The World's Most Hostile Network

Dispatches from Defcon 15 from your intrepid law-blogger

Ads in Games, is it just the Beginning?

NetZero's living proof that users aren't willing to trade ads for free internet, so what makes Microsoft thinks we'll do it for MS Works?

Is There a New JPEG in Your Future?

Is there room for yet another photo format standard? Microsoft hopes to convince JPEG to say "Yes" to HD Photo.


Summer vacation takes its toll on the staff; luckily, Tom, Katherine, Dave, Jeremy, and Butters the Intern keep their noses to the grindstone in order to bring you the latest tech news.


chicklet_rss-2.0.png chicklet_itunes.gif badge-channel-pink.gif


NEC and Hitachi Team Up... for Madness!

The two companies are planning to release a new hard drive water cooler, but Associate Editor David Murphy is skeptical about the potential benefits.

Securely Delete Files in Linux

Protecting your your personal data is as easy as typing 'shred'.

Et tu, B&W?

B&W enters the iPod market: A sign of the Rapture, or of the Apocalypse?

Bloggers Are Journalists, Too

Or at least they will be, federally, if a new reporter shield law has its way.