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Obama goes on Tumblr. Somewhere Mother is smiling.

Oct 25, 2011
Her influenced has reached President Obama's 2012 re-election campaign. His just-announced Tumblr site asks readers to submit their stories to help...
Posted In: Obama, Tech Report, tumblr

Blue Coat trouble

Oct 25, 2011
Telecomix, the activist group that likes to be referred to as "internauts" rather than hackers - thank you very much, tipped the U.S. government...
Posted In: syria, Tech Report

Spectrum battle in congressional Super Committee

Oct 25, 2011
Does anyone else imagine the Super Committee being staffed by the Super Friends but dressed up like congress people? Like Batman and Aquaman and...
Posted In: broadcasters, ctia, spectrum, Tech Report, wireless

Judge won't let government share data with Sprint in lawsuits

Oct 25, 2011
There was a hearing yesterday on the lawsuits from the Department of Justice and Sprint against AT&T in its proposed takeover of T-Mobile. The...
Posted In: AT&T, doj, Sprint, Tech Report

Google settles with FTC over Buzz

Oct 25, 2011
Google Buzz may be abandoned but the repercussions over the service live on. When Buzz launched in 2010, there was a lot of sharing of contacts...
Posted In: FTC, Google, google buzz, privacy, Tech Report

Netflix not doing all that badly

Oct 25, 2011
Fine, I'll be the one to go against the grain. I'll never claim to understand the stock market but I think all this talk of Netflix being doomed...
Posted In: movies, netflix, Tech Report, tv

Test tube burger

Oct 24, 2011
Mark Post, a scientist in the Netherlands, has been given €300,000 to come up with a synthetic burger. Post heads the department of vascular...
Posted In: gross, meat, Tech Report

"Siri, do I work here anymore?": Siri co-founder out at Apple

Oct 24, 2011
By all counts, the departure of Dag Kittlaus was an amicable parting and long expected. Kittlaus stuck around through the launch of the iPhone 4S,...
Posted In: ai, apple, artificial intelligence, iphone 4S, siri, Tech Report

Microsoft "gets" another device maker

Oct 24, 2011
Not sure what verb to use here, really. Gets, grabs, apprehends, takes hold of, captures, nabs, pinches....
Posted In: android, Chrome, Microsoft, Tech Report

Employment forecast looks great! Provided you're a robot.

Oct 24, 2011
Economist Erik Brynjolfsson, and research scientist Andrew P. McAffee intended to write a book about how innovation and technology would spur job...
Posted In: robots, robuts, Tech Report

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