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Brazil judge lifts WhatsApp suspension

A judge in Brazil has ordered that a suspension of the popular messaging application WhatsApp be lifted. Judge Xavier de Souza said the service should be re-instated immediately. A court had ordered the service be…




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Star Citizen game hits $100m funding milestone

Crowdfunded video game Star Citizen has raised more than $100m (£66m) from fans and backers. The funding drive for the space exploration, trading and combat game began in 2012 on Kickstarter. Since then, the game…



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Twitter warns of government ‘hacking’

Twitter has sent warnings to a number of users that their accounts may have been hacked by “state-sponsored actors”. It is the first time that the social media company has issued such a warning. Twitter…



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Facebook security warning over expiring algorithm

Web browsing will get much riskier for millions of people when a key security algorithm stops being used, warns Facebook. The algorithm, known as SHA-1, will stop being supported by web browsing programs during 2016….