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Articles by K.C. Jones
posted in April 2006
A French law that would require Apple Computer and other companies to open their music offerings to other companies' devices is scheduled for parliamentary debate next week.
The program begins in June. Apple says it already recycles over 90% of the electronic equipment it has collected since 2001.
The creation of Korean researchers, the robots respond to commands like "come here" and "sit." They also perform tricks if instructed.
A congressional committee drew rapid fire Wednesday after killing an amendment to preserve network neutrality.
As employees apply for buyouts, plants suspend operations, and managers institute a plan to recover from poor performance, GM has started a blog to give employees a chance to vent.
A House of Representatives task force is holding a hearing Tuesday on whether the Internet should operate like a utility, with equal service, or whether providers should be able to provide tiered access and pricing.
Journalists, free-speech advocates, and business executives are waiting for a three-judge panel to decide on a case that weighs First Amendment and privacy rights against business' efforts to keep proprietary information
On-demand content is the most important factor for driving the consumer segment, a new Insight study says.
The group will look for new opportunities in digital media, like the interactive applications the company featured on digital satellite and cable during the 2006 Olympic Games.
California, Texas, and New York have the highest number of IT workers, according to a new report.
The rapid pace of mobile phone installation and the development of wireless networks are together driving robust growth in the use of phones for browsing.
People are turning to mobile phones for Internet use more quickly than they're adopting laptops for the same purpose in many parts of the world.
E-passports are coming soon to a border crossing near you.
The Pulitzer Board accepts online databases and graphics for the public service award, but online submissions in other categories are limited to written stories and still images.
CA Chief Operating Officer Jeff Clarke is going to Cendant, and Michael J. Christenson will replace him.
People with expertise in journalism, health services, and medicine review stories, grade them, and explain why they met or fell short of criteria measuring accuracy, balance, and completeness.
Now that major networks are airing content over the Internet and other devices, artists are requesting 4 cents per download.
A new Chinese law mandates all computers sold in China must have paid and preinstalled operating systems. In related news, Chinese President Hu Jintao visits Microsoft this week.
The relief organization is upgrading its infrastructure to help speed supplies and other types of aid to victims of future disasters.
A new arm of the United Nations will attempt to harness technology advances to help eradicate poverty, illness, and other societal woes.
Gary McKinnon, a Briton charged with breaking into U.S. military computers, says he fears being held in the facility used for terrorists if he's extradited to this country.
In special math and science classes, students will use Java concepts and learn about object-oriented programming by designing Pong, the classic video game.
Several technology companies are creating an interoperability specification to allow customers to federate and access information from their complex, multivendor IT infrastructures.
Viewers desperate for the latest gossip from Wisteria Lane can now catch up for free on the Internet.
A European band has announced it will be the first to release a single exclusively through mobile phones in the United Kingdom.
Don’tDateHimGirl.com is scheduled to launch a podcast and online discussion forum.
Prisoners in China are reducing their sentences by inventing new technologies.
As the case with the Beatles' record company began its closing stages this week, Apple Computer announced it will sell both music and concert tickets for the Red Hot Chili Peppers.
Opponents of an IRS plan to allow tax preparers to sell, with consent, personal information to anyone who wants it say paid preparers need to focus on advising, not selling.
Information resellers often fail to follow privacy protection guidelines when dealing with the federal government, according to the GAO.
Insufficient staffing and a lack of electronic connectivity are hampering the TSA, says a report released by the GAO.
Along with filing over 2,000 lawsuits, a music industry group has warned parents to watch over their children's online activities because they could face penalties.
The Securities and Exchange Commission has failed to control access to its servers, establish controls over passwords, manage access to its systems and data, and take other security-related steps already requested, the report says.
The suit, which accuses Direct Revenue of secretly installing millions of pop-up ad programs and spyware, is seeking a stop order, an accounting of the company's revenues, and penalties.
Criticism is mounting over the Internal Revenue Service's plans to allow tax preparers to sell personal data to third parties.
The music firm claims the computer company agreed 15 years ago to stay out of the music business, while the computer company claims iTunes sells digital files and therefore doesn't infringe on an agreement it characterizes as "narrow."
Web pages are automatically adapted for Web-enabled wireless customers' screens.