Attorney-General George Brandis has linked the terrorist attack in Paris and the siege in Sydney to the government's push to pass mandatory data-retention legislation in Australia.
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UPDATED. I ran the numbers and vulnerabilities in browsers are up this year, as is their severity. We know more about this for Internet Explorer because Microsoft provides the most data.
Grounded in open source and energy efficient designs, the world's largest social network shared its latest updates for cost and power savings attributed to its cutting-edge datacenters.
Unitrends has bought NICTA's cloud technology firm, Yuruware, for its patent-protected technology to give its customers data protection flexibility.
As virtualisation technology spreads through the datacentre, the race is on to develop ways of sharing out data to virtual servers and desktops in large numbers.
If you're curious about which computing platforms are most popular, you can take your pick of two separate independent data sources. What's the difference between the two, and why are some of their numbers so far out of sync?
New Zealand’s Office of the Privacy Commissioner has published data breach numbers and categories in its annual report for the first time.
If these numbers were reported in a corporate situation, they would be considered an absolute triumph of big data management and implementation. UPDATE: Response/corrections/clarifications from Washington Post reporter.
The Internet giant isn't alone in hoping to stifle the ever-growing number of patent-related lawsuits in the technology industry.
Hackers used Adobe software to stage a data breach that left up to 160,000 Social Security numbers exposed.
Hortonworks' chief talks about the run on Hadoop distributions, an "open core" strategy and crunching the big data numbers.
Microsoft's Surface Pro, which the company officially calls "a powerful PC in tablet form," went on sale today. On its website, Microsoft has officially disclosed how much data storage space you can expect to get from each model. Good luck translating the numbers.
Twitter will have to give away data that might help identify the authors of anti-Semitic or racist tweets, as well as roll out an easily accessible notification system for users to report illegal or hateful content under a ruling by a Paris court.
In a patent dispute with rival Apple, Samsung wil be forced to reveal sales data it wished to keep hidden.
Netflix is being sued by an interactive TV solutions provider over at least seven U.S. patents regarding digital rights management and how viewer data is used.
New numbers are beginning to emerge from research firms on actual sales and usage of Windows 8. But the data paints a conflicting picture.
By catering to partners selling connectivity for vending machines and similar embedded devices, Three Wholesale hopes to tap into large numbers of data-consuming customers and foster more-creative machine-to-machine tech.
A Tokyo judge finds Samsung Electronics innocent of infringing on Apple's patent relating to the synchronizing of music and video data in devices to servers.
I enjoy reading the salary surveys when they come out but am always left wanting to do further analysis on the numbers. Unfortunately, the survey is a secondary source of data with pre-packaged analysis and often unrepresentative samples.
Despite Apple and Samsung's pleas to keep sensitive data private, the judge overseeing the design patent spat releases a whole wealth of valuable, broken-down data relating to the two companies' sales.
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