The Obama administration is continuing a campaign to explain its recent decision to relinquish oversight of the technical side of the Internet’s Web address system.
Major tech companies including Microsoft and Apple are teaming up to advocate for strong patent protections as patent reform efforts heat up on the Hill.
Bill would amount to the government usurping the role of the states, said states group.
"We failed to listen, to engage, and to be guided by our community," an official said.
The government of Turkey has ended its two-week long ban on Twitter.
The Senate Judiciary Committee is close to compromise on its patent reform bill and is expected to announce an agreement later this week.
"I hope we are in the final stages of hammering out" a patent reform bill "that is the result of true compromise between all sides," Chairman Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) said during a committee meeting Thursday.
USAID is shifting hundreds of millions on dollars into research and development.
Old-school influence groups are updating their rosters and opening new offices.
The Senate Judiciary Committee is expected to delay substantive consideration of a bill to curb “patent trolls” originally scheduled for Thursday.
Lawmakers discussed risks, rewards in first House hearing to examine the virtual currency.