Google has asked the US Foreign Intelligence Surveillance (FISA) court to allow it to publish details of the number of data requests made by a secretive body, invoking the first amendment in a legal challenge that is aimed at easing concern among users following recent revelations regarding the activities of the National Security Agency.
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Thursday 11 February 2010
Silicon Valley's economy took a big hit during the global meltdown and could have trouble climbing out, according to a report released yesterday
Thursday 11 June 2009
Monday 02 March 2009
Sunday 18 January 2009
Monday 22 December 2008
Friday 05 December 2008
Late last month, while I was in England for the Silicon Valley Comes To Oxford event, I had an interesting chat with a tuxedoed Biz Stone, co-founder of Twitter.
Monday 01 December 2008
Sunday 30 November 2008
Friday 14 November 2008
Angry online subscribers who had their web surfing habits tracked in detail are suing a Silicon Valley start-up that created the technology and six internet service providers that briefly used it.
<a href="http://blogs.independent.co.uk/independent/2008/10/by-andrew-keen.html">Keen on New Media: Somewhere, USA</a>
Tuesday 28 October 2008
The October 2008 Wall Street financial meltdown is already reshaping Silicon Valley. Everyone here is bracing for the imminent perfect economic storm of a deep global recession
<a href="http://blogs.independent.co.uk/independent/2008/10/keen-on-new-m-6.html">Keen on New Media: Casino Google</a>
Friday 17 October 2008
Google might have reported healthy Q3 numbers today to those down-at-heel gamblers on Wall Street, but not everyone is thrilled by the behavior of Silicon Valley's search engine leviathan.
Wednesday 20 August 2008
Google is investing $10 million to produce electricity from underground heat with a breakthrough technology, as the web search leader extends its clout to clean up the environment.
Thursday 19 June 2008
LinkedIn, the networking website for professionals, has become the latest trendy internet venture to achieve a $1bn-plus (£510m) valuation, following its latest round of fundraising from venture capital firms.
Thursday 10 April 2008
Who wins the prize for environmental correctness – the California couple who planted eight redwoods in their Silicon Valley backyard over the past 12 years, or their neighbours, who drive an electric car and boast solar energy-generating panels on their roof?
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