The ongoing OccupyWallStreet protests may be one of the biggest stories of 2011.
US government officials like to brag about how proud they are to live in the freest country on earth. But most don’t think freedom extends to the Internet, and that’s why it’s time to consider some of the ideas being debated in Dutch Parliament.
You know, the Chevy Volt is almost as polarizing as Tim Tebow. Economic number crunchers hate the car and eco greenie idealists love it.
Since emotionless androids and cyborgs from Skynet are not yet an option for the US military, the Pentagon is trying to develop the next best thing: a pill that allows troops to purge PTSD-related fear and anxiety.
Recently, two major newspapers I read in Michigan decided to switch to Facebook for reader comments on their websites. It got me thinking: does everything really need to be linked to Facebook?
An alternative to the controversial Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and the Protect IP Act will likely be announced today. The problem?
Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt believes the Internet is a tool that can help citizens keep their governments honest.
Anonymous has decided to cancel its attack against the Zeta drug gang. While it’s probably a smart move, the way this all went down brings up more questions about how the enigmatic hacktivist collective operates.
I was looking at the benchmarks of AMD’s new FX chip - which generally place performance between Intel’s I5 and I7 - when something immediately jumped out at me.
The .com database manager VeriSign wants the power to shut down "illegitimate" domains when asked to by law enforcement.
One of the most interesting comments I heard from an attendee of the big Tesla S event last weekend was that the long-awaited car launch reminded him of an Apple event.
There is a lot of irony in the Windows Phone platform; in fact you can almost use it as a metaphor for what is wrong with Microsoft.
If you were playing a first person shooter on the hardest level, would you click a button that armed your enemies with thousands of guns to potentially be used against you?
Another day, another Facebook redesign, and cries of "I hate it!" and "Facebook, you totally wrecked my whole, like, you know, LIFE," are flooding the web.
I’m at IBM’s millennial event in New York - a conference which is focused on attempting to define what makes for great leadership.
Draft legislation to fight illegal immigration is being excoriated by critics as a sneaky way to introduce a national ID system. Whether you call it a national ID or a national database, it will likely be abused by the government.
This week we have warring conferences as Microsoft and Intel scheduled their developer events on top of each other. This means there are a massive number of us trying to be in two places at once, mostly unsuccessfully.
America isn’t perfect and emulating the European Union isn’t exactly a good way to bring back some of the glory from the pre 9/11 era.
If the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) loses their own explosives and nobody is around to see it, did it still happen?
There is a unique skill to turning around a company. It requires pragmatism and an inherent toughness because, typically, you have to first cut the corporation down to a foundation you can build from.