Science keeps its eye on the (foot) ball
Science has entered the debate into the use of goal-line technology in football, with an article in a respected journal on Wednesday stressing it could not be foolproof.
Hacking nightmare victim chastises Apple and Amazon
Microsoft stirs buzz on possible iPad challenger (Update)
Microsoft kept the tech world buzzing Monday ahead of a mysterious announcement which has fueled speculation the software giant may unveil a product to challenge the Apple iPad.
Anonymous, WikiLeaks team up
Anonymous defended WikiLeaks when it was facing a funding cutoff, but the release of the Stratfor emails appears to be the first direct collaboration between the hackers and the anti-secrecy site.
Facebook redesigns profiles, adds 'timeline' (Update)
(AP) -- Facebook is trying to evolve from an Internet hangout where people swing by to share tidbits, links and photos to a homestead decorated with the memories, dreams and diversions of its 800 million ...
Has new media desensitized consumers to graphic images?
Because younger news consumers are exposed to graphic images online and through other new media, concerns journalists have about presenting highly graphic images of war to readers/viewers may be unfounded, finds a new University ...
Science and media disconnect? Maybe not, says a new study
The prevailing wisdom among many scientists and scientific organizations is that, as a rule, scientists are press shy, and those who aren't are mavericks.
French paper goes global, risks ridicule with translation
A leading French business newspaper is launching a multi-lingual version of its website using automatic translation, dispensing with journalists but producing often comic results.
FTC plans to monitor blogs for claims, payments
Savvy consumers often go online for independent consumer reviews of products and services, scouring through comments from everyday Joes and Janes to help them find a gem or shun a lemon.
Uproar over 'news story' ad on front page of LA Times
An advertisement dressed up as a news story on the front page of the Los Angeles Times has reporters at the newspaper fuming and the publisher defending the move.
Court: Bloggers have First Amendment protections
A federal appeals court has ruled bloggers and the public have the same First Amendment protections as journalists when sued for defamation: If the issue is of public concern, plaintiffs have to prove negligence to win damages.
eBay founder backs project to 'empower' journalists
eBay founder Pierre Omidyar announced plans Wednesday to back a project with investigative reporter Glenn Greenwald which "elevates and supports" journalists and "allows them to pursue the truth."
Secure news tip system offered to media
A US press freedom group announced Tuesday it would be offering news organizations access to an open-source whistleblower submission system dubbed "SecureDrop."
Huffington Post launches German edition
The Huffington Post, with its mix of online news, gossip and opinion, launched a German edition Thursday, vowing to be among the top five German information portals within five years.