More than 20,000 Bay Citizen readers didn't receive their daily newsletters this morning. An irate reader's e-mail complaint that the online newspaper was sending him unwanted pleas for his money led its internet service provider to shut the Bay Citizen down as a suspected spammer.That irate read ... More >>
A veritable who's who of major tech firms in San Francisco and the Silicon Valley are fighting federal legislation aimed at putting a stop to theft of original content online.The Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) would allow content creators to seek court orders barring internet service providers, se ... More >>
He may be 77, but he's still up for a little legal one-on-one. William "Bill" Russell, the former USF basketball star and Celtics player from the late '50s and '60s, is suing the NCAA and Electronic Arts for using his likeness for a popular video game without paying him. Russell claims the compan ... More >>
Bait and switchGroupon is being accused of defrauding consumers by purchasing advertisements on Google for services the company did not offer, according to a federal lawsuit filed in San Francisco. A Google search for "San Francisco Tours" on Feb. 24, for example, purportedly returned the followi ... More >>
Follow Us To BrisbaneMayor Ed Lee admits that he doesn't use Twitter, but maybe he is feeling the pressure to start tweeting now.The social media company is still growing, so much so, that it might dump San Francisco and move its headquarters down south. Media reports say that Twitter Inc. n ... More >>
If anonymous hearsay says it, it must be true.Is Google today's incarnation of Alan Freed, the 1950s R&B disc jockey accused of taking payments to play certain songs? TechCrunch cites anonymous sources suggesting something like that.A major agency "is pushing a ton of advertising dollars thro ... More >>
techfreep.comGoogle headquarters in Mountain ViewToday at noon, roughly 100 people assembled at the entrance of Google's headquarters in Mountain View. According to Yolanda Hippensteele, who was involved in coordinating the rally on behalf of the Save the Internet coalition, protesters hailed fro ... More >>
We all know video games are awesome, but why? The annual Game Developers Conference aims to answer that question in great detail, with hundreds of panel discussions related to every nuance of making video games. Over 230 sessions are already confirmed, touching base on video game audio, business an ... More >>
As a simple Internet search engine has grown into a billion-dollar tech behemoth, the question becomes: Is Google good? Take quiz, find out.
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How the boys at OSC -- the hippest high-tech start-up ever -- created the magical software that lets any garage band in America record studio-quality CDs. And then lost the magic almost overnight.
The Internet's version of the Hatfields and the McCoys just escalated