Google begins censoring autocomplete results for BitTorrent, RapidShare and other Big Media profanity

Tried searching for “BitTorrent,” “RapidShare,” “uTorrent,” “MegaUpload” or even “Ubuntu torrent” lately? Good luck finding a Google domain that’ll autocomplete those results for you. Presumably caving to pleading from the MPAA and / or RIAA, El Goog has quietly begun to censor the results it...

Facebook puts the kibosh on branded HTC phone rumors, still plans to sweep the Oscars

“The rumor got twenty-two hundred hits within two hours?” “Thousand.” “I’m sorry?” “Twenty-two thousand.” “Wow.” And so it was. Once again, the powers that be at Facebook have been forced to come forward and deny yet another rumor that a FB-branded handset was on the...