HighTech

A US appeals court struck down a ruling Friday aimed at forcing drone owners to register their tiny aircraft with the Federal Aviation Administration.The FAA had introduced the ruling with the aim of curbing illegal flights near airports or interfering…

France’s data protection agency said Tuesday it had fined Facebook for collecting information on users without their knowledge, following a probe of the social network in cooperation with other European regulators.The CNIL agency said it had slapped a …

Bell Canada has been hacked and its customers’ emails accessed illegally, the telecoms giant said Monday, stressing there was no link to the “WannaCry” malware case.The illegally secured date include about 1.9 million active email addresses and some 1,…

Security experts expressed alarm Friday over a fast-moving wave of cyberattacks around the world that appeared to exploit a flaw exposed in documents leaked from the US National Security Agency.The attacks came in the form of ransomware, a technique us…

Snapchat parent Snap Inc. saw its shares slide Wednesday after posting a loss of $2.2 billion in its first quarterly results since its share offering earlier this year.The loss for the California firm known for its disappearing messages reflects some $…

The US agency regulating internet policy said Monday its website was attacked after a TV host urged viewers to pressure officials over plans to roll back “net neutrality” rules.The Federal Communications Commission, whose chairman last month promised t…