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After Senate Republicans blocked a cybersecurity bill last month, citing concerns over potential new regulations, the White House has begun circulating the draft of an executive order that would accomplish many of the same things.
Posted: 9/12/2012 10:29:49 AM
"New York City by far has more payphones than any other city," said Nicholas Sbordone, a spokesman for the city government. For years, there have been attempts by private companies to keep these ...
Posted: 7/13/2012 12:55:27 PM
American law-enforcement and emergency-response agencies asked cellular carriers for customer data more than a million times in 2011, according to letters released yesterday (July 9) by Rep. Ed Markey, D-Mass..
Posted: 7/11/2012 2:39:27 PM
Internet privacy and security bills have become a big issue in recent months. In late 2011, the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) attempted to expand the fight against online copyright violation and counterfeit goods by shutting down nefarious sites..
Posted: 5/8/2012 3:22:57 PM
Economic output is not the only arena where the United States and China are competing for world dominance. They're also dueling to be top dog in social networking.
Posted: 3/1/2012 2:37:24 PM
Lately, Apple has been taking a lot of heat for the harsh working conditions at its suppliers' factories. The same week that Apple announced its record-smashing $46.3 billion-revenue quarter, the New ...
Posted: 2/3/2012 4:41:47 PM
Labor Activist Li Qiang wants you to know that the iPhone 4 in his pocket is not an endorsement of Apple's policies, just an acknowledgement that the company is doing a better job of monitoring factor...
Posted: 2/3/2012 8:14:02 AM
In a carefully worded blog post yesterday, Twitter announced a new capability to censor tweets by country. The goal, it said, is to conform to laws in some countries -- such as the prohibition of pro...
Posted: 1/27/2012 11:14:59 AM
In what could become a precedent-setting legal case, a federal judge in Colorado ruled that suspects can be forced to decrypt their hard drives to let authorities search for incriminating files.
Posted: 1/25/2012 8:39:53 AM
Blackberry-addicted President Barack Obama has been hitting every stop on the Internet -- with not just Facebook and Twitter accounts, but also a page on hip blogging site Tumblr and an account on Google's new social network, Google+.
Posted: 1/24/2012 1:24:27 PM