See the Web address for this article? Currently, the US government regulates domains names through a contract with nonprofit regulator ICANN. Countries and Internet activists say this gives the US unfair control over the Web. Come September 2015, that will change.
Families of the missing Malaysian Airlines passengers were stunned to find that their loved ones' phones were still ringing, despite being missing for days. But what seems like a glimmer of hope may actually be standard practice by phone carriers.
Mt. Gox follows a bad February with a worse March: The controversial Bitcoin exchange filed for bankruptcy in the US (after already filing in Japan), and hackers accessed founder Mark Karpeles' Reddit account and released alleged Mt. Gox balance sheets.