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New spending bill puts the brakes on Bulbageddon

A single paragraph in the 1,582-page document provides a glimmer of hope -- or perhaps a stay of execution -- for the incandescent light bulb.

By Jan. 14, 2014


Guardian brings a broadsheet to your browser

To celebrate its 190th anniversary, the U.K.'s Guardian creates a Georgian/Victorian era version of its front--er, home--page, complete with serifs, swashes, and other such stylings.

By May. 27, 2011


What's next for Apple and Samsung?

Despite a $1.05 billion jury verdict in Apple's favor earlier this year, millions of dollars hang in the balance pending a federal judge's decision.

By Dec. 19, 2012


Survey: 8 percent of online Americans use Twitter

In a Pew poll, fewer than 1 in 10 respondents say they use Twitter, with one-quarter of those checking tweets several times a day.

By Dec. 9, 2010


Minnesota Senate fight continues on YouTube

As Democrat Al Franken and Republican Norm Coleman continue their battle for Minnesota's open Senate seat, Coleman is bringing the rest of the GOP on YouTube to raise money.

By Feb. 19, 2009


Verizon may suspend health benefits for strikers

The company is threatening to suspend health insurance and medical benefits on August 31 for workers still on strike. Workers can get alternative coverage through COBRA.

By Aug. 16, 2011


Google Drive terms of service: 'A toxic brew'

Google isn't about to make your private files public, but that doesn't excuse its sloppy terms of service.

By Apr. 25, 2012


Why DOJ didn't need a 'super search warrant' to snoop on Fox News' e-mail

Vagaries of federal surveillance law, enacted in 1968 and updated in 1986, favor lots of e-mail snooping over only a little.

By May. 25, 2013


Study: Sites to bring in billions in holiday donations

Online donations in the United States could surpass $4 billion over the holidays, marketing firm Convio predicts. More than 63 percent of those surveyed plan to give via the Internet.

By Dec. 2, 2009


Police Blotter: Husband accused of tapping wife's PC

Monitoring spouse's computer with a keystroke logger is legal under federal wiretapping laws, judge rules, but says Texas wiretap laws may have been violated.

By Oct. 29, 2010