The former head of the CIA has said "we kill people based on metadata", but as Australia introduces new data retention laws, the country's security chief says he's "not quite sure" what the fuss is about. So what is the truth behind data retention, and why does it matter?
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.
To learn what the NSA can glean from metadata, Stanford students developed Metaphone, an app that analyzes phone records. How sensitive was the uncovered info? CNET's Sumi Das reports.
Make sure you're not communicating more than you intend to when sharing files and uploading images by excising some of the data about your data.
Windows 10 has native support for PDF files -- finally.
With Windows 10, Microsoft has made some big changes in the way the operating system deals with your media files. Here are four reasons to cheer, and one to boo.
Some people are complaining because they can no longer share music to their iOS devices, while others say the iCloud Music Library is making a mess of their local iTunes library.
Technicolor has stepped into the high dynamic range (HDR) game to compete for the next generation of home video after 4K. Here's what you need to know about this Dolby Vision competitor.
A study conducted by Stanford University graduate students has demonstrated that a lot of personal information can be gleaned just based on the phone calls you make.
Professional photographers originally dismissed digital as inferior quality. Now, you'd have to pry digital cameras from their cold, dead hands.