Silicon Valley's influence in the patent world increased this morning with the appointment of Michelle Lee, the director of the Silicon Valley patent office, as the new deputy director of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
Upon assuming the role in Read More →
For leaking documents that have revealed that the NSA is spying on just about everybody in just about every conceivable way, Edward Snowden is the runner-up in Time Magazine's annual coronation of Person of the Year. (The magazine Read More →
It's not just the NSA — cops, too, use tech advances to their advantage. U.S. law enforcement made more than 1 million requests for wireless providers' user data last year, according to a report released Monday by Sen. Edward Markey, Read More →
Should they go dark? Should they have a more forceful outside game to go with their current inside-Washington game?
What's left for the tech giants to do as they petition, sue and lobby for more transparency and new laws when it Read More →
Obviously, the rollout of the government's Healthcare.gov has not been the best. Putting aside the technical debacle, could tech leaders have helped the launch on the marketing front?
Silicon Valley won points in comparison to government in the Healthcare.gov stories. Read More →