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Google engineer fired for snooping

Sep 15, 2010
Google has fired engineer David Barksdale for accessing private information from users' Google Voice, Gmail, and instant messaging accounts. The...
Posted In: Google, privacy

Walmart gets into wireless business

Sep 14, 2010
Walmart will begin offering their own branded wireless service (partnered through T-Mobile) starting next Monday. The retailer already offers cell...
Posted In: business, mobile, phones, Walmart

Weezer tries to go viral by lending themselves to people who have

Sep 14, 2010
The rock band Weezer has a new album out and they're approaching promotion of it in a kind of different way. They've made themselves available to...
Posted In: Entertainment, Music, social media, Web Culture, weezer

FCC takes a look at cell phone use in prisons

Sep 14, 2010
Last month, President Obama signed a law that bans cell phone use by prisoners. But, phones apparently keep finding their way in facilities -...
Posted In: Law, phones

Angry Birds will let you cheat - for a price

Sep 14, 2010
Angry Birds is probably the most popular mobile phone game of the last year (read comedian Paul F. Tompkins' take on it). In the game you launch a...
Posted In: angry birds, business, games, mobile, Web Culture

Your car and your concentration are at issue in Washington

Sep 14, 2010
With OnStar announcing new features and a tech company urging for distracted driving laws, the car is on its way to a more technologically advanced and safer future.

White space spectrum to be made available by FCC

Sep 13, 2010
It's a complicated issue to explain but in short: when the switch to digital television happened, there were parts of the spectrum that were no...
Posted In: government, Law, sad time at the station, Science

YouTube goes live. Few watch.

Sep 13, 2010
I guess I would tune in to a live YouTube stream of sports. Aaaaaand I can't think of anything else. A concert? Not if I could see it later....
Posted In: Entertainment, social media, Web Culture

Wi-fi on steroids

Sep 13, 2010
The FCC is set to approve use of unlicensed bandwidth for wireless use. Turns out there's all this room on the spectrum and it can be used to make...
Posted In: mobile, policy, Science