Government articles

Mozilla demands firm halt spyware masquerading as Firefox

Gamma International, a British security firm with ostensibly few scruples, has been accused of developing surveillance software which intentionally masquerades as Firefox. The program's unauthorized similarities to Mozilla's well-known browser prompted the organization to issue a cease-and-desist notice in an…

PlusD is Wikileaks' searchable archive of U.S. classified documents

Wikileaks has unveiled a newly searchable archive dubbed the "Public LIbrary of U.S. Diplomacy" or otherwise known as PlusD. The whistle-blowing organization hopes its efforts to sort, tag and analyze an enormous collection of more than two million U.S. documents…

Japan to broadcast 4K UHDTV in 2014, 8K as early as 2016

If CES was any indication, Ultra-High Definition televisions will soon be all the rage. While increasing pixel counts are always proportionately more awesome, there's a minor snag: 4K UHD content is nearly non-existent. Japan is aiming to wrestle this problem…