BlackBerry misses Street 1Q Street forecasts
BlackBerry Ltd. reported worse-than-expected first-quarter financial results as phone sales continued their long slide, but software revenue increased as the company turns its focus away from hardware.
The brains behind the chip that works like a brain
A company that started in Perth several years ago is poised to revolutionize the world-wide computer industry with a computer chip that aims to mimic the operations of the human brain.
FCC to phone companies: You can stop unwanted robocalls
Tired of automated phone calls urging you to vote for a certain candidate or pitching you a cruise vacation? You can now tell your phone company that federal regulators say it's OK to block them.
Analysis: NSA bill barely touches the agency's vast powers
The surveillance law enacted this week stands as the most significant curb on the government's investigative authorities since the 1970s. But it's practically inconsequential in the universe of the National ...
Tech Tips: Your guide to the myriad phone-upgrade options
Upgrading your phone is no longer as simple as paying $100 or $200 and extending your service contract by two years.
Congress sends NSA phone-records bill to president
Congress approved sweeping changes Tuesday to surveillance laws enacted after the Sept. 11 attacks, eliminating the National Security Agency's disputed bulk phone-records collection program and replacing ...
NSA phone collection bill clears Senate hurdle
Two days after letting a disputed post-9/11 surveillance program go dark, the Senate sped toward passage Tuesday of legislation to revive but also reshape it. GOP leaders mounted a last-ditch effort to soften ...
With law expired, Senate mulls changes to phone collection
The Senate now will decide the fate of a House bill backed by the president that would end the National Security Agency's collection of American calling records while preserving other surveillance authorities.
Either way, no more NSA collection of US phone records
However Congress resolves its impasse over government surveillance, this much is clear: The National Security Agency will ultimately be out of the business of collecting and storing Americans' calling records.
Senate takes up House bill but fails to avoid spying lapse (Update)
For the first time since Sept. 11, 2001, the Congress curtailed the National Security Agency's authority to track suspected terrorists as lawmakers struggled to restore approval for mass collection of phone ...
FCC takes aim at annoying telemarketing calls
Those automated phone calls during the dinner hour, late at night or to your wireless phone can be so frustrating—and the government is taking note.
Smartphones, Twitter help gauge crowd size
Data from smartphones and Twitter can accurately show the size of a crowd, helping first responders in an emergency, a study on Wednesday said.
NSA winds down once-secret phone-records collection program
The National Security Agency has begun winding down its collection and storage of American phone records after the Senate failed to agree on a path forward to change or extend the once-secret program ahead of its expiration ...
Shopify IPO raises $131M, valuing company at more than $1B
Shopify said Wednesday that its initial public offering raised $130.9 million, and the IPO values the e-commerce company at $1.27 billion.