Mark Halperin’s Obama insult video going viral

Mark Halperin’s insult of President Obama may have gotten him suspended, but the situation makes for some good entertainment.

Ericsson: File-sharing is not the problem

Isn’t it funny how a technology company can claim that file-sharing is evil and it gets huge amounts of press, but when a technology giant says that file-sharing isn’t the problem, it gets very little?  

The $8000 Elliptical Machine Office Desk set

Sometimes there are developments in technology that give you hope for the future. This is one of those developments.

Bitcoin: Is it dying?

Bitcoins were slowly increasing in value. Then some issues came along and they might kill the current version of Bitcoin before it catches on with the public.  

Analysis: China wants action against U.S. cyber war threat

A digital Cold War is brewing between the U.S. and China. Or is it a cyber-false flag operation on a grand scale?

Analysis: Google says no special deal for Barack Obama

On Wednesday Google repudiated claims that they gave President Barack Obama insider access to one of their new advertising programs. And a lot of people probably believed them.

Analysis: Why the Govt. wants to go after Bitcoins

The US government and the Federal Reserve have complete and total control over the currency. They don’t want to lose this control.

GM CEO: Raise gas tax so we can sell more fuel-efficient cars

The 2008 taxpayer bailout of General Motors saved them from extinction. Their CEO thinks that the best way to pay back the public is to raise the gas tax, for their own good of course.

US hacker groups infiltrated by FBI, Secret Service

It is estimated 1 in 4 hackers in the US are informants for the FBI and Secret service. Is it crazy to now wonder if Lulz Security and Anonymous are really who they say they are?

Commentary: Egg cartons lie about animal welfare claims

If you are one of the people who buys cage-free eggs because you care about the welfare of the chickens, then a new study might set you off.

Commentary: Bill makes embedding YouTube videos illegal

Some US senators are floating a bill that would modify the civil and criminal sections of current copyright law. It would also make embedding YouTube videos illegal.

Analysis: Amazon’s tax battle with California

Whether you choose to admit it or not, America is stuck in a dangerous economic loop. That’s why Amazon’s tax battles with states like California are so important.

Analysis: New US anti-piracy bill will kill the Internet

The US government is determined to stop online piracy, even if it means turning the Internet into a full on virtual police state.

Analysis: Facebook’s investors looking for exits

A group of Facebook’s investors are looking to get rid of their shares. The slow death of Facebook has begun.

Royal wedding madness invades social networks

My excitement and anticipation for the big royal wedding has been mounting for weeks, not because I’m somewhat of an Anglophile but rather for the sheer once-in-a-lifetime excitement of the whole thing.

Is there life after Android?

As a long-term Verizon user, I was overjoyed when the company offered its first real Android phone back in 2009.

Analysis: It’s confirmed, radio is full of voice actors and fake calls

Have you heard an interesting on-air call on a radio show recently? It probably wasn’t real.

Analysis: AT&T telecom "reform" is bad for consumers

AT&T is about to reap some significant benefits from its latest attempt to deregulate the telecommunications services offered in Michigan.

On rebuilding and rebooting "Robocop"

It seems like I’m writing about another sci-fi movie reboot at least once a week, and this week is no different as Hollywood has announced plans to reboot "Robocop," one of the coolest, yet most gratuitously gory genre movies of all time.

Analysis: AT&T corporate personhood Supreme Court loss is a good thing

On Tuesday The U.S. Supreme Court ruled against AT&T’s claim that personal privacy rights prevent the federal government from disclosing records that might reveal corporate wrongdoing to the public.