Reversing its three-year-old policy, Google relents and will now no longer require people to provide their real names to access Google+.
Backed by many tech firms and the ACLU, the privacy law hits the books but doesn't apply to federal law enforcement authorities.
Audi's A3 e-tron, its first plug-in model for the US, is poised to hit dealers this October.
The UK High Court has ruled that Britain's DRIPA data retention scheme is "inconsistent" with European law. The government warns losing access to metadata could cost lives.
Industry groups representing Apple, Google and many others say they're firmly opposed to any policy that would undermine technology that helps ensure users' privacy.
The companies, along with security experts, say President Obama should protect user data, putting them in direct competition with the country's top law enforcement officials that may want access to that data.
Technically Incorrect: Still fighting a four-game suspension of their quarterback, the Patriots create a Web site to counter what they say is the NFL's dismissal of scientific evidence about ball deflation.
In this edition of Ask Maggie, CNET's Marguerite Reardon explains the ins and outs of the FCC's plan to regulate the Internet and why it's such a high-stakes proposition.
Magzter now offers the same "Netflix for magazines" model as Next Issue. But which service delivers a better reading experience, and which is the better deal?
Can the next version of Windows be all things to all people? That's the big question for Microsoft, and the entire computer industry.