Makers of wearable computing devices will ship 110 million products in 2016, a big increase from 2015, with smartwatches accounting for about a quarter of those sales, IDC predicted.
Digital rights group Fight for the Future is hoping to give voice to ordinary people concerned with the U.S. FBI's attempt to force Apple to help it unlock the iPhone used by a mass shooter.
Car-marking giant General Motors plans to acquire autonomous vehicle technology vendor Cruise Technology in an effort to accelerate its recent self-driving efforts.
Broadband providers would be required to get opt-in customer permission in many cases to use and share personal data they collect under regulations proposed by the chairman of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission.
Some Internet service providers are building powerful tools to track customers, and the U.S. Federal Communications Commission needs to step in, some privacy advocates say.
Apple will pay $450 million as a settlement for e-book price fixing after the U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear the company's appeal of a lower court's antitrust ruling.
A geolocation-tracking feature on billboards owned by Clear Channel Outdoor gives the company new ways to target advertising and measure its effectiveness, but is also raising privacy concerns.
Just in case its motion to vacate wasn't enough, Apple late Tuesday filed an appeal of a California judge's order requiring it to help the FBI defeat the password protection's on a mass shooter's iPhone.
It may be possible for investigators to make multiple copies of the hard drive on an iPhone used by the San Bernardino mass shooter.
Apple has raised some interesting, and potentially winning, legal arguments in its request to overturn a judge’s order requiring the company to help the FBI unlock the iPhone of a mass shooter.
If a U.S. court grants the FBI's request for Apple to help it unlock a terrorism suspect's iPhone, the case will likely open the door to many similar law enforcement requests, the agency's director said Thursday.
Congress should allow an expert commission to recommend ways to resolve a contentious debate over police access to encrypted communications before passing "knee-jerk" legislation, one lawmaker says.
Struggling smartphone vendor BlackBerry is looking to diversify its business by launching a cybersecurity consulting service, focusing in part on the Internet of Things, and providing related tools to customers.
Asus has agreed to settle a U.S. Federal Trade Commission complaint that the company failed to take reasonable steps to secure the software on its routers, the agency said Tuesday.
The worldwide market for wearable computing devices saw a huge expansion in the last quarter of 2015, led by Fitbit and Apple, and shows no signs of slowing down soon.