Yesterday's Internet silence grabbed headlines, but real progress won't be made against online piracy unless we follow the money.
Cringely breaks out the divining rod and Ouija board to come up with his top 10 tech predictions for the new year.
He's been making a list and checking it twice, trying to find out who's naughty and, well, naughtier. Here's Cringely's bottom 10 for 2011.
Microsoft appears to have a hit mobile OS on its hands, according to Cringely's readers.
Comedian Louis CK bets on fans' better instincts -- and they happily pay for his online offering. Ball's in your court, RIAA.
News flash: You may actually like Windows Phone 7.5 (aka "Mango"). It really is the magical time of the year.
Got nothing better to do? Go online! According to Pew Research, that's what more than half of America already does.
The First Amendment may not apply overseas, but a high school student in Kansas reminds us of its importance at home.
Analysis: Who are the tech turkeys of the year? Cringely has the answers -- and they're more fowl than you can imagine
Redmond seems to be cooking up a social network/search hybrid after all. Welcome to its Google+ killer, social -- er, socal -- no, Socl
Not content with its legal victories over individual file swappers, the recording industry wants judges to punish ISPs too.
Analysis: The CIA's 'vengeful librarians' monitor millions of tweets each day. Are U.S. spooks spying on your Twitter account, too?
With the iPhone 4S's humanlike personal assistant, Siri, who needs humans? Just don't expect Siri to be serious.
Due to an ancient law, the feds can eavesdrop on your electronic communications and you'd be the last to find out.
Amazon undercuts the iPad by charging $200 for its Kindle Fire tablet. Amazon's strategy: lose money on hardware, make it up at the store.