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Google picks Kansas City, KS

Mar 31, 2011
A lot of cities are disappointed this morning that they did not get chosen for Google's big experimental fiber optic network. But Kansas City,...
Posted In: business, Google, government, Science, sheepish, wifi

Microsoft accuses Google of being a monopoly

Mar 31, 2011
In a related story, Courtney Love accuses Charlie Sheen of being crazy....
Posted In: business, EU, Google, government, Microsoft

LightSquared still making people upset

Mar 31, 2011
I think I must write one of these items a week. There's more concern about the new wireless network. This time, it's the Pentagon. The Defense...
Posted In: defense, government, gps, Law, spectrum

Cute YouTube video of primate turns into bad news for the endangered species

Mar 30, 2011
There's this really cute video on YouTube of a slow loris getting tickled. So cute. It just raises its arms up in the air and enjoys a little...
Posted In: Google, government, Health, world, YouTube

State attorneys general have hackles raised over AT&T-Mobile

Mar 30, 2011
Attorneys general from New York, Connecticut and Minnesota have all said they're concerned about the proposed AT&T and T-Mobile deal. New York...
Posted In: AT&T, business, government, Law, T-Mobile

Google getting edged out of China

Mar 30, 2011
Google search was yanked out of China a year ago. Recently, Chinese users have been seeing slowed Gmail service (which Google claims is the result...
Posted In: China, Gmail, Google, google maps, government, maps, privacy, search, world

Massive security holes in NASA's computer networks

Mar 30, 2011
A government report says that missions could be compromised and sensitive data could be leaked out due to big problems in the security of NASA...
Posted In: government, mars ain't the kind of place to raise a kid, NASA, security, space

Products to help block web access in the Middle East made in the U.S.

Mar 28, 2011
The Wall Street Journal writes today about U.S. companies that make web blocking and filtering software being used in Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait...
Posted In: Egypt, government, privacy, security, syria, Tunisia, world

AT&T - T-Mobile deal may hit a wall at the FCC. Unless it doesn't.

Mar 25, 2011
There are a couple ways to read the story that just came out in the Wall Street Journal about the proposed mega-merger. "There's no way the...
Posted In: AT&T, business, fcc, government, Law, T-Mobile

EU may limit what keywords advertisers can buy

Mar 25, 2011
A top adviser to an EU court is recommending that advertisers be prevented from buying ad keywords of their competitors' names on Google and other...
Posted In: advertising, EU, European Union, Google, government, Law, search

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