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VC Roger McNamee slams Android's 'profitless prosperity'

"The threat to Apple is that they forget their power and success comes from selling hardware. If Android gets too much unit volume, it's a mistake," McNamee says.

By December 12, 2012

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McNamee says behavior on Facebook IPO is 'criminal'

The tech investor takes the Nasdaq stock exchange and Morgan Stanley to task on Bloomberg TV over the dissapoint opening day.

By July 12, 2012

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McNamee's 'Beyond Social' talk (photos)

At the Always On Silicon Valley Innovation Summit, investor Roger McNamee spells out how mobile wins--and Google loses.

9 Images By July 28, 2011

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Leahy's perennial data privacy bill gets another shot

In the wake of the Target stores' credit card hack, Sen. Patrick Leahy reintroduces a data privacy and protection law that he's wanted Congress to pass since 2005.

By January 8, 2014

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Surveilling the new year: The NSA story moves into 2014

The end of 2013 saw a rush of big NSA news, from a judge calling an agency program "almost Orwellian" to a bevy of tech stars talking reform at the White House. What lies ahead?

By December 30, 2013

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Saving the Net from the surveillance state: Glenn Greenwald speaks up (Q&A)

The man to whom Edward Snowden entrusted his NSA documents isn't content just to save the Bill of Rights and reinvent journalism. He also wants to stop the Internet from becoming history's most dangerous spy tool.

By December 6, 2013

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NSA maps some Americans' social connections, says report

National Security Agency dips into its database of phone and e-mail info to create complex "social graphs" for foreign intelligence purposes, says a report. Some American citizens get swept up in the effort.

By September 28, 2013

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Roger McNamee: Apps will rescue Web from Google

At a Silicon Valley conference, the often-hyperbolic Roger McNamee explains how the app experience spells danger to indexed search. And by that he means Google.

By July 28, 2011

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Senator John McCain pushes to end the cable bundle

The Arizona senator introduces new legislation that would kill the cable bundle and repeal blackout restrictions for local sports teams using publicly funded stadiums.

By May 9, 2013

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As Microsoft retools, Ballmer has chance to rewrite his CEO legacy

With Windows Phone 8 and the Surface tablet, Microsoft hopes to beat Apple and Google at their own game. Steve Ballmer's future may hinge on the outcome.

By June 25, 2012