A new anti-terror law in China gives the government the explicit power to demand technology firms decrypt electronic messages stored on their servers, sparking concern – and confusion – from foreign companies.
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has vigorously defended his company’s motives for rolling out free basic internet services across India, dismissing what he called “false claims” by critics who say its Free Basics service promotes a “walled garden” controlled by Facebook.
Deaths are rarely to be celebrated, but there is one passing that certainly won’t be widely mourned: that of Adobe’s Flash.
Virtual reality is coming. 2016 will see the release of the first serious consumer VR headsets for 20 years.
Nintendo’s first app developed with mobile games firm DeNA will include in-app purchases for virtual clothing for players’ Mii characters.
Yahoo has become the latest technology company to promise to alert its users if it thinks their accounts have been attacked by “state-sponsored actors” – hackers working on behalf of governments.
Palantir Technologies, an ultra-secretive "big data" startup in Silicon Valley, has raised a whopping $880 million, according to a filing from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Wednesday.
Google's quest to kill the password is gathering steam. The U.S. search giant confirmed it is testing a way for users to log its in to services using just their smartphone and no password.