Some officials at the spy agency reportedly felt the phone record collection program was too costly and offered little benefit in the fight against terrorism.
Having trouble digesting all 400 pages of the FCC's Net neutrality order? Have no fear, CNET's Marguerite Reardon is here to tell you what you really need to know.
Google's social network gets a new leader in Brad Horowitz, and likely will see the Hangouts communication service stand alone, too.
European carrier giant Telefonica, parent company of the UK's O2, has embraced WebRTC technology so its customers just need a browser to make calls. Too bad about Apple's Safari, though.
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler announces the date to a CES crowd, indicating that the proposal on the table will include reclassifying broadband as a utility.
Lowell McAdam says Verizon doesn't want to become a content company and denies serious acquisition talks. But he leaves open the possibility of a future partnership.
This magnetic speakerphone for your fridge includes an e-ink messaging display, radio, and a hefty one month battery life.
The all-purpose app for text, video, and voice chat can now detect when people are trying to find each other in the real world and then help them meet up. Also new: stickers, video filters, and bigger ambitions at Google.
A newly discovered program, dug out of the leaked Snowden documents, could even let the spy agency introduce vulnerabilities in the networks to help it listen in.
In the skies above the NSA's data center in Bluffdale, Utah, a lone airship protests mass government surveillance.