Passage of the USA Freedom Act revises the controversial national security policy created after the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.
A government cap on carrier subsidies caused a steep decline in phone sales, although there are some signs of recovery as low-cost monthly plans and used phone sales are on the rise.
In a letter to the president, US Sens. Al Franken and Dean Heller call for stronger transparency in the USA Freedom Act.
Channeling the idea of a hackathon, Mark Zuckerberg's political action group uses coding and data mining to spark political action on immigration.
Years after Google first began raising concerns about the Electronic Communications Privacy Act, the tech titan's efforts to get Congress to care might be bearing fruit.
Apple and Google are among the firms saying the bill passed by the House is watered down. Will the Senate restore some of the original safeguards?
Bill aimed at reducing patent litigation removed from agenda after lawmakers failed to reach agreement on key details.
The search giant also creates a privacy site that will "candidly" answer user questions on how Google collects data and what it does with all of that information.
New legislation is necessary to prevent discrimination and protect civil rights, says review panel commissioned by President Obama.
As a key deadline approaches, the US Senate votes against extending a controversial National Security Agency program -- but votes down a bill designed to reform it.