Apple and Facebook have revealed they will help pay for female employees to freeze their eggs so they can concentrate on their careers.Read the full story ›
The government is urging internet users to toughen up their online security by creating complicated passwords.Read the full story ›
Britain was behind only France and Germany in asking for links to be removed from Google under its "right to be forgotten scheme".Read the full story ›
Hackers have reportedly stolen at least 100,000 Snapchat images and videos - many of them featuring teenagers.Read the full story ›
Major retailers including Asda, and Sainsbury's are going to allow customers to use mobile phones to pay at checkouts from next year.Read the full story ›
Sources within the company - who refused to be named - say the new feature will be available within weeks, the New York Times reports.Read the full story ›
Twitter suing the US Department of Justice and the FBI to provide more details about the extent of US government surveillance.
The lawsuit, filed on Tuesday, follows an agreement between internet companies like Google and Microsoft with the government about court orders they receive related to surveillance.
Twitter said it was "asking the court to declare these restrictions on our ability to speak about government surveillance as unconstitutional under the First Amendment."
A 15-year-old girl was left "humiliated" after teachers showed a photo of her in a bikini as part of an assembly about online safety.Read the full story ›
Hollywood actress Jennifer Lawrence has spoken out for the first time about a series of private nude photos of her which hackers posted online, calling the act a "violation" and a "sex crime".
“Just because I’m a public figure, just because I’m an actress, does not mean that I asked for this,” the 24-year-old Hunger Games star told Vanity Fair.
"It is not a scandal. It is a sex crime. It is a sexual violation. It’s disgusting. The law needs to be changed, and we need to change," she said.
"I just can’t imagine being that detached from humanity. I can’t imagine being that thoughtless and careless and so empty inside."
And in response to critics who said she shouldn't have taken the pictures in the first place, she said: "I was in a loving, healthy, great relationship for four years. It was long distance, and either your boyfriend is going to look at porn or he’s going to look at you."
A former employee at social media pioneer Reddit may regret using the site to air his grievances with the company.Read the full story ›