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When Does Idea Theft Rise To Level Of Crime?

In a stack of new articles published yesterday, Silicon Valley Insider claims and documents a trail of deception and greed around how Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg appropriated the technology for Facebook.  The stack lists emails and IM’s from Zuckerberg to his earliest confidants and paints a picture not unlike other famous entrepreneurs who have gone on [...]

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Official claims sex diary on Net is invasion of privacy

charge the hackers with invasion of privacy

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China to accelerate development of Internet: Wen

China will also push for substantial progress in broadcasting and Internet networks.

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Energy Star for Software?

Green IT means two different things. One is to make IT itself greener, and the other is to make other things greener. Let’s focus on the former. As everyone knows, IT consists of hardware—such as servers, storage equipment, and network gear—and software. Up until now, energy efficiency has been focused on hardware but not on [...]

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China: Everyone’s Favorite Whipping Boy?

Okay, we wrote yesterday about Congressman and Senate Republican candidate Tom Campbell’s strong response to how he would respond to the attacks on Google, even though we tried to qualify the facts as we know them.  Tom is a great guy and a great supporter of the Internet, privacy and Silicon Valley.  And he has [...]

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Senate Primary Candidate Tom Campbell: “I am a vigilant protector of privacy over the internet”

For weeks now, we’ve reached out to all the candidates from both sides in the uber-important race for Barbara Boxer’s Senate seat, and also to the Republican primary candidates for the Governor’s race.  We’ve used all our social networking tools to boot.  No Democratic candidates for the governor’s race have been made official, but we [...]

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ICT Vendors Opportunites with Japanese CleanTech Market

As seen in Smart Grid, ICT technologies will have new market, CleanTech. The US ICT vendors have a lot of business opportunities in the Japanese market. The Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) is a Japanese government organization for promoting mutual trade and investment between Japan and the rest of the world. In San Francisco recently [...]

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RSA Media Alert: Lifestyle Hackers, the Latest Insider Threat

    Lifestyle Hacking Panel: "Twenty-Somethings Meet Security" Tuesday, March 2 at 1 p.m. WHAT: IEEE Security & Privacy magazine will host a high-caliber panel at RSA exploring lifestyle hacking– wherein twenty-something employees hack their way around security controls in the name of productivity. What should CSOs do about Twitter, Facebook, MySpace, AIM, and other [...]

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Apple: Maybe We Should Be Afraid

Apple is a strange and dastardly company which, sooner rather than later, we’re going to regret pledging our allegiance to. The latest bit of no-good business is its arbitrary censoring of iPhone apps. This may be piddling, but it’s obviously part of the major control-freakishness that has always lurked below the surface in Cupertino, but [...]

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[OATH] Upcoming Face to Face Meeting March 1st

All,  We will be having our Face to Face Meeting at the Marriott San Francisco in conjunction with the RSA Conference. The meeting will be held on March 1st and will end in time to participate in the exhibit opening festivities. We will be celebrating 5 years of OATH. The organization was launched 5 years [...]

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