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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Every leader enjoys moments of revelation. In the case of Chinese Politburo Standing Committee member Li Changchun, it seems that his came the moment... 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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The Department of Homeland Security&39's notoriously perplexing color-coded alert system. (Credit: Wikipedia) The Department of Homeland Securit... read more »
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(Credit: Screenshot by CNET) President Obama will make an appearance in the San Francisco Bay Area this week to meet with technology industry lead... read more »
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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 »
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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 »
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It's called "regulation by merger condition." And at the Federal Communications Commission, it's a problem that has become epidemic. As part of a dra... read more »
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Intellectual Ventures, founded by former Microsoft Chief Technology Officer Nathan Myhrvold, filed three patent infringement lawsuits today again... read more »
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AUSTIN, Texas--U.S. Sen. Al Franken wants tech savvy entrepreneurs to keep pushing Congress to protect Net neutrality. Senator Al Franken (D-Minn.)... read more »
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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 »
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Italy has closed its antitrust investigation into Google after the company modified news and advertising provisions there. The issue arose in 20... read more »
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Add the Federal Communications Commission to the list of legal headaches for Google caused by its Wi-Fi spying debacle. The Wall Street Journal ... read more »
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LG&39's Lotus Elite, one of the phones Sony believes is infringing on its patents. (Credit: Josh P. Miller/CNET) Sony wasn't about to let 2010 expi... read more »
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The White House is urging Congress to enact a new "privacy bill of rights" that would provide clearer guidelines to online users and businesses about... read more »
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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 »
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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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Editors' note: This is a guest column. See Larry Downes' bio below. The U.S. Supreme Court today heard arguments in Schwarzenegger v. EMA, a cas... read more »
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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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Internet backbone provider Level 3 is accusing cable giant Comcast of violating Net neutrality principles as it takes public a dispute over networ... read more »
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