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How Patent Trolls Destroy Innovation 0 comments
Comcast Training Materials Leaked 115 comments
$125,000 Settlement Given To Man Arrested for Photographing NYPD 133 comments
Why Chinese Hackers Would Want US Hospital Patient Data 152 comments
Women Founders Outpace Male Counterparts In Certain Types of Kickstarter Funding 97 comments
Feds: Red Light Camera Firm Paid For Chicago Official's Car, Condo 114 comments
Are Altcoins Undermining Bitcoin's Credibility? 266 comments
Delays For SC Nuclear Plant Put Pressure On the Industry 139 comments
Samsung Buys Kickstarter-Funded Internet of Things Startup For $200MM 107 comments
Student Bookstores Beware, Amazon Comes To Purdue Campus 95 comments
Sniffing Out Billions In US Currency Smuggled Across the Border To Mexico 158 comments
Comcast Drops Spurious Fees When Customer Reveals Recording 363 comments
Chicago Mayor Praises Google For Buying Kids Microsoft Surfaces 137 comments
Judge Rejects $324.5 Million Settlement For Tech Workers, Argues For More 268 comments
The ESports Athletes Who Tried To Switch Games 146 comments
Long-Wave Radar Can Take the Stealth From Stealth Technology 275 comments
The Hidden Cost of Your New Xfinity Router 224 comments
Transatomic Power Receives Seed Funding From Founders Fund Science 143 comments
Ecuador To Forge Ahead With State-Backed Digital Currency 85 comments
Big Bang Actors To Earn $1M Per Episode 442 comments
Hotel Charges Guests $500 For Bad Online Reviews 183 comments
LinkedIn Busted In Wage Theft Investigation 108 comments
Spain's Link Tax Taxes Journalist's Patience 113 comments
Apple $450 Million e-Book Settlement Wins Court Approval 93 comments
Google Sells Maine Barge For Scrap 79 comments
San Onofre Nuclear Power Plant Dismantling Will Cost $4.4 Billion, Take 20 Years 343 comments
Critics To FTC: Why Do You Hate In-App Purchasing Freedom? 171 comments
Amazon's eBook Math 306 comments
35% of American Adults Have Debt 'In Collections' 570 comments
US States Edge Toward Cryptocoin Regulation 172 comments
SpaceX Executive Calls For $22-25 Billion NASA Budget 114 comments
Nasty Business: How To Drain Competitors' Google AdWords Budgets 97 comments
Household Robot Jibo Nets Over $1 Million On Indiegogo 61 comments
Russia Posts $110,000 Bounty For Cracking Tor's Privacy 98 comments
SLS Project Coming Up $400 Million Short 132 comments
eSports Starting To Go Mainstream 116 comments
Amazon's Ambitious Bets Pile Up, and Its Losses Swell 168 comments
Lawrence Krauss: Congress Is Trying To Defund Scientists At Energy Department 342 comments
Social Security Administration Joins Other Agencies With $300M "IT Boondoggle" 144 comments
States That Raised Minimum Wage See No Slow-Down In Job Growth 778 comments
New Digital Currency Bases Value On Reputation 100 comments
US Senator Blasts Microsoft's H-1B Push As It Lays 18,000 Off Workers 529 comments
Google To Stop Describing Games With In-App Purchases As 'Free' 139 comments
Dell Starts Accepting Bitcoin 152 comments
Australia Repeals Carbon Tax 291 comments
New York State Proposes Sweeping Bitcoin Regulations 121 comments
Taking Great Ideas From the Lab To the Fab 19 comments
Open Hardware and Digital Communications Conference On Free Video, If You Help 15 comments
Sony Forgets To Pay For Domain, Hilarity Ensues 277 comments
Two Big Dark Matter Experiments Gain US Support 37 comments
Apple Agrees To $450 Million Ebook Antitrust Settlement 91 comments
US House Passes Permanent Ban On Internet Access Taxes 148 comments
French Blogger Fined For Negative Restaurant Review 424 comments
Economist: File Sharing's Impact On Movies Is Modest At Most 214 comments
Predicting a Future Free of Dollar Bills 753 comments
The Least They Could Do: Amazon Charges 1 Cent To Meet French Free Shipping Ban 309 comments
FCC Approves Subsidy Plan to Upgrade School and Library Networks 70 comments
Finnish National TV Broadcaster Starts Sending Bitcoin Blockchain 73 comments
FCC Approves Plan To Spend $5B Over Next Five Years On School Wi-Fi 54 comments
FTC Files Suit Against Amazon For In-App Purchases 47 comments
The Oatmeal Convinces Elon Musk To Donate $1 Million To Tesla Museum 78 comments
IBM To Invest $3 Billion For Semiconductor Research 68 comments
Judge Shoots Down "Bitcoin Isn't Money" Argument In Silk Road Trial 135 comments
The Pentagon's $399 Billion Plane To Nowhere 364 comments
The Billionaire Mathematician 96 comments
Uber Is Now Cheaper Than a New York City Taxi 139 comments
Free Wi-Fi Supplier, Gowex, Files For Bankruptcy 39 comments
Amazon Fighting FTC Over In-App Purchases Fine 137 comments
Lessig's Mayday PAC Scrambling To Cross Crowd Funding Finish Line 117 comments
Tesla Aims For $30,000 Price, 2017 Launch For Model E 247 comments
California Property Tax Exemptions For Solar Energy Systems Extended To 2025 76 comments
Senate Budgetmakers Move To End US Participation In ITER 225 comments
Cybercrooks May Have Stolen Billions Using Brazilian "Boletos" 69 comments
Investor Tim Draper Announces He Won Silk Road Bitcoin Auction 115 comments
FTC Says T-Mobile Made Hundreds of Millions From Bogus SMS Charges 110 comments
Reading Rainbow Kickstarter Heads Into Home Stretch 68 comments
California Legalizes Bitcoin 162 comments
Google Is Offering Free Coding Lessons To Women and Minorities 376 comments
What's Your STEM Degree Worth? 148 comments
San Francisco Bans Parking Spot Auctioning App 404 comments
Venture-Backed Bitcoin Miner Startup Can't Deliver On Time, Gets Sued 120 comments
Microsoft Wants You To Trade Your MacBook Air In For a Surface Pro 3 365 comments
The Bursting Social Media Advertising Bubble 254 comments
Oracle Buying Micros Systems For $5.3 Billion 71 comments
Interviews: Ask Lawrence Lessig About His Mayday PAC 308 comments
WikiLeaks Publishes Secret International Trade Agreement 222 comments
US Government Introduces Pollinator Action Plan To Save Honey Bees 143 comments
Teaching College Is No Longer a Middle Class Job 538 comments
BlackBerry Back In Profit 67 comments
Steve Wozniak Endorses Lessig's Mayday Super PAC 209 comments
US House of Representatives Votes To Cut Funding To NSA 164 comments
Draper Labs Develops Low Cost Probe To Orbit, Land On Europa For NASA 79 comments
Mt. Gox CEO Returns To Twitter, Enrages Burned Investors 281 comments
2 US Senators Propose 12-Cent Gas Tax Increase 619 comments
Research Project Pays People To Download, Run Executables 76 comments
1958 Integrated Circuit Prototypes From Jack Kilby's TI Lab Up For Sale 76 comments
Nokia Extorted For Millions Over Stolen Encryption Keys 89 comments
Wikipedia Forcing Editors To Disclose If They're Paid 135 comments
Bill Gates To Stanford Grads: Don't (Only) Focus On Profit 284 comments
Congressman Asks NSA To Provide Metadata For "Lost" IRS Emails 347 comments
Bitcoin Security Endangered By Powerful Mining Pool 281 comments
Expedia To Accept Bitcoin 87 comments
Amaya Gaming Buys PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker For $4.9 Billion 52 comments
US To Auction 29,656 Bitcoins Seized From Silk Road 232 comments
NASA Forming $3M Satellite Communication, Propulsion Competition 9 comments
Kids With Operators Manual Alert Bank Officials: "We Hacked Your ATM" 378 comments
Amazon Launches Subscription-Based Billing And Payments Service 76 comments
Kim Dotcom Offers $5 Million Bounty To Defeat Extradition 253 comments
MIT Used Lobbying, Influence To Restore Nuclear Fusion Dream 135 comments
After Trademark Dispute, Mexican Carriers Can No Longer Use iPhone Name In Ads 53 comments
The Ethics Cloud Over Ballmer's $2 Billion B-Ball Buy 398 comments
Why NASA's Budget "Victory" Is Anything But 267 comments
High Frequency Trading and Finance's Race To Irrelevance 382 comments
AT&T Charges $750 For One Minute of International Data Roaming 321 comments
Big Telecom: Terms Set For Sprint To Buy T-Mobile For $32B 158 comments
NRC Human Spaceflight Report Says NASA Strategy Can't Get Humans To Mars 206 comments
How Open Government Data Saved New Yorkers Thousands On Parking Tickets 286 comments
Man Who Issued Securities For Bitcoins Settles With SEC 56 comments
Seattle Approves $15 Per Hour Minimum Wage 1040 comments
Google To Spend $1 Billion On Fleet of Satellites 170 comments
Oregon vs. Oracle: the Battle of Blame Heats Up 83 comments
Solar Roadways Project Beats $1M Goal, Should Enter Production 311 comments
As Crypto Mining Grows, Data Centers Begin Accepting Bitcoin 94 comments
Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer Buys the LA Clippers For $2 Billion 270 comments
Reading Rainbow Kickstarter Earns One Million Dollars In Less Than a Day 164 comments
NYC Councilman (and Open Source Developer) Submits Bill Establishing Open Source Preference 105 comments
Temporary Classrooms Are Bad For the Environment, and Worse For Kids 187 comments
Nintendo To Split Ad Revenue With Streaming Gamers 110 comments
Why You Shouldn't Use Spreadsheets For Important Work 422 comments
Author Charles Stross: Is Amazon a Malignant Monopoly, Or Just Plain Evil? 405 comments
Steve Ballmer In Talks To Buy Los Angeles Clippers 76 comments
Sifting Mt. Gox's Logs Reveals Suspicious Trading Patterns 143 comments
NASA Money Crunch Means Trouble For Spitzer Space Telescope 107 comments
Google Overtakes Apple As the World's Most Valuable Brand 84 comments
Driverless Cars Could Cripple Law Enforcement Budgets 626 comments
Fusion Power By 2020? Researchers Say Yes and Turn To Crowdfunding. 280 comments
Swedish Fare Dodgers Organize Against Transportation Authorities 389 comments
Congressmen Who Lobbied FCC Against Net Neutrality & Received Payoff 192 comments
Cable TV Prices Rising At Four Times the Inflation Rate 286 comments
BitPay, Toshiba Partnership Brings Bitcoin To 6,000 New Merchants 85 comments
New Tech Super PACs Could Tap Into Google Riches 52 comments
Game Industry Fights Rising Development Costs 111 comments
Zuckerberg's $100 Million Education Gift Solved Little 335 comments
Why Mobile Wallets Are Doomed 272 comments
Oil Man Proposes Increase In Oklahoma Oil-and-Gas Tax 182 comments
Plaintiff In Tech Hiring Suit Asks Judge To Reject Settlement 215 comments
Silicon Valley's Love-Hate Relationship With President Obama 131 comments
SpaceX Injunction Dissolved 98 comments
Wretched Ride: PS4 Driveclub Game Rental Tied To Paid Subscription 93 comments
In SF: an App For Auctioning Off Your Public Parking Spot 427 comments
Tesla Logged $713 Million In Revenue In Q1 and Built 7,535 Cars 131 comments
$200 For a Bound Textbook That You Can't Keep? 252 comments
Stanford Getting Rid of $18 Billion Endowment of Coal Stock 208 comments
EVE Online's Space Economy Currently Worth $18 Million 88 comments
The Exploitative Economics of Academic Publishing 72 comments
Anti-Virus Is Dead (But Still Makes Money) Says Symantec 254 comments
US Government To Study Bitcoin As Possible Terrorist Threat 210 comments
Kids To Get the Best CS Teachers $15/Hr Can Buy 157 comments
Steve Jobs Defied Convention, and Perhaps the Law 311 comments
Pirate Bay Sports-Content Uploader Faces $32m Lawsuit 149 comments
Reason Suggests DoJ Closing Porn Stars' Bank Accounts 548 comments
Washington Files First Consumer Protection Lawsuit Over Kickstarter Fraud 47 comments
Rand Paul Suggests Backing Bitcoin With Stocks 404 comments
Lessig Launches a Super PAC To End All Super PACs 465 comments
Really, Why Are Smartphones Still Tied To Contracts? 482 comments
Target Moves To Chip and Pin Cards To Boost Security 210 comments
Bloomberg's Trading Terminals Now Providing Bitcoin Pricing 119 comments
SEC Chair On HFT: 'The Markets Are Not Rigged' 303 comments
Microsoft Continues To Lose Money With Each Surface Tablet It Sells 179 comments
Decommissioning Nuclear Plants Costing Far More Than Expected 288 comments
FCC Proposes $48,000 Fine To Man Jamming Cellphones On Florida Interstate 427 comments
MIT Bitcoin Project To Create Cryptocurrency Ecosystem, Give $100 Per Student 107 comments
Setback For Small Nuclear Reactors: B&W Cuts mPower Funding 165 comments
DarkMarket, the Decentralized Answer To Silk Road, Is About More Than Just Drugs 251 comments
Comcast Offers To Shed 3.9 Million Subscribers To Ease Cable Deal 154 comments
The Koch Brothers Attack On Solar Energy 769 comments
Google May Be $1 Billion Behind In Tax Payments To France 199 comments
Texas Family Awarded $2.9 Million In Fracking Lawsuit 146 comments
Verizon's Plan To Snoop On Its Customers 85 comments
Group Wants To Recover 36-Year-Old Historic Spacecraft From Deep Space 141 comments
Apple, Google Agree To Settle Lawsuit Alleging Hiring Conspiracy 108 comments
How Silk Road Bounced Back From Its Multimillion-Dollar Hack 50 comments
Parents' Privacy Concerns Kill 'Personalized Learning' Initiative 93 comments
Tech People Making $100k a Year On the Rise, Again 193 comments
In the US, Rich Now Work Longer Hours Than the Poor 311 comments
Scammers Lower Comcast Bills, Get Jail Time 103 comments
Apple, Google Vying For Mobile Game Exclusivity 52 comments
Heartbleed Pricetag To Top $500 Million? 80 comments
Google Aids Scientology-Linked Group CCHR With Pay-Per-Click Ads 186 comments
Ask Slashdot: Hungry Students, How Common? 390 comments
Beer Price Crisis On the Horizon 397 comments
Bug Bounties Don't Help If Bugs Never Run Out 235 comments
Investors Value Yahoo's Core Business At Less Than $0 150 comments
Vintage 1960s Era Film Shows IRS Defending Its Use of Computers 146 comments
Survey: 56 Percent of US Developers Expect To Become Millionaires 467 comments
Slashdot Asks: How Do You Pay Your Taxes? 386 comments
How Amazon Keeps Cutting AWS Prices: Cheapskate Culture 146 comments
IRS Can Now Seize Your Tax Refund To Pay a Relative's Debt 632 comments
Mr. Schmidt Goes To Washington: A Look Inside Google's Lobbying Behemoth 128 comments
The GNOME Foundation Is Running Out of Money 693 comments
Apple's Spotty Record of Giving Back To the Tech Industry 268 comments
Can You Buy a License To Speed In California? 325 comments
Cost Skyrockets For United States' Share of ITER Fusion Project 174 comments
Comcast PAC Gave Money To Every Senator Examining Time Warner Cable Merger 133 comments
MA Gov. Wants To Ban Non-Competes; Will It Matter? 97 comments
Hewlett-Packard Admits To International Bribery and Money Laundering Schemes 139 comments
Do Free-To-Play Games Get a Fair Shake? 181 comments
Stem-Cell Research Funding Institute Is Shuttered 86 comments
SF Evictions Surging From Crackdown On Airbnb Rentals 319 comments
New Service Lets You Hitch a Ride With Private Planes For Cost of Tank of Gas 269 comments
Australia May 'Pause' Trades To Tackle High-Frequency Trading 342 comments
Facebook and Google's Race To Zero 53 comments
Why No One Trusts Facebook To Power the Future 218 comments
Was Eich a Threat To Mozilla's $1B Google "Trust Fund"? 564 comments
Most Expensive Aviation Search: $53 Million To Find Flight MH370 233 comments
Illustrating the Socioeconomic Divide With iOS and Android 161 comments
China Cracks Down On Bitcoin, Cuts Off Exchanges' Bank Access 100 comments
Details You're Not Supposed To See From Boston U's Patent Settlements 130 comments
Vermont Nuclear Plant Seeks Decommission But Lacks Funds 179 comments
State Colleges May Offer Best ROI On Comp Sci Degrees 127 comments
Book Review: Money: The Unauthorized Biography 91 comments
Adaptation From Flash Boys Offers Inside Look at High-Frequency Trading 246 comments
Smartphone Kill-Switch Could Save Consumers $2.6 Billion 218 comments
Judge OKs Class Action Suit Against Apple For E-Book Price Fixing 88 comments
Wal-Mart Sues Visa For $5 Billion For Rigging Card Swipe Fees 455 comments
Mt. Gox Working With Japanese Cops; Creditors Want CEO To Testify In US 62 comments
Operation Wants To Mine 10% of All New Bitcoins 275 comments
Google Cuts Prices On Enterprise Cloud Services 43 comments
Job Automation and the Minimum Wage Debate 870 comments
Ouya Dropping 'Free-to-Play' Requirement 107 comments
Remote ATM Attack Uses SMS To Dispense Cash 150 comments
Big Data Breaches Give Credit Monitoring Services a Boost 48 comments
Microsoft Ships Surface Pro 2 Tablets With Wrong, Slower Processor 147 comments
Cryptocurrency Exchange Vircurex To Freeze Customer Accounts 357 comments
Silicon Valley Anti-Poaching Cartel Went Beyond a Few Tech Firms 137 comments
Level 3 Wants To Make Peering a Net Neutrality Issue 182 comments
Linux May Succeed Windows XP As OS of Choice For ATMs 367 comments
MtGox Finds 200,000 Bitcoins In Old Wallet 227 comments
Mathematician Gives Tips On How To Win $1 Billion On NCAA Basketball 76 comments
Scientists Publish Letter Saying, "We Need More Scientific Mavericks" 126 comments
Silicon Valley Billionaire Takes Out $201 Million Life Insurance Policy 300 comments
OKCoin Raises $10 Million To Become China's Largest Bitcoin Exchange 48 comments
The Poor Neglected Gifted Child 529 comments
Gates Warns of Software Replacing People; Greenspan Says H-1Bs Fix Inequity 516 comments
Alibaba Confirms Plans To Offer IPO In US 93 comments
Eric Schmidt On Why College Is Still Worth It 281 comments
Federal Student Aid Requirements At For-Profit Colleges Overhauled 295 comments
The Billionaires Privatizing American Science 279 comments
You Can't Kid a Kidder: Comcast's Cohen May Have Met His Match In FCC's Wheeler 56 comments
Amazon Hikes Prime Membership Fee 276 comments
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