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Texas Sues Games Radar, Claims Site Violates Child's Online Privacy Act

Submitted by: Colosus @ 10:52 AM | Monday, December 10, 2007 | (url: http://www.shackn...)

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott today pressed charges against the Future Publishing-owned gaming website GamesRadar.com, claiming the site does not "adequately protect [children's] privacy and safety."

The lawsuit states that the site "unlawfully collect personal information such as names, ages, and home addresses from children [under 13]," and thus violates a federal law known as the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act.


USB 3.0 to Bring 10x Speed Increase in 2008

Submitted by: DudeofDeath @ 09:12 AM | Wednesday, September 19, 2007 | (url: http://www.intel....)

During Patrick Gelsinger's keynote at the Intel Developer Forum (IDF) today, Intel made a small announcement regarding a group of companies who are now working together to create a "superspeed personal USB interconnect with 10 times the speed of the current generation technology of USB 2.0. The USB 3.0 Promoter Group -- which consists of Intel, Hewlett-Packard, NEC Corporation, NXP Semiconductors, Microsoft and Texas Instruments -- looks to make several other major changes.