Soldiers prefer Android

Nov 1, 2010
For the last 20 years, the US military has been trying to build a new custom communications gadget system for soldiers in the field. It's cost half...
Posted In: android, gadgets, Google, government, military

Verizon to pay the FCC and customers

Oct 28, 2010
I'm not really sure how much of a difference $25 million makes to a company like Verizon (they'll probably make that in the opening seconds of the...
Posted In: business, fcc, gadgets, government, iPhone, Law, Verizon

11-inch MacBook Air can stay in your bag when you go through airport security

Oct 28, 2010
Well, that's awfully nice. Your shoes are still a tremendous threat. Your bottle of conditioner still places everyone on high alert. But that new...
Posted In: apple, gadgets, government, Law, macbook air, TSA

Federal Elections Commission cuts Google a break

Oct 11, 2010
In August, Google asked the Commission if they need to include disclaimers in short campaign ads the site features that are at their maximum, 95...
Posted In: business, elections, Google, government, search

D.C. electronic voting system attacked by Wolverines!

Oct 5, 2010
Imagine you're in charge of a new electronic voting system in Washington, D.C. You're confident that it's secure so you challenge hackers of the...
Posted In: gadgets, government, privacy

US Senate brings real change to America: sets volume limits on TV commercials

Oct 1, 2010
In a bill that makes total sense yet for some reason took decades to even come to a vote, the Senate passed a bill that will require television...
Posted In: Entertainment, gadgets, government, Law

All eyes turn to FCC in net neutrality debate

Sep 30, 2010
Now that Rep. Henry Waxman's net neutrality bill died before even getting out of committee, congressional Democrats are looking to the FCC to...
Posted In: fcc, government, net neutrality

Biblical clue in Stuxnet worm?

Sep 30, 2010
We talked this week about the Stuxnet computer worm. It's a bit of malware that attacks infrastructure system controls as opposed to electronic...
Posted In: government, malware, military, security

Texting bans for drivers don't make much difference

Sep 29, 2010
This according to a new study. Because if you're stupid enough to text while driving, are you really going to follow laws? I didn't think so....
Posted In: government, Law, Transportation

Google has been found guilty of libel in France.

Sep 27, 2010
A convicted sex offender who is appealing his conviction objected to the word "rape" coming up in a search of his name. The French court said he's...
Posted In: Google, government, Law, privacy, search