US, EU forge Privacy Shield agreement
The replacement for Safe Harbour.
Gigabyte named in class-action suit.
Security agency missed that one, it seems.
P-1A granted to League of Legends player.
Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom has moved a step closer to extradition after New Zealand court ruling.
Some of the staff from Darksiders developer Vigil have been snapped up by Crytek, employing them to staff its new US office.
A survey of US parents has found that they blame a culture of violence on exposure to violent media as much as poor gun control.
Microsoft is teaming up with the US Air Force to build a physical therapy package using its Kinect hardware.
Seven Navy SEALs have been disciplined for working on EA's Medal of Honor: Warfighter.
Multiple high-profile websites are unavailable today in protest at proposed anti-piracy legislation in the US.
Intel has announced a $100 million investment to create Intel Centres in US universities.
AMD's chief lawyer says that Intel's recent threats to AMD are about trying to kill off the company, rather than protecting Intel's intellectual property.
Apple is making moves with the US Copyright Office to make jailbreaking - the process of modifying an iPhone to run third party applications - illegal.
The US Department of Defense has embraced the open source software development model with the launch of a secure, SourceForge-inspired software repository.
Cox Communications - the second largest ISP in the US - is to stop its policy of blocking P2P traffic outright in favour of a system of prioritisation.
The controversial anti-piracy bill PRO-IP has been signed into law by the US President, and although at least one questionable measure has been removed complaints still remain.
BFG Tech has announced its Trade Up programme for its North American customers. The offer will be extended to Europe soon.
Search giant Google is to join six other companies in a project to lay a 6,200 mile undersea cable joining the USA and Japan and capable of carrying 4.8Tb/s.
The US Army has put together a brand new gaming brigade, the aim of which is to develop new games for use as training simulations.
The State of Texas has just filed a lawsuit against Future US, the operator of GamesRadar, over data-handling and child privacy laws.
California is leading the way to continue oversight of Microsoft concerning antitrust practices. The original oversight is set to expire in November.
Microsoft has introduced a new special edition Halo 3 Zune that will be available to US troops.
Microsoft drops the price of the entire Xbox 360 line in North America as the European release date for the Xbox Elite gets closer and closer.
In a bizarre move, the RIAA has acknowledged that its legal campaign against pirates is not solving the piracy problem... but it still feels it's necessary. Brilliant.
The US government is set to report on whether or not to tax virtual worlds like Second Life.
One of the world's top ten spammers, along with his staff, has been nabbed by US authorities.
Activision has confirmed the new Call of Duty title will use a modern setting.
Recently leaked figures show that in the first two weeks of sales Microsoft sold only 244 copies of Vista in the whole of China
Some serious cash was up for grabs over the last few days in the World Series of Video Games finals held in New York. Find out what happened at the event here.
In a small win for consumers, there are now some ways to get around the DMCA - for example, by pretending to be a film professor or security pundit.
Sony's PlayStation 3 officially went on sale this morning in Japan, but only 100,000 units were made available for the launch. Chaos followed...
A human rights group has released a blacklist of the 13 countries they consider "enemies of the internet", meanwhile America establishes a cyberspace military force.
The US has awarded the contract for supervising the net to ICANN, keeping them in control of cyber-space. What does that mean for you at home?
The United States House of Representatives has approved a new bill which will imprison webmasters who lure youngsters to sexual websites by using words commonly used by children.
Seven memory manufacturers are under pressure from the US, as accusations fly over price fixing.
The NSA has funded research into how personal profile information on the web can be mined and sorted.
A twenty-year-old in the US has been sentenced to five years of jail time for using people's computers as bots and profiting from their spyware infection.
A new bill would make the Vegas casinos very happy - it would ban Americans from gambling online. Is this a wise decision or a liberty too far?
Well, that pretty much sums it up. Some details on a new Mario and general dismay at the lack of UK news inside.
Step 1: Get computer. Step 2: Get phone line. Step 3: Convince yourself of massive alien cover up. Step 4: Hack in US Government Security systems. Step 5: Profit?
Sony's man in Europe has gone on the record about the PS3's price, and it doesn't look cheap.