P2P Slammed as "New National Security Risk"

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Peer-to-peer software sharing, which has now become almost synonymous with copyright infringement, has always been a proverbial bogeyman to media producers, who fear losing customers and revenue to easily obtained free content. Now, critics allege...

Canada To Create National Do-Not-Call List

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Canada's telecommunications regulator has laid out new rules for a national do-not-call list. Under existing rules, consumers have to register separately to be on the "do not call" list of each individual telemarketer but in...

U.S. Patent Office: P2P Harms Children, National Security

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U.S. Patent and Trademark Director John Dudas commissioned a report, which the patent office recently forwarded to the U.S. Department of Justice, stating that peer-to-peer networks could manipulate sites so children violate copyright laws more...

Congress Crafts National Tech Recycling Plan

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Recycling paper, plastic, and glass has become routine, but what are you supposed to do with the old laptop or analog television that's taking up precious storage space in your attic or basement? Electronic devices...

AMD scoops up National Semi unit

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Advanced Micro Devices has agreed to purchase National Semiconductor's information appliance chip business, the companies said Wednesday. National Semi said the transaction primarily covers its Geode chip family, designed for use in set-top...

Today is National Computing Day (UK)

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Today is National Computing Day in the UK. Surprised? So are we. No, it's not an official initiative, but the brainchild of ComputerActive, the UK's best-selling computer mag. Outside the ComputerActive's admittedly mass-market...

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