Hanspeter Thuer, Switzerland’s federal data protection commissioner, said Google’s pictures were violating Switzerland’s strict privacy laws by failing to obscure people’s identities on the mapping service, which offers detailed street-level images.
Illegal file-sharing is down, perhaps because it’s easier to get music legally now.
Five Facebook users this week sued the social networking giant, alleging it improperly used their private information or intellectual property.
Eager moviegoers are getting their first look Friday at extended scenes from James Cameron’s much-anticipated 3-D science fiction epic “Avatar.”
Industry analysts marveled at the scope of the operation — which Gonzalez allegedly dubbed “Get Rich or Die Tryin’.” One compared it to a hackers’ version of the 1980s gangster movie “Scarface.”
Water is a valuable resource, especially in space, where it cannot be easily resupplied. Urine, which undergoes the most thorough waste treatment, is purified for reuse:
Those providers are now teaming up with data aggregation and syndication services company Gnip Inc. to form a system for archiving link data.
Vonage will include unlimited calls to more than 60 countries in a new standard plan that costs $25 per month, replacing a plan of the same price that included unlimited calls to just six countries.
Column: How I, a technology expert, fell for the very thing that I warn others against.
This European app streams free music and makes money for musicians.
Program draws on $705 million set aside in an economic stimulus package earlier this year but leaves many financing details up to the next government.
Accomplices to the crimes are believed to be on the loose in Russia or other countries where U.S. authorities are less likely to get them.