Sextortion—using nude photos of someone to press for even racier content or other goods—is surprisingly common, a US think tank says in what it calls the first in-depth study of another danger lurking in cyberspace.
Online giant Amazon must pay damages to consumers billed for app purchases by children on its tablets, a federal court has ruled, in a win for US regulators.
Apple urged a federal court Friday to reject efforts to force the company to help break into an iPhone as part of a New York drug investigation.
A former Nuclear Regulatory Commission scientist has been sentenced to a year and a half in prison for plotting a cyberattack on federal government computers.
Apple has "an obligation" to protect user data and privacy, chief executive Tim Cook said Monday, reaffirming his stand in a high-profile court showdown with the US government on encryption.
A federal appeals court will decide whether to overturn a Federal Communications Commission ruling allowing city-owned broadband services to expand into areas overlooked by commercial providers.
Forcing Apple to help unlock an iPhone is a "modest" demand which may turn up vital evidence in a terrorist attack, the US government argued Thursday, upping the ante in its legal standoff with the technology giant.
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 ...
A Texas jury said that Apple should pay $625.6 million for violating patents held by a US company devoted to patent litigation.
The Supreme Court will decide whether Microsoft Corp. must face a class action lawsuit by disgruntled owners of the Xbox 360 video-game system who say the console has a design defect that scratches game disks.