| Jul 1, 2014
| 1:02 PM
I use Facebook. It depresses me sometimes. Does this mean I’ve been manipulated as part of the recent Great Facebook User Social Experiment, and if so, can I sue someone? Because a couple of my Facebook “friends” are lawyers, and at...
| Jul 3, 2014
By now you have likely heard about this Facebook experiment, where the platform's data scientists manipulated the content you saw in your News Feed to see if it affected your posting habits.
I think Jackie Chiles on "Seinfeld" had the right idea when he...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 3:38 PM
There may be no company on Earth more experienced at saying "we're sorry, but not really" than Facebook.
The latest example concerns the company's now-infamous 2012 psychological experiment on nearly 700,000 unwitting users, which broke into public...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Google Ventures is taking a stake in virtual-reality technology startup Jaunt, which is building a system for 360-degree 3D viewing of movies, TV shows and videogames.
The funding from Google Ventures, the Internet giant's independent and non-strategic...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 2:21 PM
Facebook Inc is prepared to spend billions of dollars to reach its goal of bringing the Internet to everyone on the planet, Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said on Friday.
"What we really care about is connecting everyone in the world," Zuckerberg...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 12:49 PM
When a powerful denial-of-service attack brought down Sony's PlayStation Network on Sunday, a group that claimed responsibility said it had acted on behalf of the Islamic State, the rapidly growing terrorist organization in the Middle East. Even if the...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 2:30 AM
It's amazing what the publicity from Facebook purchasing Oculus Rift has done for Hollywood getting in on the virtual reality craze. Oculus VR has been around for multiple years at video game shows like Game Developers Conference, E3 and...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Until recently, conventional wisdom among political consultants was that Silicon Valley was a hotbed of left libertarianism -- individualistic entrepreneurs who wish to be left alone by the government, free from taxes -- or at least high ones -- and...
| Sep 7, 2014
| 6:55 PM
When overworked Silicon Valley innovators retreated to the Nevada desert a week ago for the annual Burning Man festival, some met an unexpected reveler.
There, among the drug-infused performance art, stood a buttoned-down policy wonk from Washington...
| Sep 8, 2014
Facebook, already a huge distributor of Internet video, continues to roll out new ways to the social service an even more attractive outlet for video-content publishers -- and, increasingly, it's mimicking YouTube.
Since June, users have watched an...
| May 5, 2014
| 8:37 AM
Miami— La organización FWD.us lanzó una aplicación disponible en los sistemas operativos iOS y Android, mediante la cual los usuarios pueden enviar una postal virtual en forma de "selfie" a los miembros del Congreso en Washington para pedir la...