SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Internet companies eager to regain the trust of users provided some insight into the extent of secret requests for user data made by the US government.
4 Feb 2014 09:24
WASHINGTON, USA: It's a fully encrypted smartphone which aims to foil snooping by governments, industry rivals or hackers.
20 Jan 2014 07:51
MIAMI, USA: A 71-year-old retired policeman was refused bail after allegedly shooting dead a fellow moviegoer in Florida for sending text messages from his phone, authorities in the US state said.
16 Jan 2014 07:34
WASHINGTON, US: The US National Security Agency is making strides toward building a "quantum computer" that could break nearly any kind of encryption, The Washington Post has reported.
7 Jan 2014 07:42
WASHINGTON, USA: A White House-picked panel recommended curbing the secretive powers of the National Security Agency (NSA), warning that its mass spying sweeps in the war on terror had gone too far.
19 Dec 2013 09:33
WASHINGTON, USA: The National Security Agency is collecting about 5bn records a day on the location of mobile phones around the world, The Washington Post reported, citing documents from US intelligence whistle-blower Edward Snowden.
6 Dec 2013 08:59
WASHINGTON, US: America's plain old telephone network is rapidly being overtaken by new technology, putting US regulators in a quandary over how to manage the final stages of transformation.
29 Nov 2013 14:38
NEW YORK CITY, US: UN committee on Tuesday voted to create an international day to protect journalists as media activists condemned the mounting number of reporters killed on duty.
28 Nov 2013 09:24
SAN FRANCISCO, USA: - Twitter has announced it has toughened the encryption of traffic to thwart online snooping at the globally popular one-to-many messaging service.
25 Nov 2013 07:16
WASHINGTON, USA: Google said the number of requests for user data from governments and law enforcement has doubled since 2010, as it renewed a push to reveal more about countries seeking to monitor data.
15 Nov 2013 09:05
SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Microsoft has opened a new cybercrime centre, using its resources to combat malware, intellectual property theft, child exploitation and other ills in cyberspace.
15 Nov 2013 08:55
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