Following legal action, Google's going to pay just $7 million in the US for its Street View snooping, uncovered three years ago.
The small print may need to get smaller: the Federal Trade Commission says that even tweeted ads need to abide by the rules and make clear and conspicuous disclosures.
T-Mobile has been given federal permission for its acquisition of MetroPCS, with approval from both the Department of justice and the Federal Communications Commission.
The UK's Serious Fraud Office is investigating HP's acquisition of business software firm Autonomy in 2011 - despite admitting a potential conflict of interest.
Book publishers are uniting to oppose Amazon's application for dozens of new top-level internet domain names, including .book, .read and .author.
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is continuing its crusade against spam, cracking down on a scam promising free gift cards via text message.
It all comes down to a perception of value. I’m not going to argue that Hewlett Packard (HP) has a chance of selling more tablets than Apple or generating more revenue.
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.
The PC market is expected to decline by 1.3% in 2013, buffeted by pressure from iOS and Android tablets, as well as relatively limited adoption of Microsoft's Windows 8 operating system.
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.
I recently read a rather interesting piece in the Atlantic about the advent of the Smart Watch. This prompted me to think about the upcoming battle between the iWatch, Apple’s rumored wrist mounted device, and Google Glass which puts the display in front of your face.
Tech giants including Apple, Facebook, eBay and Intel have expressed their support for gay marriage in statements to the US Supreme Court.
Nvidia today announced its new Santa Clara headquarters, which seems to rival Apple’s plans for the old HP space in Cupertino.
Yahoo's glory days have long since past, with the site playing second fiddle to Google for years now.
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.
A number of industry heavyweights, including Microsoft, Google, and even Apple are seeking to revolutionize the current TV watching experience. Clearly, there is a quite a lot of room for improvement.