Sharp has approved an offer from Hon Hai Precision Industry and related companies to acquire over 66 percent of the company’s voting stock, making the Taiwanese contract manufacturer the new parent of the venerable Japanese firm.
Maricopa County, Arizona, will stop offering iPhones to new staff, calling it “the official smartphone of terrorists and criminals."
Workers at the Shanghai operation of Apple supplier Pegatron work more than the maximum 60 hours a week stipulated by the iPhone maker.
Microsoft is asking for reform of both US law and inter-government treaties.
Apple CEO Tim Cook wants the U.S. government to set up a commission of tech, intelligence and civil liberties experts to discuss "the implications for law enforcement, national security, privacy and personal freedoms."
Facebook is extending its collaborative model for developing low-cost compute and networking hardware to telecommunications gear as well, focusing on three areas — access, backhaul, and core and management.
FBI Director James Comey claims the agency doesn't want to break anyone’s encryption or set loose a master key to devices like the iPhone.
Chip company Marvell Technology Group has settled with Carnegie Mellon University to end a long-standing patent dispute over chips used in hard disk drives.
The White House said it is not the aim of the government to compromise the security of Apple's iPhone, as it only wants the company to help in the case of one phone that was used by a terrorist in the San Bernardino, California, attack on Dec. 2.
An Indian startup Ringing Bells has aroused curiosity by promising to launch a 251 rupees (US$4) smartphone, in the latest bid to take communications to the country's masses.
Apple's CEO Tim Cook has reacted sharply to a federal court order that would require the company to help the FBI search the contents of an iPhone 5c seized from Syed Rizwan Farook.
The FBI said it was unable to access password-coded encrypted content on the iPhone 5c.
Apple is setting up a development center in India, a move that is seen to reflect the company's growing focus on the local market.
IBM has unveiled its new z13s mainframe, which it claims offers encryption at twice the speed as previous mid-range systems, without compromising performance
Apple has requested a court in New York to rule finally whether it can be compelled to assist investigators to get around the passcode of an iPhone 5s belonging to a defendant in a criminal case.