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New California law requires police to get warrants for online data

Backed by many tech firms and the ACLU, the privacy law hits the books but doesn't apply to federal law enforcement authorities.

By October 8, 2015


New rules require feds to get warrant for cell phone surveillance

Civil liberties advocates welcome the change, but say the public will remain largely unaware if their information has been caught up in criminal investigations.

By September 3, 2015


Facebook wants right to challenge search warrants for user data

Should the social network be able to contest a search warrant on behalf of its users? That issue is now being debated in court.

By December 12, 2014


California police can fly drones without a warrant

Gov. Jerry Brown vetoes a bill that would have required law enforcement to obtain a warrant before using surveillance drones.

By September 29, 2014


California bill would ban police drone spying without warrant

The bill, which is now on the governor's desk, pits privacy advocates against law enforcement interests in managing the emerging technology.

By September 12, 2014


Xbox One Elite Controller - Is it worth $150?

The Xbox One Elite Controller boasts some premium features, but are they cool enough to warrant the $150USD/‎£120GBP/$200AUD price? We share our gut feelings.

By November 29, 2015


Is it time to ditch Verizon's unlimited data plan?

As the company hikes the price of its grandfathered unlimited plan, CNET's Marguerite Reardon helps a customer figure out his options.

By October 17, 2015


Teenage boy arrested in Northern Ireland over TalkTalk hack

Police are holding a 15-year-old boy for questioning in connection with last week's cyberattack on the UK broadband provider.

By October 27, 2015


President Obama compares Republicans to Grumpy cat

Technically Incorrect: The president suggests his opponents are nothing more than an Internet meme. Are there other memes that might be appropriate for today's political world?

By October 25, 2015


Everything coming and going on Netflix for November 2015

Before Halloween, Netflix is losing a whole bunch of "Saw" movies and "Scream." "Jessica Jones" to the rescue? Find out what will replace those flicks right here.

By October 21, 2015