The U.S. Justice Department reportedly is investigating whether large tech companies have agreed not to recruit each other's employees in ways that violate antitrust...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | April 12, 2010
At first glance, Tuesday's federal court ruling on Comcast looked like a clean win for the cable giant and for competitors including Time Warner and AT&T. The court...The Washington Post From ACM News | April 8, 2010
When the stimulus bill passed last year--allocating $20 billion to help doctors and hospitals adopt electronic medical records (EMRs)--many scientists were excited...Technology Review From ACM News | April 6, 2010
Comcast on Tuesday won its federal lawsuit against the Federal Communications Commission in a ruling that undermines the agency's ability to regulate Internet service...The Washington Post From ACM News | April 6, 2010
Many biotechnology stocks fell on Tuesday as investors struggled to understand the impact of a ruling that threw out parts of two gene patents and called into question...The New York Times From ACM News | April 5, 2010
It is one of the paradoxes of the Internet.
Along with the freest access to knowledge the world has ever seen comes a staggering amount of untruth, from imagined...The New York Times From ACM News | April 5, 2010
A broad technology coalition would like to see the Electronic Communications Privacy Act updated to define the U.S. government's access to e-mail and private files...Digital Due Process From ACM News | March 31, 2010
Newcastle University researchers are developing technology that could be used to prevent convicted sex offenders from committing further crimes. The technology...Marie Claire From ACM TechNews | March 30, 2010
In this country of 1.2 billion people, Inderjit Chaurasia could not prove his identity.
When the migrant worker tried to open his first bank account in New Delhi...The Washington Post From ACM News | March 29, 2010
For a little $1 iPhone app, Line2 sure has the potential to shake up an entire industry.
It can save you money. It can make calls where AT&T’s signal is weak,...The New York Times From ACM News | March 26, 2010
The recently introduced International Cybercrime Reporting and Cooperation Act would require the U.S. government to study the cybercrime policies of other nations...Dark Reading From ACM TechNews | March 24, 2010
Silicon Valley is losing more foreign-born executives, engineers, and scientists due to better opportunities in their native countries, tough U.S. immigration laws...USA Today From ACM TechNews | March 22, 2010
If a stranger came up to you on the street, would you give him your name, Social Security number and e-mail address?
Yet people often dole out all kinds of personal...The New York Times From ACM News | March 17, 2010