Tech Talk

Observations from Jamie DeLoma, journalist and computer nerd

Apple tries to extinguish the fire raging over the iPhone 4

Apple’s chief executive officer tried to extinguish the fire raging around its newest device. [Read More]

Google says it broke the law, sort of

Google has asserted that the collection of personal information from unsecured was not illegal. Too bad it didn’t read its own wireless privacy policy. [Read More]

Should officials tweet from executions?

Utah’s Attorney General is making headlines around the world for his use of social media to report the execution of one the state’s most notorious criminals.

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Lieberman sponsors Internet ‘kill switch’ bill

Sen. Joe Lieberman, I-Conn., is sponsoring a disturbing bill that would grant the president far-reaching powers to take control of, or even shut down, parts of the Internet. [Read More]

Google could have your passwords, e-mails, Web history

Google has acknowledged that its “Street View” vehicles have collected and stored data broadcast from wireless networks in Connecticut, the state’s attorney general’s office has announced. The information could include e-mails, Web browsing and passwords. [Read More]

Controversial site honored with a Webby

A controversial website known as much for the naked men who seem to frequent it as for its innovative concept is being recognized by one with one of the Internet’s highest honors. [Read More]

Businesses ‘Yelp,’ company makes changes

Yelp, a Web site that gives folks the opportunity to share business reviews and events, has been under increased pressure to change the way it operates — and finally has. [Read More]

Censorship, or protecting national interests?

Facebook, according to at least one news report, is taking down fan pages that support the man who allegedly crashed a small plane into a Texas office building. [Read More]