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The Comcast/Level 3 dispute thickens

Dec 2, 2010
Here's what Comcast has to say about Level 3 jumping into the business of delivering Netflix streaming traffic....
Posted In: Comcast, Entertainment, level 3, netflix, Science

Are deal websites just a passing fad?

Dec 2, 2010
The news that Google was looking into buying Internet deal site Groupon for a few billion dollars has brought this online social networking trend into the mainstream light. But will these coupon sites be merely a passing fad?
Posted In: Internet, Retail

Federal Trade Commission pushing for Do Not Track system

Dec 1, 2010
The Federal Trade Commission today released a report on online privacy -- and it wasn't good. The chairman said industry self-regulation is not working, and that a Do Not Track system is necessary in this age. Steve Henn talks the details with Tess Vigeland.
Posted In: Internet

Google Editions

Dec 1, 2010
Google's long awaited e-book store is getting set to finally launch before the end of the year, according to the Wall Street Journal, quoting Scott...
Posted In: business, cool it now, gadgets, Google, search, Web Culture, you're gonna lose control

Wikileaks situation gets steadily weirder

Dec 1, 2010
A self-proclaimed patriot and "hacktivist" (which I guess is a word now) is claiming responsibility for a couple of recent directed denial of...
Posted In: Amazon, Julian Assange, wikileaks

New Verizon network going live on 12/5

Dec 1, 2010
Verizon will flip the switch on their new LTE network, which they're calling "4G", on December 5th. It's important to note: IT'S NOT 4G. At least...
Posted In: business, lte, Verizon

E-reader race has two horses. One horse is faster.

Dec 1, 2010
According to a new survey of 2800 holiday shoppers, the e-reader race comes down to iPad and Kindle. Nobody else matters. Nook doesn't matter. Kobo...
Posted In: Amazon, apple, barnes & noble, business, gadgets, iPad, Kindle, kobo, Nook, Web Culture

Must be a lot of coffee brewing at Groupon this week

Dec 1, 2010
The Groupon board of directors is scheduled to have a conference call today to discuss and possibly decide upon Google's takeover offer, according...
Posted In: business, Google, groupon, search, social media

Going Green in Arabia

Dec 1, 2010
Green energy in the oil-heavy Middle East may seem like an oxymoron, but when a natural resource can only go so far, green technology finds its way...
Posted In: abu dhabi, manufacturing, masdar institute, renewable energy, Science, sustainable design, world

China cracks down on pirating

Dec 1, 2010
For years, U.S. companies have complained the Chinese government looks the other way when vendors pirate American goods. But now, Beijing has unveiled details about a new crackdown on intellectual property theft. Rob Schmitz reports.