commentary News that researchers have "discovered" hidden files on the iPhone that store geolocation data of approximate locations the devices pass ... read more »
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Some Americans would pay less for digital purchases from iTunes, Amazon.com, and other online stores in the future, if a bill that two U.S. senato... read more »
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Facebook offered a pointed defense of its data protection practices in a letter to two members of Congress released today, saying recent reports of ... read more »
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Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) today introduced a revised version of a controversial bill that would give the Department of Justice and individuals new p... read more »
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WikiLeaks is promising to release its largest cache of classified files yet. In a post on Twitter late Sunday night, the WikiLeaks organization ... read more »
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Twitter has just hired its first employee in Washington, D.C. The microblogging site confirmed today that Adam Sharp, currently an executive produ... read more »
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AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson at Mobile World Congress 2011 (Credit: Stephen Shankland/CNET) AT&T, facing major regulatory scrutiny of its $39 bill... read more »
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The incoming chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee says WikiLeaks should be officially designated as a terrorist organization. Rep. Pe... read more »
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The Department of Homeland Security&39's notoriously perplexing color-coded alert system. (Credit: Wikipedia) The Department of Homeland Securit... read more »
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A screenshot of Google Street View with a blurred-out house (Credit: Screenshot by Chris Matyszczyk/CNET) Perhaps no Google product has spawned a... read more »
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Faced with mounting legal bills, Julian Assange has agreed to a $1.5 million deal to write his autobiography. "I don't want to write this book, bu... read more »
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Secretary of State Hillary Clinton ordered clandestine surveillance of United Nations leadership, including obtaining "security measures, passwords,... read more »
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The number of U.S. patents awarded jumped significantly from 2009 to 2010 among the 10 companies that got the most. (Credit: IFI Claims) There's ... read more »
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Updated 1:20 p.m. PT with additional analysis that comes to a different conclusion. Did Google take code from Java when it built Android Oracle sure ... read more »
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This was the message displayed after U.S. authorities seized the domains of the online poker sites. Several founders of the three largest Int... read more »
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An advocacy group has filed a complaint with the FCC that argues Verizon Wireless shouldn't be allowed to block tethering apps that let people co... read more »
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Oh, yes, you all take your iPads everywhere with you. You love them. They are so simple even a child can use them without a manual. But not everyone... read more »
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Sometimes, all of Google's wonderfully intrusive inventions can come in useful. I am moved, you see, more than usual by a story in SkatterTech of a m... read more »
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A federal agency recently brought a complaint against a Connecticut medical-services company for allegedly firing an employee over a Facebook post. ... read more »
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Amazon has shut down its affiliates program in Connecticut and Arkansas over the controversial issue of collecting state taxes. The company announ... read more »
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