| May 20, 2014
| 11:54 AM
You had a run-in with the taxman more than a decade ago, as a result of which your house was put up for auction. Though the issue was resolved long ago, an online search of your name still yields the information. Should the search-engine service be...
| May 19, 2014
| 12:30 PM
AMC Networks is streaming the first episode of drama "Halt and Catch Fire," about the dawn of the PC industry, in a two-week full-episode sampling promo on Yahoo's Tumblr blogsite.
The cabler touts it as the first-ever TV series premiere on Tumblr, and...
| May 14, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Canadian distributor Search Engine Films has received a seven-figure investment from Abbolita Films, aimed at expanding Search Engine's distribution operations.
Search Engine, founded last year by president John Bain, plans to be actively buying at...
| May 20, 2014
| 10:20 AM
The most vocal opponents of the Net neutrality rules the Federal Communications Commission put out for public comment on May 15 have been the critics who say the rules won't actually assure the Net's neutrality. But the draft has also drawn a searing...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 1:13 PM
The incoming president of the Florida Bar is a West Palm Beach attorney who wants to find better ways to provide legal services to a majority of Floridians who can't afford to hire a lawyer.
Gregory W. Coleman, 51, said about 60 percent of Floridians...
| May 14, 2014
| 6:28 PM
Judges on Europe's highest court may have thought they were striking a blow for individual privacy when they ruled Tuesday that search engines could be ordered to stop linking to sensitive or older information about people online, even if it had been...
| May 15, 2014
| 3:50 PM
Former Assembly Speaker Willie Brown said Thursday he is joining a coalition funded by billionaire casino owner Sheldon Adelson that is fighting proposals to legalize Internet gambling in California. Brown previously was working in favor of Internet poker...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 7:00 AM
When T-Mobile announced the other day that it would exempt streaming music services from its wireless data caps, I thought it was the best reason yet for Washington to stop the company from being swallowed up by Sprint. But some consumer advocates thought...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 6:09 PM
REDWOOD CITY, Calif. — Silicon Valley, with its influence and economic clout soaring to all-time highs, is having its pop culture moment.
But the stream of movies, books, even a reality TV show spotlighting nerdy start-up culture have all been...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 5:53 PM
Automakers are on a torrid recall pace this year.
Car companies have recalled about 11 million vehicles in the U.S. so far this year. General Motors Co. has called back the most: 6 million, including more than 2 million for an ignition switch issue...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 3:30 PM
"I left one group of bad actors for another group of bad actors," former senator turned MPAA chairman and CEO Chris Dodd joked Monday at the Milken Global Conference, referring to his transition from public office to Hollywood.
He was part of the...