Legislators rejected a bill requiring device makers like Apple to include antitheft software on smartphones sold in the state. Their reason: It would be bad for business.
Major legislative proposals to the government’s surveillance programs -- specifically those that gather bulk call data on US residents -- are expected to be revealed this week.
Passed by Turkey's parliament, the bill would allow the government to cut off access to any site without the need for court approval, says the Wall Street Journal.
The USA Freedom Act, blocked by the Senate, would have curbed powers granted under the Patriot Act, including bulk collection of Americans' phone records.
EU legislation will be proposed next week that could put an end to roaming charges.
The deal gets AT&T into the emerging Mexico market with a business that brings 8.5 million subscribers.
An advisory committee to the Congressional Internet Caucus meets Thursday to consider what expectations of privacy Americans should have.
Retailers have been caught secretly offering the iPhone 6 to customers with illegally high subsidies and the Korean government has promised to take action.
A vacation rental site contends that newly signed ordinance violates the US Constitution and discriminates against non-permanent SF residents.
Almost 2 billion people around the world use smartphones -- typically worth hundreds of dollars a pop on the black market. A former smartphone thief explains their allure to street criminals.