Google is working on a new technology called VP10 that will allow it to squeeze higher-quality video over broadband and mobile networks. And thanks to patent issues with a rival standard, it has a chance to catch on.
Justice Department agreed to issue "2511 letters" immunizing AT&T and other companies participating in a cybersecurity program from criminal prosecution under the Wiretap Act, according to new documents obtained by the Electronic Privacy Information Center.
Dubbed Project Rigel, the mobile app will let people retouch photos on iPhones and iPads. It is slated to make its debut at Adobe's conference for digital creators in October.
Revelations in new document leaked by Edward Snowden appear to be at odds with privacy assurances from President Obama and other officials.
Apple faces a ban on some of its older iDevices next week, though there's still time for a presidential pardon, as it were.
CNET's Marguerite Reardon says the wireless industry is offering more choices for how you buy devices and gives her advice on figuring out what works best for you.
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."
Casting .com, .net, and .org aside, New Yorkers will soon be able to get .nyc for their top-level domain names.
Ex-NSA contractor Edward Snowden says Americans' domestic communications are perused by National Security Agency "on the certification of an analyst rather than a warrant."
National Security Agency discloses in secret Capitol Hill briefing that thousands of analysts can listen to domestic phone calls. That authorization appears to extend to e-mail and text messages too.