I know more than a few people who are completely obsessed with keeping an eye on their smartphones.
Google has long offered a bug bounty to developers, security specialists and hackers who managed to identify security vulnerabilities in its software.
Perhaps one of Google Android's top features is the operating system's open nature, which allows the developer community to code a never-ending stream of mods, hacks and tweaks.
NASA's in the final stages of a series of software updates to the Curiosity Mars rover designed to optimize it for surface operations.
Valve is perhaps best known for a number of popular entertainment franchises such as Counter-Strike, Half-Life, Left 4 Dead, Portal, Team Fortress and the popular online gaming platform Steam.
Nasdaq chief executive Robert Greifeld has apologised for a software glitch that delayed Facebook's IPO on Friday.
Typically, if you want to develop an application for the iPhone or iPad (iOS) you need to be a programmer. If you're not a programmer, your only other option is to hire a developer.
Unmanned Navy aircraft will soon be able to distinguish small pirate boats from other vessels, says the Office of Naval Research (ONR).
The world of online security is frenetically paced, with a constant, ongoing battle between software companies and hackers.
I'm sure we're all familiar with Anonymous by now. The hacker collective has claimed credit for numerous attacks on corporate, government, and law enforcement websites around the world including the Vatican.
The Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) is perceived as such a threat to liberty that one or its leading proponents has withdrawn support.
It's true, apparently, that criminals - especially arsonists - often return to the scene of their crime, as do IED bomb makers in the Middle East.
China's ordering bars, cafes and other places offering free Wifi access to monitor their customers' online activities, according to state media.
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is now rolling out new software nationwide that gives far less revealing body scanner images.
IBM researchers have for the first time found a way of enabling phase-change memory to store data for longer, opening the way for low-cost, faster and more reliable memory applications.
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has caved in to public outcry about its intrusive body scanners, and developed new software that affords paseengers a little more privacy.
The world's greatest user of pirated software, China, has announced it is to crack down on piracy by ensuring that all government offices are using legitimate software.
It seems that no one is immune to patent law. And as a recent intellectual property (IP) suit alleges, the CIA’s unmanned drones that operate all over the world could very well be acting in violation of US legislation.
A ruling by a federal appeals court could mean a ban on sales of second-hand software - and even of second-hand books and music.
Google says the massive furore over Wifi snooping by Street View cars was all the fault of one software engineer.