Facebook Ads Put You in the Spotlight

The social network's new "social ads," which create the appearance of user endorsement, could run afoul of state law.


"Like CDs through a disk drive, so go the operating systems of our lives." Join us for the continuing saga of Microsoft vs Mandriva for the desktops of Nigerian schoolchildren.


No BS Podcast #42: The Podcast of a Thousand Dances

Join the Maximum PC editors for a rousing review of the week's tech news and top-notch how-to advice.


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Daily News Brief: Hillary Clinton Opens Rebuttal Website

Clinton counters media reports on new website, TiVo offers lifetime subscription, nVidia hits the $1 billion mark, AMD sued for birth defects, and much more!

Sony to Dump LocationFree License Fee

Don't look for it yet, but Sony will soon offer its LocationFree client for free.

Immunity for Telecom Compliance in Warrantless Spying ?

The Senate debates whether to grant retroactive immunity to the phone and internet service providers who allegedly illegally turned over massive amounts of customer data to the NSA.

Daily News Brief: Confidential AM3 Reference Design Leaked

Socket AM3 reference diagram surfaces on web, XBox 360 to become family friendly, Vonage seeks to settle with AT&T, and more!

Logitech to Acquire WiLife

First Harmony, then Squeezebox, and now WiLife. It seems Logitech has a keen eye for smart acquisitions.

Bye, Bye Betas - Windows Live Suite Goes Live!

Microsoft rolls out production versions of its Windows Live Suite and adds new features. Find out what's new - and who's still waiting for an invitation to the party.