Anthony Levandowski is stepping aside as the lawsuit with his former employer rages on.
Anthony Levandowski is stepping aside as the lawsuit with his former employer rages on.
The Australian Federal Police accessed a journalist's call records in breach of the data retention legislation, it has been revealed.
Vodafone NZ and Sky TV have circumvented the New Zealand Commerce Commission's rejection of its merger by gaining consent from the Overseas Investment Office.
Following the Foxtel-Village Roadshow judgment in December, the Federal Court has similarly ruled that foreign piracy website Kickass Torrents will be blocked at the expense of the rights holders.
Intellectual Property Office of Singapore and state-owned equity firm, Makara Capital, have set up a S$1 billion (US$716.34 million) fund to help promising companies develop locally and expand globally.
Google wants to improve search quality by surfacing authoritative news and offering better feedback mechanisms to report examples of fake or harmful news.
Companies that have implemented hybrid cloud strategies are seeing the benefits, from better ROI to faster digital transformation. But now they must look ahead to new stages of hybrid cloud execution.
Facebook has suffered a serious setback in its attempts to exploit WhatsApp users' private data in Germany.
A final vote by the European Council has legally approved the 'roam like home' system whereby EU consumers will be charged for their regular phone plans while travelling throughout the EU as of mid June.
The Australian government will consult with stakeholders on whether to extend the safe harbour provision to all online service providers, such as cloud services and search engines, in addition to ISPs.
By building up a large defensive patent portfolio, PatentShield aims to "level the playing field" and deter larger companies from suing startups.
More than half of firms in Singapore, Japan, and South Korea express concerns they will not be able to meet the May 25, 2018, deadline for GDPR compliance, while a quarter of their peers in Australia and US fear shutting down as a result.
Google wants to overhaul sluggish Mutual Legal Assistance Treaty processes due to persistently large volumes of non-US government requests for user data sitting on its US servers.
With a proposed new law on online hate speech heading to Germany's parliament for approval, tech firms and rights groups are making a stand.
The government has ruled out the use of telecommunications metadata captured and stored under data retention in civil cases, denying that the review was conducted with a view to weaken restrictions.
Qualcomm has countersued Apple, arguing huge profits from the iPhone would have been impossible without its technology.
During the year, we have seen the destruction of SOPA and PIPA but the emergence of CISPA and similar laws around the world, a growing trend in hacks and scams, an explosion in malware, and states committing cyberwarfare on their friends and foes. Here's a run-down of what happened in 2012.
A jury decided that more than 25 Samsung phones and tablets contained contained technology that violated Apple patents. Now Apple wants to make sure than 9 of them won't get sold in the US.
Tim Cook's first year anniversary as Apple CEO was rewarded with a $1 billion jury verdict in his company's patent trial with Samsung. Here are the Samsung devices in question.
Microsoft unveils its first new logo in 25 years and only its fourth since 1975.
Come on! Is there really anything about the iPad's design that makes it so special that it should be used ban Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 sales? I Don't Think So.
USPTO has been granting lots of new patents, some with a surprisingly quick turnaround. Here are drawings of 10 noteworthy patents issued to top tech players last week.
As Facebook prepares to launch its massive IPO, it's a good time to look at the late 90s to see what people thought were good investments.
A look at Google's presentation outlining how it will fight back against Oracle's claims that it owes money for copying Java code
A selection of slides from Oracle's 91-page presentation to court, designed to push its claim that Google needs to pay it billions of dollars for using Java technology in Android
Facebook's IPO filing included images. Here they are and here's what they mean.
Over the years, we’ve developed a set of guidelines for holiday lights. Every holiday season we distribute citations to local residences for exceptionally good (and exceptionally bad) light displays.
A look back at some of the major controversies to grip the world's largest social network over the past few months. Is Facebook teetering on the edge of collapse?
Jawbone makes some of the best Bluetooth headsets and speaker so it wasn't much of a surprise that their new health device, the UP, is also built very well. Can the UP help you improve your health through activity tracking and team motivation?
(Sept. 2011) This gallery guide will walk you through friends lists, and how you can separate your many lives.
Facebook is rolling out a major revamp to its privacy settings. The changes affect what you see on your profile as well as when you share content on the social network.
Europe's legislators are trying to decide whether to propose new laws that would compel internet companies to help police access encrypted data.
The mental wellbeing of staff who have to comb through troubling Facebook images and hate speech posts has become an issue for authorities in Germany.
The secretive system uses data and other techniques to ferret out cops and root out anyone who may do the service harm.
The Australian Federal Court has blocked piracy sites such as The Pirate Bay, isoHunt, and TorrentHound, although sites accessed through the use of VPNs are unaffected. For now.
Further Note 7 tests, revenue loss predictions, and an attempted tech leak have all contributed to another tough week for Samsung.
The ongoing patent wars by tech giants Google and Oracle might seem a bit hard to understand at times, but the implications of this case will likely change technology copyright history. If you're having trouble following all the developments, check out this ZDNet Hot Topics webcast, hosted by Jonas Tichenor and featuring journalists who have been inside the courtroom. ZDNet Editor Rachel King, CNET Editor Dan Farber and ZDNet Contributor Steven Vaughan-Nichols bring in depth analysis of this case and what its likely going to mean for the future of JAVA and even patents on intellectual property.
Tired of wondering when your ride will arrive? ZDNet correspondent Sumi Das explains how the Eyestop could forever change that waiting game for the better. A mix of smooth steel, clear curved glass and technology, this artful creation from the minds at MIT Media Lab could make your ride a little easier by telling you how many minutes until you can board, the fastest route to your destination and more.
At the AlwaysOn Venture Summit in Half Moon Bay, Calif., J. Brian Hennessy, chief marketing officer of Mobius Technologies, explains how the company has found a way to turn industrial waste--things like old insulation and the foam from car seats--into resins and glues. These glues are strong enough to be used to manufacture OSB (oriented strand board), a building material used in everything from houses to furniture, and at very little extra cost to the manufacturing companies.
ZDNet correspondent Sumi Das talks with Senior Editor Sam Diaz about the brewing suit-countersuit situation between Apple and Psystar. In an effort to quash the sale of Psystar's cheap Mac OS-running computers and preserve its carefully crafted image and reputation, Apple sued the Miami-based company. Now Psystar has lobbed back a countersuit, claiming that tying Mac OS to Apple hardware is anti-competitive. Sam Diaz lays out how the legal battle may unfold.
Small Business Server (SBS) 2011 is a solid, mature product that brings powerful collaboration and communications tools in an easy-to-use and manage package, priced right for small businesses.
LG's mid-range musical phone features dual colour displays and tri-band connectivity, but it lacks memory expansion options.
Nokia's 6230i is an upgraded version of its classic, unpretentious 6230 with a higher quality screen, 1.3-megapixel camera and Bluetooth.
Samsung's latest slider phone, the D500, looks a lot like its sliding predecessor, but comes in a black case with a megapixel camera and an MP3 player.
Motorola's music mobile combines a full-featured handset that will appeal to a wide range of users whether they're looking for fun, functionality or the perfect mixture of both.
Apple's newest iPod gets a makeover, adds some evolutionary upgrades, and delivers more bang for the buck. But are these changes enough to make a big splash?
We take a peek at one of Sony's upcoming Hi-MD portable music players, supporting a gigabyte of removable storage thanks to the company's new higher-capacity MiniDisc. Sony's upcoming range of digital music players revamps previous MiniDisc players by introducing Hi-MD media.