Open Whisper Systems, an app developer, has updated Signal, with the latest version making sure that your text messages are encrypted and kept clear from prying eyes.
Google wants more people to get online so they can search around and click on its ads. And it’s shaking up the telecom world to do it. The company said Monday at the wireless show in Barcelona, Spain, that it will soon sell data plans for smartphones and tablets in the U.S. The announcement confirmed leaks and media reports in late January that Google planned to enter the telecom market.
The government’s health insurance website is quietly sending consumers’ personal data to private companies that specialize in advertising and analyzing Internet data for performance and marketing, The Associated Press has learned.
UC Berkeley officials say that about 1,600 people may have had their Social Security or credit card numbers stolen by hackers who infiltrated campus servers and databases.
T-Mobile is now letting customers carry over their unused cellular-data allotments for up to a year.
Thanks to their new remote-controlled boat, Caltrans can get a close up look at the span and the creek during the storm.
Palo Alto Networks has discovered a new form of malware that may have affected hundreds of thousands of Apple mobile device users, largely in China.
The latest Facebook disclosure on how often governments around the world request user information reveals that the United States government does much more snooping into the social network than any other country.
The number of Californians whose personal data was hacked last year jumped six-fold to 18.5 million accounts. That assessment comes from California Attorney General Kamala Harris in a new report on data breaches.
AT&T is being sued by the government over allegations it misled millions of smartphone customers who were promised unlimited data but had their Internet speeds cut by the company—slowing their ability to open web pages or watch streaming video.