Faced with mounting legal bills, Julian Assange has agreed to a $1.5 million deal to write his autobiography. "I don't want to write this book, bu... read more »
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The Federal Communications Commission last week asked a federal court to dismiss lawsuits filed by cell phone service providers Verizon Communication... read more »
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Twitter has just hired its first employee in Washington, D.C. The microblogging site confirmed today that Adam Sharp, currently an executive produ... read more »
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Editors' note: This is a guest column. See Larry Downes' bio below. The U.S. Supreme Court today heard arguments in Schwarzenegger v. EMA, a cas... read more »
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The Do Not Call list easily tops the list of the Federal Trade Commission's popular successes, with one official joking that that it became "the m... read more »
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LG&39's Lotus Elite, one of the phones Sony believes is infringing on its patents. (Credit: Josh P. Miller/CNET) Sony wasn't about to let 2010 expi... read more »
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The Department of Homeland Security&39's notoriously perplexing color-coded alert system. (Credit: Wikipedia) The Department of Homeland Securit... read more »
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Whistle-blower site continues to face heavy criticism and a criminal probe, while founder Julian Assange, sought by Swedish authorities, remains in h... read more »
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(Credit: Screenshot by CNET) President Obama will make an appearance in the San Francisco Bay Area this week to meet with technology industry lead... read more »
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Rep. Tom Price, chairman of the conservative Republican Study Committee, said yesterday that this week's elections will provide "an opportunity for ... read more »
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Facebook offered a pointed defense of its data protection practices in a letter to two members of Congress released today, saying recent reports of ... read more »
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Heads up, Skype. Shortly after releasing software for audio and video chat as an open-source project called WebRTC as open-source software, Goog... read more »
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Updated 1:20 p.m. PT with additional analysis that comes to a different conclusion. Did Google take code from Java when it built Android Oracle sure ... read more »
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ORLANDO, Fla.--While many gadget fans will be looking for the latest smartphones and cool services coming out at this week's CTIA 2011 trade show her... read more »
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Netflix has been sued by the National Association of the Deaf for failing to offer closed-captioning on enough of its streaming content. In a laws... read more »
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Congressional Republicans are starting to condemn the Obama administration for not doing enough to curb WikiLeaks. In a calculated affront to of... read more »
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Add the Federal Communications Commission to the list of legal headaches for Google caused by its Wi-Fi spying debacle. The Wall Street Journal ... read more »
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I woke up this morning thinking about Meg Whitman. You see, I'm finding hard to come to terms with the fact that my campaign to become customer of th... read more »
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Intel has received a thumb's up from the Federal Trade Commission for its proposed purchase of McAfee. The chipmaker confirmed the news yesterday ... read more »
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The biggest social-networking site in the world broke with many of its online brethren today when it issued a statement saying that it will not ban... read more »
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