Two big tech names add their own URL shorteners as the leader rolls out more features. What's the rush – and the point?
In France, the Sarkozy government is giving free youth newspaper subscriptions as part of a $905 million aid package to the French press.
Aides to Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi said Tuesday that social networking sites like Facebook helped inspire the man who attacked the Italian leader earlier this week, and proposed limiting free speech on the internet.
As stone tablets gave way the codex, the future of reading is digital – but will the e-reader and the e-book change the nature of how we read?
The trilogy of thrillers penned by Swedish author Stieg Larsson are selling like hotcakes and making headlines for some unusual reasons.
Rights activist Aminatou Haidar, who is pushing for Western Sahara's independence from Morocco, has been on a hunger strike in Spain, prompting Spanish pressure for her to be let back into the country. But some Moroccans see a double standard.
The tradition of the Thanksgiving turkey pardon has a long (and awkward) history. But which president started it? Hint: It wasn't Harry Truman.