The killing of Mashaal Tammo, a Kurdish member of the new Syrian National Council who called for unity across ethnic and religious groups, may help galvanize Syrian activists seeking to topple President Assad.
South Africa made the choice most in its national interest in not granting a visa to the Dalai Lama, a decision that risked angering China, a major partner, argues guest blogger Zama Ndlovu.
Fears over bullying and improper teacher contact with students are prompting many schools to limit social media sites like Facebook, which critics argue may not be a wise educational move.
Multinational corporations harbor and invest nearly $1.5 trillion overseas to avoid the 35 percent US corporate tax rate. Giving them a 'repatriation holiday' – a tax break if they bring that cash home and create jobs – will please both sides of the aisle and the American people.
From the onset of the fight against Libya's Muammar Qaddafi in February, many Americans with family ties to Libya have dropped everything to be a part of what they feel is a historic moment.
Millions of Facebook users will still pay the likes of Verizon for traditional phone service and Internet access. But video chat got a lot more publicity with Facebook's announcement this week.
Facebook video chat now comes baked into the social network. The announcement means that chatting "face-to-face" is now only a few clicks away.
Internet security: A member of hacker group LulzSec that has harassed Sony and other entertainment companies says it's disbanding because members are bored. Copycat groups may continue challenging Internet security.
Skype users win victory as Dutch House of Representatives passes law that mobile carriers can't block or charge extra for Skype and other alternatives. Senate vote seen as formality.