Microsoft said Monday it had secured broad support from a coalition of influential technology and media firms as it seeks to challenge a US ruling ordering it to hand over emails stored on a server in Ireland.
Yahoo on Thursday announced the 2014 Year In Review, and a look at it shows that the deadly disease Ebola is amongst the most searched topics, leaving behind iPhone 6 and Minecraft, a popular video game by Microsoft.
European privacy regulators want Internet search engines such as Google and Microsoft`s Bing to scrub results globally, not just in Europe, when people invoke their "right to be forgotten" as ruled by an EU court.
A coalition of top technology and Internet giants, including Apple, Google and Microsoft, today called on the US Senate for "meaningful changes" to curb surveillance powers and for more transparency on government data requests.
Twitter Inc has sued the U.S. Department of Justice and the Federal Bureau of Investigation seeking the right to provide more specifics about the extent of U.S. government surveillance and requests for information from federal agencies.
Microsoft's encryption mails would be easier to read now, as the company announced that now users who don't have a Microsoft account, or who have one but aren't logged into it, can view their encrypted message using a one-time passcode that Microsoft will send to them via email.