Biometrics Burgeoning To Mixed Reviews

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Everything from fingerprint to facial patterns to iris scanners are becoming more and more prevelent in society all over the world. Once primarily used in large corporate and military settings, biometrics are showing up in...

FTC gives games industry mixed report card

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In its fourth annual report on marketing violent entertainment to children, the Federal Trade Commission applauds and chides publishers. The Federal Trade Commission yesterday released its fourth report on the marketing...

Sun, Microsoft pact draws mixed reactions

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The broad legal settlement reached Friday between Microsoft and Sun Microsystems could be a big boost for the companies and their customers, but any impact it may have on the European Commission's efforts to rein...

Microsoft Code-Sharing: Mixed Blessing

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Microsoft's "shared-source" scheme, a response to the growing popularity of open-source software, is a "Faustian bargain," says lawyer Craig Horrocks. The shared-source approach, which lets some large users see Windows source code but not...

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