Google more than doubles lobbying spend

Google's laying out more money on lobbying the US government than Apple, Facebook and Microsoft combined.

US increases cyberwarfare spending

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has announced that it's to boost its investment in cyber research by 50 percent over the next five years, in response to the increasing threat of cyber warfare.

Black Friday turns Thanksgiving into spending holiday

Thanksgiving is the one holiday where tradition points to staying at home and spending time with the family to be thankful. Black Friday on the other hand, is Thanksgiving's evil counterpart. 



Consumer electronic spending plummets as recession worsens

The US consumer electronics (CE) market has been hit disproportionately hard by the Great Recession, with households projected to spend 17% less on CE in 2010 than the previous year.

Upgraded air traffic control technology hits speed bump

Significant problems have forced the US Transportation Department to take a step back from upgrading its highly outdated air traffic control system.