Internet scholar faults Justice Department prosecution "in part at least" for driving Aaron Swartz to his death.
Police and other law enforcement officials would be part of a new group dedicated to clamping down on the rise in smartphone thefts, says the Associated Press.
An Ohio prosecutor believes that he must break two witnesses' alibis in a murder case. He goes on Facebook, pretends to be the accused's ex-girlfriend and tries to contact the witnesses. His bosses aren't impressed.
Appeals court rejects government's interpretation of a nearly 30-year-old act, ruling it was intended to prosecute computer hacking, not misappropriation of trade secrets.
Carmen Ortiz was being talked about last month as the next Massachusetts governor. Now she's being investigated for threatening the late Aaron Swartz with decades in prison.
A subpoena for a protestor's Twitter account information could reveal location data without forcing authorities to obtain a search warrant, privacy advocates at the EFF note.
Beth Wilkinson, a former Justice Department prosecutor, will reportedly play a key role in deciding whether to launch an antitrust suit against Google.
A horde of dark-suited men descended on Olympus' Japanese HQ to get to the bottom of the camera maker's financial shenanigans.
San Mateo County District Attorney's office tells CNET it's filed misdemeanor theft charges against two men who allegedly sold a prototype iPhone last year to the Gizmodo gadget blog.
Member of the hacker group being investigated for a data leak at AT&T's iPad site sends bizarre e-mail to assistant U.S. attorney.