Verizon Communications plans to buy cloud-computing-focused fleet management firm Fleetmatics Group, in a deal that will pump the telecom carrier's internet of things portfolio.
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Trade groups representing many U.S. ISPs have filed an appeal challenging a court ruling that upheld the Federal Communications Commission's net neutrality rules.
Oracle has entered into an agreement to buy NetSuite, which provides cloud-based accounting, enterprise resource planning, customer relationship management, and other business software packages, for US$9.3 billion.
Verizon's planned US$4.8 billion acquisition of Yahoo will create an international consumer tracking powerhouse that raises serious privacy concerns, some privacy advocates said.
As the U.S. heads toward a contentious national election in November, 15 states are are still clinging to outdated electronic voting machines that don't support paper printouts used to audit their internal vote counts.
Donald Trump, the Republican nominee for U.S. president, has antagonized much of tech industry by opposing free trade and immigration but has otherwise nearly ignored the vital segment of the nation's economy, critics say.
The U.S. National Science Foundation will spend more than US$400 million over the next seven years to fund next-generation wireless research in an effort to bring super-fast mobile service to the country.
The U.S. Federal Communications Commission has voted to open nearly 11 gigahertz of high-band spectrum to new wireless uses, paving the way for 5G mobile service and for an explosive growth of the Internet of Things.
Chinese government hackers were the likely attackers in three breaches in recent years at the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, the U.S. agency that insures bank accounts, according to a congressional audit.
The families of victims five recent attacks in Israel are suing Facebook for more than US$1 billion, saying the social media site helps terrorists plan their violence.
The U.S. Congress has a small window of time to stop proposed changes in federal court rules that will expand the FBI's authority to hack into computers during criminal investigations, a senator said Thursday.
The American Civil Liberties Union has filed a lawsuit challenging a 30-year-old hacking crimes law, with the civil liberties group saying the law inhibits research about online discrimination.
A U.S. senator has stalled an intelligence budget bill over concerns that it would expand surveillance while limiting oversight of it.
The U.S. and the European Union have reached an agreement on the language of a key data transfer pact, including limits on U.S. surveillance, according to a news report.
Three vendors, including Microsoft and Amazon Web Services, have won a key U.S. government authorization that will allow federal agencies to put highly sensitive data on the cloud-computing services.