A New York judge hands illegal online drug site founder a life prison sentence in one of the strangest, darkest tales of Web culture.
The tech giant is accused of scanning user's emails for keywords and attachments for its "targeted advertising," according to Reuters.
The 1983 movie "WarGames" led to an anti-hacking law with felony penalties aimed at deterring intrusions into NORAD. Over time, it became broad and vague enough to ensnare the late Aaron Swartz.
Attacks were allegedly part of an anti-copyright campaign called "Operation Payback," which was in retaliation for the 2010 shutdown of The Pirate Bay.
Technically Incorrect: In Britain, it seems the judiciary can be injudicious when it comes to using technology at work.
Judge Lucy Koh in August rejected the companies' initial $324.5 million offer to settle the case accusing four Silicon Valley giants of conspiring to stay away from each other's employees.
A pair of class-action lawsuits, alleging anticompetitive behavior related to Android handsets, have been dismissed in a California court.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau claims PayPal signed up consumers to its credit service, PayPal Credit, without their permission.
The court rules that Samsung did violate some of Apple's design patents, but finds the Korean company did not copy the overall packaging of the product.
The man behind the heartbeat-reading startup has warned of the potential abuses of the new technology.