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The U.S. National Security Agency reportedly hacked into over 50,000 computer networks around the world as part of its global intelligence gathering efforts, and also taps into large fiber optic cables that transport Internet traffic between continents at 20 different major points.
The FCC is scheduled to discuss the subject at its next public meeting on Dec. 12. If the agency adopts the rule, it will be up to airlines to install the onboard cells and decide the usage parameters.
HealthCare.gov, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' troubled insurance-shopping website, will double its user capacity by the end of the month in an effort to eliminate sluggish response times when thousands of people are on the site at the same time, officials said.
SAP has been slapped with a lawsuit by California's state controller over a payroll software implementation the office says cost taxpayers a vast sum of money, but has never worked correctly.
International talks aimed at removing expensive international tariffs on information technology have broken down completely after China refused to compromise.
Five human rights groups urged the United Nations (UN) General Assembly to adopt a new resolution against indiscriminate mass surveillance.
Nokia has asked a court in Delhi to revoke a freeze on its factory in India over a tax dispute, ahead of the proposed acquisition by Microsoft of its handset business.
The case is part of the FTC’s efforts to apply consumer protections to developing mobile technologies, the agency said.
The bill would tighten up the process by requiring plaintiffs in patent infringement lawsuits to identify the patents and claims infringed in initial court filings.
Saving the data is mandatory for service providers, but automating the process to hand over data is voluntary. Large service providers aren't on board with the proposal.
ICANN this week announced a new panel that will address concerns about Internet governance.
World Trade Organization talks aimed at removing expensive international tariffs on information technology will now continue until Friday after China continued to stall negotiations.
Funds will help to develop Galileo-enabled chipsets and receivers.
The operation sold unwanted business listings, calling them yellow page listings, to U.S. businesses and organizations, the FTC said.
The European Parliament is demanding that E.U. citizens have legal recourse when their personal data is transferred to the U.S. before it OKs any data-sharing deal with the United States.