Google, eager to strengthen its patent portfolio for a better chance in legal battles, is in the running to acquire 6,000 patents and patent applica... read more »
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Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) today introduced a revised version of a controversial bill that would give the Department of Justice and individuals new p... read more »
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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 »
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Antitrust expert Gary Reback outlines how regulators might one day try to take down Google. (Credit: Tom Krazit/CNET) WASHINGTON--Fresh off the ne... read more »
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President Obama this evening will call for a wealth of new federal spending on biomedical research, information technology, and clean energy technol... read more »
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I woke up this morning thinking about Meg Whitman. You see, I'm finding hard to come to terms with the fact that my campaign to become customer of th... read more »
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Heads up, Skype. Shortly after releasing software for audio and video chat as an open-source project called WebRTC as open-source software, Goog... read more »
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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 »
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The FBI has seized a server in Texas as part of its hunt for the groups behind the pro-WikiLeaks denial-of-service attacks launched in December agai... read more »
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Following yesterday's letter from four U.S. senators that asked Apple, Google, and Research In Motion to remove applications that could help dru... read more »
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Whistle-blower site continues to face heavy criticism and a criminal probe, while founder Julian Assange, sought by Swedish authorities, remains in h... read more »
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President Obama talks jobs and the economy with some of the nation&39's top tech leaders. Seated at the president's left is Apple CEO Steve Jobs' a... read more »
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Netflix has been sued by the National Association of the Deaf for failing to offer closed-captioning on enough of its streaming content. In a laws... read more »
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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 »
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An Internet-fueled backlash against air traveler screening is growing amid signs that the Transportation Security Agency will consider slight change... read more »
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The state of Alaska is planning to release 24,000 of former Gov. Sarah Palin's e-mails, which are likely to be closely scrutinized as the 2012 elect... read more »
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Following days of street protests demanding an end to autocratic rule by President Hosni Mubarak, a country of more than 80 million people has found... read more »
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The topic for today's Senate Homeland Security hearing was supposed to be air cargo security. But in the wake of growing public concern about the ... read more »
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In a sign that the new airport screening procedures may be altered, two key politicians told the Transportation Security Administration today that t... read more »
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The Federal Communications Commission is expanding its familiar emergency alert system notifications sent over TV and radio to now include mobile pho... read more »
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