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[16 Jan 2009 | One Comment | 497 supporters]

Official swearing in, President-elect Obama’s Whistle Stop Tour event to be streamed online.
Microsoft Corp. today announced that the Presidential Inaugural Committee (PIC) has selected the company’s Silverlight technology to enable live and on-demand video streaming of the official inauguration swearing-in ceremony on the PIC Web site at http://www.pic2009.org. As part of its efforts to hold the most open and accessible inauguration in history, on Saturday, Jan. 17, the PIC will also stream video of a Baltimore event on the Whistle Stop Tour that will take President-elect Barack Obama and Vice …

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[11 Jan 2009 | No Comment | 485 supporters]

The New York Police Department wants to be able to shut down cell phones, in case of a terrorist attack. In testimony today before the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, New York Police Commissioner Ray Kelly said he wanted to take out that “formidable capacity to adjust tactics while attacks are underway.”

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[18 Jul 2008 | No Comment | 401 supporters]

A subcommittee of the Senate Judiciary Committee heard testimony this morning from senior executives of Google, Microsoft, and Yahoo regarding the implications of the Yahoo/Google ad sharing agreement. Their statements reveal diverse views of what constitutes “competition.”
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