Tenn. bans posting images that "cause emotional distress"

The state of Tennessee is leading the charge to turn America into a fascist police state. They’re using “emotional distress” as an excuse to strip their citizens of their First Amendment rights.

Intel’s secret weapon - they can see the future!

Ok, I’ll admit I’m pushing this somewhat, but Intel is unique in its segment because the corporation has a massive R&D budget and formal lab.

Mandarin Chinese will be the language of interstellar travel

As China prepares to overtake the United States as the world's economic superpower, it is quite clear to me that Mandarin Chinese - rather than American English - will be the language of interstellar travel.

The World Knowledge Bank: The next frontier in social networking

Despite all the hype, social networking is still very much in its infancy.

Opinion: Police state doesn't want dancing at the Jefferson Memorial

You may love cops, or you might hate them. Either way a new viral video shows that cops will not tolerate dancing at the Jefferson Memorial.

Analysis: Obama’s online media Terminator

The White House has created a new position to deal with online media. If they think that someone has said something that is untrue about Obama they will be dealt with.

Dell’s XPS Z series heralds a return to elegance

It is somewhat funny thinking back over a decade when I worked for Forrester Research and remembering how they tried to get me to carry a Dell Latitude.

Windows Phone 7.5 has a shot – will Microsoft take it?

A funny thing has been happening over the last several weeks. Vendors involved in building or designing Android products are now saying they would prefer to deal with Microsoft rather than Google.

Opinion: Waiting in line to buy burgers and iPads is uncool

People love to buy things, but their willingness to wait in long lines for the chance to purchase In-N-Out Burgers and iPads is getting ridiculous.

Microsoft's Skype acquisition could change the world

The Microsoft-Skype merger is potentially the beginning of the biggest change in technology since the PC. Of course, this is hardly the industry's first attempt to redefine the lucrative space.

Notes on the Bin Laden schadenfreude industry

With books now quickly being updated, the upcoming Kathryn Bigelow movie and commentary from everyone from Michael Moore to the Dali Lama, Bin Laden schadenfreude has become a mini-industry.

Happy birthday Dell: The beginning of an evolution/revolution

This week is Dell’s analyst event and today is Michael Dell’s time on stage.

Analysis: Obama Administration lashes out at multimedia truth

The Obama administration has punished a veteran political reporter for showing the public that his own supporters are tired of his rhetoric.

Sony's S1 and S2 tablets: Another shot at Apple, another miss

Sony and Apple have become natural competitors over the years.

Opinion: New York Times digital service is going to fail

I hate the New York Times and their pay walls. They are everything that is wrong with the news industry.

Opinion: Michigan cops imposing a digital police state

Michigan State Police are accused of stealing driver’s cell phone data on routine traffic stops. Michigan has become a digital police state.

Android critically damaged by .com thinking

A lot of folks are scratching their heads trying to figure out why Android for smartphones seems more successful than even Apple's amazing iPhone, while Android Tablets are failing one after the other.  

Opinion: Why I sympathize with Apple

We are always wowed by stories of technology companies that moved from kitchens and garages to become listed corporations worth billions of dollars - even though some were actually paper tigers which dramatically unravelled when the technology bubble went bust.

Analysis: Kerry and McCain’s Web privacy bill won’t do much

Sen. John F. Kerry (D-Mass.) and Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) have drafted a bill that won’t do much to give us privacy on the Internet.

Opinion: Obama to host talk about economy at Facebook HQ

President Obama is teaming up with Mark Zuckerberg to talk about the economy at a town hall-style meeting at Facebook HQ.