Hackers Target South Korea

Hackers disabled South Korean government websites for several hours and targeted North Korean official sites as well on Tuesday, the latest round of guerilla activity in cyberspace by critics of both nations.


DOJ Notified News Corp. About Phone-Record Seizure

The Justice Department notified the parent company of Fox News more than two years ago about its seizure of phone records belonging to one of its reporters, a Fox official said Saturday.

Eric Schmidt on the Future of Android, Motorola, Cars and Humanity (Video)

Google’s executive chairman spent nearly an hour in the red chair, covering everything from his recent trips to North Korea and Myanmar to matters much closer to home.


The Dark Side of the Digital Revolution

How do you explain to people that they are a YouTube sensation, when they have never heard of YouTube or the Internet?


South Korea Investigates Cyber Attack

South Korean police are investigating one of the country’s biggest Internet shutdowns for evidence of a North Korean cyber attack, after simultaneous outages Wednesday paralyzed computer systems at major television networks and banks for several hours.

What Do You Mean There Is No Dairy Queen on This Map?

North Korea has been added to Google Maps, so you can now get biking, driving, or forced marching directions.

Stephen Colbert, via Twitter


Google Maps North Korea

Google Inc. on Tuesday revised its Google Maps application to add information for North Korea, which has been blank since it started providing maps online and for mobile devices eight years ago, and included outlines of some of the country’s notorious, city-sized prison camps.

Fearless Leader

I was delighted to learn that he and I shared a taste in laptops: 15” Macbook Pro.

— Google Chairman Eric Schmidt’s daughter Sophie accompanied him to North Korea. Here, she describes visiting the Palace of the Sun, the national mausoleum where Kim Jong-Il’s embalmed body lies in state alongside his cars, train compartment, platform shoes, and his laptop.

Resolutions for 2012 (Comic)