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Dennis Hastert Paid $1.7 Million to Hide Sexual Misconduct

Dennis Hastert Paid $1.7 Million to Hide Sexual Misconduct

FBI and DA have brought Former Congress Speaker to court for making illegal bank withdrawals to cover up his alleged sexual mis...

May 30 2015, 6:54am CDT

Huawei Agile Internet of Things Solution Runs on 10KB LiteOS

Huawei Agile Internet of Things Solution Runs on 10KB LiteOS

Huawei has launched the world's first software-defined networking (SDN)-based Agile Network 3.0 architecture at Huawei’s N...

May 21 2015, 5:43am CDT

Iran Nuclear Deal to be ratified by Congress

Iran Nuclear Deal to be ratified by Congress

The latest scoop has it that an Iran Nuclear Deal is to be ratified by Congress. At least the White House plans to sell the pro...

Apr 4 2015, 3:10am CDT

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Cannabis Possession Now Legal In DC: Pot Ban Lifted In Nation's Capitol

In a surprise move, DC lawmakers moved ahead with passing legislation to make marijuana legal -- despite sanctions from Congres...

Feb 26 2015, 9:13am CST

Republican Representatives Call For Food Stamp Purchase Transparency

Republican Representatives Call For Food Stamp Purchase Transparency

Currently, almost 47 million people receive food stamp, or Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), in the U.S. Montan...

Jan 31 2015, 3:24pm CST

US Congress and Everest Expedition United By Toilets on World Water Day

US Congress and Everest Expedition United By Toilets on World Water Day

If you’re reading this, chances are very good that you’re not all that worried about having regular access to a clean, safe toi...

Mar 22 2014, 1:53pm CDT

Phone Unlocking To Receive A Vote Today

Phone Unlocking To Receive A Vote Today

This evening the House of Representatives is expected to vote upon phone unlocking legislation (H.R. 1123). Unfortunately, whil...

Feb 25 2014, 10:51am CST

Congress Versus America

Congress Versus America

Just a week ago, there seemed to be some very good news for entrepreneurs and the economy: Democrats and Republicans in Congres...

Feb 12 2014, 6:48pm CST

Congress To Vote On Phone Unlocking

Congress To Vote On Phone Unlocking

The House Majority Leader, Eric Canter, has announced that the House will vote on the Unlocking Consumer Choice and Wirele...

Feb 12 2014, 3:26pm CST

Sandra Fluke Confirms Candidacy for CA State Senate

Sandra Fluke Confirms Candidacy for CA State Senate

Sandra Fluke wants to run for Congress. The women's rights activist has filed papers with the Federal Election Commission...

Feb 5 2014, 8:16am CST

Twitter Joins the List of Social Media Used For Prostitution

Twitter Joins the List of Social Media Used For Prostitution

“Twitter, the favorite social media powerhouse, has become a tool of escorts and prostitutes, a months-long investigation by Th...

Jan 31 2014, 2:25am CST

State Of The Union Address Power Grab? Is Congress Powerless against the Federal

State Of The Union Address Power Grab? Is Congress Powerless against the Federal Government

Obama and his handlers spent months signaling that the president intends to use his “pen” and his “phone” to implement a “Year...

Jan 28 2014, 5:10pm CST

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Court Prods FCC In Unexpected Direction In Last Week's Verizon Ruling

By Andy Oram A court ruling this past Tuesday on FCC “network neutrality” regulation closes and opens a few paths in a three-wa...

Jan 19 2014, 7:31am CST

I4U news

Officials: Obama likely to OK phone record changes

AP sources: Obama expected to back changes to NSA surveillance with Congress handling details WASHINGTON (AP) — P...

Jan 15 2014, 2:41am CST

Can A Wisconsin Senator And A Superstar Lawyer Prevent Members Of Congress From Gaining Subsidized Health Insurance Under Obamacare?

Can A Wisconsin Senator And A Superstar Lawyer Prevent Members Of Congress From Gaining Subsidized Health Insurance Under Obamacare?

This week, Wisconsin Senator Ron Johnson (R.) filed a lawsuit aimed at preventing members of Congress, and their staffers, from...

Jan 10 2014, 1:41am CST

Report To Congress: IRS Is Increasingly Unable To Meet Taxpayer Needs

Report To Congress: IRS Is Increasingly Unable To Meet Taxpayer Needs

When Congress threatened “right-sized” budget cuts for the Internal Revenue Service last July, it was a clear swipe at the agen...

Jan 9 2014, 10:56pm CST

Is Sacramento The World's Capital of Internet Privacy Regulation?

Is Sacramento The World's Capital of Internet Privacy Regulation?

It’s only two hours between Sacramento, California’s state capitol, and the Silicon Valley, the world’s technology capital, but...

Jan 6 2014, 11:16am CST

Calling America's New Digital Policy Pioneers

Calling America's New Digital Policy Pioneers

Next week, as part of the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, I’ll be speaking on a panel discussing the future of Int...

Jan 3 2014, 5:26am CST

I4U news

TheTaxVox 2013 Lump Of Coal Award: Wait 'Til Next Year Edition

Tax Vox proudly announces its seventh annual Lump of Coal Award for the worst tax and fiscal policies of 2013. The year was a c...

Dec 23 2013, 8:46am CST

Unions Get Big ObamaCare Christmas Present As Other Self-Insured Groups Get Scrooged

Unions Get Big ObamaCare Christmas Present As Other Self-Insured Groups Get Scrooged

As a presumed constitutional scholar, Barack Obama should know that while a president has authority to check the Legislative Br...

Dec 22 2013, 9:21am CST

Plastic Gun Ban Extended

Plastic Gun Ban Extended

The US government has extended a ban on 3D plastic guns since they might end up in the wrong hands. The introduction of 3D prin...

Dec 4 2013, 3:11am CST

Apple CEO Supports US Employment Non-Discrimination Act

Apple CEO Supports US Employment Non-Discrimination Act

Apple CEO Tim Cook wrote an op-ed to show his support for the Employment Non-Discrimination Act. He also urges Congress to pass...

Nov 4 2013, 3:45am CST

Apple CEO Tim Cook to suggest Corporate Tax Overhaul

Apple CEO Tim Cook to suggest Corporate Tax Overhaul

The CEO of Apple, Tim Cook has taken the side of lawmakers who want a new tax bill. He plans to introduce a corporate tax overh...

May 17 2013, 4:30am CDT

Lawmakers Objects Google Glass Privacy

Congress Objects Google Glass Privacy Policy

The expected release of Google Glasses has come up against a hitch. The law as well as lawmakers are not exactly happy with the...

May 17 2013, 3:04am CDT

Macworld Mobile comes to Mobile World Congress 2011

Macworld Mobile comes to Mobile World Congress 2011

The 2011 GSMA Mobile World Congress will feature the Macworld Mobile 2011...

Sep 7 2010, 1:55pm CDT

Library of Congress: Jailbreaking is Legal

Library of Congress: Jailbreaking is Legal

Congratulations, hackers! You are no longer breaking the law when you jailbreak your mobile device. Yahoo News reports that it...

Jul 26 2010, 5:30pm CDT

Internet Gambling Legislation Announced.

Internet Gambling Legislation Announced.

Following up yesterday's article, we'd like to report that Congress is introducing two new bills today that would "regulate Int...

May 6 2009, 3:00pm CDT

3GSM Congress 2005 Summary

3GSM Congress 2005 Summary

Photo: MobileBurn The 3GSM World Congress ends today in Cannes and the mobile phone industry left us with new phones and new t...

Feb 17 2005, 2:36am EST