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This US ambassador took her oath of office on a Kindle

US Ambassador to Switzerland and Liechtenstein Suzi LeVine took her oath not by placing her hand on the Constitution or the Bible, but on a Kindle.

By June 2, 2014


Security takes an OATH

VeriSign CEO Stratton Sclavos describes Open Authentication Reference Architecture, a new standard for user authentication and network access control at the RSA Security Conference in San Francisco.

November 1, 2007


U.S. says Kim DotCom swore not to recreate MegaUpload

DotCom is about to start another cloud locker service. The U.S. Attorney notes that DotCom said under oath he would not restart the business.

By November 1, 2012


Samsung tries to get Apple to talk iPhone 5

With Apple's top marketing executive on the stand and under oath, Samsung's lawyers attempt to pry out information about Apple's next iPhone.

By August 3, 2012


Twitter's new patent pledge: First, do no evil

Twitter proposes a new kind of Hippocratic Oath, saying that if its engineers secure patents, they will only be used for defensive purposes -- and not to file offensive lawsuits that could stifle competition.

By April 17, 2012


FTC commissioner calls for new 'do not track' approach

J. Thomas Rosch suggests ad networks could "answer under oath questions about their information practices" to create "do not track" whitelists and blacklists for the Web.

By August 22, 2011


The 404 263: Where Comic Sans is a poor excuse for a font

On today's show we tackle the hard issues and correct a few mistakes, like coming down too hard on Obama for screwing up the Presidential Oath.

By January 22, 2009


Akamai: Inauguration sets video-streaming record

About 7.7 million video streams, primarily live, were being viewed just after Barack Obama took the oath of office, content delivery network says.

By January 21, 2009


The 404 Bonus Yuletide Mini-sode: Where nerds read from Warhammer novels

"By the wispy beard of Bakalar, we vow to avenge the death and destruction caused by the Gray Goblins from the West. From the cliffs of Tanglandia to the windswept plains of Yutopia, we as paladins take the sacred oath to protect the kingdom of 404." Expe

By December 26, 2008


Star Wars: the Aussie edition

"That's no moon! This is a knife!"

By November 26, 2013