Cisco Systems built a security system for the Chinese government knowing it would be used to track and persecute members of the Falun Gong religious group, according to the Electronic Frontier Foundation technology rights group.
Enterprises deploying Internet of Things devices and accompanying software don't have to go it alone, but choosing a platform for building your applications is a big decision that's hard to go back on, says IoT analyst Dima Tokar.
Cellular network software that Ericsson announced at CES may help small, battery-powered devices like smartwatches and pet trackers get online and work longer without a recharge in a few years.
More than a dozen smart-home products at the CES show this week can find and interact with each other through the AllJoyn software framework, one of the major platforms vying to connect the Internet of Things.
Two pieces in the complicated puzzle of smart-home options will snap together later this year when the ZigBee Alliance starts certifying devices that use the Thread protocol for networking.
Don't get too excited about all your devices getting along—yet.
The much-anticipated 5G mobile standard won't be finished until 2020, but the people who'll make it happen were busy throughout 2015 trying to define it.
NetApp wants to be at the intersection of two hot trends in a rapidly changing storage industry with its planned US$870 million acquisition of startup SolidFire.
NetApp is acquiring startup SolidFire for US$870 million cash for a foothold in the fast-growing market for scale-out flash storage.
The fight over LTE networks using the same frequencies as Wi-Fi may be headed toward a peaceful resolution at last.
This week, Intel, Ericsson and Nokia joined Qualcomm in forming the MulteFire Alliance, an industry group to develop and promote LTE that runs only on the kind of unlicensed frequencies that companies use for Wi-Fi.
A major cyberattack next year will target a U.S. election, security expert Bruce Schneier predicts.
Internet of Things startup Afero says it can secure small and large IoT devices with a Bluetooth radio module and a cloud service.
It looks like the Dell-EMC wedding is on: EMC says it hasn't gotten any better proposals, and Dell reportedly is trying to shed Perot Systems to trim down for those photos.
The online activist group Anonymous said it took down the Trump Tower website on Friday after it warned presidential candidate Donald Trump about his statements on banning Muslims from entering the U.S.