The federal government is proposing new privacy rules that would make Internet service providers such as cable and phone companies ask your permission in some instances before using and sharing your data.
Apple Inc. on Thursday asked a federal magistrate to reverse her order that the company help the FBI hack into a locked iPhone, accusing the federal government of seeking "dangerous power" through the courts and of trampling ...
Chinese subsidiaries of a Massachusetts software company have agreed to pay more than $14.5 million to resolve the federal government's allegations that they illegally provided recreational travel to Chinese government officials.
Although slavery was formally abolished in the United States in 1865, it was nearly a century until African Americans were firmly established in the country's middle class. This development started in Washington, D.C. during ...
Computers that control cars of the future can be considered drivers just like humans, the federal government's highway safety agency has decided.
The push for development in northern Australia is gathering momentum, with the government recently releasing a draft of its Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility to help finance large projects.
President Barack Obama said Tuesday he is asking Congress for $3.1 billion to update the government's archaic computer systems to protect them from cyberattacks as part of a new, centralized effort to boost cybersecurity.
A controversial India-backed project to develop a huge coal mine near Australia's Great Barrier Reef was Tuesday one step closer to fruition after Queensland state authorities gave it environmental approval.
The federal government has agreed to stop approving oil fracking off the California coast until it studies whether the practice is safe for the environment.
A group that comprises Australia's top water experts has welcomed a federal government plan to make cities greener and cooler.