Technology

Wi-Fi? Why Not? Homeless Are Avid Users of Free Web Kiosks

PERSONAL TECH | By Karen Matthews | Aug 25
An effort to replace obsolete pay phones with Wi-Fi kiosks that offer free web surfing and phone calls has been a hit with panhandlers and the homeless, the least wired people in the city.

Cheating Site Had Inadequate Security, Privacy Officials Say

PERSONAL TECH | Aug 25
Privacy officials in Canada and Australia have found that cheating website Ashley Madison had inadequate security safeguards and policies despite marketing itself as a discreet and secure service.

How Technology Impacts Human Behavior

PERSONAL TECH | Aug 25
Internet technology has evolved at lighting speed. How is all this high-tech upheaval changing human behavior?

Harambe Lives: Killed Zoo Gorilla Gets a Second Life Online

PERSONAL TECH | By Julie Carr Smyth and Dan Sewell | Aug 24
With online declarations such as "Harambe Lives!" the Ohio zoo gorilla shot and killed after a 3-year-old boy got into his enclosure has taken on life after death.

Iran's Revolutionary Guard Targets 450 Social Media Users

PERSONAL TECH | Aug 24
The cyber-arm of Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guard says it has summoned, detained and warned some 450 administrators of social media groups in recent weeks.