The U.S. government has been collecting detailed info on the phone calls and Internet communications of millions of citizens for years. Is it legal? What do they do with the data?
Steve Jobs promised iCloud would be the center of Apple users' digital lives. Two years later, are we any closer to a service that "just works" — and that can propel the next generation of great apps?
Apple may be America's largest corporate taxpayer, but the company holds most of its cash in companies with no tax jurisdiction at all. Is that right?
Google CEO Larry Page has confessed negativity and lack of collaboration in the technology world saddens him. But let's not forget Google can harsh some mellows too.
Despite security breaches, passwords aren't going away. Here's how to manage your passwords - and give them the best chance of standing up to hackers.
Guess what? Microsoft collects fees on the majority of Android devices sold worldwide. Is this "Microsoft tax" hurting Android...or just your wallet?
What should you do if your smartphone, tablet, or notebook is stolen? Can tracking services or recovery software help police get your devices back?
Samsung's flagship Galaxy devices will feature security technology from the same folks who do LoJack for Laptops, burned into the firmware where thieves can't delete it.
The U.S. now ranks cyber attacks as a bigger threat than conventional terror. Could the next 9-11 come from the Internet?
Passwords are broken. But can multifactor authentication fix them? Smartphones could become the magic key necessary to make more secure next-gen authentication work.
Password-based security looks weaker every day, so why haven't we started using high-tech biometrics like fingerprints, voice recognition and iris scans yet? As it turns out, all of these have major barriers of their own.
Account takeovers and security breaches show passwords are weak padlocks on our digital lives. But can anything really replace them?
Amazon is hoping a virtual currency will boost the Kindle Fire and its Android marketplace - but will Amazon Coins be worth your time?
Peering at Twitter is like looking into the Internet's hive mind - at least the Library of Congress thinks so. What can our collective tweets reveal?
As computers continue to get less customizable and Intel exits the desktop market, are we finally leaving the era where anyone with a screwdriver can build a PC?