"Scott Pilgrim vs. The World" rides wave of nostalgic enthusiasm for retro revival video games.
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.
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.
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.
Skype, the Internet calling service, is launching a $100 million IPO. But most Skype customers use the service for free.
Several efforts are afoot to harness the potential of social media for aid organizations and similar groups. The idea is to efficiently get help to people who need it.
TaskRabbit, a new online service, connects people who need errands done with those willing to do them. Some 70 percent of TaskRabbit runners are unemployed or underemployed.