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Washington Post:
Google, once disdainful of lobbying, now a master of Washington influence   —  In May 2012, the law school at George Mason University hosted a forum billed as a “vibrant discussion” about Internet search competition.  Many of the major players in the field were there — regulators …
Apr 13, 2014, 11:05 AMIn context
Ellen Nakashima / Washington Post:
During 2012 cyberattack on banks, US asked 120 countries to choke off the offending traffic   —  U.S. rallied 120 nations in response to 2012 cyberattack on American banks  —  In the spring of 2012, some of America's largest banks were coming under attack, with hackers commandeering servers around …
Apr 11, 2014, 9:00 PMIn context
Craig Timberg / Washington Post:
Heartbleed bug puts the chaotic nature of the Internet under the magnifying glass   —  A major flaw revealed this week in widely used encryption software has highlighted one of the enduring — and terrifying — realities of the Internet: It is inherently chaotic, built by multitudes and continuously tweaked …
Apr 10, 2014, 1:30 AMIn context
Steven Overly / Washington Post:
Energy software provider Opower raises $115.9M in IPO, closes up 21% on first day of trading   —  Shares Arlington-based Opower surge 21 percent in initial public offering  —  Shares of Arlington-based energy software provider Opower surged by 21 percent on Friday after the Arlington-based provider …
Apr 4, 2014, 6:45 PMIn context
Timothy B. Lee / Washington Post:
In new case, Supreme Court revisits the question of software patents   —  If you write a book or a song, you can get copyright protection for it.  If you invent a pill or a better mousetrap, you can patent it.  But for decades, software has had the distinction of being eligible for both copyright and patent protection.
Mar 30, 2014, 5:15 AMIn context
Brian Fung / The Switch:
Sprint's enlisting small carriers in its war on Verizon and AT&T   —  Sprint Chairman Masayoshi Son is rallying rural wireless companies to “fight back” against the nation's top carriers, including AT&T and Verizon.  Son pitched members of the Competitive Carriers Association (CCA) …
Mar 27, 2014, 9:50 PMIn context
Andrea Peterson / The Switch:
Turkey strengthens Twitter ban, institutes IP level block   —  After Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan banned Twitter in the country late Thursday night, many local users found ways to circumvent the restrictions.  But getting around the ban is becoming more difficult …
Mar 22, 2014, 10:40 PMIn context
Andrea Peterson / The Switch:
The White House is ‘deeply concerned’ about Turkey's Twitter ban   —  White House press secretary Jay Carney (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)  —  On Thursday night, many Turkish Twitter users found the social media network blocked, just hours after Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan decried the platform during a speech.
Mar 22, 2014, 6:00 AMIn context
Andrea Peterson / The Switch:
Microsoft scanned blogger's Hotmail account to find source of Windows 8 leak, cites TOS   —  Court docs: Microsoft searched through blogger's e-mail to track down alleged leaker  —  Earlier this week, an ex-Microsoft employee was charged with the theft of trade secrets in the U.S. District Court …
Mar 20, 2014, 6:25 PMIn context
Ellen Nakashima / Washington Post:
Official: Court's sign-off for queries on Americans' data would be impractical   —  A senior government lawyer said Wednesday that the high volume of searches that the National Security Agency makes of a database that holds Americans' and foreigners' communications would make court approval for queries involving Americans impractical.
Mar 20, 2014, 1:55 AMIn context

Sponsor Posts

Microsoft:
FansChoice.tv and Ooyala choose Microsoft to help them deliver content to anyone, on any device  —  On Monday at the 2014 NAB Show exhibition, Microsoft is showing the latest technology innovations for the broadcast media industry.
Atlassian:
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Zoho Blogs:
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