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  • Facebook truly respects its users' privacy. For now, at least.

     
    My colleague Patt Morrison's recent post about Facebook reminded me of the famously cynical remark that former Sun Microsystems CEO Scott McNealy made in 1999: "You have zero privacy anyway. Get over it." As a user of the World's Most Ginormous Social...
  • Disney buys Tapulous, maker of iPhone games

     
    Disney taps into Tapulous' success with iPhone games, buys Palo Alto, Calif., startup for undisclosed sum....
  • Oracle president admits to affair exposed by giant billboards

     
    Oracle president Charles E. Phillips admits affair after his spurned mistress plastered three cities with billboards exposing it...
  • Doug Engelbart obituary: Inventor of computer mouse dies at 88

    Doug Engelbart obituary: Inventor of computer mouse dies at 88
    SAN FRANCISCO — Doug Engelbart, the inventor of the computer mouse and developer of early incarnations of email, word processing programs and the Internet, has died at the age of 88. The Computer History Museum, where Engelbart had been a fellow...
  • Jacob E. Goldman dies at 90; creator of Xerox's Palo Alto Research Center

    Jacob E. Goldman dies at 90; creator of Xerox's Palo Alto Research Center
    Jacob E. Goldman, the former Xerox chief scientist who created the company's famed Palo Alto Research Center, whose scientists and engineers invented the modern personal computer in the 1970s and developed an array of other pioneering computing...
  • Indians in Silicon Valley bursting with pride over new Microsoft CEO

     Indians in Silicon Valley bursting with pride over new Microsoft CEO
    Since it became apparent last week that Satya Nadella was in line to become only the third chief executive of Microsoft, the Indian community in Silicon Valley has been bubbling over with pride. That his ascension would generate such excitement might...
  • Jury finds for Oracle on a copyright claim, Google seeks mistrial

    Jury finds for Oracle on a copyright claim, Google seeks mistrial
    SAN FRANCISCO -- Google is asking a judge to declare a mistrial after a federal jury in San Francisco rendered a split decision: the panelĀ  ruled against the company in Oracle’s copyright case over the search giant’s popular Android mobile...
  • NSA does not collect cellphone location data, officials say

     NSA does not collect cellphone location data, officials say
    The U.S. Justice Department has told a court in Florida that the government does not secretly track the location of Americans' cellphones as part of its massive phone surveillance dragnet, but asking experts to believe that assertion has proved to be...