The codebreaker and computer pioneer was convicted in 1952, which resulted in him losing security clearance and he was given the choice of jail or chemical castration. A 2013 pardon is merely posturing.
At a meeting between Obama and the leaders of major technology companies, Zynga founder Mark Pincus is said to have asked the president to pardon NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden.
Vilified by the British government for his homosexuality -- a fact that many say led to his suicide -- the famous mathematician and Enigma code-breaker is now likely to receive a posthumous pardon.
The father of modern computing is to be granted a posthumous pardon, thanks to a backbench bill tabled for the end of October.
The city of Chattanooga is livid that it's depicted in "Iron Man 3" as having poor Internet service.
Each year, the president picks a national turkey. This year, President Obama is letting Facebook users choose between Cobbler and Gobbler. But don't worry, the loser won't be anyone's dinner.
The pleading describes 1952 imprisonment of legendary computing pioneer as a black mark on UK history.
During visit with former President Bill Clinton, Kim Jong Il issues "special pardon" to two detained U.S. journalists working for the Internet news site co-founded by Al Gore.
Following news of the royal pardon for WWII code breaker and computer scientist Alan Turing for his "crime" in the '50s of being a homosexual, "The Imitation Game" reveals its first official image from the film.
"Sherlock" star plays codebreaker Alan Turing in the first trailer for WW2 drama also starring Kiera Knightley and Charles Dance.