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Hungary's Plans For Internet Tax On Hold After Protests 20 comments
Mark Zuckerberg And John Doerr Donate $1M To Expand The Hour Of Code Campaign 18 comments
MIT Professor Advocates Ending Asteroid Redirect Mission To Fund Asteroid Survey 107 comments
YouTube Considering an Ad-Free, Subscription-Based Version 221 comments
Apple Pay Competitor CurrentC Breached 262 comments
Why CurrentC Will Beat Out Apple Pay 629 comments
Steve Ballmer Gets Billion-Dollar Tax Write-Off For Being Basketball Baron 255 comments
Rite Aid and CVS Block Apple Pay and Google Wallet 554 comments
Law Lets IRS Seize Accounts On Suspicion, No Crime Required 422 comments
Italian Supreme Court Bans the 'Microsoft Tax' 350 comments
Ballmer Says Amazon Isn't a "Real Business" 275 comments
Microsoft Now Makes Money From Surface Line, Q1 Sales Reach Almost $1 Billion 117 comments
Secretive Funding Fuels Ongoing Net Neutrality Astroturfing Controversy 56 comments
How To Beat Online Price Discrimination 163 comments
Automation Coming To Restaurants, But Not Because of Minimum Wage Hikes 714 comments
Tech Firm Fined For Paying Imported Workers $1.21 Per Hour 286 comments
Leaked Documents Reveal Behind-the-Scenes Ebola Vaccine Issues 124 comments
Apple 1 Sells At Auction For $905,000 81 comments
Ello Formally Promises To Remain Ad-Free, Raises $5.5M 167 comments
Judge Says EA Battlefield 4 Execs Engaged In "Puffery," Not Fraud 91 comments
Hungary To Tax Internet Traffic 324 comments
Speed Cameras In Chicago Earn $50M Less Than Expected 398 comments
Developers, IT Still Racking Up (Mostly) High Salaries 197 comments
IBM Pays GlobalFoundries $1.5 Billion To Shed Its Chip Division 84 comments
Kickstarter Cancels Anonabox Funding Campaign 76 comments
Bill Gates: Piketty's Attack on Income Inequality Is Right 839 comments
Anonabox Accused of Lying About Its Product Being Open-Source On Kickstarter 72 comments
Tech Workers Oppose Settlement They Reached In Silicon Valley Hiring Case 54 comments
The Great Robocoin Rip-off 117 comments
"Double Irish" Tax Loophole Used By US Companies To Be Closed 259 comments
Too Much Privacy: Finnish Police Want Big Euro Notes Taken Out of Circulation 314 comments
Netflix To Charge More For 4K Video 158 comments
Mining Kickstarter Data Reveals How To Match Crowdfunding Projects To Investors 20 comments
Ex-NSA Director Keith Alexander's Investments In Tech Firms: "No Conflict" 59 comments
AT&T To Repay $80 Million In Shady Phone Bill Charges 61 comments
Infected ATMs Give Away Millions of Dollars Without Credit Cards 83 comments
Apple Sapphire Glass Supplier GT Advanced Files For Bankruptcy 171 comments
Bill Gates: Bitcoin Is 'Better Than Currency' 130 comments
Cyanogen Inc. Turns Down Google, Seeing $1 Billion Valuation 107 comments
Samsung Paid Microsoft $1 Billion Last Year In Android Royalties 93 comments
Senators Threaten To Rescind NFL Antitrust Exemption 242 comments
Google Threatened With $100M Lawsuit Over Nude Celebrity Photos 225 comments
Ask Slashdot: Is It Worth Being Grandfathered On Verizon's Unlimited Data Plan? 209 comments
Laying the Groundwork For Data-Driven Science 55 comments
Factory IoT Saves Intel $9 Million 50 comments
eBay To Spin Off PayPal 76 comments
Analyzing Silk Road 2.0 68 comments
Court Rules Nokia Must Pay Damages To Buyers of Faulty Phones In Mexico 25 comments
Medical Records Worth More To Hackers Than Credit Cards 78 comments
Lenovo Set To Close $2.1 Billion Server Deal With IBM 49 comments
Facebook's Atlas: the Platform For Advertisers To Track Your Movements 92 comments
Apple Faces Large Penalties In EU Tax Probe 120 comments
Mystery Gamer Makes Millions Moving Markets In Japan 113 comments
Sierra Nevada Corp. Files Legal Challenge Against NASA Commercial Contracts 127 comments
The Secret Goldman Sachs Tapes 201 comments
How the NSA Profits Off of Its Surveillance Technology 83 comments
NSF Awards $10 Million To Protect America's Processors 48 comments
Drones Reveal Widespread Tax Evasion In Argentina 208 comments
Miss a Payment? Your Car Stops Running 907 comments
Why India's Mars Probe Was So Cheap 200 comments
Seattle Passes Laws To Keep Residents From Wasting Food 385 comments
Stanford Promises Not To Use Google Money For Privacy Research 54 comments
PayPal Integrates Bitcoin Processors BitPay, Coinbase and GoCoin 56 comments
Kickstarter Lays Down New Rules For When a Project Fails 203 comments
Trouble In Branson-Land, As Would-Be Space Tourists Get Antsy Over Delays 77 comments
Is Alibaba Comparable To a US Company? 126 comments
Is Google's Non-Tax Based Public School Funding Cause For Celebration? 88 comments
Why a Chinese Company Is the Biggest IPO Ever In the US 191 comments
Netropolitan Is a Facebook For the Affluent, and It's Only $9000 To Join 178 comments
FCC Chairman: Americans Shouldn't Subsidize Internet Service Under 10Mbps 353 comments
Apple Locks iPhone 6/6+ NFC To Apple Pay Only 336 comments
Tinba Trojan Targets Major US Banks 61 comments
Airbnb To Start Collecting Hotel Tax On Rentals In San Francisco 71 comments
eBay Redirect Attack Puts Buyers' Credentials At Risk 37 comments
Is the Tesla Model 3 Actually Going To Cost $50,000? 393 comments
New Global Plan Would Crack Down On Corporate Tax Avoidance 324 comments
Funding Tech For Government, Instead of Tech For Industry 64 comments
Amazon Is Killing Off Its Free P2P Money-Transfer Service WebPay On October 13 34 comments
Windows Tax Shot Down In Italy 421 comments
Hewlett-Packard Pleads Guilty To Bribing Officials in Russia, Poland, and Mexico 110 comments
CBC Warns Canadians of "US Law Enforcement Money Extortion Program" 462 comments
Cuba Calculates Cost of 54yr US Embargo At $1.1 Trillion 540 comments
When Scientists Give Up 348 comments
Report: Microsoft To Buy Minecraft Studio For $2bn+ 368 comments
Apple Announces Smartwatch, Bigger iPhones, Mobile Payments 730 comments
Paypal Jumps Into Bitcoin With Both Feet 134 comments
Unpopular Programming Languages That Are Still Lucrative 387 comments
$10 Bet Brings Researchers Closer to Industrial Scale Graphene Production 74 comments
Private Police Intelligence Network Shares Data and Targets Cash 142 comments
Facebook's Auto-Play Videos Chew Up Expensive Data Plans 108 comments
Protesters Blockade Microsoft's Seattle Headquarters Over Tax Breaks 246 comments
Getting Into College the Old Fashioned Way: With Money 161 comments
IT Job Hiring Slumps 250 comments
Alibaba's US IPO Could Top $20 Billion 97 comments
Google To Refund $19M In In-App Purchases Made By Kids 88 comments
Facebook Blamed For Driving Up Cellphone Bills, But It's Not Alone 131 comments
Verizon Pays $7.4 Million To Settle FCC Privacy Investigation 50 comments Discloses Top Donors 59 comments
Apple Said To Team With Visa, MasterCard On iPhone Wallet 187 comments
NASA's Competition For Dollars 78 comments
Google Wins $1.3 Million From Patent Troll 35 comments
FBI Investigates 'Sophisticated' Cyber Attack On JP Morgan, 4 More US Banks 98 comments
Indiana University Researchers Get $1 Million Grant To Study Memes 126 comments
Euro Bank Santander Commissions Study On Bitcoin's Impact On Banking 50 comments
Ask Slashdot: What To Do About Repeated Internet Overbilling? 355 comments
Comcast Tells Government That Its Data Caps Aren't Actually "Data Caps" 341 comments
Free Law Casebook Project Starts With IP Coursebook 22 comments
Princeton Nuclear Fusion Reactor Will Run Again 147 comments
News Corp Australia Doesn't Want You To Look Closely At Their Financials 132 comments
Major Delays, Revamped Beta For Credit-Card Consolidating Gadget Coin 78 comments
Facebook Experimenting With Blu-ray As a Storage Medium 193 comments
For Microsoft, $93B Abroad Means Avoiding $30B Tax Hit 316 comments
Oregon Sues Oracle For "Abysmal" Healthcare Website 212 comments
Microsoft Lobby Denies the State of Chile Access To Free Software 159 comments
How Game Developers Turn Kickstarter Failure Into Success 30 comments
Study: Ad-Free Internet Would Cost Everyone $230-a-Year 611 comments
Calif. Court Rules Businesses Must Reimburse Cell Phone Bills 161 comments
National Science Foundation Awards $20 Million For Cloud Computing Experiments 25 comments
How Patent Trolls Destroy Innovation 97 comments
Comcast Training Materials Leaked 251 comments
$125,000 Settlement Given To Man Arrested for Photographing NYPD 231 comments
Why Chinese Hackers Would Want US Hospital Patient Data 171 comments
Women Founders Outpace Male Counterparts In Certain Types of Kickstarter Funding 98 comments
Feds: Red Light Camera Firm Paid For Chicago Official's Car, Condo 115 comments
Are Altcoins Undermining Bitcoin's Credibility? 267 comments
Delays For SC Nuclear Plant Put Pressure On the Industry 142 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 368 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
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