While a warrant requirement for e-mail is unlikely to be passed at the federal level anytime soon (despite yet another recently introduced bill), a California state senator wants his home state to do just that. If passed, the bill would extend significant digital privacy rights to the most populous state in America.
On Monday, Mark Leno, a state lawmaker who represents San Francisco, is set to introduce a new bill, called the Electronic Communications Privacy Act (CalECPA).
The ongoing battle between Ericsson and up-and-coming Chinese mobe-maker Xiaomi has blown up again, with the Swede saying its rival is ignoring a High Court order.
In December 2014, the Delhi High Court blocked sales of some Xiaomi phones in the huge market for not paying royalties to Ericsson.
The court order restricted Xiaomi to selling phones based on Qualcomm processors prior to February 5, but Ericsson says this online store breached the order. According to Times of India, Xiaomi says the store has nothing to do with it.
It's no secret that cloud computing and data analytics are both rapidly growing areas of IT. Put them together, and you get a winning combination that's expected to grow by more than 26 percent annually over the next five years.
That's according to market-tracking firm Research and Markets, which on Friday released a new report on the global cloud analytics market.
NSA Director Admiral Michael Rogers said Thursday that the nation needs to debate security versus privacy concerns in the wake of revelations of expansive government surveillance revealed by whistle-blower Edward Snowden.
In a wide-ranging speech at UC San Diego, which operates one of the nation’s largest computer science programs and is a leader in cybersecurity, Rogers contended that the Snowden revelations have hurt the National Security Agency’s counterterrorism efforts.
DBS Bank has unveiled a financing scheme to provide an alternative option for tech startups seeking capital in Singapore.
The venture debt programme is designed specifically for startups that have already secured previous funding from angels or venture capitalists. To quality for the scheme, tech startups must be backed by DBS' partner venture capitalists including Vertex Venture, Monk's Hill Ventures, and Golden Gate Ventures, the bank said in a statement.