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GAO Lambastes FCC for Lousy Complaint Response System

To say the Federal Communications Commission isn't responsive enough to citizen complaints about telemarketers or TV programs likely would be an understatement of monumental proportions, if a new study from the U.S. Government Accountability Office is accurate ...

DirecTV to Dish Out VOD

Cable television's big edge on its satellite rivals may be eroding a bit, if DirecTV's plan to offer on-demand programming works out ...

EA Gets Hostile in Quest to Take Over Take-Two

Electronic Arts has issued a hostile US$2 billion tender offer for rival video game firm Take-Two Interactive Software ...

Wal-Mart’s Linux PCs Vanish From Shelves

Only a few months into a relationship with Linux-powered PCs, Wal-Mart is pulling the plug on the products ...

TI, Nokia Dive on Bleak Wireless Outlook

The stock price for Texas Instruments dropped nearly 6 percent -- and sent a minor shock wave through its biggest customer's stock -- on news that the company had lowered its profit forecast on Monday ...

Infineon Unloads HDD Biz to LSI

A behemoth on the semiconductor scene just got a little bigger. Chip manufacturer LSI has acquired the hard disk drive business of Germany-based Infineon Technologies for an undisclosed amount ...

The Never-Ending Struggle for Malware Containment

The IT security front is like any war: Secure one battle line and a breach may occur on another ...

CBS, AOL Stream Together in Radio Deal

CBS Radio is hoping to step up its Internet presence through a deal it announced Friday with AOL ...

Google’s Street View of Army Base Unnerves Pentagon

Google's Street View, a mapping feature that has caught flak over privacy issues in the past, apparently has crossed forbidden security boundaries ...

RIM Adds Dipdive to Its Crew in Social Net Push

Research In Motion has opted to intensify its challenge to rivals in the smartphone competition by calling in some celebrity help in the effort ...

Ziff Davis Turns to Chapter 11 to Ease Debt Load

Ziff Davis Media has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection ...

Are Women the Answer for Ask.com?

Ask.com is looking to women for answers. The 12-year-old search engine is reportedly narrowing its focus to appeal to married women, mostly in the South and Midwest, in its first major move under the direction of new CEO Jim Safka ...

Microsoft, Nokia Shine Silverlight on Smartphones

Microsoft is bringing its video technology to millions of smartphones in collaboration with Nokia, the largest cell phone manufacturer in the world ...

Online Pioneer Marks Silver Anniversary of E-Commerce

It may not have been noticed in the whirlwind of online transactions on Web sites like eBay or Amazon, but e-commerce turned 25 on Tuesday ...

Court Nixes Free Speech Claim, Upholds First-Ever Spam Felony Conviction

A spammer is going to prison, thanks to a ruling by a divided Virginia Supreme Court. The state's high court on Friday upheld the first felony conviction for illegal spamming in the U.S. when it ruled 4-3 that Virginia's antispamming law did not violate the free speech rights of Jeremy Jaynes ...

GridApp Upgrade Boosts IT Automation Capabilities

With data security threats becoming more ubiquitous, the market for products that simplify the process of managing that information appears to be growing ...

eBay, MercExchange Close Book on Patent Row

eBay has reached a settlement with MercExchange in a case that had bounced around several courts and prompted a landmark Supreme Court decision ...

Harvard Law Researchers to Helm Social Net Safety Group

Some legal minds are getting together to see what can be done to make sure that social networking Web sites like MySpace are exclusively kids' space ...

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Stockhouse.com: Staking Its Future on Users’ Reputations

When in doubt about buying a stock, ask a friend -- or rather, a million friends, Marcus New says. New, 38, has launched -- relaunched, actually --Stockhouse.com, a community of investment experts who provide input on stocks that are hot, lukewarm or downright pestilent ...

Finjan Unearths Hackers’ Stash of Pilfered Server Access Codes

The precarious nature of data security -- and accounts' vulnerability to hackers -- came to light Wednesday when Finjan said it had found a cache of more than 8,700 stolen File Transfer Protocol server credentials ...

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