"It's not the society we set forth in the Constitution, and it's not the society we should have."
— Kurt Opsahl, an attorney at the Electronic Frontier Foundation, on the disclosure that the National Security Agency is collecting mobile and Read More →
It was Apple CEO Tim Cook’s turn to join first lady Michelle Obama at the State of the Union address, exactly one year after Steve Jobs’s widow sat at Obama’s side for the president’s annual speech to Americans.
A new term Read More →
Most tech news seems to be taking the day — possibly the week — off, but GMSV is here, talking about the big themes of the year.
First up this week: Big Data. We'll use the term broadly to mean the Read More →
"Cybersecurity is dead for this Congress."
— Sen. Harry Reid, D-Nev., after the Cybersecurity Act again failed, on a 51-47 vote, to pass in the Senate Wednesday. The bill, introduced by Sen. Joe Lieberman, I-Conn., in February Read More →
Note to newly re-elected President Obama: Silicon Valley is looking for a return on its investment.
According to an article in the San Francisco Chronicle last week, San Francisco and Silicon Valley contributed Read More →
A couple of stories about the role tech played in the elections:
• Obama got four more years. Did Twitter's performance during last night's election assure of it many more years as a go-to news and information source?
The Twitterverse Read More →