Cox Communications has agreed to pay $595,000 and submit to seven years of computer security compliance monitoring by the Federal Communications Commission to settle an investigation into whether the cable TV and Internet operator failed to safeguard the personal information of its customers.
Drone pilots will have a little more insight into the world around them and get safety alerts through to a free smartphone app launching on Thursday called Hivemapper.
The Federal Communications Commission plans to fine Hilton Worldwide Holdings $25,000 for obstructing its investigation into whether the hotel operator blocked Wi-Fi hotspots being used by customers.
Companies are wary about what employees are doing on their smartphones. Be it data loss or time-wasting, a growing number of employers are actively stopping staff from using certain apps on company-controlled devices.
Google is hoping to start commercial package delivery by drone in 2017, the head of its drone project said Monday.
The U.S. Army has for the first time tested swarms of consumer drones during a major military exercise and determined the low-cost technology is at a stage where it could be used offensively.
Google, Amazon and Wal-Mart have joined the government's task force charged with figuring out a registration and identification system for drones.
Facebook is on an aggressive push to gain users in emerging markets and on Thursday began tackling a new task: making money from them.
Japanese car companies have a major presence at the 44th Tokyo Motor Show and unveiled new prototypes that provide a taste of the tech we'll soon be seeing in our cars.
Samsung Electronics achieved higher sales and profits in the third quarter of this year, but competition in the smartphone market remained intense, it said in Seoul on Thursday.
Fujitsu says it has developed software that uses biometric data directly as the basis for encryption and decryption of data, simplifying and strengthening security systems that rely on biometrics such as fingerprints, retina scans and palm vein scans.
The U.S. Senate approved a controversial cybersecurity bill on Tuesday, despite opposition from major tech companies and privacy advocates who fear it will result in more of citizens' private information going to the government.
A drone carrying drugs, a cell phone, hacksaw blades and other contraband was discovered crashed in an Oklahoma prison yard on Monday morning.
JP Morgan Chase will launch its own smartphone payment platform in mid-2016, going head-to-head with rival services from Apple, Google and Samsung.
Wal-Mart has applied for permission to begin testing home delivery by drones -- a move intended to ensure online rivals Amazon and Google don't corner the much-hyped market before it gets off the ground.