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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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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Oh, yes, you all take your iPads everywhere with you. You love them. They are so simple even a child can use them without a manual. But not everyone... 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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The incoming chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee says WikiLeaks should be officially designated as a terrorist organization. Rep. Pe... 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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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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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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Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) today introduced a revised version of a controversial bill that would give the Department of Justice and individuals new p... 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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A judge has granted Google's request for a temporary court order that puts a freeze on a contract the U.S. Interior Department planned to award to... read more »
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Google is facing yet another challenge over privacy rights--this one to be played out in a Spanish courtroom, starting tomorrow. The search giant ... read more »
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A federal agency recently brought a complaint against a Connecticut medical-services company for allegedly firing an employee over a Facebook post. ... read more »
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Editors' note: This is a guest column. See Larry Downes' bio below. In "1984," George Orwell's classic dystopian novel, protagonist Winston Smith is ... 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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Modern CEOs live on airplanes. But in stepping down from the CEO role to become executive chairman, Eric Schmidt's travel schedule is about to go int... 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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Amazon has shut down its affiliates program in Connecticut and Arkansas over the controversial issue of collecting state taxes. The company announ... 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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Somehow, with all the strange, otherworldly people standing for office in American elections Tuesday, one ballot measure has not received quite the e... read more »
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