|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.
|Prism's Secret: Bigger Data Seizure
The revelation of the NSA's Prism program, which seizes records from Internet companies, has touched off the latest round in a decade-long debate over what limits to impose on eavesdropping.
|Samsung Offers Tiny, Superfast SSDs
Solid-state drives are continuing their march forward. On Monday, Samsung Electronics announced it has started to mass produce the first PCI-Express 3.0 SSDs for the new wave of Ultrabooks.
|MS, Facebook Tell of Security Requests
Thousands of law enforcement and U.S. national security requests were received by Microsoft and Facebook in the second half of 2012. The requests represent a tiny fraction of their user bases, however.