IBM and the Indian government have launched an effort to help millions of citizens find work via their mobile devices.
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President-elect Barack Obama reportedly is set to name Julius Genachowski the chief of the Federal Communications Commission.Citing sources, the Wall Street Journal reported that Genachowski, Obama's technology adviser, would be nominated for the FCC slot.
FriendFinder Networks, the company formerly known as Penthouse Media Group, is filing to go public to pay off almost a half a billion in debt in an equity market that stinks. Simply put, FriendFinder is launching an IPO Hail Mary to stay alive.
A report by Carnegie Mellon's CyLab finds that identity theft is a growing concern for children. In a scan of 42,000 child IDs, CyLab found that more than 10 percent of kids had someone else using their Social Security number.
The Federal Communications Commission forged ahead with its Net neutrality proposals and invited industry players to comment on six principles. It didn't have to wait long. The big question: Would Net neutrality regulations hamper the wireless industry?
What happens when a patient Twitters a hospital stay and the institution can't respond to allegations because of privacy laws? Maybe transparency should be a two-way street.
Wolfram/Alpha has launched, but after a few searches it's an open question whether the search engine can break out of a narrow niche for select users. For many searches Wolfram/Alpha just "isn't sure what to do with your input.
At Greentech Media’s Green Building Summit at SRI International in Menlo Park, Calif., Serious Material Chairman Marc Porat discusses the challenges associated with building "green" residential homes.
Apple is reportedly plotting a $1 billion data center in North Carolina and legislators are overhauling their state's tax code to entice Steve Jobs & Co. to build there.
At a Churchill Club event held at the Computer History Museum in Menlo Park, Calif., United States CTO Aneesh Chopra describes President Obama's plan to spur innovation through investment, align the nation's domestic priorities, and upgrade the government's own operations.