computerCommunist China in August secretly ordered certain Chinese news websites to require new users to log on using their real names and identification numbers, the New York Times reported on September 5.

Microsoft signMicrosoft has obtained a stay against a court injunction that would have prevented the company from selling its Microsoft Word software until an appeal could be filed, Channel Web reported on September 4.

iphoneThe New York Times reported Monday that a news portal website in San Francisco is hoping the iPhone-equipped, tech-savvy generation will speed the growth and influence of its news presence in the Bay Area and beyond.

laptop cafeCNET News reported on August 28 that it had obtained a draft copy of a Senate bill (S. 773) that would “permit the president to seize temporary control of private-sector networks during a so-called cybersecurity emergency.”

CableThe Obama Administration, under the rubric of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, poured a few more letters in the giant pot of acronym soup. Officially styled the Broadband Initiatives Program (BIP), Congress has provided $7.2 Billion to facilitate the deployment of broadband infrastructure in unserved and underserved areas of the United States.