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 shows when typing the above terms. Needless to say, the ...

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 horizon, this time crushing hopes and dreams of an HTC ...