Apple is one of eight companies that have been named in another class-action lawsuit filed over the use of Carrier IQ software in mobile handsets.
Amid what's snowballing into a major privacy controversy, AT&T, Sprint, HTC and Samsung today confirmed that their mobile phones integrate controversial tracking software.
The Supreme Court next week will begin hearing arguments in a landmark case involving the government's authority to use GPS tracking devices in criminal investigations without first obtaining a court order.
U.S. government requests for Google user data jumped nearly 30 percent in the first half of this year compared to the prior six months.
Articles by Jaikumar Vijayan