House conservatives appear ready, if not excited, to support Romney

Washington (CNN) – With the two top Congressional Republican leaders – House Speaker John Boehner and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell – officially endorsing Mitt Romney Tuesday, some conservatives on Capitol Hill who have been reluctant to get behind the former Massachusetts governor’s campaign appeared ready to move on to the general election and support the all-but-certain nominee. But at […]

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CISPA Foes Meet, Seek Common Ground

The Business Software Alliance, a group of top technology companies including Intel and Microsoft, met with Internet privacy advocacy group Center for Democracy and Technology Monday evening. The goal: find common ground on the controversial Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act, better known as (CISPA). The big question: how best to protect American networks from cyberattacks while preserving the civil […]

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How Social Media Is Taking Over The News Industry

More than ever, people are using Twitter, Facebook and other social media sources to learn about what’s happening in the world as traditional news outlets become increasingly less relevant to the digital generation. American forces’ raid on Osama Bin Laden, Whitney Houston‘s death, the Hudson River plane landing — these are just a few of many major news stories ordinary […]

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Is Twitter Trying To End Tech Patent War?

Twitter announced an internal patent agreement on Tuesday that it says will empower designers and engineers — as well as hopefully begin a movement to quell the tech world’s rash of patent infringement lawsuits. Publicly revealed in a blog post and dubbed the Innovator’s Patent Agreement (IPA), the policy pledges that Twitter will not pursue offensive litigation over patents without […]

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