It seems that no one is immune to patent law. And as a recent intellectual property (IP) suit alleges, the CIA’s unmanned drones that operate all over the world could very well be acting in violation of US legislation.
A number of Mint.com users were recently surprised to find blank e-mails in their inboxes which originated from a Mint.com support address. The immediate fear amongst members was that the mass e-mailing may have been prompted by an unreported security breach.
As part of a lawsuit against half a dozen federal agencies, the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has obtained chilling documents revealing how the government routinely monitors people online.
Researchers at the University of Cincinnati have developed a new e-Display. The breakthrough is expected to maximize screen brightness and readability, while significantly reducing power consumption compared to current-gen devices.
America has been known as the military–industrial complex for decades now, so it’s not surprising that the post 9/11 national security state has created big brother problems.
TED talks are considered by many to be some of the most thought provoking content on the Internet. Open source pioneers Boxee have opened up TED’s surplus of valuable ideas to their users in a new app, and the results are fantastic.
You can keep medical innovation down on a federal level, but you can’t keep the Wolverines down at the state level. Yes, the mighty mustelid doctors have created Michigan’s first human stem cell line.
The big three of the software and computer industries are uniting for a common cause. Microsoft Corp. has the support of Google Inc. and Apple Inc. in their attempt to get a patent-infringement verdict overturned.
The legislative branch of the US Government is about to discuss a bill that favors big media corporations. The bill would be a big win for corporate censorship advocates and grant the government increased power to censor the Internet.
Camera technology is an everyday part of life. It is affordable and it is more portable than ever. And if you haven’t already noticed, there are cameras everywhere.
Corn syrup is added to a ridiculous amount of the food we eat. But the substance is little more than a chemically engineered sweetener which has been increasingly linked to health problems.
When the United Nations Global Forum for Global Governance of the Internet meets this week, Consumers International will be there to combat the Intellectual Property barons in the crowd.
Danah Boyd has dedicated a large portion of her life to ending violence against women and children. She hates the type of scum who would victimize others through the sex-power matrix, domestic violence, and nonconsensual prostitution.
One of the interesting things that seem to happen when the industry undergoes a change is that the owners of the prior technology seem to do everything they can to validate the move rather than resisting it.
We're in the middle of The Great Recession and there isn't much to sell Black Friday. Discuss.
Opinion – WiMax World USA opened its doors yesterday and welcomed more visitors and press than ever before. No question, the WiMax train is gaining speed quickly. Hardware makers had, given the technology's early state, an impressive array of devices on technologies on display that show that WiMax is real and worth the wait. So, what's up with the headline? Read on to find out.