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WebRTC will change the way we communicate. Almost nobody asks for my phone number any longer, which is good because I’m not exactly sure what it is. There's my cell number, my Google Voice number, my Skype number, and my local cell number when I travel...

SAN FRANCISCO — In the hours after 14 people were killed in San Bernardino, Calif., a familiar voice celebrated the attacks on Twitter: “California, we have already arrived with our soldiers. Decide how to be your end, with knife or bomb.” That comment was posted from...

Following an 11-year battle, Nicholas Merrill finally gets to publicly talk about the FBI's National Security Letter, which demanded he hand over a wide swath of private information about one of his ISP customers. Nicholas Merrill, founder of a small ISP, disclosed publicly on Monday...

Sheldon Cuffie, vice president of information risk at Northwestern Mutual, knew cybersecurity was moving up in the world when a board member invited him to lunch. “Two years ago the chief information security officer (CISO) didn’t attend board meetings, didn’t talk to our leadership team,” he...

A new app wants to make it easier for you to chat to your colleagues. Called Blind, the app lets you to have anonymous conversations with coworkers about your workplace, without the fear of your conversations being intersected or overheard by your employer. It’s a...

Federal jury finds Apple infringed on University of Wisconsin technology patent A federal jury that found Apple Inc. infringed on a technology patent held by the foundation that protects the University of Wisconsin's intellectual property has begun hearing testimony in the damages phase of the case....

'Every board is going to be asking its CEO, "How secure are we?" That wasn't a question ever asked in boardrooms.' There's a new chief in town responsible for safeguarding healthcare organizations' most valued asset: information....

Jack Dorsey’s future as chief executive of Twitter will ride on the answer to a single question: Can he persuade the world’s Facebook-addled masses to take a fresh look at the bewildering 140-character messaging service that he co-founded in 2006, a service that millions have...

Government workers see their own agencies as a bigger cybersecurity threat than hackers from China or Russia, according to a new survey. The Obama administration has worked to boost the networks of the federal government, which have endured a string of data breaches in recent years,...

A beginner's guide to VR for 1.5 billion people. Though they're not full virtual reality, 360-degree videos are at the vanguard of the VR revolution: They give a taste of what the technology can do, they're relatively easy to make, and can be viewed in Web...