The entrance to Google’s Europe headquarters in Dubli. A landmark court ruling intended to rein in Google has instead put it at the forefront of Europe’s enforcement of Internet privacy. Photograph: Paulo Nunes dos Santos/The New York Times

For more than a decade, internet search and advertising giant Google has sparred with competitors in an expanding range of industries. After fending o(...)

The FBI succeeded in accessing the San Bernardino iPhone by using a hacker. Photograph: AFP

In early 2003, FBI agents hit a roadblock in a secret investigation, called Operation Trail Mix. For months, agents had been intercepting phone calls (...)

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman speaks at a news conference on Monday. Goldman Sachs has agreed to pay $5.06 billion to settle claims that it misled mortgage bond investors during the financial crisis, the US Department of Justice. (Photograph: Stephanie Keith/Reuters)

Goldman Sachs has agreed to pay $5.06 billion to settle claims that it misled mortgage bond investors during the financial crisis, the US Department (...)

Draft legislation is expected as soon as this week. Image: Thinkstock

The White House is declining to offer public support for draft legislation that would allow judges to require technology companies such as Apple to he(...)

Lionel Messi celebrates after scoring for Argentina against Bolivia. File photograph: Enrique Marcarian/Reuters

The law firm of a FIFA ethics watchdog had business relationships with three men who have been indicted in the world soccer association’s corruption (...)

Mossack Fonseca’s office in Panama: Files show client roster that includes drug dealers, Mafia members, corrupt politicians and tax evaders - and wrongdoing galore

Mossack Fonseca & Co. had a problem in Vegas. Legal papers filed in U.S. District Court in Las Vegas claimed that the Panama-based law firm had(...)

Apple says to weaken the software for one case would cripple the software’s inbuilt encryption and privacy protection for all users

The end to the months-long, closely watched Apple v FBI standoff over a locked iPhone came with a whimper rather than a bang. The now infamous phone (...)

The US Federal Trade Commission filed a lawsuit on Tuesday against Volkswagen AG for falsely advertising that hundreds of thousands of diesel vehicles were environmentally friendly, when they were secretly emitting excess pollution.

The US Federal Trade Commission filed a lawsuit on Tuesday against Volkswagen AG for falsely advertising that hundreds of thousands of diesel vehicles(...)

The Justice Department in February sued VW for up to $46 billion for violating US environmental laws. VW and its Audi and Porsche brands remain barred from selling any new 2016 diesel models in the United States.

A federal judge has given Volkswagen and US regulators until April 21st to agree on a fix for the nearly 600,000 diesel vehicles on US roads caught u(...)

Apple’s general counsel, Bruce Sewell, will argue Tuesday that creating a tool to unlock the phone would weaken the security of hundreds of millions of Apple devices

Apple and the US Federal Bureau of Investigation will make their cases before a congressional panel on Tuesday regarding a court order to force the te(...)