Law requires security software to come enabled by default, but other than that, not much will change for most smartphone users.
The political action group, which has a special interest in obtaining visas for high-skilled workers, hopes to force a vote on immigration reform this year.
State regulators unveiled the proposed piece of legislation, hoping to suppress theft of mobile devices. But will resistance from the wireless industry halt the effort?
The California Senate bill is designed to deter smartphone and tablet theft.
In a new suit with the US International Trade Commission, Samsung asks the agency to bar from the US dozens of Nvidia devices, graphics cards and processors.
Sen. Mark Leno wants to make the security feature -- aimed at bricking stolen smartphones -- the law.
Tony Hawk visited the Arx Pax labs in Los Gatos, Calif., to take a spin on the Hendo hoverboard.
Having the subscription music service preloaded onto devices, as the Financial Times says is planned, gives Apple a leg up over competitors such as Spotify.
The Facebook CEO will host another ask-me-anything session with the public, on December 11.
Chairman Andy Bryant says the company is making progress in the area, despite continued hefty losses.