| Mar 6, 2015
| 9:00 AM
Have you ever dreamed you were a bowl of pasta? And then your girlfriend sat down with a fork?
Yes or no, you’ve got to check out a new short YouTube video (portions of this video contain nudity) by the Venezuelan group Sogni Culinari (roughly:...
| Mar 3, 2015
| 12:06 PM
It turns out that measles isn't spread just by tourists at Disneyland. It's also incubated and disseminated through YouTube.
That's the short version of a new study published in Vaccine, which is one of those peer-reviewed journals that scientists...
| Feb 4, 2015
| 5:00 AM
One tune will clearly go down as China's song of the year for 2014: "Little Apple."
The novelty single, made by a comedic filmmaking duo known as the Chopstick Brothers, might best be described as a Chinese "Macarena": It features simple yet danceable...
| Jan 31, 2015
| 6:40 PM
Here's a riddle of the Internet age: Netflix doesn't offer its service in China, so it blocks communication with Chinese computers. Yet an estimated 20 million people in China watch movies on Netflix. How? Through some simple software that masks a...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 7:30 AM
Andrew Keen has a lot of bile to share. He hates selfies. Instagram, he writes in his latest polemic, "The Internet Is Not the Answer," "is a useful symbol of everything that has gone wrong with our digital culture over the last quarter century."...
| Jan 26, 2015
| 5:20 AM
Over the last year, Britta McKenna and students at the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy have done a lot of research to help shape the design of a new innovation hub slated to open for the start of the 2016-17 school year.
Last week, the...
| Jan 28, 2015
| 9:39 AM
Internet giant Google said Wednesday that its video-sharing website YouTube is so inundated that staff cannot filter all terror related content, complicating the struggle to halt the publication of terrorist propaganda and hostage videos.
| Jan 18, 2015
Terror groups such as the Islamic State have a secret weapon when it comes to recruiting teens, but it's probably not what you think.
It's a solid social media strategy, the kind anyone with even limited knowledge of online demographics could put...
| Jan 11, 2015
| 10:00 PM
When Mark Zuckerberg makes a New Year's resolution, people notice. This year, of course, the Facebook chief executive has segued from learning Mandarin to creating one of the Internet's largest book clubs. His "A Year of Books" Facebook page, which...
| Dec 31, 2014
| 6:44 AM
Access to Gmail seems to be slowly returning to China, after a four-day disruption knocked out virtually all access to the popular email service from Google.
According to the Internet giant's Transparency Report, Gmail traffic in the country ticked up...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 5:06 PM
Expecting a company to actually speak with its customers is so 20th century.
Call me old school when it comes to customer service. I believe that when you treat people fairly and respectfully, they'll keep bringing you their business. That means...