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BlackBerry plans more layoffs, fired U.S. sales chief -- report

The ailing smartphone maker is eyeing additional layoffs beyond the 5,000 announced during its previous fiscal year, says The Wall Street Journal.

By July 10, 2013


U.N. summit implodes as U.S., others spurn Internet treaty

United Nations summit breaks down after U.S., Canada, and other democracies refuse to sign treaty that would hand a U.N. agency more authority over how the Internet is managed.

By December 13, 2012


U.N. summit rejects U.S., Europe hands-off-the-Internet plea

Nigeria, Cuba, Algeria, and Saudi Arabia persuade a majority of summit delegates to support giving a United Nations agency a more "active" role in Internet governance.

By December 12, 2012


Cyber Monday rings up record U.S. sales (week in review)

Net retailers have a banner day at the checkout page, while Apple checks in with new iTunes software and Syria's Internet checks out. Also: Google gets punked.

By November 30, 2012


U.S. accused of cyberattack on French government

The United States denies it was involved in any attack on the French government, calling it a top ally.

By November 21, 2012


Google launches its latest attempt to inform U.S. voters

The company's new voter-information tool lets users see who is on their ballot before they vote next week. It also ties together other election-related Google services.

By October 30, 2012


U.N. takeover of the Internet must be stopped, U.S. warns

A U.N. summit later this year in Dubai could lead to a new international regime of censorship, taxes, and surveillance, warn Democrats, Republicans, the Internet Society, and father of the Internet Vint Cerf.

By May 31, 2012


White House aims to boost U.S.-made high-tech materials

At a ceremony, the Obama administration, along with dozens of corporate, academic, and research partners, touts the Materials Genome Initiative.

By May 14, 2012


Cord cutters cut off from presidential debates

Americans aren't watching TV the way they used to. Cable companies and the two parties are adapting only slowly, if at all.

By November 9, 2015


Solyndra casts shadow on U.S. energy loan aid

analysis Political furor over the Solyndra bankruptcy has dealt a body blow to the idea that the government should try to help clean tech start-ups through the costly "valley of death" to commercial viability.

By October 7, 2011