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Stratolaunch Systems, founded by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, is planning to build a huge carrier aircraft that will launch unmanned rockets into space.
12/13/2011 02:42 pm
Yesterday's "Occupy ports" day wasn't a protest of how international trade is conducted, but a protest against international trade itself. Have the protesters gone too far?
12/13/2011 02:00 pm
Everyone has Google on his or her computer these days – and that includes publishers. So why, in this day and age, would any author dare to plagiarize from the work of another? Nevertheless, the accusations continue to fly. Currently, Lenore Hart, author of "The Raven's Bride" is the latest on the hot seat, defending herself against charges that she plagiarized from another novel about Edgar Allan Poe's wife. Her publisher says she's innocent. While the outcome of the Hart incident is still to be determined, here are five high-profile cases in which an author was accused of plagiarism and fraud. Each – in its own way – rocked the book world in its time.
12/08/2011 10:11 am
Google is reportedly considering launching an e-commerce site with features similar to Amazon Prime, according to a new report.
12/02/2011 02:25 pm
Carrier IQ, a California company founded in 2005, could be logging the keystrokes and text messages of millions of mobile phone users.
12/02/2011 10:11 am
Last week, tech companies such as Google and Yahoo spoke out against SOPA and PIPA, two bills aimed at cracking down on online copyright infringement in a way that some call overbearing. Now, with newspapers running more pieces critical of the legislation, the opposition could intensify.
12/01/2011 08:55 am
Vladimir Putin is almost certain to return as Russia's president next March. Is this Russian-style democracy or evidence of the country's reversion to authoritarian traditions?
11/29/2011 04:23 pm
Chinese businessman Huang Nubo planned to invest $200 million in Iceland, but it has sparked national security concerns, despite popular support in a country still reeling from its 2008 financial collapse.
11/28/2011 10:38 am
Though he has a large and loyal following, Ron Paul's positions on key issues sets him apart from many Republicans. But he keeps moving steadily toward a position of strength in the early voting – especially in Iowa.
11/20/2011 01:00 pm
A pepper spray incident at UC Davis and reports of a smear campaign by a PR firm with ties to the financial industry indicate that the Occupy Wall Street movement is meeting an increasingly tough response from opponents and from police.
11/19/2011 05:16 pm