It used to be just angry celebrities (and Moses) who wrote open letters. Now, even America's top businesses are taking the president to task, says Clare Dwyer Hogg
The group, including Microsoft, Google and Apple, say that the balance has tipped "in favour of the state and away from the rights of the individual"
Britain’s secret listening service, GCHQ, uses a spying system codenamed “Royal Concierge” to carry out detailed surveillance on foreign diplomats and government delegations at more than 350 hotels across the world, Germany’s Der Spiegel magazine reported on Sunday.
GCHQ uses doctored websites including those from the business network LinkedIn to secretly install surveillance software on the computers of unwitting target companies and individuals it wants to spy on, the German news magazine Der Spiegel has reported.
Senior executives from the internet giant Google are to be recalled before MPs to answer allegations that they misled Parliament over their tax affairs.
The scare stories have it wrong; Facebook is a force for openness and accountability in the world, argues Eduard Mead.
Mystery man paid out thousands of dollars but still kept most of his salary
Job tsar's appointment raises fresh questions over David Cameron's choice of key advisers
With youth unemployment at over one million, entrepreneurship holds the key for the UK to recover out of the recession, says Rajeeb Dey
Nine years after his death, The Clash's rhythm-guitarist, Joe Strummer, is still supporting new talent. By Ian Burrell
As Tom Glocer steps down as CEO, Sean Farrell reads between the lines
As technology shares soar, it's easy to make comparisons with the 1990s dotcom boom
A plumber is accused of using Twitter and a string of websites to expose graphic details of his wife's affair with her multimillionaire boss at one of the world's largest financial companies.
As ever, Warren Buffett puts it best. "If you've been playing poker for half an hour and you still don't know who the patsy is, you're the patsy," he says. And in bubble 2.0, just like the first dotcom boom and bust more than a decade ago, the world's most famous investor is staying on the sidelines rather then risk being made the patsy.