By Sean Higgins | 09/19/14 07:51 PM
The Commerce Department has been handing out grants to fund a way for Americans to use a single password anytime they shop, bank, pay bills or engage in any other online activity that requires logging in and verifying identity.
By Sean Higgins | 09/18/14 08:32 PM
Top Senate lawmakers think they have found a way to allow states and local governments to tax Internet purchases: Link online sales taxes to separate legislation prohibiting Internet access taxes, then pass it in the post-election "lame duck" session of Congress.
By Paul Gonzalez | 09/17/14 08:03 PM
Hackers can potentially access privileged user information like passwords, internet history and keyboard input.
09/17/14 02:24 PM
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – This week, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office will host a webinar discussing its Patent Litigation Online Toolkit. The webinar, designed especially for consumers and small business owners who receive letters accusing them of patent infringement, will be...
By Paul Gonzalez | 09/16/14 04:40 PM
Gigabit networks provide Internet access at speeds of up to 1,000 megabits, or 1 gigabit per second, which are over 30 times as fast as the national average.
By Sarah Westwood | 09/16/14 04:01 PM
Department of Health and Human Services officials knew of the security risks before launching healthcare.gov, the troubled website for the Obamacare health insurance program.
09/16/14 02:15 PM
MARSHALL, Texas (Legal Newsline) – An alleged “patent troll” that sued eBay earlier this year for daring to ask the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for a reexamination of three patents has dismissed its lawsuit. On Monday, a judge with the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of...
09/11/14 11:22 AM
MOON BAY, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – Judge Paul Michel, retired chief judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, will deliver the keynote address at an upcoming intellectual property summit. Michel Corporate finance advisor Duff & Phelps Corporation is hosting its...
By Kelly Cohen | 09/10/14 04:34 PM
More than 1.4 million comments have been filed to the Federal Communications Commission regarding net neutrality.
By Paul Gonzalez | 09/09/14 05:41 PM
Several of the Internet’s most prominent websites including Netflix, Reddit and Mozilla want to demonstrate what browsing would be like if new federal regulations allowed Internet service providers to enable certain websites to load faster or slower than others. On Wednesday, these...
By Mark Tapscott | 09/08/14 04:37 PM
Postal officials haven't defined "cloud computing" and don't know what is meant by "hosting services," the USPS inspector general said in a report made public Monday.
09/08/14 09:31 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Summer break over and elections ahead, Congress is beginning an abbreviated September session with must-do tasks of preventing a government shutdown and extending a freeze on taxing access to the Internet. Lawmakers will find time, too, for votes conveying political messages...
09/04/14 05:00 PM
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Online review site Yelp can lower or raise the rating of a business depending on whether it advertises with the company, a federal appeals court ruled in a lawsuit filed by small businesses claiming Yelp used the tactic to try to extort ads from them. Yelp has denied doing...
By Kelly Cohen | 09/02/14 10:20 AM
Obamacare still needs some fixes until it reaches what Unite Here calls its "full potential," and the union wants to make sure that those happen.
08/29/14 05:15 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — After a three-day public tiff, American Airlines fares have returned to Orbitz. Orbitz said Friday that it has reached an agreement with the airline that will allow it to continue selling American Airlines and US Airways tickets on its websites. Terms of their agreement were...
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