Behind the scenes of YouTube’s epic 2013 Rewind video
12 Dec 2013, 8:45 pm
Google on Wednesday released its year-end Rewind video ”What Does 2013 Say?“, taking the annual mashup video’s epic proportions beyond last year’s YouTube Style. YouTube Rewind started out as a fun... Keep reading →
Sony and Microsoft today both issued separate statements on how their next-generation consoles sold in November, based on data from market research firm NPD. Unsurprisingly, both companies spun the story... Keep reading →
Twitter has changed the way blocking works on its service, allowing blocked users of public accounts to still follow and read those accounts’ tweets in their timelines. Here’s the company’s... Keep reading →
A Guy Born In 1920 Made These Predictions About Robots That Are Coming True Today
One of the most important people in the world of robotics isn't a conventional roboticist at all, but a science fiction author.
Go straight to the story of Isaac Asimov >
Isaac Asimov grew up in Brooklyn, N.Y., reading pulp sci-fi magazines in his father's candy store. Because the magazines had "
Another year in the books! (Almost).
As such, we're taking a look back at the biggest flops in consumer technology for the year.
We've done this annually. It's interesting to see which companies are getting better at reigning in poor products, and which aren't.
This year, Google had prac
Twitter has dramatically changed how its "block" feature works.
Blocking someone used to mean that the person was blocked from seeing your tweets.
Now it means the opposite. You won't see that person's tweets, or any @replies or mentions of you.
Twitter explained the change in an article on its supp
The Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) has a sobering new report finding identity theft cost Americans $10 billion more last year than all other property crimes measured by the National Crime Victimization Survey.
While identity theft cost Americans $24.7 billion in 2012, losses for household burgla
AP staffer bemoans ‘Obama’s Orwellian Image Control’
Want to know the real meaning of that selfie incident involving President Obama and two other world leaders in South Africa? That moment, writes Associated Press (AP) vice president and director of photography Santiago Lyon, represents the “democratization of image making that is a hallmark of
Capitol Hill publications have a grand tradition of managing a revolving door among key advertising officials, and this morning brought news of another inter-competitor jump: The Hill has hired Adam Prather, a national advertising director at Politico and a veteran of Roll Call and Yahoo!, to serve
The journalistic bond between The Post and MSNBC just grew a bit stronger, as the paper’s opinion section announced that MSNBC host Rachel Maddow will be writing a monthly column. “We expect that she will bring to Post readers the strong arguments, sharp wit and thoughtful analysis of po
Fox News host Bill O’Reilly did a nice job last night of challenging Rep. Michele Bachmann’s claim that the woes of Republicans stem from their portrayal in the media. “Let’s face it, over 80 percent of all the the messaging regarding conservatives in media is negative, and s
Aereo Welcomes Supreme Court Intervention in Fight With TV Broadcasters
Online television startup Aereo Inc. said it would welcome the Supreme Court's intervention to resolve a legal fight with broadcasters, who argue its service violates their copyrights.
DirecTV is exploring the idea of an online video service that would appeal to "price-sensitive" young people or other customers who have dropped their pay-TV service, the satellite TV firm said on Thursday.