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Responding to recent move to block virtual private network services in the world's most populated country, a Chinese official said on Tuesday that it will uphold scrutiny in order to keep pace with the rapid development of the internet.
The FTC's chairwoman argued these advised guidelines would both reassure consumers while helping the Internet of Things realize its full potential.
Microsoft took a tax hit due to an IRS audit adjustment last quarter, but its ongoing tax dispute with the IRS looks to wage on, possibly for another year.
In Germany, data watchdogs will meet this week to debate the future of the Safe Harbor agreement in the post-Snowden world.
The whistleblower organisation is demanding answers from Google over why it took so long to disclose that it had handed over details of three WikiLeaks' staffers' emails to the US government.
Microsoft has purchased Equivio, maker of a machine-learning platform for the legal industry, for an undisclosed amount.
An investigation by the Serious Fraud Office into the sale of Autonomy has been brought to a close.
It has been revealed during the trial of alleged Silk Road operator Ross Ulbricht that the CEO of failed bitcoin exchange Mt Gox, Mark Karpeles, had been suspected of being behind the online black market site, according to reports.
The NSW Roads and Maritime Service is hauling Uber drivers to court, with the agency issuing at least 10 court attendance notifications to drivers within the ride-sharing company's Sydney operation.
Apple and Ericsson are suing each other after failing to agree on royalties the iPhone maker should pay for standard essential patents.
Can software code, and application programming interfaces in particular, be copyrighted? That is the question.
IBM has once again beaten yearly patent records, racking up 7,534 patents in 2014 -- an average of 20 patents per day.
Apple has secured a dismissal in a suit brought against it over allegedly faulty logic boards in its MacBooks.
Apple has been granted a patent that could lead the way to a fully flexible iPhone that's actually built to bend in your pocket.
Chinese authorities reportedly have asked the world's largest chipmaker maker to lower its patent fees and unbundle its licensing agreements, following a year-long antitrust investigation.
What is inside a hard drive exactly. TechRepublic cracks one open to find out.
A Dutch bookstore is located inside a 12th century church. But don't let that fool you--it uses the latest RFID tracking system.
Antipiracy measures were a bit of an afterthought with Windows XP; with Vista, most of Microsoft's antipiracy work is built right in.
See the hardware that lurks inside Apple's latest media machine.
The Cancer Genomic Atlas will have a heavy information technology component as it crunches data to map the cancer genome.
On a fresh installation of Windows Vista, we took screen shots when it came time to install Adobe's Flash plug-in into Internet Explorer for the first time. The sequence is especially interesting given Microsoft's emphasis on using Windows Vista as a non-administrative or "Lesser Privileged User" (LPU). Why? Because our first couple of attempt's failed. As it turns out, though, as best as we could tell, the failure had nothing to do with Vista, being an LPU, or Adobe's Flash. It has more to do the Web site that's calling for the Flash plug and how it responds when the Flash plug-in isn't there. In other words, depending on what site you go to, mileage may vary.
Here, the famous and infamous who probably now wish they'd never hit the send button.
Patricia Dunn leaves Santa Clara County Superior Court on her way to be booked on four felony charges.
Pandora's founder travels from town to town, sharing his time and story with fans.
Hoping to capitalize on MP3 player mania, Creative will soon offer two versions of its 30GB Zen Vision player.
The company wins a patent covering user interface technology on digital music players--like those on Apple's iPod.
Companies have won protections for inventions such as a sealed crustless sandwich and a pet toy shaped like a tree branch.
The W800 Walkman from Sony Ericsson features a music-only mode that enables it to be used solely as an MP3 player while its cell phone transmitter remains off.
Disney's iPod challenger comes at a low price and is geared for kids of all ages.
Microsoft's chairman and RealNetworks' CEO strike a deal to end an antitrust squabble and promote the Rhapsody music service.
Chevrolet's contest to get consumers to create ad content for its Tahoe SUV has attracted a lot of satire ads. The rules say any attempt to "undermine the legitimate operation of the contest may be a violation of criminal and civil laws." Here are some Tahoe clips from the contest you won't see on TV.
MCI chief executive Michael Capellas opens the NetWorld+Interop trade show in Las Vegas in his first keynote address since his company emerged from bankruptcy last month. He says MCI has a strong balance sheet and is committed to innovation.
VMware's software allows Intel-based architecture to be partitioned into several independent virtual machines. In an exclusive Face to Face interview with ZDNet Editor in Chief Dan Farber, Diane Greene discusses the benefits of her company's technology, the competitive challenge Microsoft poses and her hopes for an IPO.
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