Julian Assange forms political party

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who is still hiding out in the Ecuadorian embassy, thinks that a wizard way to get attention is to form a political party.

Facebook's Zuckerberg gets into politics

28 year old Facebook boss mark Zuckerberg is rumoured to be heading into the murky world of political lobbying - co-organised with Harvard roommate Joe Green. It is expected the group will primarily be advocating immigration reform.

Americans turned off by targeted political ads

Americans hate tailored political advertising - so much so that it's likely to put them off politicians they already support.

New Mayan 2012 text is 'political, not prophetic'

New evidence has been found that the Mayan calendar ended on 21 December this year - but gives no indication that the Maya expected the world to end then too.

Facebook blames algorithm for censoring activists

In case you haven’t heard, there were some alleged censorship issues with Facebook over the weekend. We can blame it on an algorithm - at least for now.

NSA hiring recruits for cyber Cold War

The National Security Agency (NSA) is looking for a few good cybersecurity experts. They’re hoping to hire as many as 3,000 people over the next two years - so the agency can be fully staffed for a "cyber Cold War."

Did Anonymous go too far by hacking BART?

Many people have mixed feelings about the hacker collective known as Anonymous. Their newest display of hacktivism against the BART system’s website only makes the group look, well, rather silly.

NBC and Facebook to be partners in GOP debate

President Obama embraced social media as a candidate and he won the presidency. So naturally the Republican candidates in this election will use Facebook in in their quests for the big job.

Does anyone else care about Monsanto?

Say what you want about the shady hacker collective known as Anonymous. At least they’re attempting to expose Monsanto’s evil mission to dominate the world’s food supply.

Anonymous to launch Operation Bohemian Grove

The hacker collective Anonymous is planning a peaceful occupation of a very mysterious place. Have you ever heard of Bohemian Grove?

Ron Paul, Barney Frank to introduce bill to end war on marijuana

Congressmen Ron Paul, Barney Frank and others are planning on introducing a bill today aimed at chopping off one of the major arms of the war on drugs. They want to end the federal battle against marijuana.

Analysis: Google says no special deal for Barack Obama

On Wednesday Google repudiated claims that they gave President Barack Obama insider access to one of their new advertising programs. And a lot of people probably believed them.

Analysis: Why the Govt. wants to go after Bitcoins

The US government and the Federal Reserve have complete and total control over the currency. They don’t want to lose this control.

Politicians take a break from Twitter after Weinergate

In the wake of Rep. Anthony Weiner’s (D-NY) nudie pic scandal on Twitter, tweeting seems to have dropped significantly amongst lawmakers in America.

State Department focuses on social media outreach

America.gov is no more as the State Department allocates resources from the site towards new social media endeavors.

Obama & Facebook's bromance revealed at town hall meeting

President Obama has been called the prince of social media, using Facebook and Twitter as his campaigning allies. 

Opinion: Obama to host talk about economy at Facebook HQ

President Obama is teaming up with Mark Zuckerberg to talk about the economy at a town hall-style meeting at Facebook HQ.

Facebook eyes former Obama press secretary

If he’s good enough for President Obama, he’s good enough for Facebook.

Analysis: It’s confirmed, radio is full of voice actors and fake calls

Have you heard an interesting on-air call on a radio show recently? It probably wasn’t real.

Opinion: Will impending battle over Net Neutrality benefit us?

It appears likely that the Republican controlled House and the Democrat controlled Senate will battle over the Federal Communications Commission’s Net Neutrality order. It sounds entertaining, but we shouldn’t expect that it will benefit us.