The view from the top of IT with TechWorld Editor Rohan Pearce
An Arizona lawmaker is eyeing an unusual way of reigning in the National Security Agency, which has been under fire for questionable surveillance practices: Block it from operating in her state.
By Jaikumar Vijayan | 11 December, 2013 20:06
The National Security Agency on Friday cited a 1981 executive order signed by then-President Ronald Reagan as the authority under which it is collecting location data daily from tens of millions of cell phones around the world.
By Jaikumar Vijayan | 06 December, 2013 19:49
The U.S. National Security Agency is collecting location data daily from tens of millions of cellphones around the world, the Washington Post reported Wednesday.
By Jaikumar Vijayan | 05 December, 2013 12:27
U.S. regulators have given the green light to Microsoft's acquisition of Nokia's handset business, moving the deal a major step closer to wrapping up.
By Gregg Keizer | 02 December, 2013 19:15
Amazon's nascent plan to use unmanned drones to deliver packages to customers has already raised strong privacy concerns that could ultimately nip it in the bud.
By Jaikumar Vijayan | 06 December, 2013 11:42
Technology users -- retailers, in particular -- are being snared in patent infringement lawsuits, prompting Congress to eye reforms that could change how lawsuits are filed and who pays if they're frivolous.
By Patrick Thibodeau | 02 December, 2013 11:28
Any effort to rein in the National Security Agency after its widespread spy activities were revealed in leaked documents must focus on more than simply limiting what personal data can be collected.
By Jaikumar Vijayan | 19 November, 2013 17:51