The hacktivist group Anonymous has a new strategy for battling "Islamic State." Instead of hacking websites or taking down Twitter accounts, they're now planning to use humor on #TrollingDay.
Anonymous, an international network of hackers, has been attacking official Saudi government websites. In an exclusive interview with DW, a group hacktivist explains why they have taken on Riyadh. (02.10.2015)
International hacking network Anonymous has "declared war" on the "Islamic State" following Friday's fatal attacks in Paris. The movement has promised its "biggest operation" ever. (17.11.2015)
"Islamic State" is not only a threat on the battlefield, but also on the Internet, writes Kyle Matthews from the Montreal Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies. (28.05.2015)
As Kurdish-led forces stormed the "Islamic State" controlled city of Sinjar, online foot soldiers were also waging a war on social media. For many Kurdish and Yezidi users, their mission to #FreeSinjar is personal.
Humanoid robot YuMi was as classical musicians and singers helped open a robotics fair in the Tuscan city of Pisa. The robot's range of movement, learned by imitation, appeared to be almost human.
Two powerful hurricanes within two weeks, and sea surface temperatures in the Gulf of Mexico have been among the highest in the world this year - coincidence? Or is global warming fueling these massive storms?
Hurricanes need horizontal and vertical movement to develop. Both are possible on other planets. There are even storms with liquids other than just water, such as methane. Metals are not well suited to cause storms.
German physicist Karsten Danzmann receives the Körber Prize for Science this Thursday for his work on gravitational waves. He talked to DW about how to research them further.
Poison, dogs and helicopters - how scientists pulled out all the stops to protect South Georgia's wildlife from a plague of rats.
It's a girl! Keepers at Edinburgh Zoo in Scotland have welcomed a female Malayan tapir calf. The endangered animals' habitat is being threatened by palm oil plantations and hunters.
Plastic washed up on Manila's beaches can be traced back to Western brands in cashing on Asia's "sachet economies," activists say.
Europe's biggest national park includes volcanoes, the continent's biggest glacier and spectacular vistas. It is also home to magnificent waterfalls powered by mountains of melting ice.
An increasing number of German entrepreneurs are taking their startups to Asia. Christian Geissendoerfer, CEO of German Accelerator Southeast Asia, talks to DW about the dos and don'ts when striking out in the Far East.
Signed by the president in a staged event in front of television cameras, the decrees are designed to give employers more flexibility to negotiate pay and conditions with their workers. Some unions have objected.
Thousands of steelworkers have come together in the western German town of Bochum to tell executives they are opposed to a merger between ThyssenKrupp and Tata. Plans for a tie-up were announced earlier in the week.
Transport for London (TfL) has announced it will not renew Uber's private hire operator license. TfL cites Uber's lack of corporate responsibility for the decision. Uber will appeal the decision.
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