Is the Senate Trying to Sneak In a New SOPA Bill?

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… » 2/12/12 2:00pm 2/12/12 2:00pm

Rare Bill Gates Photos, Narrated by Bill Gates

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… » 6/20/08 5:00pm 6/20/08 5:00pm

Transportation Bill Gives $45 Million To Maglev Project, Sets It Up For…

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… » 6/07/08 12:00pm 6/07/08 12:00pm

Should Congress Ban Cellphone Calls on US Flights?

Europe may be ok with passengers making in-flight calls on their cellphones, but at least a few members of Congress have the foresight to see how this situation could become problematic in the US. A new bill has been introduced that promises to ban cellphone calls on US flights, but not text messaging and web surfing.… » 4/16/08 6:30pm 4/16/08 6:30pm