|Yahoo, Apple Disclose Data Requests
Following disclosures from Microsoft and Facebook, Yahoo and Apple have released information on thousands of requests they have received for user data related to criminal and national security investigations.
|Spammers Target Victims by Phone
If you use an Internet-connected smartphone, touch tablet, e-reader, notebook, laptop or desktop computer you care about cybersecurity and online privacy. One topic: SMS text-messaging spam.
|Dish Network Drops Pursuit of Sprint
A proposal by Dish Network to merge with Sprint Nextel has been pulled, paving the way for SoftBank Corp. to make final its acquisition of the wireless carrier in the weeks ahead. Clearwire's fate remains unclear.
|Free Video Messaging Comes to Skype
Feature by feature, Microsoft's Skype is becoming a full communications suite. Skype's video messaging function, where users can leave videomail as well as voicemail, has moved out of beta into general release.