Math conundrums explained
How does the Google search ranking system work? Can mathematics explain the Bill Murray movie Groundhog Day? A new web series of 'The Algebra of Everything' will explore these questions and more.
Social media stirs Super Bowl ad buzz
This Sunday, nearly 180 million Americans will settle in front of TV sets with beer and chicken wings and, over four hours, watch commercials interrupted by an American football game.
YouTube confirms eyeing subscription 'channels'
YouTube confirmed on Wednesday that its evolution as an Internet stage for video may include subscriptions to content that creators believe people will pay to see.
Internet banging: Gangs use social media to trade insults, threats
Gangs now occupy two spaces: the streets and the Internet.
Sundance screens short films on YouTube
YouTube on Friday began online screenings of a selection of short films being showcased at the Sundance Film Festival underway in an enclave in the mountains of Utah.
Fashion blogs: How do ordinary consumers harness social media to become style leaders?
The Internet has given consumers the unprecedented opportunity to reach a mass audience and thereby advance their social position through displays of good taste, according to a new study in the Journal of Consumer Research.
YouTube, German music industry fail to reach deal
The German music industry has broken off talks with Google Inc.'s YouTube service after failing to agree on licensing fees for its members' work.
French group Free lifts block on online ads
French Internet access provider Free has ceased blocking online advertising following a ministerial request, in a case that tests the relative strengths of telecommunications providers and Internet giants ...
Tribler Mobile: Share videos, even without the internet
With the advent of smartphones, sharing videos has become increasingly popular. To do it, users are also increasingly dependent on fast and expensive mobile data connections and a limited number of well-known ...
YouTube mistakenly closes Syria watchdog channels
The popular video hosting website YouTube said on Monday it had mistakenly shut down two accounts of the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a key source of information in the 21-month Syria conflict.
A technology wish list for 2013
As we ring in the new year, let's raise a virtual glass to all the tech that is yet to come.
Pakistan expected to unblock YouTube
Pakistan is expected to unblock access to the popular video sharing website YouTube on Saturday after taking measures to filter blasphemous material and pornography, a cabinet minister said.
94 percent of high school students accessed social media on their phones during class
Of Israeli high school pupils 94% access social media via their cell phones during class, reveals a new study conducted by the University of Haifa. Only 4% reported not using their cell phones at all during class. It was ...
LG to showcase two new models featuring Google TV at CES 2013
LG Electronics will introduce an extended Google TV lineup at the 2013 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. LG's new models GA7900 and GA6400 deliver an outstandingly intuitive user ...