Topic: Facebook Inc.
Last year's scare over a potential H1N1 flu epidemic was a bust, the WHO now indicates. With reports of another scare over a "superbug" supposedly from India, officials and media need to act with caution and restraint without stoking fears.
08/13/2010 04:38 pm
Twitter this week introduced the Tweet Button, which lets users quickly link to content outside the Twitter network.
08/13/2010 02:09 am
Some say the end of the printed book is nigh. They may not be wrong, but a bit hasty. And they miss the point: What books have to tell us will always reign supreme over how we read them.
08/12/2010 03:41 pm
"Scott Pilgrim vs. The World" rides wave of nostalgic enthusiasm for retro revival video games.
08/11/2010 11:49 am
Online privacy has become a key civil liberty battleground. Companies such as Facebook and Google are amassing data about users' choices and activities, which businesses – and governments – would like access to. Across Europe, a backlash against the storage of online users data is growing. In Germany almost 35,000 people, including Justice Minister Sabine Leutheusser-Schnarrenberger, sued their own government over the issue. Here are five countries where Google faces privacy, censorship, or other fights.
08/10/2010 06:04 pm
To survive in the Digital Age, journalism needs to be simultaneously fast-paced and substantive, snarky and thought-provoking. Or, at the very least, it must find some middle ground where illuminating investigative pieces and Mel Gibson telephone call mash-ups can coexist.
08/10/2010 12:22 pm
Pop-Tarts Sushi, T-shirts, and customization abound at Pop-Tarts World, a store with more than 3,000 square feet dedicated to toaster pastries.
08/10/2010 11:56 am
Skype, the Internet calling service, is launching a $100 million IPO. But most Skype customers use the service for free.
08/10/2010 10:09 am
The newspaper industry is in distress in much of Europe and North America, but in East African nations like Kenya, newspapers still show double-digit growth, and are into new-media industries such as digital media.
08/08/2010 09:52 pm
Google Wave is no more, Google announced this week.
08/05/2010 06:36 pm