Police don't need a warrant to obtain mobile phone location data for a criminal investigation, a US appeals court ruled Tuesday in a case closely watched for digital-era privacy implications.
The use of ad-blocking software for mobile devices has nearly doubled in the past year, raising questions about the viability of online media business models, a study showed Tuesday.
Microsoft says Windows users still can opt-out of upgrading to the latest version of the software despite claims the company has made it exceedingly difficult to do so.
Twitter is making some big changes, at least in the context of 140 characters or fewer.
The virtual reality company Oculus relies heavily on Facebook for security and shares information about its users with VR creators.
Google on Wednesday unveiled a smartphone messaging application infused with artificial intelligence as it moves to stay in tune with busy mobile Internet lifestyles.
LinkedIn said Wednesday that a 2012 breach resulted in more than 100 million of its users' passwords being compromised—vastly more than previously thought.
Changing the layout of long and tedious software licensing agreements may not only make those agreements more understandable, but may even make the users like them more, according to Penn State researchers. Participants in ...
More than 20 percent of people who use the web can't always tell the difference between shades of colors—but very few of them are colorblind, according to a University of Michigan researcher.
Ever wonder why so many people like certain Facebook pages, no matter how boring or badly updated they are? They could well be the subject of "like farming", the process of artificially inflating the number of Facebook page ...