Apple-Samsung Trial: Another Loss for Consumers

By: Saturday August 25, 2012 9:12 am

By way of disclosure, let me say that I own a Samsung Galaxy II and I love it. But others may not get the same opportunity after Apple won a $1.05 billion verdict in what was described in technology circles as the trial of the century. The jury in San Jose, California, not far from [...]

Franken Investigates Secret Surveillance Software Loaded onto Smart Phones

By: Friday December 2, 2011 10:55 am

Over the Thanksgiving break, a relative of mine showed me his Android phone, and a new app that had recently popped up on it without his consent. He could not get it to go away, and according to him it was some kind of tracking facilitator. I forgot about this until I read Al Franken’s [...]