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"Sherlock" star plays codebreaker Alan Turing in the first trailer for WW2 drama also starring Kiera Knightley and Charles Dance.
The codebreaker and computer pioneer was convicted in 1952, which resulted in him losing security clearance and he was given the choice of jail or chemical castration. A 2013 pardon is merely posturing.
Vilified by the British government for his homosexuality -- a fact that many say led to his suicide -- the famous mathematician and Enigma code-breaker is now likely to receive a posthumous pardon.
The father of modern computing is to be granted a posthumous pardon, thanks to a backbench bill tabled for the end of October.
Justices agree to hear "indecency" case after lower court says government censorship no longer makes sense in an era of the Internet, YouTube, and the V-chip.
In a doodle celebrating the 100th birthday of Alan Turing tomorrow, Google creates a conundrum that the majority of humanity simply won't understand. This is a good thing.
The Internet, YouTube, and Twitter have changed the way Americans consume media--and mean that the FCC's restrictions on seven dirty words should no longer be constitutional, a federal appeals court says.
The pleading describes 1952 imprisonment of legendary computing pioneer as a black mark on UK history.
U.S. Supreme Court begins its fall term by refusing to hear a case involving a warrantless search of a cell phone, but other privacy-related cases are in the queue.
Google+ launches, while MySpace sells to group including Justin Timberlake. Also: California goes after Amazon.