Microsoft will issue a blanket software license to nonprofit groups and journalist groups outside the U.S. after the New York Times reported that Russian police have used software copyright raids to seize computers of activist groups.
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The founder of Wikipedia, the peer-edited online encyclopedia, has launched a new political wiki site, saying it's "time for politics to become more intelligent."
The U.S. technology industry has recovered from a recession of 2001 and 2002 and is about as healthy as it's been in three years, according to a new tech sector economic index released Monday.
The cyber attacks of recent years have been relatively unsophisticated and inexpensive compared to the potential of organized attacks, a cybersecurity expert said Tuesday.
The US Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case in which eBay was successfully sued for patent infringement by a developer of a Web auction site.
U.S. television networks NBC Universal and CBS have both announced plans to make some TV shows available for download at a cost of US$0.99 an episode.
Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. and its U.S. subsidiary Samsung Semiconductor Inc. have agreed to plead guilty and pay a US$300 million fine for participating in an "international conspiracy" to fix prices on DRAM (dynamic RAM), the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has announced.
Samsung's fine is the second largest criminal antitrust fine in U.S. history and the largest criminal fine since 1999, the DOJ said.
BMC Software on Monday released a new version of its Identity Management Suite, including three new products designed to help businesses manage passwords and employee identities and comply with government regulations.
A U.S. district court judge on Wednesday approved a US$6.1 billion settlement to investors who lost money in an accounting fraud at the former WorldCom.
Normally, August in the Washington, D.C., area is a time for many workers to take vacation and escape the near-tropical conditions. But the parking lot outside a Northern Virginia facility operated by the U.S. Department of Defense's Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) was filled last Wednesday.
The work of DISA, with the job of creating, acquiring and testing technology equipment for the Defense Department, must continue through the sweltering August weather. In one of the DISA building's lab areas, more than a dozen Defense Department contractors were subjecting hardware products to a variety of tests.
TV over IP (Internet Protocol) may come eventually to a television set near you, but not before a regulatory fight in the U.S. Congress.
IT decision-makers in U.S. businesses and government agencies want better Internet security and easier network management, but few see the next generation Internet Protocol called IPv6 as helping them achieve their goals, according to a survey released Tuesday by Juniper Networks Inc.
Linux vendors say they're gaining ground in the U.S. government, even though a session on open-source software in government drew a small crowd at the FOSE trade show in Washington, D.C., Thursday.
Microsoft on Thursday filed 117 civil lawsuits against alleged phishers trying to scam Microsoft customers out of personal information such as credit card numbers.