You can't write a CV on a smartphone – digital literacy is no help to unemployed youth
Concerns have been raised for some time about the UK government's "digital by default" approach to welfare reforms. More and more public services are being shifted online and many fear that this will marginalise ...
Report: Iran court orders Instagram blocked
An Iranian court ordered that the photo-sharing app Instagram be blocked over privacy concerns, a semiofficial news agency reported Friday, the latest in a series of websites to be banned in the Islamic Republic.
Four-legged friendster: Dog tech takes off
You might call it doggy tech. Social networks, software applications, photo sharing, information tools, messaging, and even collars to monitor your dog's health have begun to sprout amid a surge in spending on pets.
Alibaba investment gives Tango a reason to dance
Tango is joining the conga line of mobile messaging services that have turned into hot commodities as more people use them to communicate and share photos, music and other content.
Your small living creature shoots may benefit big science
Modern digital macro photographic equipment allows everybody to shoot marvellous pictures of very small-sized living organisms, including insects. Easy access to the internet facilitates allows the daily ...
Relaxed tourists share more
Tourists set on relaxing and socialising when they reach their holiday destination tend to do little advance research on the internet before making their trip, but are more likely to share travel information and photos on ...
Facebook and Twitter jump on Google glasses (Update)
Facebook and Twitter launched applications Thursday for Google glasses as developers rushed to learn more about tailoring software for the Internet-linked eyewear yet to hit the market.
Phone camera app with audio cues clicks with blind
New tool promises private photo-sharing—even using Facebook and Flickr
In the next five minutes, roughly a half-million photos will be shared online. Embarrassing or not, many are only intended for a certain audience—family, or friends maybe—not the whole world. And yet, relatively few will ...
In Twitter era, new pope not a social media maven
(AP)—Pope Francis has 1.2 billion followers in the Roman Catholic Church, but he's not following a single one of them on Facebook or Twitter.
Mystery of the Chinese zombie Yalies
(AP)—U.S. universities have responded to China's exploding demand for American higher education with branch campuses and aggressive recruiting. Now, some are trying to boost their brands by casting photos ...
OpenTable buys food photo-sharing app Foodspotting
Restaurant reservations site OpenTable says it is buying Foodspotting, a mobile app for finding and sharing photos of food, for about $10 million to help it personalize its service.
App clash: Instagram shuts off Twitter feature
The smartphone app Instagram turned off a feature Wednesday that allowed easier photo viewing for Twitter users, in a move that pushes the two popular tech platforms farther apart.
'Digital eternity' beckons as death goes high-tech
Death is no longer the fusty business it once was: from swipeable bar codes on headstones to designer urns, webcam-based ceremonies and virtual memorials, funerals have shot into the 21st century.