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Technology 10 Nov 2010 | 12:00 AM

Woman fired after posting Facebook remarks fights back

b>WASHINGTON/b>: A Connecticut woman who was fired after she posted disparaging remarks about her boss on Facebook has prompted a first-of-its-kind legal case by federal authorities who say her comments are protected speech under labour laws.

Technology 15 Nov 2010 | 12:00 AM

Intel hikes dividend again despite tech worries

b>SAN FRANCISCO/b>: Intel Corp is confident enough in the stability of its moneymaking skills to raise its dividend by 15%, even as Wall Street braces for a bumpy ride for the technology industry.

Technology 28 Dec 2010 | 12:00 AM

Man makes living suing spammers

b>SAN FRANCISCO:/bDaniel Balsam hates spam. Most everybody does, of course. But he has acted on his hate as few have, going far beyond simply hitting the delete button. He sues them.

Technology 18 Jan 2011 | 12:00 AM

Goldman Sachs limits Facebook private offering

b>NEW YORK/b>: Goldman Sachs Group Inc has prohibited US investors from participating in a private offering expected to raise up to US$1.5bil (RM4.8bil) for social networking site Facebook, citing widespread media coverage that could run afoul of securities guidelines.

Technology 22 Feb 2011 | 12:00 AM

Addressing piracy in the virtual world

THE Internet is an indispensable tool in the modern world but as the old adage goes, we need to take the good with the bad.

Technology 25 Feb 2011 | 12:00 AM

WikiLeaks’ Assange can be extradited

b>LONDON:/bJulian Assange can be extradited to Sweden in a sex crimes inquiry, a British judge ruled, rejecting claims by the WikiLeaks founder that he would not face a fair trial there. Assange's lawyer said he would appeal.

Technology 04 Mar 2011 | 12:00 AM

RM1.4mil settlement reached in Love Twitter lawsuit

b>LOS ANGELES/b>: Courtney Love's 140 character Twitter rants against a fashion designer are costing her more than US$430,000 (RM1.4mil), an attorney says.

Technology 21 Mar 2011 | 12:00 AM

US states want online businesses to collect sales tax

b>SAN FRANCISCO:/bTax-free shopping is under threat for many online shoppers as states facing widening budget gaps increasingly pressure Amazon.com Inc and other Internet retailers to start collecting sales taxes from their residents.

Technology 31 Mar 2011 | 12:00 AM

Google reaches privacy settlement with FTC

b>WASHINGTON/b>: Google has agreed to adopt a comprehensive privacy programme to settle federal charges that it deceived users and violated its own privacy policy when it launched a social networking service called Buzz last year.

Technology 11 Apr 2011 | 12:00 AM

Google gets nod to buy travel software firm

b>WASHINGTON/b>: Google Inc won government clearance with restrictions for its US$700mil (RM2.24bil) purchase of airline fare tracker ITA Software in a deal that will give the Internet search giant a key role in online travel.