In an interview, Google’s Eric Schmidt and Jared Cohen say the connectivity of the digital age will empower individuals as never before. This will make revolutionary movements against autocratic regimes such as China easier to start – but harder to finish.
Some three-quarters of the world now has access to mobile networks. What does this mean for those in the developing world?
Contrary to conventional wisdom, Martin Luther King Jr. isn't the only non-president to have a memorial on the National Mall. Here are three other individuals who got prime space.
Patents held by the bankrupt Canadian company, Nortel, have been snatched up by a consortium for $4.5 billion in cash. The consortium bid five times more than Google for the patents.
Stocks and commodities fall sharply, after Goldman warns of substantial pullback in oil prices. Dow loses 117 points.
PlayStation phone: Sony Ericsson unveiled the long-awaited PlayStation phone on Sunday. The PlayStation phone will be available through Verizon when it comes to the US.
Motorola Inc., which has played a central role in developing the US electronics industry over the past 82 years, will sell its wireless division to Nokia Siemens Networks, a Finnish-German joint venture. The company will then be poised to split its cell phone manufacturing operations from its police radio business.