Seven rent-to-own companies and a software developer have settled federal charges that they spied on customers, including watching them having sex.
In the latest bizarre twist in the legal case against Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom, New Zealand prime minister John Key has ordered an investigation into the country's spying agency.
Apple supplier Foxconn has been forced to shut down its Taiyuan factory in China after a riot involving 2,000 workers broke out late last night.
Kickstarter has bolstered its new hardware and product design project guidelines in an effort to prevent scams and temper unrealistic expectations.
Microsoft and Hewlett-Packard have - entirely legally - avoided billions of dollars in taxes over the last three years, according to a US Senate Committee.
YouTube is extending its block on the trailer for the anti-Islam film The Innocence of Muslims to more countries, as international outrage increases.
Google is squaring up to Instagram with the acquisition of San Diego-based Nik Software, maker of the Snapseed photo-editing software.
A Google spokesperson has confirmed that a controversial video clip about the Islamic prophet Muhammad will remain on YouTube - despite a White House request for Mountain View to "review" the clip.
Law enforcement could be forced to get a probable-cause warrant to access people's email, thanks to a new bill set to be introduced today.
Google's acquired VirusTotal, which offers a free service allowing users to scan files and website URLs for malware.
The US's biggest BitCoin trading exchange, BitFloor, has been forced to temporarily shut up shop, after a virtual heist in which the equivalent of $250,000 was stolen.
With its stock price languishing, Facebook has announced that it won't be making a secondary offering of its shares, and that Mark Zuckerberg will hang on to his own for at least another year.
Samsung says an investigation of conditions at one of its supplier's Chinese factories has revealed problems with working conditions, but no child labor.
Gottfrid Svartholm Warg, one of the founders of file-sharing website Pirate Bay, has been arrested in Cambodia, following a request by the Swedish authorities.
The latest country to rule on whether Samsung's been infringing an Apple patent, Japan, has decided that it didn't.
Apple's wasted no time in listing the eight Samsung products it wants to see banned at a September 20 court hearing.
Undaunted by its languishing share price, Facebook has announced plans for a huge expansion of its Menlo park headquarters, to be designed by award-winning architect Frank Gehry.
Samsung shares lost more than $10 billion in market value, following a US jury's finding that the company illegally copied Apple products.
The Federal Trade Commission has launched a lawsuit against Dish Network for violating 'do not call' regulations.
As a US jury prepares to deliver its verdict in the high-profile patent case between Apple and Samsung, a South Korean court has determined that they've both been copying each other's products.