Merkel told President Obama that she expects U.S. authorities to detail the scope of monitoring practices in Germany, according to her spokesman.
The bill would require companies suing for patent infringement to identify the patents and claims infringed in their initial court pleadings, potentially making it more difficult for patent holders to file broad infringement claims.
A new version of a cybersecurity framework from the U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology aims to help businesses assess their readiness.
The president said Monday there is “no excuse” for the problems that have plagued HealthCare.gov since the site went live Oct. 1.
The online encyclopedia's editors are investigating allegations of suspicious edits and accounts.
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has begun to send more than 58,000 refund checks to consumers who lost money to Green Millionaire, a company that promised a free book explaining how to power cars and homes at no cost, but then billed customers for an online magazine they never ordered.
The BitTorrent search site lost an appeals court case earlier this year, so it's closing its doors as part of settlement with movie studios in the U.S.
Verizon Communications' profit and sales rose in the third quarter of 2013, with the growth driven by higher mobile and broadband numbers.
Officials still aren't releasing the numbers of people who have successfully navigated the error-prone process of signing up for coverage under the Affordable Care Act.
ICANN and other groups are calling for an accelerated globalization of Internet domain name functions after NSA surveillance leaks.
The Patriot Act doesn’t allow privacy groups to challenge an NSA order directed at Verizon Communications, lawyers for the Obama administration argue.
Companies offering anonymous Web browsing and communication services are seeing a huge increase in business since recent news leaks about the U.S. National Security Agency's mass data collection and surveillance activities.
General Keith Alexander, the director of the National Security Agency, says his agency needs to restore trust in order to defend the U.S. against cyberthreats.
Actual technologists should be appointed to server on a group reviewing the nation's surveillance technologies, IT-related groups say.
As a tropical storm and possible hurricane bears down on the Gulf Coast of the U.S., the National Weather Service's website was churning out weather alerts Friday, despite a partial U.S. government shutdown that has affected citizens' access to other online resources.