Big city bright lights, the city that never sleeps, blah blah blah. New York has a big-time problem with light pollution, and now a plan is in the works to significantly dim its skyline to cut carbon costs. It's about damn time!
A new bill proposed by Republican Bob Latta could stop the Federal Communications Commission from reclassifying broadband as a common-carrier utility.
Google may be getting Glass's fashion situation under control by partnering with Warby Parker, but Glass's potential to be dangerously distracting still seems like a problem. And where there's a problem, West Virginian legislators know to step in with preemptive regulation. Apparently.
Most of us have had that horrible experience of opening a phone bill only to find that it's way, way more than expected. Fortunately the FCC has taken pity, and is now working with carriers to instigate a customer alert scheme to warn you about additional charges before they happen.
Today, the Obama administration is to unveil a new Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights, which it hopes to roll out in order to protect people's privacy online. The question is, can it work?
After the Internet bandied up together and killed SOPA, you'd think the government would be a little weary of introducing SOPA-like bills less the Internet start a revolution and start calling out dumb politicians. Guess not though because it looks like Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid still wants to censor the…
Beyonce lip-synching videos are in danger, people! Along with CathyMay15's Boom Boom Boom and any other YouTube videos that could be contravening the law. If passed, US Senate bill 978 will make the internet a lot less fun.
Just looking at its name, you would never guess that The Main Street Fairness Act has to do with online commerce, but it does. Not only will it increase the cost of online shopping, it may change the way companies like Amazon do business.
That single that's been wadded up in your front pocket for the last two weeks? You're just a way station, my friend. Because it's seen and done more than you could ever imagine. Here's its secret history.
Online impersonation can be devastating to the victim, even if they're not doing anything too nefarious with with the stolen identity. Now, thieves could face serious charges, even jail time, under a new bill proposed in California.
Bryan St. Germain's dad, Bob, must look a lot happier right now than he did in this picture. After all, Verizon has just dismissed a $18,000 phone bill racked up by the young man after a tedious four-year fight.
Gary McKinnon hacked into 97 military computers searching for UFO secrets and now he's liable for $700,000 in security checks that were done afterward. As some say, why should he pay for a lock if the door was open?
A revised version of a bill first introduced in the Senate this past spring would give the President power to disconnect private sector computers from the internet in the event of a "cybersecurity emergency."
Though 14 states have already banned text messaging while driving, the Senate introduced a bill today that would essentially force the remaining states to pass a similar bill—despite there being no good way to enforce such a ban.
Under a new proposal taken up today, Congress would give the FCC power to limit the volume of commercial advertising to match the average decibels of the show being watched.
Ever wanted to create a dollar bill TIE Fighter? What about a shirt? Well Dollar Origami is here to help, but let me warn you it's much harder than you think...
Fortune has a nice package for Bill Gates' upcoming departure from Microsoft-the best is their exclusive gallery of 15 rare photos from throughout his life, narrated by Bill himself. I think my favorite pic is the leather biker jacket slung over his V-neck Cosby sweater at a Harley event-or the fist pump when he gets…
A new transportation bill signed by Bush on Friday would free up $45 million to build the U.S.'s first maglev train. The train will travel between Disneyland and Las Vegas at up to 300 mph and is meant to help ease traffic on the 250+ mile ride on Interstate 15. While I'm all for high-speed trains and efficient…