In what seemingly goes against the precedent set by Microsoft's recent stoush against the US Government, Google is preparing to appeal a court order to release emails stored on an offshore server.
AT&T announced just yesterday that it shut down its 2G network on the 1st January. A move which had been announced 4 years ago, it paves the way for the LTE to 5G transition when it arrives.
A complaint filed to the FTC today by four consumer advocacy groups has alleged that two popular toys subject children to ongoing surveillance by recording audio and uploading it to remote servers.
The US Navy has said that data on over 130,000 of its sailors, including social security numbers, has been accessed by "unknown individuals". The situation is currently being monitored.
Music-streaming app Spotify was seen writing gigabytes of unnecessary data onto users' storage drives. It particularly put SSDs in danger, as it could potentially shorten the drive's lifespan.
The EU proudly announced that roaming charges would become a thing of the past for its citizens. Unfortunately, it looks like there are important loopholes and caveats with some surcharges remaining.
Google has launched its Emergency Location Service feature for Android devices in the UK and Estonia. The feature sends location data to emergency services, and will be expanded internationally.
Thousands of documents belonging to Asiana passengers - and some who flew with its Star Alliance partners - have been compromised in a breach attributed to "extremely poor" security on its website.
An appeals court has ruled in favor of Microsoft, after the company disputed a 2014 order from a US District Court compelling it to hand over emails and customer data stored on a server in Ireland.
A new report says that while malware and ransomware risks remain too high for comfort, the number of infections dropped dramatically - by 47.3% in the first half of 2016.
Thousands of websites across the EU are protesting what they deem to be severe loopholes in the Union's net neutrality legislation. They claim companies can now create "slow lanes" for internet users.
We're giving away 3 copies of Linux Server Security: Hack and Defend, a guide for aspiring hackers and sysadmins to bolster their Linux network security skills, and identify common hacking tips.
A new report details an organized deep web-based Russian ransomware campaign which has targeted thousands of corporations, from hospitals to hotels, and netted ringleaders exorbitant salaries.
Various email providers who were allegedly affected by a data breach that was supposed to have exposed over 272 million account credentials now claim that over 98% of these were bogus.
EE is currently offering a 12-month plan with 16GB of 4G data, including tethering, and unlimited minutes and texts for £19.99 a month, down from £34.99 - and existing customers could pay just £16.49.
The new, more restrictive policy will ensure that users located in Europe will not see delisted URLs, even if they search on non-European versions like Google.com.
When Telstra Australia users were hit with severe outages on Tuesday, the company suggested that they might compensate with free data, this is exactly what they have done for Valentine's Day.
As data and information management becomes a critical part of any organization's functions, market research firm Gartner says 90 percent of organizations will have a Chief Data Officer by 2019.
A new Windows Store listing implies that Microsoft may be working to release its own SIM card, also allowing customers to purchase data plans through the Store.
Hyatt Hotels has announced the presence of malware on computers which operate the hotel chain's payment processing systems, and warned customers to monitor their financial statements closely.
Researchers from Microsoft's Research department have called the entrance into 2016 a "new Golden Age of technological advancement," and have proposed 16 scientific advancements that may come in 2016.
An email is distributing to victims of the recent data theft at crowd-funding site 'Patreon', asking for bitcoin payments to stop personal data from being publicly available online.
If you think the theft of millions of customer data records is bad, I suspect that you'll be longing for the "good ol' days" in the near future when the bad guys start changing customer data instead.
Microsoft has been fighting the U.S. government extraterritorial search warrant for data that is stored in its Dublin datacenter. Microsoft argues this could cause discord between US and EU.
There is a default setting in Apple's iOS 9, which is probably using more of your data plan than usual. Fortunately, there's an easy fix for the issue which takes less than a minute.
After a successful rollout in the United States, FreedomPop is expanding into the United Kingdom. The service aims to support an additional 20 markets by 2017.
According to the latest data from comScore, Bing usage has increased by 1% in the mid of August, which is considerably less than the 15% increase which the general manager of Bing Ads Group predicted.
The largest federal employee union has claimed in an internal letter that Chinese hackers in last week's attack stole the Social Security numbers and info of every single federal employee.
Chinese hackers have been blamed for an attack at the U.S. government's Office of Personnel Management which may have compromised the data of up to 4 million people in every federal agency.
Rumors have been flying recently that Apple is in talks with cable companies about a new TV service and a report today states that Cupertino is wooing them with extensive user data to target ads.
Lenovo has seemingly been caught pushing known adware to its users. Pre-installed on a number of Lenovo systems, the software inserts ads, and has the potential to steal private encrypted data.
Users of HERE Maps on those platforms should check the update button as new data, alongside improvements in turn-by-turn navigation and public transit, are being pushed to the app.
After acquiring Moodle and Equivio in the past couple of days, Microsoft has also announced its plans to acquire Revolution Analytics to help customers find big data value with statistical analysis.
It's been a tough year for Microsoft on many fronts but perhaps none more important than the privacy of cloud data. Now, it seems the embattled company has support from an extensive cohort of allies.
Microsoft is once again challenging the search warrant for customer data being stored on data centers in Ireland after being found to be in contempt of court.
The Wall Street Journal has published an alarming report which has been met by criticism from many of the US citizens while being treated as a matter-of-fact by other non-plussed citizens.
UK carrier giffgaff launched its full 4G service today - but those hoping for a similar offering to its 'goodybags' with unlimited 3G data may despair to hear that 5GB is the most 4G data you can get.
The two biggest cellular providers in the United States are working together to bring a better voice call feature to cellular handsets that can access LTE networks in 2015.
As technology progresses, not only phones have become "smart" but TVs as well, which is not necessarily a good thing as it can mean that you have to give up your privacy.
Samsung is in the midst of prepping a new Wi-Fi standard that promises to boost wireless data transmission rates by 5x the current home standard for routers before the end of 2015.
A bug found in some older versions of the Dropbox desktop app is to blame for some users' files being deleted from the cloud. Some data is permanently lost but the company is trying to fix things.
Attorney General George C. Jepsen has raised his own concerns around the security of health data used by the Apple Watch, suggesting a meeting in which he and Apple can discuss those concerns.
Microsoft has found itself in a bit of hot water of the Ireland data court case and the courts of but will not be fined or punished, yet, as it appeals the ruling.
Megaupload, shut down in January 2012, is getting back the data confiscated by the FBI at the time of said shut down. It's a small victory for both founder Kim Dotcom and the users that paid him.
The malware used in the massive Target data breach last December, which affected more than 110 million people, has now hit customers from almost every single Home Depot store in the United States.
giffgaff is changing its 'goodybag' price plans, removing unlimited data from all but the top-tier plan and limiting speeds to 300kbps for those using "more than their fair share" during peak hours.
London's Metropolitan Police has been lobbying the government and tech companies - including Apple and Samsung - to introduce mandatory passwords on all phones sold in the UK, to help reduce theft.
Microsoft has been ordered to turn over customer email information by a US judge even though the data is retained off-shore; Microsoft is fighting the ruling and will appeal the order.
The Russian government has asked Apple Inc to hand over its source code, citing concerns that the United States and other Western governments might be using it to spy on Russia.
Verizon has tried to win back customers that have lost trust and patience with the company, but they've recently backtracked by unveiling a new policy that will throttle some Unlimited 4G LTE users.