Apple Inc.’s use of fingerprint scanning in its new iPhone models could lead more device makers to adopt the authentication method as a successor to passwords - - and that’s fine with privacy advocates.
A congressional committee’s effective blacklisting of Huawei Technologies Co.’s products from the U.S. telecommunications market over allegations they can enable Chinese spying may come back to bite Silicon Valley.
The Obama administration plans to boost U.S. spending on computer network security, including a 21 percent increase at the Pentagon, after reports of rising cyber attacks and electronic theft of secrets linked to China.
There’s a tie that binds the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s separate probes of SAC Capital Advisors LP founder Steven A. Cohen and Fabrice Tourre, the former Goldman Sachs Group Inc. vice president.
Comcast Corp. may have to provide television programs to online competitors and wouldn’t be allowed to interfere with subscribers’ Web traffic to satisfy regulators vetting its planned purchase of NBC Universal, people familiar with the deal said.
Apple Inc.’s victory over HTC Corp. in a patent dispute at the U.S. International Trade Commission may slow the advance of rival Google Inc.’s fast-growing Android operating system for mobile phones and tablets.