Cliff Hansen

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Explaining net neutrality to my dad

It’s late Saturday night after an awesome day in Las Vegas with my dad. We are doing our annual father-son weekend, where we head out on Friday somewhere he wants to go and return Sunday afternoon. Don’t ask me why we ended up in Vegas – it’s a mystery to both of us, but we are having fun.<p>Today we …

Microsoft and Samsung settle their fight over Android royalties

It looks like Microsoft and Samsung aren't eager to drag out their dispute over Android patent royalties. The two tech giants have reached an agreement that ends Microsoft's lawsuit over interest payments and otherwise smooths things over. The circumstances surrounding the deal are "confidential," …

Licensing

Tim Cook scheduled to speak at White House cybersecurity summit this Friday

Apple CEO Tim Cook is scheduled to speak at a White House “cyber summit” at the end of the week, The Hill reported today. The White House is expected to unveil a new cybersecurity program during the summit, and is bringing together leaders in technology and government to address the issue.<p>Cook’s …

Xmas Preparations Around the World

Roger Goodell testifies for two hours during Ray Rice's appeal

NEW YORK — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell was the first witness called in the Ray Rice appeal hearing and testified under oath for more than two hours Wednesday, a person with knowledge of the testimony told USA TODAY Sports.<p>As expected, Goodell was cross-examined by NFL Players Association counsel …