A New Zealand court this morning ruled that the mountainous MegaUpload founder Kim Dotcom can sue the country's spy agency for illegal surveillance.
The European Commission has slapped Microsoft with a €561 million fine for failing to do as it was told and make it easier for users to choose a different web browser.
The FBI attempted to get data on more than a thousand Google accounts last year without a warrant, Google has revealed.
Impatient with the glacial progress so far, Senator Jay Rockefeller is having another shot at getting a Do Not Track bill through Congress.
Patent trolls who fail to prove their case in court could be forced to pay legal costs, if a new bipartisan bill comes into law.
Tech giants including Apple, Facebook, eBay and Intel have expressed their support for gay marriage in statements to the US Supreme Court.
Iceland is considering a ban on internet pornography, in a move that would make it the first western democracy to do so.
Opera is taking over mobile video company Skyfire Labs, in a deal worth around $155 million in cash and stock, with the aim of exploiting its video optimization technology.
Wikileaks founder Julian Assange is delivering on his promise to run for the Australian Senate, applying for the Victorial electoral roll.
The Australian government has summoned Apple, Microsoft and Adobe to explain why their products cost more there than in the rest of the world.
Apple's responded to calls from shareholders to return some of its vast pile of cash, and says it's now actively looking at the idea.
Michael Dell has announced plans to buy back his eponymous company after 25 years on the Nasdaq stock exchange.
Amazon has introduced a new virtual currency targeted at Kindle Fire tablet owners for the purchase of apps and in-game items.
Twitter is buying social analytics company Bluefin Labs in what's reported to be its biggest acquisition yet.
HTC's warning of hard times ahead, and says it plans to focus on cheaper phones for developing markets.
The fourth British man to appear in court over the 2010 hack of PayPal has escaped jail, as he was only 16 at the time of the offence.
A California man has been charged with blackmailing over 350 women into sending him nude photos after hacking into their Facebook, Skype and email accounts.
Facebook appears to be succeeding in its push into mobile advertising, with mobile ads accounting for nearly a quarter of its overall ad revenue.
With strong support from the tech industry, a bipartisan group of senators has released a set of immigration proposals focused on highly-skilled, high-tech workers.
Nintendo has slahed its sales predictions for the Wii U, saying it now expects to sell 27 percent fewer than it previously did.