Also a pioneer in artificial intelligence, McCarthy is credited with having coined the term in 1955.
If courts decide the streamer of over-the-air TV isn't breaching copyright, proposed legislation would keep hefty content fees out of Aereo's costs. It's one facet of a bill Sen. Jay Rockefeller says will make online video more competitive.
Senate Commerce Committee Chairman Rockefeller introduces a bill designed to halt the practice of charging consumers' credit cards without their explicit consent.
Although Opera's antitrust complaint against Redmond is new, Chairman William Raduchel in the late 1990s said Bill Gates was a lot like John Rockefeller.
AT&T, Verizon, Sprint, and T-Mobile all allegedly "crammed" customers with third-party charges that cost hundreds of millions of dollars, Senate report says.
Detroit Electric will assemble its electric vehicles in the U.S., featuring a design not unlike the Tesla Roadster.
commentary After being accused of scamming the public, marketing firm Affinion now wants public money in the form of an IPO.
An investigation by a Senate subcommittee says millions of Americans were "tricked" into signing up for online membership clubs and were betrayed by many Web retailers.
Webloyalty, Vertrue, and Affinion--under government scrutiny for their controversial marketing practices--are looking for help on Capitol Hill.
The odds of a Democrat-controlled Senate approving legislation opposed by President Obama are slim, but today's vote could increase pressure for some sort of legislation this year.