Congress has let the Electronic Communications Privacy Act languish for decades, so a California state senator is urging the states to enact their own protections.
The damages caused by a virtual attack would need to be as serious as those in a real world, or kinetic, attack.
MPAA hails court ruling on the copyright-infringement case that involved the file-sharing site.
Market research firm IDC expects display shipments to contract by 6 percent in 2013, though people who do buy monitors will go for larger screens.
The "smoked" campaign -- in which Microsoft shows off how quickly its phones can perform common tasks -- is back, and this time, Samsung's Galaxy S III is the target.
The hot messaging startup allows you to add "doodles" to messages, as well as pull images from Google, music from iTunes, and videos from YouTube.
Verizon wants to negotiate eyeball-based content fees for programming it buys, and customers may get a break out of the deal.
About 20 ISPs produce almost 50 percent of world's spam, a researcher finds, and he suggests that identifying these virtual neighborhoods will make it easier to spot and block unwanted and malicious email.
Facebook has blocked MessageMe, a new mobile messaging app, from access to the Facebook API so MessageMe users can no longer load their lists of Facebook friends into MessageMe.
Lackluster sales numbers for its newest game console could be cause for concern for Nintendo.
A report in Bloomberg says that Spotify will expand its streaming music service to mobile devices in 20 countries where it currently provides its desktop service. The move would give Spotify an edge over rival Pandora.
Microsoft had spurned Flash when developing its new operating systems, but Redmond apparently had a change of heart about the Adobe plug-in.
Both the Authors Guild and retailer Barnes & Noble claim that giving Amazon control over generic domain names like .book and .read would give the online company too much market power.
Recent FTC litigation against SMS junk mailers may force scammers to change tactics, a security firm suggests.
Being adept at the lobbying game can be just as effective in gaining ground on tech rivals as making better products or pressing patent lawsuits.