Senator Scott Ludlam has labelled the Australian government's proposed data-retention scheme as little more than a surveillance tax, while calling for the release of a financial study into the scheme.
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US justice officials are scooping up mobile phone data from unwitting Americans as part of a sophisticated airborne surveillance program designed to catch criminals, The Wall Street Journal has reported.
Planning to sell or give away your old iPhone or iPad? Then you'll need to wipe your data off it securely. Here's how to do it without losing any data.
The iPhone and iPad maker is encrypting its services, end-to-end, in a bid to prevent law enforcement (even with a search warrant) from accessing your device data.
Connected Data announces a new SSD-based Drobo Mini that gives what pro users have been clamoring for: performance. You can now edit video with a redundant array not much larger than a DVD drive.
Lost some important data on your iPhone, iPad or Android device? Here are some tools that might be able to help you get it back.
Business has bought into the mythology of big data and pervasive "surveillance-based marketing and advertising", but its time is coming to an end, says 'Doc' Searls.
New legislation is being passed at high speed in an attempt to stymie changes that force UK communications companies to store data on all their customers' communications.
Microsoft's executive VP has blasted the NSA's "unfettered bulk collection of data" and continues to push for reform following the NSA surveillance scandal.
Teliris brings Dimension Data the ability to scale in the cloud and increase its capabilities with managed video.
Divide creates a completely separate container for your Exchange account on your iPhone or iPad so that corporate email, calendars, and contacts don't mingle with your personal data.
Apple's Q2 2014 earnings are out, and the data provided gives us an insight into how well the company performed over the last quarter relative to historical data. iPhone sales are strong, but iPad sales show a worrying fall.
The surveillance platform analyzes real-time crime data and was previously implemented in New York City
Proposed laws to allow the bulk collection of data in Europe are now dead in the water. The reality is that the overturning of Europe's retention laws will make transatlantic co-operation a little more difficult — but it won't make it impossible.
IBM has categorically denied any involvement with the U.S. National Security Agency's spying spree, and insists it has never handed over client data in the name of surveillance.
One of the most astounding statistics Seagate boasted on Monday was the promise of a one million-hour mean time between downtimes.
Making the decision to start investing in advanced data analytics is a major milestone for any organisation. In this video, the head of the Big Data program at the Minas Gerais government talks about reasons to invest.
How can you create a sustainable Big Data strategy without having technical expertise? In this short video, Emília Paiva, Director Vice-President at the Minas Gerais government Office for Strategic Priorities talks about how she has accomplished this seemingly impossible task.
What should you keep in mind when starting or developing Big Data strategies in your organization? Get expert advice in this short video.
Microsoft's efforts to allow foreign customers to move their data to non-U.S. regional datacenters could increase the scope of NSA surveillance, academics and lawyers suggest.
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