By Associated Press | 02/25/14 01:50 PM
Businesses that collect and use hair samples, finger prints and retina scans to identify their customers could face tough sanctions for inappropriately handling such material, under a measure headed to the Idaho House.
By Bloomberg News | 02/25/14 01:17 PM
U.S. National Security Agency snooping on email traffic and phone records has prompted a cottage industry in products meant to keep spies out of their customers' business. Among the companies promoting devices at this year's RSA technology-security conference in San Francisco, which attracts...
By Joseph Lawler | 02/25/14 01:06 PM
A Tokyo-based exchange called Mt. Gox suspended trading and went offline Monday as evidence appeared to suggest that it was insolvent and unable to repay customers with accounts worth in the hundreds of millions.
02/25/14 10:45 AM
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — BlackBerry will release a low-cost phone in Indonesia in April and plans a broader release of a phone that restores a beloved row of control keys with a track pad. The Indonesia phone, the Z3, will sell for less than $200 without subsidies, the company said Tuesday. It...
By Michael Liedtke | 02/25/14 09:21 AM
After years of bickering, Netflix and Comcast are working together to provide their subscribers with a more enjoyable experience when they're watching movies and television shows over high-speed Internet connections.
By Raphael Satter | 02/25/14 09:20 AM
A major bitcoin exchange has gone bust after secretly racking up catastrophic losses, other virtual currency companies said Tuesday — a potentially fatal blow for the exotic new form of money.
By Joe McDonald | 02/25/14 09:17 AM
LinkedIn is launching a Chinese-language site for the world's most populous Internet market and says it will comply with the communist government's censorship rules.
By Associated Press | 02/25/14 09:02 AM
SALEM, Ore. — The Oregon Legislature is looking at two bills that would curtail access to public records. Both measures have advanced through the legislative process without opposition at any stage. Lawmakers say they're protecting people's privacy, but government transparency advocates...
02/25/14 06:00 AM
BEIJING (AP) — LinkedIn is launching a Chinese-language site for the world's most populous Internet market and says it will comply with the communist government's censorship rules. The professional networking service will compete with established Chinese-language services Tianji, owned by...
02/25/14 05:30 AM
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Xbox One will soon be Twitchier than the PlayStation 4. The popular video game broadcasting service Twitch is bringing a slew of fresh features to Microsoft's newest console. An update next month will add the ability to live stream video games, join in on games with...
02/25/14 01:30 AM
HONG KONG (AP) — Chinese internet company Sina Corp. plans to spin off its Twitter-like microblog service, Weibo, in a U.S. initial public offering to raise $500 million, a person with knowledge of the deal said Tuesday. The person, who requested anonymity because they weren't authorized to...
By Byron York | 02/24/14 08:30 PM
Democrats on the Federal Communications Commission say they have absolutely no plans to censor the press.
02/24/14 06:30 PM
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — After years of bickering, Netflix and Comcast are working together to provide their subscribers with a more enjoyable experience when they're watching movies and television shows over high-speed Internet connections. The new partnership is part of a breakthrough announced...
02/24/14 05:15 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Eric Holder is urging Congress to require businesses to quickly alert consumers and law enforcement agencies in the wake of significant data breaches like the ones at discount retailer Target and at Neiman Marcus. In a video posted Monday on the Justice...
02/24/14 04:31 PM
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Samsung sought Monday to frame its new Galaxy S5 smartphone as a lifestyle product, as it emphasized a built-in heart-rate sensor and improved camera features over its slightly larger size. One of the main appeals of Samsung phones has been their size. The screen has...
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