UK boasts most jihadis

We mapped the Facebook fans of some of the most violent jihadi organizations in the world.

Pop stars, sports teams and Hollywood actors aren’t the only ones with global followings on Facebook. Jihadis, too, have lots of rabid fans from … Read the rest

11 Million users quit Facebook over spying

facebookA new report by the Daily Mail reveals Facebook users are abandoning the social media giant at an unprecedented rate over privacy concerns.

New research shows Facebook has lost a total of eleven million users, nine million in the US … Read the rest

Microsoft helped NSA to spy

skypeMicrosoft worked hand-in-hand with the United States government in order to allow federal investigators to bypass encryption mechanisms meant to protect the privacy of millions of users, Edward Snowden told The Guardian.

According to an article published on Thursday by … Read the rest

Tech giants deny knowledge of PRISM spy operation

techgiantsAs the dust settles on the revelation that the U.S. government has been mining data from most of Silicon Valley’s largest companies in a program called “PRISM,” one question stands out: How did the NSA get access?

Apple, Google, Yahoo! … Read the rest

Microsoft evaded $6,5 billion in US taxes

Large multinational companies such as Microsoft and Hewlett Packard have used tax loopholes to avoid billions of dollars in income taxes over the last three years, according to a Senate committee report issued Thursday.

The report says multinationals dodge taxes … Read the rest

HTC unveils two new Windows phones

(Reuters) – HTC Corp on Wednesday unveiled two smartphones running Microsoft Corp’s Windows Phone 8 software and said the devices would be available in November with several operators around the world.

The two brightly colored devices — the Windows Phone … Read the rest