The inventors of public key cryptography have won the 2015 Turing Award, just as a contentious debate kicks off in Washington over how much protection encryption should really offer.
In the week since Apple said it would do battle with the FBI over its request for access to a smartphone belonging to one of the San Bernardino terrorists, tech industry leaders have been weighing in with their views.
Most Americans think that Apple should help the FBI unlock a smartphone used by one of the terrorists in the San Bernardino mass shooting, according to a study released Monday by the Pew Research Center.
Donald Trump has called for a boycott of Apple products over its refusal to help the FBI break into an iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino mass shooters.
Butterfly Labs and two employees have settled charges they deceived thousands of people by keeping payments for bitcoin mining systems that were never delivered.
IBM has been encouraging developers to build apps using its Watson artificial intelligence system, which it hopes will be a big money maker for the company in the future. It kicked off the latest effort on Wednesday, pledging $5 million in prize money to whoever makes the biggest breakthroughs with Watson by 2020.
Google will give its public backing to Qualcomm's ARM server chip next week, according to a report Wednesday, but history suggests it's too early to draw conclusions.
Yahoo will cut 15 percent of its workforce and close some online services in a major turnaround plan announced Tuesday.
Google's parent company Alphabet racked up $3.6 billion in losses last year through investments in "big bets" such as self-driving cars and Internet balloons.
Profits from Amazon's cloud division jumped 69 percent last quarter, but the rest of its business fared less well.
Big telcos including Verizon and AT&T have joined a Facebook-led project to build low-cost computing hardware, posing a fresh challenge for network vendors like Cisco and Juniper.
A few years ago, you wouldn't have bet on IBM Power systems having much of a future. But a new strategy to embrace Linux and open up the platform is starting to pay off.
Yahoo has released a 13.5TB file of anonymized user data to machine learning scientists in academia, calling it the largest-ever release of its kind
When you think of IBM you probably don't think of consumer electronics, but the company's CEO came to Las Vegas Wednesday to push IBM's Watson technology deeper into wearables and health.
Netflix just announced a massive global expansion of its service, along with two new shows coming this year including a period drama about Britain's Queen Elizabeth II.