Organizers unveiled the one-eyed 2012 Olympic mascots, interactive creations from the digital age named after two small English towns.
Muslim cleric Anwar al-Awlaki is thought to be connected to at least three alleged terrorist attacks, including the Fort Hood shootings, the Christmas Day bombing attempt on an airliner, and the May 2 Times Square bomb.
A man pushes his scooter through a flooded street in the southern Indian city of Chennai (formerly Madras) on Wednesday.
Facebook and FarmVille were rumored to be splitsville. But today Zynga, the maker of FarmVille, announced it had entered a five-year partnership with Facebook.
Reports so far suggest that the Greyson Chance YouTube video is legit. But media experts warn that the Internet is rife with staged events made to seem spontaneous.
Facebook's bid to socialize the entire Web is sparking a backlash among privacy advocates. What's your view?
For now, Diaspora is a work-in-progress. But if all goes as planned, Diaspora could go head-to-head with Facebook, the reigning king of the social media world.
Facebook is needlessly exposing reams of valuable user information, a coalition of European data protection authorities wrote in an open letter this week. For its part, Facebook says its platform is perfectly safe.