Facing immense challenges both in the lab and as a black chemist in a largely segregated America, Percy Julian overcame many barriers in order to produce groundbreaking discoveries. He is honored by a Google Doodle on what would have been his 115th birthday.
Don’t change your password (except for in certain instances). Don’t update security (unless it is the pre-approved software fix). Maybe just stay off the Internet for a few days (seriously). With Heartbleed, the security flaw that could affect two-thirds of all websites, all bets are off.
Twitter is updating its user profiles to include a massive banner photo, featured tweets, and an emphasis on social engagement. The aim is a more individualized experience, but it remains to be seen how it will translate to everyday tweeting.
The European Parliament made a major step toward revitalizing Europe's mobile networks Thursday, voting in favor of a proposed law that would toughen the EU stance on net neutrality and end roaming charges. What is the wider reaction, and what does this mean for the US net neutrality debate?