Uber and Twitter significantly expanded their attempts to influence members of congress through political lobbying in the first three months of this year.
The Electronic Frontier Foundation is suing the U.S. Department of Justice over its failure to disclose if Internet companies have been compelled to decrypt user data and communications.
A NASA-developed air traffic control system for drones could take a major step forward this week when up to 24 drones take to the skies from locations across the U.S. in the agency's first coordinated test.
A series of powerful earthquakes that has shaken southwest Japan this week has also disrupted the electronics supply chain. Sony, Mitsubishi Electric and chip-maker Renesas are among the companies with factories in the area.
Japan's Sharp will launch in May a smartphone that's built into a humanoid robot. Or is it a humanoid robot with a built-in smartphone?
Last week, North Korea's sole Internet link with the rest of the world went down for about three hours.
Facebook plans to unveil two projects on Wednesday that promise to improve Internet connectivity for users in cities and urban areas.
Microsoft's Hololens promises to merge the real and virtual worlds in ways that haven't been possible before, and on Thursday morning, it demonstrated one way the gadget could transform the way we buy cars and just about any other major product.
As Apple turns 40, here's a look back at some of the hit products that shaped an entire industry—and some that did not.
When Apple launched the Apple II in 1977, it was still far from certain that consumers would need or want a home computer. In this article from the IDG archives, Apple lays out its predictions for the home PC market in 1978 and beyond.
Steve Wozniak describes an early use for the Apple II computer, in an Infoworld article from the IDG archives.
The U.S. Government has managed to access the iPhone used by San Bernardino shooter Syed Rizwan Farook, bypassing a passcode that had the Federal Bureau of Investigation stymied for several weeks.
The U.S. government says seven Iranians working for the country's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps are responsible for 187 denial of service attacks aimed at banks across the U.S. from 2011 to 2013.
The man who helped build Google from a search engine into one of the biggest and most influential companies in the world has predicted the emergence of a new computing architecture based on crowd-sourced data and machine learning.
Data centers are typically high-security locations and operators don't like you snooping around, but Google is giving users a look at one of its latest and most advanced centers through virtual reality.