California shoots down 'kill switch' legislation

Legislators rejected a bill requiring device makers like Apple to include antitheft software on smartphones sold in the state. Their reason: It would be bad for business.

Apple shares soar after strong earnings, stock-split news

Tech titans join forces to stop the next Heartbleed

Linux Foundation's new Core Infrastructure Initiative creates a virtual Justice League to ensure open-source code gets the cryptographic scrutiny it desperately needs.

Google+ chief Vic Gundotra departs after 8 years

Google's social maestro Vic Gundotra is leaving the company, but won't say where he's going next.

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