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.
The service will be one part news aggregator and one part news source for journalists.
Kyle Russell, a journalist with Business Insider, says he had his Glass ripped from his face in San Francisco's Mission District. However, he says he understands why.
Google security experts say that many of the world's largest news organizations are being targeted by hackers that are likely state-sponsored.
Don't pin it, peg it! Newspeg makes it easy for newshounds to collect and organize the information that matters, with curated topics dedicated to something more substantial than cats and viral videos.
The new tool, built in conjunction with the social analytics company Dataminr, aims to discover breaking news soon after it happens.