To make all this shadowy surveillance easier to digest, here are the relevant points about the massive data collection.
A picture’s worth much more than a thousand words to Facebook.
What if you owned a magical machine that was capable of creating chess pieces, jewelry, and a miniature Keanu Reeves all in the same day?
The ease of connecting with customers through email, texting and social media is one of the reasons the Girl Scouts are selling more cookies than ever before.
It may always be a mystery exactly how someone manages to drop an iPhone into a toilet, but we won’t have to wonder about the financial repercussions any longer.
When is the last time you actually read the “terms of service” agreement before you registered for a new website or downloaded a new app?
The average Internet user encounters almost 1,500 privacy policies a year, each about 2,500 words in length. None of us are going to wade through that amount of legalese anytime soon. That’s why one website is offering to do the line-by-line reading for you, offer a quick and dirty version of the main points, and even grade websites on …
A new type of textbook is threatening to disrupt a $4.5 billion industry that has so far avoided the media upheavals experienced in music, movies and trade publications. Open-source textbooks, free for students to use and for professors to modify, are being developed by more companies and adopted in more classrooms.
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For decades, television has been used as a babysitter by parents desperate to get dinner on the table or for a few minutes of calm amidst the drama of child rearing. But instead of channel surfing, kids today are increasingly surfing the digital library of Netflix to get their cartoon fix.
Like an increasing number of artists and entertainers, Louis C.K. is eliminating the middle man and using the Internet to deal directly with fans.