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Senator says Apple e-book suit has 'empowered monopolists'

In an op-ed piece, Sen. Charles Schumer defends Apple in the e-book price-fixing lawsuit brought by the Department of Justice and says the suit could boost an Amazon e-book monopoly.

By July 18, 2012


Author Turow fears DOJ Apple suit would empower Amazon

The Authors Guild president dubs Amazon "Darth Vader," arguing in an op-ed that a trustbuster suit against Apple could lead to the demise of brick-and-mortar booksellers.

By March 22, 2012


emPower autofocusing prescription lenses

At CES 2011, Natali Morris takes a First Look at the emPower autofocusing eyeglasses.

By January 21, 2011


Obama: iPod, iPad don't empower

In a commencement speech at Virginia's Hampton University, the president offers that gadgets turn information into a distraction. He also says he doesn't know how to use an iPod, iPad, Xbox, or PlayStation.

By May 9, 2010


Snapdragon: Empowering smartbooks and robot overlords

Qualcomm's Snapdragon chips promise a world of ultra-quick, low-power devices that are permanently connected via 3G -- and it has the gadgets and robot doctors to prove it

4 Images By June 10, 2009


Virtual workplaces empower women entrepreneurs

Women need to know that even if they have never programmed a line of code in their lives, there is a great variety of user-friendly tech solutions to explore and implement.

By March 7, 2008


Mashup technologies empower home buyers

Steve Chainey bought his dream home using Zillow.com, a Web 2.0 site\r\nthat combines satellite mapping imagery with home valuation analysis.\r\nThis site and others like it provide consumers with research tools that\r\nhave been difficult to access in the past, potentially disrupting the\r\ntraditional real estate paradigm.

November 1, 2007


Facebook buys Obvious-backed startup Branch

The New York-based startup "builds social products to empower conversation" and is backed by an incubator that former Twitter bigwigs Evan Williams and Biz Stone created.

By January 13, 2014


Collaborate.org launches new platform to map the world

"We are providing worldwide geospatial infrastructure to empower people," says company CEO Kevin Montgomery.

By May 22, 2013