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MPAA blasts 'dangerous' anti-SOPA blackouts as 'stunts'

Chief Hollywood lobbyist Chris Dodd, a former U.S. Senator, railed against tomorrow's planned Web blackouts/copyright-law protests.

By Jan. 17, 2012


Survive blackouts with $40 battery backup

Power outages happen all the time. Some last two seconds, some two hours. Either way, a battery-backup system will keep your gear safe and let you save your work.

By Aug. 10, 2009


Wind and solar charger 'tribrid' for power blackouts

A new charger for recharging a cell phone or MP3 player can be powered both by sunlight and wind. But while the electricity from those sources is free, the charger is certainly not.

By Apr. 24, 2009


Report: Smart-grid hackers could cause blackouts

IOActive cybersecurity experts say someone with $500 of equipment and materials could "take command and control...allowing for the en masse manipulation of (electricity) service."

By Mar. 21, 2009


Is Venezuela blocking the Internet amid violence?

As lethal protests wrack the country, the government becomes more heavy-handed with censorship.

By Feb. 20, 2014


T-Mobile employee blackout hints at Sept. 20 iPhone launch

One of Apple's most recent carrier partners T-Mobile may have just let the iPhone's launch date out of the bag with a reported employee vacation ban next month.

By Aug. 28, 2013


DirecTV customers: Your bill is going up again

CEO Michael White says DirecTV will need to raise prices next year to combat ever-climbing content costs, but the hike won't be quite as big as the one this year. Don't hold your breath for a Dish combination, either.

By Sep. 25, 2013


GPS Buying Guide

Standalone GPS devices are slowly being displaced by smartphones and apps, but here are a few things that you'll need to know when shopping for a portable navigation device.

By Jul. 3, 2013