The former head of the CIA has said "we kill people based on metadata", but as Australia introduces new data retention laws, the country's security chief says he's "not quite sure" what the fuss is about. So what is the truth behind data retention, and why does it matter?
The company highlights key points in its well-known position on protecting a free and open Internet. But it also offered suggestions on how to protect consumers.
Speculating on what the 'iPhone 6' will look like is dicey and, as a consequence, highly debatable.
A discussion on how San Francisco's tech community is falling short leads to verbal pyrotechnics between angel investor Ron Conway and former Facebooker Chamath Palihapitiya.
For Americans (and other Internet denizens) whose eyes glaze over when Net neutrality comes up, these Australian chaps have translated the debate into hip-hop for easier consumption.
Confused about what the FCC's new Net neutrality proposal might mean to the average Internet user? CNET's Marguerite Reardon spells it out.
Don't get what the Net neutrality debate is all about? CNET's Marguerite Reardon explains.
The FCC voted 3-2 to allow comments on a proposal that would reinstate regulations over how Internet traffic is treated by Internet service providers.
Modern smartphones carry a trove of personal information. The nation's top court weighs the nuances of police using them to gather evidence without first getting a warrant.
The Board of Supervisors votes to allow short-term rentals, ignoring Sen. Dianne Feinstein's warning that the law could be detrimental to the city.