Google is providing for the first time a look into the world of national security letters -- demands from the Federal Bureau of Investigation to hand over details about account holders and keep quiet about it.
Drones will start getting digital identification certificates under a new service being launched on Tuesday that hopes to bring trust and verification to the skies.
A Silicon Valley biometrics company says it has developed a fingerprint sensor that can sit under glass so smartphone screens don't need a cutout or extra button to accommodate the sensor.
One of Apple’s major suppliers of iPhone displays is poised to make a major investment in OLED screens.
The U.S. Internal Revenue Service has asked a court in California to order Coinbase, a Bitcoin exchange, to hand over the identities of active U.S. users of its service from the beginning of 2013 to the end of 2015.
In his nomination of Congressman Mike Pompeo to head the CIA, President-elect Donald Trump has picked someone who has supported NSA surveillance programs and been critical of Silicon Valley's stance on encryption.
Stung by ongoing criticism and evidence that some of its hosts discriminated against non-white guests, Airbnb this month began asking users to pledge to treat everyone equally.
The head of Google's cloud business says she doesn't expect machine intelligence to exceed that of humans during her lifetime, despite recent rapid progress that has surprised many.
Jeff Weiner, the CEO of LinkedIn, is very impressed with Snap's Spectacles and the way they've been launched through vending machines that appear in locations for a limited time.
One of Silicon Valley’s most opinionated CEOs says it’s time for more companies to be vocal about important social issues.
Facebook has succeeded in transmitting data at almost 20Gbps between two towers in Southern California in tests of a technology key to its plans to deliver internet service to rural areas using drones.
Facebook has agreed to stop using WhatsApp data to target users with advertising in the U.K. and has been warned it could face legal action if it resumes the practice.
Could hundreds or thousands of drones in the sky ever replicate the thrill we get from watching a fireworks display?
Intel began promoting its first commercial drone in the U.S. this week, as it seeks to carve out a place for itself in the fast-expanding market.
Flexible, thin-film solar panels from a Silicon Valley company are allowing drone makers to keep their craft in the sky for hours longer than is possible with batteries alone.