A strongly worded letter from Microsoft's general counsel to Attorney General Eric Holder says secrecy about National Security Agency surveillance is harming fundamental "constitutional principles."
The head of the NSA faces a tough audience as he appeals to hackers and security professionals at Black Hat 2013 to help the U.S. government build better spying tools.
A retweet by someone in America's Cairo embassy pointing to a "Daily Show" episode becomes a new source of friction in U.S.-Egyptian relations.
The key to benefiting from online criticism is to ignore the trolls, acknowledge legitimate gripes, and realize the value of opposing viewpoints.
In its second transparency report, Twitter explains in detail the number of times government agencies around the world asked for information on users, and how often it complied.
As independent operators, car dealers would not necessarily sell the Model S in the manner Tesla would want, potentially tarnishing Tesla's reputation and impacting its business.
Sen. Dianne Feinstein blasts CIA chief John Brennan for allegedly spying on Senate Intelligence Committee computers, whom Edward Snowden then accused of hypocrisy.
As the World Economic Forum kicks off, Microsoft General Counsel Brad Smith calls for an international convention to create surveillance and data-access rules across borders to protect privacy and businesses.
Newly unsealed court papers reveal the circumstances behind the sudden closure of the encrypted e-mail service said to have been used by NSA leaker Edward Snowden.
The scandal surrounding the US National Security Agency is no laughing matter, of course. But it's hard not to look for telling lines in the agency's new job listing.