Can Twitter help empower the masses?

Michigan State researchers have concluded that Twitter can easily teach people about social movements such as Occupy Wall Street - and even encourage them to participate.

Google wipes out Jesus's birthday

Google appears to have something against people with December birthdays, omitting the month from the feature which allows users to add birthdays and anniversaries to their contacts list.

Tigers change behavior to live near people

Tigers don't necessarily need huge dedicated reserves, say scientists, but can accommodate themselves to patterns of human activity by becoming more nocturnal.

People magazine subscribers get free access on iPad

In a move that seems kind of like a no-brainer but is actually a big step for the world of magazine publishing, Time Inc is now offering both the print and iPad versions of People magazine for one price.

Mozilla CEO John Lilly announces plans to leave

Mozilla CEO John Lilly has announced that he's stepping down as soon as the company can find a replacement, in order to return to his first love, venture investment, with Greylock Partners.

Facebook upgrades internal search engine

Facebook has introduced a new feature that allows users to quickly search and connect with people, pages, groups, events and applications.

Microsoft Zunes in on Phone interfaces

While everyone waited with baited breath for Microsoft to announce a "Zune phone" at this year's MWC in Barcelona, Steve Ballmer added a surprise Microsoft twist to the mix, effectively announcing that all Microsoft phones would be Zune phones from now on.

It's official: Fable III expected to "piss" people off

The overhyped Fable II was a huge disappointment for many gamers, but Fable III may be even worse.