Yahoo! has added yet another acquisition to its kitty, a mobile-video application, Ptch. Spun out of DreamWorks Animation, Ptch was launched independently just over a year ago by DreamWorks CTO Ed...
The Computer and Communications Industry Association sent a letter to the Senate Judiciary Committee Thursday petitioning the body to be wary of any legislation broadly authorizing electronic surveillance. The letter warned of the possible ill effects of allowing warrantless wiretaps, among other measures, on not only the constitution, but also the economy. The letter cited the potential harm that could come from a loss of consumer confidence in communications services that might give personal information to the government. CCIA President and CEO Ed Black said, “The loss of a sense of privacy in personal and confidential business communications will have a
LG is setting its sights on the U.S. market By David Dritsas It's easy being LG in Korea. You can see the brand name everywhere. But when it comes to the U.S. market, most consumers are unaware of the brand, with the exception of perhaps wireless phones. Now the electronics division of the conglomerate is making a huge effort to change that perception and become a big player in the U.S. market, hoping to rival its larger competitors. It's not like the company hasn't been in the U.S. In November of 1999, Zenith became a wholly owned subsidiary of LG Electronics, giving it a good foot-hold in