Online versions of college courses are attracting hundreds of thousands of students, millions of dollars in funding, and accolades from university administrators. Is this a fad, or is higher education about to get the overhaul it needs?
New Zealand Prime Minister John Key has apologized to Kim Dotcom after a report from the Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security found that the government illegally monitored the Megaupload founder.
In New Zealand there is a growing backlash against the govt's treatment of Kim Dotcom. The US is trying to extradite him for copyright charges because he offered an online file storage service. The NZ govt was illegally spying on him.
Google has begun letting users of its online mapping service take virtual scuba dives to explore precious living reefs being surveyed by scientists. The first underwater panoramic images were added to Google Maps with the help of
We noted recently that Facebook's list of newly approved "Strategic Preferred Marketing Developers (SPMD)" — client companies and agencies who qualify for early participation in beta ad products and other advanced looks at cool new stuff — contained
Facebook has denied claims that a software bug caused private messages dating from 2009 to be displayed on profiles overnight, insisting that the messages were left in public originally, but that members have since become more privacy-conscious.
U.S. Ambassador Terry Kramer vowed that the United States will not compromise its principles on human rights, free speech and other issues during negotiations of an international telecommunications treaty in December.
... Details magazine had dubbed them “Another Kickstarter Success”, and they were closing in on the deadline. Then, 10 hours before the project was due to succeed, it vanished — replaced by a page that simply says, “Sorry, this project is no longer a
Cindy Lee Garcia says she has received death threats over the film trailer, in a lawsuit against Google, which owns YouTube, and a man linked to the film. Garcia said she had been misled by the maker of the amateur movie and was unaware of its anti-M
Law enforcement pulled another surprising move recently in the case of Melvin Colon, an alleged gangster from the Bronx, when cops convinced one of his Facebook friends to let them have access to Colon’s page.
A Kentucky woman who was issued a DUI after she caused a car accident with four teenagers is being sent back to jail after a judge ordered her to delete her Facebook page. Paula Asher wrote a dismissive status update to her Facebook page
Internet rights champions on Friday were fearful that free speech online may be among the victims of violence spurred by an anti-Islam video posted to YouTube.
A decision by YouTube parent Google to deny access to the video in Libya and Egypt even
Facebook officially unveiled its FBX ad exchange — in which ad buyers can "retarget" Facebook users within Facebook based on cookies they picked up on other web sites — yesterday by branding it with a fancy new logo.