Package tracking system takes social media to new heights

The factors that have made the Internet wildly popular might be able to change the way that way high-dollar and hazardous packages are tracked.

AT&T planning free Wi-Fi in NYC parks

It seems free Internet access is popping up all over the place these days, and now public parks are getting added to that list.

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.

Cisco sees 15 billion connected devices by 2015

Global Internet traffic will reach a staggering 966 exabytes (one exabyte equals a quintillion bytes or 1,024 petabytes) by 2015, as the number of connected devices hits 15 billion.

ICE seizes more Internet domains

On Saturday US authorities began seizing more domain names allegedly associated with copyright infringement and counterfeiting.

Using human voice in social media helps organizations build relationships

The use of social media by various organizations has exploded in the last few years. The problem is that short text-based messages lack a human element the public desires.

Servers shipped to Pirate Bay mountain complex

The Pirate Bay is probably one of the biggest "enemies" of the entertainment industry.

XXX domains are neither cheap nor easy

Did you know that xxx domains are neither cheap nor easy?

Researchers find virtual possessions have a hold on teenagers

Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) have found that virtual artifacts may be as important to teenagers as a favorite book that a parent once read to them.

Your virtual girlfriend wants to meet Mom & Dad

If you’re convinced your virtual girlfriend is "the one," well then, perhaps it’s time to take your relationship to the next level and introduce her to your friends and family. 

BranchOut brings jobs to Facebook pages

BranchOut, the largest specialized networking service on Facebook, released its newest product yesterday, the Jobs Tab.

Technology finds cheapest textbooks for college students

FindersCheapers.com has combined real-time new and used textbook pricing with constant information updates from stores to offer the lowest prices around.

Using social media tools to rank research papers

There’s a new way to evaluate how relevant research papers are: social bookmarking systems.

News of Bin Laden's death spreads via Twitter, New Yorkers take action

The energy in New York was explosive last night as news of Osama Bin Laden’s death spread like wildfire throughout the city.

Your iPhone can be used for mowing lawns

Are you too lazy or too busy to mow your lawn? Now you can use your iPhone to get the job done.

Pirate Bay promotes hybrid file sharing platform

The method of distribution amongst file sharing sites is continuously evolving.

"Unfollowed Me" rogue app spreads across Twitter

Twitter users are increasingly faced with a headache that has long plagued its bigger cousin Facebook - rogue applications.

Obama says White House phones should have "fancy buttons and stuff"

Proving yet again that he speaks eloquently all the time...

FTP is now a 40-year-old protocol

One of the most important protocols on the Internet is marking 40 years since its debut in April 1971, when it was referred to simply as RFC 114.

Popular Facebook app DoubleDown Casino adds video poker

The popular Facebook app DoubleDown Casino has added video poker to its lineup of social games.