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Netflix A Fallen Hero? Comcast Deal Washes Net Neutrality (commentary)

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This week Netflix entered into a streaming agreement with Comcast. We thought they were in support of net neutrality. Now they are part of the preferred.
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Robert Tercek: WhatsApp, Facebook, and the Next Billion

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What does last week's Facebook purchase of WhatsApp mean to users? Amid reports of a system-wide outage at WhatsApp, guest writer Robert Tercek comments on the global scale of the acquisition.
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Ted Rall: NSA To Store More Data Longer — and Blames You

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In a weird twist, NSA officials say lawsuits and press reports are forcing them to hang onto data and grab more of it than they would otherwise. By Ted Rall.
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Steve Wozniak: “Too Bad They Forgot the Engineer”

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On news that the U.S. Postal Service is creating a commemorative stamp bearing an image of the late Apple CEO Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak responds.
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MWC 2014: Ubuntu Phone Lands with BQ, Meizu on Board

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Ubuntu Phone has landed and it's pushing MWC 2014 with the momentum Canonical got from OEMs BQ and Meizu last week. How will the Ubuntu Phone platform fare? Analysis from Ant Pruitt.
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Ted Rall: On Our Growing Contempt for Big Tech

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Just as an addict loves her drugs but hates the dealers that sell them to her, so goes America's ongoing contempt for Silicon Valley. Most of us love tech but hate the tech companies. And now that distaste is spreading to include tech workers. Why? Here's commentary from our Ted Rall ...
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Not a Whole Lotta Love for American Greetings

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Sending an e-card is easy. Getting out of a recurring membership charge is not as simple. Alan Wallace on his experience with American Greetings.
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Geek Love: What Not to Do on Valentine’s Day

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Geek Love? If you're lucky these nine tips will guarantee your inner geeky habits won't ruin your romantic plans. Plus, a history of geek love infographic.
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Demetrius Mandzych: Challenges Facing PlayStation Now

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PlayStation is gearing up for the release of PlayStation Now, a product-wide streaming service. Get the news, views, and potential issues here.
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A New American Dream: Call It Crowd Power

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Crowdfunding is turning the traditional economics of building a startup on its head. Check out our analysis -- and the Crowd Power infographic -- for ideas.
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