More rules are needed to make sure companies don't use algorithms to harm consumer rights.
The business-model war between open-source software vendors and cloud providers heats up with Elastic taking on Amazon Web Services.
An ACMA investigation found the retailer sent more than 42 million emails that did not feature an easy unsubscribe function.
Ethical-source leaders are trying to find more support for their open-source approach by creating the Organization for Ethical Source.
Lee Jae-yong has been sentenced to two and a half years in prison at the retrial for his bribery case.
An audit is underway into the Judiciary's Case Management/Electronic Case Files system.
Opinion: As should Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, and all other responsible social media sites. The right to free speech doesn't give you the right to right to shout fraud in a fractured country.
Twitter thought they could wait out Trump's term in office. After putting the President on a 12-hour time-out earlier this week, the company has banned the President's account permanently.
The US Department of Homeland Security has carried out trials to test whether facial recognition algorithms could correctly identify masked individuals.
The UK lost its right to a .eu website when it left the European bloc, leaving many domain name owners in limbo.
The London judge ruled that Julian Assange would be at extreme risk of suicide if he were sent across the Atlantic.
The new Brexit deal establishes a six-month transition period for data flows, but what will happen when the bridging agreement ends is still up for debate.
In a high-profile election-related lawsuit in a U.S. District Court, the plaintiffs' legal team filed a motion begging for an extension, blaming “numerous technical incompatibilities" between Google Docs and Microsoft Word. They made three rookie mistakes.
Tech giants show support for Facebook's legal case against spyware vendor NSO Group.
Filed by a bipartisan group of 38 attorneys-general.
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.
Daphne Leprince-Ringuet explains that AI systems are not an ethics issue but a fundamental human rights issue. To keep them under control will require better laws. Read more: http://zd.net/3gRnKDD
The company acted in contravention of the Fair Work Act 2009.
The FTC said the search giant manipulated its algorithm six times between 2012 to 2015 to show its own services above its competitors.
Three Office 365 customers have filed a lawsuit claiming that Microsoft is committing shocking privacy violations. Ed Bott takes a closer look. Read more: https://zd.net/2PD5TDy
To help progress cases during the coronavirus pandemic.
It is a symbolic win for Samsung leader Lee Jae-yong, who is facing accounting fraud charges, and will put pressure on prosecutors.
Facing scrutiny by European competition regulators, Apple now lets developers challenge its App Store guidelines.
The ACCC said the company falsely claimed to consumers that they were not entitled to refunds for faulty games.
The SaaS platform will be used for complex criminal prosecutions.
Immediation has inked deals with the Federal Court of Australia, the Family Court of Australia, and the Federal Circuit Court of Australia to move dispute resolutions online.
In doing so, the telco receives the court's seal of approval to install 1,800 more payphone cabinets across Australia.
Court ruled that cryptocurrency exchanges have not adversely impacted the nation's economy.
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 Hi-MD portable music players, supporting a gigabyte of removable storage thanks to the company's higher-capacity media format.