| 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 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 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 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 4:09 PM
The digital video revolution is here, and Oreos will be served.
Snack food giant Mondelez International announced a deal last week with Google to increase video advertising on YouTube, joining Allstate insurance and other major marketers in shifting...
| 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 29, 2014
| 9:50 AM
Officials in China appear to have blocked access to Google email, months after a crackdown on the Internet giant’s myriad services began.
According to data from Google’s Transparency Report, Gmail traffic in China dropped sharply starting...
| Dec 24, 2014
| 12:41 PM
Want to spend Christmas Day thumbing your nose at North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un by seeing "The Interview" in a theater? Just head to the Poconos.
The controversial movie starring Seth Rogen and James Franco is only being shown in one theater within...