Study links working remotely to more stress, insomnia

/ Feb 16, 2017

Study links working remotely to more stress, insomnia

Working outside an office may spare you from commutes and interruptions by colleagues but it also makes you more vulnerable to unpaid overtime, stress and insomnia, the U.N. said Wednesday. A new report from the United Nations International Labour Organization studied the impacts of ...

YouTube star PewDiePie dropped over anti-Semitic videos

Feb 15, 2017

YouTube star PewDiePie dropped over anti-Semitic videos

YouTube’s most watched blogger PewDiePie will lose his preferred status on the Google-owned video service after posting several videos containing anti-Semitic remarks and Nazi references, the tech firm said Tuesday. YouTube said it was canceling a popular program from the 27-year-old Swede, whose real ...

Feb 8, 2017

Limiting the right to be forgotten

According to the Supreme Court, search results can be ordered deleted only when the value of privacy protection clearly surpasses that of information disclosure.

/ Feb 7, 2017

Japan to nurture specialists in internet of things

The Internal Affairs and Communications Ministry is planning to accelerate efforts to develop specialists capable of improving and managing the internet of things. The ministry’s plan reflects growing demand for personnel in both public and private sectors who can make good use of networks ...

Porn 'tube' sites threaten children and actors, critics say

/ Jan 29, 2017

Porn 'tube' sites threaten children and actors, critics say

A new documentary claims that pornography has got “uglier and nastier,” with actors forced to shoot more hard-core films for less since the explosion of free-to-view internet sites like Youporn and Pornhub. “Pornocracy,” made by Ovidie, a former French porn star turned director, claims ...

'Ethical hackers' prep for final round of annual cybersecurity contest

/ Jan 26, 2017

'Ethical hackers' prep for final round of annual cybersecurity contest

With cyberattacks proliferating worldwide, a Japanese contest for “white hat” hackers supported by organizations including the communications ministry and National Police Agency is gearing up for the final round this weekend. The Security Contest, dubbed Seccon, provides an opportunity for those aspiring to become ...