The Senate has added $1 billion to NASA's budget as both Democrats and Republicans voted to further break President Bush's budget for domestic programs. The funding was added to a $56 billion measure funding science...

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Passed by the US House of Representatives on Sept. 7, H.R. 1908: the Patent Reform Act of 2007, limits damages to the actual value of the infringed technology, not the entire product containing the contested...

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An antispyware bill that the U.S. House of Representatives passed this week earned praise from cybersecurity groups, but faces an uncertain future in the Senate. The bill, which would create penalties of up to five...

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Several U.S. senators questioned whether to extend a ban on access and other Internet-only taxes, which expires on November 1. Representatives of Verizon and the National Taxpayer Union Foundation called on Congress to make the...

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A Senate committee chairman said Sirius Satellite Radio Incorporated has "a steep hill to climb" in showing that its proposed purchase of XM Satellite Radio Holdings Incorporated will not hurt competition in the audio entertainment...

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The California state senate on Thursday approved a bill that takes aim at Google's new Gmail service, placing strict limits on e-mail providers seeking to scan customer messages for advertising and other purposes. ...

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