweets Now That All Of Twitter Is Searchable

The news that Twitter has made its entire archive searchable may have caused you to cheer loudly or break out in a cold sweat. If it’s the latter, don’t panic just yet — locating and deleting your old tweets isn’t too difficult. Read on to find out how to take advantage of Twitter’s newly expanded search capabilities and erase those old embarrassing tweets if you need to.


Report: Amazon Is Planning To Launch A Travel Site With Hotel Bookings

Looking to get away? Maybe you should just add a trip to your Wish List in the hope someone buys it for you. At least, that’s what you might be able to do soon, if reports of Amazon branching out into travel are accurate.


Netflix In Australia: Here's How Many People Already Use It Via VPN

Netflix this week announced plans to officially launch in Australia. For thousands, this is great news. For others — the ones that already have Netflix — it’s business as usual. New research has revealed just how many of us are jumping the virtual fence into the US to get that sweet streaming service on our Aussie screens.


Giz Explains: What Is The Outernet, And Is It The Future Of The Internet?

For 60 per cent of the world’s population, regular internet access is about as common as flying cars. Nearly five billion people today lack basic internet access either because they live in remote, rural areas or due to restrictive censorship on the part of the local government.


You'll Soon Be Able To Pay To Make Google Ads Disappear

Google just announced a new internet subscription service called Google Contributor. Essentially, it’s a paywall for web publishers to provide ad-free content for a $US1-$US3 contribution.


Google News Will Now Pick Out News Stories It Thinks You Should Read

Google just added a new Suggested Stories feature to its news search results, so you can let the search engine pull up a customised selection of stories to read about based on whatever terrifyingly dense accumulation of personal data Google has on you by now.


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