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Christopher Nerney is a freelance technology writer living in upstate New York. Chris began his writing career in newspapers before joining Network World in 1996. He went on to become executive editor of several IT management sites for, including Datamation and eSecurity Planet. Chris is a regular blogger at ITworld, where he has written about tech business and now writes about science/tech research. Chris also covers big data and analytics as a freelancer for Data Informed. When he’s not writing, editing or spending time with his wife and three children, Chris performs original music and covers in bars, coffeehouses and on the streets around Saratoga Springs, N.Y.

Facebook Edges Closer to IPO

Analysis: The social networking giant may beat LinkedIn to a public stock offering, since its latest investment will draw SEC interest.

Yahoo Won't Shut but May Sell Delicious

Analysis: Fans are urged to "not panic" but be cautioned that Delicious data may find a new home.

Will Google Music Be a Lock(er)?

Search giant reportedly negotiating with record labels to approve cloud-storage service


Consumer Reports: AT&T Still Worst Wireless Carrier

Second-largest U.S. mobile service provider falls further behind rivals; Sprint rises


Groupon to Google: No, Thanks

The group-discount local buying site declines Google's $6 billion acquisition offer.

Google Admits Street View Trespassing, Hit with Crippling $1 Fine

Federal judge approves settlement in suit brought by Pennsylvania couple

Dallas Cowboys Fumble Domain Renewal

Beleaguered NFL team's website temporarily vanishes after registration lapse

Yahoo Denies Rumors: Will Not Lay off 20% of Workforce

Calls Thursday report in TechCrunch 'misleading and inaccurate'

White House Wants to Police Internet Privacy

Obama administration to propose new laws, creation of watchdog. Why am I skeptical?

FCC's Fine on Verizon Wireless a $25 Million Joke

For large corporations, government penalties for wrongdoing a trivial cost of doing business


Nine Inch Nailed: Trent Reznor sticks it to Facebook, Zuckerberg

Co-composer of 'The Social Network' score says some tarty things in interview

Tech Firms Settle DoJ Antitrust Action

Analysis: A probe into anti-poaching agreements among tech companies draws federal rebuke, but that's all.

Verizon Readies Tiered Data Pricing

Analysis: CEO Ivan Seidenberg ducks the iPhone question at an investor conference, but confirms that tiered data pricing is coming soon.


Oracle Surprises Wall Street, Beats Expectations

Sales, net income easily exceed analysts' expectations.

IBM Chief Trash Talks HP, Hurd

Big Blue's Palmisano neither pulls punches nor minces words in WSJ interview.