Barrett Brown drew the attention of law enforcement after posting a public link to data stolen in the 2011 hack of security think tank Stratfor.
Sen. Al Franken, who raised concerns about the ride-sharing startup's privacy policies, says he is concerned about the lack of detail in Uber's response.
The car-hailing service says it has "taken disciplinary actions" against an executive who purportedly used an internal tool to track a reporter's whereabouts. But what those actions are isn't clear.
The popular ride-sharing service has a controversy on its hands after a senior executive said he wanted to investigate reporters critical of the company.
TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington has charged Google with accessing his Gmail account to find out who leaked news to him. Google denies it ever happened.
A series of images have surfaced on the Web showing what one report says is a canceled smartwatch that Microsoft and Nokia were working on.
Technically Incorrect: A man posts a photo of soldiers in battle to counteract the notion that the transgendered Caitlyn Jenner is heroic. Then he discovers the photographer was beaten nearly to death for being a cross-dresser.
Technically Incorrect: That company you thought was chilly, hard-nosed and even threatening is actually really mushy. At least that's what its new ad says.
The service will be one part news aggregator and one part news source for journalists.
Knowing that he might very well spout nonsense as hundreds of journalists ask him inane questions, the actor gives advance warning.