EU investigation of Google deepens

Dec 17, 2010
This is getting to be a pretty big and potentially significant story and one you should be keeping an eye on, especially if this same sentiment...
Posted In: EU, European Union, Google, government, Law, policy, search, world

Plea deal if Manning rats out Assange?

Dec 17, 2010
The Independent is reporting that Private First Class Bradley Manning has been offered a plea deal to reduce his sentence if he agrees to name...
Posted In: government, Julian Assange, Law, wikileaks, world

Comcast takeover of NBCU still being hammered out

Dec 15, 2010
It seems like forever ago that we first heard about Comcast's intentions to buy NBC Universal. Now comes word that the deal could be approved by...
Posted In: business, Comcast, Entertainment, government, kabletown, Law, NBC, policy

Microsoft joins complaint against Google

Dec 14, 2010
Google has been trying for several months now to acquire a software company called ITA, which makes a product that searches airline information for...
Posted In: business, Google, government, Law, Microsoft, Transportation

SMS voting monitor for Sudan

Dec 13, 2010
People in Southern Sudan will vote next month on whether to become its own, independent country, and things are getting tense. Fareed Zein, who was...
Posted In: government, Law, sms, text messages, world

Facebook, Visa choose sides on Wikileaks

Dec 7, 2010
Facebook says that at this point it will not take down a Wikileaks page on its site. The fan page has nearly a million followers/friends/likers...
Posted In: business, Facebook, government, Law, visa, wikileaks

Web retailers accused of peddling counterfeit stuff are shut down

Nov 29, 2010
82 websites accused of selling counterfeit music, DVDs, apparel and sporting goods have been shut down as a result of an ongoing crackdown by US...
Posted In: business, government, kevin kline is awesome, Law, pirates

Defense Department invests in flying snake research

Nov 23, 2010
At least five species of snake from the genus Chrysolopea in Asia are able to fly. Sort of....
Posted In: DARPA, flying snakes, government, military, Science

Internet? Meh, say 23% of American households

Nov 10, 2010
Maybe it's too easy to think that the internet is a part of everyone's lives. But then you see a report like this new one from the Department of...
Posted In: broadband, government

Republican victories could hurt Obama's clean energy plan

Nov 3, 2010
Reuters reports that any chance of a broad comprehensive bill on addressing climate change was essentially killed last night as the Republicans...
Posted In: government, policy, politics, Science