The FBI and federal prosecutors have joined an investigation of a Pennsylvania-area school district accused of spying on students with remotely activated webcams.
A third-party application developer known as ChilliFresh claims that Apple has purged more than 5,000 "inappropriate" programs from its iPhone app store.
The Lower Merion School District in Pennsylvania has attempted to downplay reports that it deliberately used laptop webcams to spy on students in their homes.
The Lower Merion School District in Pennsylvania has been accused of using laptop webcams to spy on students in their homes.
The Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) has filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) over Google's controversial Buzz launch.
A new report published by a consortium of industry analysts has confirmed that video game sales declined at least 8 percent in 2009.
Silicon Valley wage levels have tumbled in the last ten years, falling by almost 14 percent.
A study has shown that internet users do few favors for themselves and re-use passwords for social networking sites on online banking sites too.
Whistleblowing website Wikileaks has suspended operations, citing cashflow problems.
US law enshrines the idea that a corporation is an entity, an individual but the legislators obviously didn't really think this one through when it was enshrined in statute at the end of the 19th century.
Google CEO Eric Schmidt loves China. He really does. He loves “what China is doing as a country and its growth,” according to his speech at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Only thing Schmidt apparently doesn’t love about China? “We just don’t like the censorship.”
The transfer of financial data from Europe to the US 'to fight terrorism' may be unjustified, according to EU Information Society Commissioner Viviane Reding.
Nintendo's holiday sales held up well, indicating that its 20 percent pre-Christmas price cut on the Wii did the trick.
It’s not been all peace and harmony for dating site eHarmony of late, with the firm having to shell out $2 million in a settlement over its homophobic refusal to allow lesbians, gays and bisexuals to be desperate e-daters too.
Analysis Way way more significant than some tablet Steve Jobs will introduce today is a repositioning of Oracle that will shake the mighty pillars of the IT industry.
A second man has admitted taking part in a DDoS attack on the Church of Scientology's website.
The European Commission is to investigate Virgin Media's decision to use piracy detection software, following a complaint by Privacy International.
Goodbyes are proverbially hard to say, but Sun Microsystems' cofounder and chairman Scott McNealy has had no problems.
The Chinese are no longer playing a game of whispers when it comes to mouthing off about Google’s smackdown two weeks ago, with the country’s media now openly dissing the Internet giant, and the US government too for good measure.
Hundreds of Australian websites faded to black today in protest at the government's proposed internet filter.