Meg Whitman and Carly Fiorina, two ex-Silicon Valley executives who pledged to use their business acumen to fix California's many economic woes, tod... read more »
Discuss   Add this link to...  Bury
Actor George Clooney, who is a spokesman for the Satellite Sentinel Project, on a recent trip to the volatile southern region of Sudan. (Credit: ... read more »
Discuss   Add this link to...  Bury
Editors' note: This is a guest column. See Larry Downes' bio below. In "1984," George Orwell's classic dystopian novel, protagonist Winston Smith is ... read more »
Discuss   Add this link to...  Bury
Google&39's proposed acquisition of travel software company ITA Software could face a DOJ review. (Credit: ITA) The U.S. Department of Justice is ... read more »
Discuss   Add this link to...  Bury
PayPal, the popular online payment service owned by eBay, has "permanently restricted" the account hitherto used in fund-raising efforts by WikiLeak... read more »
Discuss   Add this link to...  Bury
A federal agency recently brought a complaint against a Connecticut medical-services company for allegedly firing an employee over a Facebook post. ... read more »
Discuss   Add this link to...  Bury
The incoming chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee says WikiLeaks should be officially designated as a terrorist organization. Rep. Pe... read more »
Discuss   Add this link to...  Bury
ORLANDO, Fla.--While many gadget fans will be looking for the latest smartphones and cool services coming out at this week's CTIA 2011 trade show her... read more »
Discuss   Add this link to...  Bury
Julian Assange, leader of the WikiLeaks project that's published extensive secret details of U.S. military and diplomatic activity, has been arreste... read more »
Discuss   Add this link to...  Bury
The Department of Homeland Security&39's notoriously perplexing color-coded alert system. (Credit: Wikipedia) The Department of Homeland Securit... read more »
Discuss   Add this link to...  Bury
Sometimes, all of Google's wonderfully intrusive inventions can come in useful. I am moved, you see, more than usual by a story in SkatterTech of a m... read more »
Discuss   Add this link to...  Bury
Twitter has just hired its first employee in Washington, D.C. The microblogging site confirmed today that Adam Sharp, currently an executive produ... read more »
Discuss   Add this link to...  Bury
Florida has officially banned jurors from tweeting. New jury instructions adopted by the Supreme Court of Florida, which judges will pass along to... read more »
Discuss   Add this link to...  Bury
STANFORD, Calif.--President Obama is planning to hand the U.S. Commerce Department authority over a forthcoming cybersecurity effort to create an In... read more »
Discuss   Add this link to...  Bury
Oracle is seeking billions of dollars in damages from Google in a lawsuit that accuses the search giant of infringing on patents related to Java. ... read more »
Discuss   Add this link to...  Bury
Over the last decade or two, the U.S. Supreme Court has repeatedly extended the First Amendment's formidable legal shield to the Web. In 1997, ... read more »
Discuss   Add this link to...  Bury
Editors' note: This is a guest column. See Larry Downes' bio below. There was good news yesterday for Internet intermediaries and other cloud-computi... read more »
Discuss   Add this link to...  Bury
Google is facing yet another challenge over privacy rights--this one to be played out in a Spanish courtroom, starting tomorrow. The search giant ... read more »
Discuss   Add this link to...  Bury
Facebook offered a pointed defense of its data protection practices in a letter to two members of Congress released today, saying recent reports of ... read more »
Discuss   Add this link to...  Bury
The biggest social-networking site in the world broke with many of its online brethren today when it issued a statement saying that it will not ban... read more »
Discuss   Add this link to...  Bury