STANFORD, Calif.--President Obama is planning to hand the U.S. Commerce Department authority over a forthcoming cybersecurity effort to create an In... read more »
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Julian Assange (Credit: Screenshot from &34'60 Minutes&34' interview) Julian Assange should have been arrested in Sweden as soon as a prosecutor ... read more »
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Editors' note: This is a guest column. See Larry Downes' bio below. There was good news yesterday for Internet intermediaries and other cloud-computi... 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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Google&39's proposed acquisition of travel software company ITA Software could face a DOJ review. (Credit: ITA) The U.S. Department of Justice is ... read more »
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In a long-awaited decision that could shape the debate over Internet taxes, a New York appeals court today reinstated Amazon.com and Overstock's law... read more »
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Amazon denied today that government pressure played any role in its decision earlier this week to stop hosting WikiLeaks' content. In a blog pos... read more »
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Florida has officially banned jurors from tweeting. New jury instructions adopted by the Supreme Court of Florida, which judges will pass along to... read more »
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Actor George Clooney, who is a spokesman for the Satellite Sentinel Project, on a recent trip to the volatile southern region of Sudan. (Credit: ... read more »
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TomTom&39's Via Live 120 satellite navigation system warns drivers about police speed cameras. But its congestion-avoidance technology also turned ... read more »
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In a sign that the new airport screening procedures may be altered, two key politicians told the Transportation Security Administration today that t... read more »
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Google and the U.S. Department of Justice are said to be close to reaching a legal settlement over Google's intended $700 million acquisition of t... read more »
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Every leader enjoys moments of revelation. In the case of Chinese Politburo Standing Committee member Li Changchun, it seems that his came the moment... 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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The FBI has seized a server in Texas as part of its hunt for the groups behind the pro-WikiLeaks denial-of-service attacks launched in December agai... read more »
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President Obama this evening will call for a wealth of new federal spending on biomedical research, information technology, and clean energy technol... read more »
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The Federal Communications Commission is a step closer to approving the $37 billion joint venture between Comcast and General Electric's NBC Universa... read more »
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It's called "regulation by merger condition." And at the Federal Communications Commission, it's a problem that has become epidemic. As part of a dra... read more »
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A diagram from the suit demonstrating how the tech companies allegedly reached agreements on hires and compensation. (Credit: Lieff Cabraser Heiman... read more »
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In a victory for the free speech and privacy rights of Amazon.com customers, a federal judge ruled today that the company would not have to turn ove... read more »
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