The web accounts of Mark Karpeles, CEO of the volatile Mt. Gox bitcoin exchange, have been repeatedly electronically assaulted, with enraged hackers reportedly evaluating the data after the exchange lost some $465 million in bitcoins in February.
Speaking remotely from Russia on Monday, former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden told attendees at the SXSW Interactive conference in Austin, Texas that encryption is still a powerful deterrent against government surveillance.
Space exploration should be pooled by all nations together, the legend of the American space program, George Abbey, told RT, citing the Soyuz-Apollo program as a vivid example of successful cooperation of international cooperation in space.
The federal surveillance court that has approved all but a fraction of the NSA's intelligence requests nonetheless rejected a petition by the government to retain phone records for longer than five years, as is currently allowed.
Commercial drone use in the United States is poised to remain legal, at least for the foreseeable future, after a judge dismissed a suit against a regular citizen, ruling that there are simply no laws against it.
Government agencies in China are set to test a new aerial drone to tackle their overwhelming air pollution. The device is set to spray chemicals that freeze pollutants and make them fall to the ground.