Microsoft has, so far, been unsuccessful in trying to stop the US government accessing data stored overseas. Fortunately, they've picked up some very high profile supporters that could make all the difference.
NASA's latest data download just covered way more distance, and contained way more awesome, than any earthbound file transfer: the agency beamed a high-def video down from the International Space Station this week using a high-powered laser. Go ahead and give your WiFi router a good stern look.
Ever wondered how much time the average person spends looking at their TV, computer, phone or laptop? Well, this chart shows exactly that, broken down by country. We in the UK certainly are a TV-loving lot.