Google and a group of partners have released a set of tools designed to help broadband customers and researchers measure performance of Internet connections.
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The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has filed a lawsuit against electronics reseller Wintergreen Systems, alleging that the company didn't honor rebates it offered for some items and took as long as two years to fulfill other rebates.
US President-elect Barack Obama laid out his plan for a huge economic stimulus package, with broadband rollout, an internet-based smart energy grid and computers for schools as part of the plan.
German electronics firm Siemens and three of its subsidiaries have pleaded guilty to charges related to the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), for a range of activity, including attempted bribery of government officials worldwide, according to two U.S. agencies.
NetWitness, a vendor of networking threat-analysis software, is offering a free version of its NetWitness Investigator package by download, the company said Monday.
Hardware maker Nvidia has announced a new computer that has the power of a cluster of computers at a small fraction of the cost.
Three electronics manufacturers -- LG Display, Sharp and Chunghwa Picture Tubes -- have agreed to plead guilty and pay a combined US$585 million in criminal fines for conspiring to fix the prices of liquid crystal display (LCD) panels, the U.S. Department of Justice announced Wednesday.
ICANN is seeking comments on a proposal that would open up the market for generic top-level domains (TLDs) on the Internet, basically allowing anyone with US$185,000 to buy a new TLD.
The U.S. Congress has passed legislation intended to help the U.S. and state governments collect better data on where broadband isn't yet available.
Three of the four largest ISPs (Internet service providers) in the US said Thursday that they will adopt policies that require them to get meaningful permission from customers before tracking online activities.
CEO Steve Jobs and other Apple executives have settled a lawsuit alleging the company was harmed by its backdating of stock options to employees.
Google last week removed some language in its Chrome browser's terms of service that gave the company a license to any material displayed in the browser, but that language remains in several other Google products, including its Picasa photo service and its Blogger service.
Google will dump a section of the licensing agreement for its new Chrome browser after some Internet users objected to its copyright implications.
A major electronic voting system vendor has changed its story in an attempt to explain how its machines dropped hundreds of votes in Ohio's March primary elections, saying it was a programming error, not the fault of antivirus software.
PC maker Lenovo Group posted double-digit percentage increases in sales and net income for its first fiscal quarter, boosted by laptop sales, the company announced Thursday.