SAN FRANCISCO, USA: A federal judge has rejected Apple's request to ban an array of Samsung smartphones and tablets found to have infringed patents held by the US technology company.
7 Mar 2014 07:36
SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Google has urged a US appeals court to let it repost an anti-Islamic movie on YouTube, pending a re-hearing of the copyright case that got it removed.
3 Mar 2014 07:39
There comes a point when many of those who love to travel - especially those who travel frequently to the same beloved spot - begin to daydream about carving out a little piece of paradise for their very own.
By Einat Mazafi 26 Feb 2014 11:38
NEW YORK, USA: Apple and its South Korean rival Samsung will return to court next month after failing to agree on a settlement to end a legal battle over patents in the United States.
24 Feb 2014 07:00
SAN FRANCISCO, USA: A lawsuit filed this week accuses Ethiopia of infecting a US man's computer with "spyware" as part of a campaign to gather intelligence about those critical of the government.
20 Feb 2014 06:57
WASHINGTON, USA: AT&T said that a secretive US court ordered data be handed to it from more than 35,000 customers in six months as the telecommunications company released its first "transparency report."
20 Feb 2014 06:41
SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Children's advocacy groups rejected a US$20m deal from Facebook to settle charges that the social network violated privacy by using "likes" as endorsements for advertisements.
14 Feb 2014 08:18
SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Google joined Internet rights activists on Tuesday, 11 February, in a virtual protest aimed at getting US law makers to reign in online snooping.
12 Feb 2014 07:51
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
NEW YORK, USA: Twitter has acquired more than 900 patents from computing giant IBM, ending a dispute between the two companies, a joint announcement said.
3 Feb 2014 11:04
NEW YORK, USA: The chief executives of Apple and Samsung have agreed to attend a mediation session by mid-February to discuss their legal battle over smartphone patents according to court documents.
10 Jan 2014 05:46
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: The New York Times and Guardian newspapers have called for clemency for US whistle-blower Edward Snowden for his revelations on US government spying.
3 Jan 2014 07:32
SAN FRANCISCO, USA: - Apple has asked a federal judge to bar US sales of Samsung smartphones and tablet computers in the blockbuster patent case involving the two electronics companies.
30 Dec 2013 06:47
NEW YORK, USA: New York City has voted to extend its strict smoking ban to electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes), barring them from bars, restaurants, parks, beaches and other public places.
23 Dec 2013 07:37
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
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
NEW YORK CITY, USA: Officials have confirmed that Google will pay US$17m to settle an investigation by US states into its use of unauthorised tracking software on Apple's Safari web browsers.
20 Nov 2013 08:06
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