Accuracy in Media

IRS Erased Another Hard Drive

The rampant lawlessness of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is really disconcerting, to put it nicely. This time, the hard drive in question belonged to an IRS official who may have violated confidential taxpayer information by hiring an outside firm to audit Microsoft. Photo by BrookingsInst

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Newsflash: Avoid Internet Explorer until Security Bugs are Fixed

WASHINGTON — Both the American and British governments warned computer users to avoid using Microsoft’s web browser Internet Explorer because there was a significant security flaw. Reuters reported that the bug, discovered over the weekend, allowed hackers to launch attacks on users of the web browser. That occurred when Microsoft stopped updates to the Windows […]

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Nintendo, with struggling Wii U, unsure of what to do

WASHINGTON — Nintendo’s Wii U game console has cost the company millions and may force the longtime video-game developer to reconsider its hard-line stance of keeping games on its gaming consoles. Reuters reported that Nintendo is unlike Microsoft and Sony, whose Xbox One and PlayStation 4 saw strong sales. But, critics say that Nintendo should […]

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Apple unveils new iPad, free OS in time for the Holidays

WASHINGTON — Happy Holidays and Merry Christmas! Apple has released its newest products for the holidays. Reuters reported that Apple released its newest line of iPads and other products in time for the holidays. The company offered free upgrades for life for its operating system, known as iOS, as well as showing their newer, thinner […]

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Can Yahoo get Ad Dollars, asks Wall Street

WASHINGTON — Yahoo is under fire from analysts who question whether the company can bring in consistent advertising revenue. Reuters reported that Yahoo’s CEO Marissa Mayer has made strides in changing the culture of Yahoo, but has yet to completely reverse the company’s fortunes. Yahoo relies on advertising for revenue, which made up over 75% […]

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Brazil investigating Google antitrust claims

WASHINGTON — Brazil, following the lead of the European Union, started an investigation into the potentially antitrust practices of search engine Google. Reuters reported that Microsoft and Brazilian rivals accused Google for violations of Brazil’s antitrust laws. The EU found Google guilty of several violations of antitrust laws such as not presenting their competitors’ results […]

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Sony to launch PS4 Video Game Console in February

WASHINGTON — To try to dampen the excitement about their chief video game competitor, Microsoft, Sony announced their launch date for their newest video game console PlayStation 4. Reuters reported that their impending battle with Microsoft’s Xbox One could make or break the Japanese company’s struggle to make profit as smartphones and tablets have hurt […]

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February 2016

2/23/2016 - Bill Gates Sides with FBI to Push Apple to Decrypt iPhone

January 2016

1/21/2016 - IRS Erased Another Hard Drive

September 2014

9/28/2014 - Microsoft’s Xbox One to debut in China on September 29

April 2014

4/29/2014 - Newsflash: Avoid Internet Explorer until Security Bugs are Fixed

January 2014

1/25/2014 - Nintendo, with struggling Wii U, unsure of what to do

October 2013

10/23/2013 - Apple unveils new iPad, free OS in time for the Holidays

10/16/2013 - Can Yahoo get Ad Dollars, asks Wall Street

10/13/2013 - Brazil investigating Google antitrust claims

10/2/2013 - Microsoft Investors push for kicking out Bill Gates as Chairman

September 2013

9/11/2013 - Sony to launch PS4 Video Game Console in February

9/9/2013 - Google offering More Concessions in European Antitrust Case

9/6/2013 - BlackBerry plans to be sold by November, sources say

9/6/2013 - Sony unveils their Smartphone to Compete with Samsung, Apple

9/5/2013 - Microsoft’s Xbox One Pre-Sales Supply…Sold Out!

9/4/2013 - Microsoft buys Nokia’s Cell Phone Division

9/1/2013 - Microsoft may buy stake in Foursquare

August 2013

8/29/2013 - Android is a Target for Malware, says analysts

8/22/2013 - Microsoft offers Ad-Free Bing to counter Google in Classrooms!

July 2013

7/15/2013 - Microsoft unifies Windows across all Platforms, Devices

May 2013

5/22/2013 - Microsoft unveils Xbox console