Archive: 08/18/2011

NY man suing Facebook must explain missing items

(AP) -- A judge on Wednesday gave Facebook access to the personal email accounts of a man suing for half ownership of the social networking website and ordered him to explain why he can't produce documents its lawyers believe ...

Aug 18, 2011
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Australian sacked for Facebook rant

An Australian man who posted a foul-mouthed rant against management on social networking site Facebook has lost an employment tribunal appeal after he was sacked.

Aug 18, 2011
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Google-Motorola deal highlights patent arms race

(AP) -- When an Internet company plunks down $12.5 billion to buy a struggling cellphone company for its collection of patents, it's another sign that, for the high-tech industry, patents have become a mallet ...

Aug 18, 2011
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IBM pursues chips that behave like brains

Computers, like humans, can learn. But when Google tries to fill in your search box based only on a few keystrokes, or your iPhone predicts words as you type a text message, it's only a narrow mimicry of what ...

Aug 18, 2011
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