Hands-on with Microsoft's hologram device
Microsoft didn't use skydivers or stunt cyclists to introduce what it hopes will be the next big leap in computing technology. Instead, with its new HoloLens headset, the company is offering real-world examples ...
'Anti-Facebook' social network gets viral surge
In a matter of days, the new social network Ello, described as the "anti-Facebook" for its stand on privacy and advertising, has become perhaps the hottest ticket on the Internet.
Computers using digital footprints are better judge of personality than friends and family
A new study, published today in the journal PNAS, compares the ability of computers and people to make accurate judgments about our personalities. People's judgments were based on their familiarity with t ...
Young women with sexy social media photos seen as less competent, study finds
Girls and young women who post sexy or revealing photos on social media sites such as Facebook are viewed by their female peers as less physically and socially attractive and less competent to perform tasks, ...
Artificial life expert: We are in danger of losing control of our technology and our lives
Future technology will be more intelligent and more living than most people can imagine today. We need clear guidelines on how to implement and use technology, or else citizens will lose their rights to their ...
Facebook 'newspaper' spells trouble for media
Facebook's move to fulfill its ambition to be the personal "newspaper" for its billion-plus members is likely to mean more woes for the ailing news media.
The persistent Internet hoax endures, now on Facebook
With somewhere in the region of 1.3 billion users, Facebook is the largest ever internet social engagement phenomenon. With so many people interconnected through the site, information can speedily propaga ...
Facebook doesn't love the idea of a 'dislike' button
Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg wants people to be able to quickly express broader ranges of feelings at the leading online social network, but a "dislike" button doesn't make the cut.
Facebook has URL for users running Tor-enabled browsers
Science journal says Facebook experiment 'a concern'
The scientific journal that published a controversial Facebook experiment on mood manipulation said Thursday it was concerned that the company did not follow scientific ethics and principles of informed consent.
Feline fame in cyberspace gives species a boost
Cats these days aren't associated with deities the way they were in ancient Egypt, but the Internet has gotten them a little closer.
MindRDR lets Google Glass users take photos and post them using only concentration
Is anyone immune to the social media echo chamber?
It's becoming increasingly obvious that as we spend more time communicating via social media, we are disappearing into bubbles. We receive information from the same sources and witness the views of the same ...
Etiquette gets reboot for digital age
The digital age has created a host of new etiquette dilemmas.