Jonathan Martin, Christina Bellantoni, Michael Shear and Howard Kurtz discuss Obama's latest foray into social media.
Barack Obama's campaign is making better use of the Internet and social media to reach voters than presumptive GOP nominee Mitt Romney, according to a new study.
It inspired childlike moments of wonder. It was a feeling that many had not felt since NASA's final space shuttle launch, Atlantis in July 2011.
The Mars rover, Curiosity, has been busy tweeting pics of itself from exotic locations. CNN's John Zarrella reports.
The most comprehensive cybersecurity legislation proposed by Congress, which sponsors say would have helped protect the government and industry from potentially devastating cyberattacks, was voted down in the Senate Thursday.
It would take you almost five solid months -- without sleeping or bathroom breaks -- to watch every sporting event at this year's Summer Olympics. More than 3,500 hours of competition from London will be crammed into just 17 days.
CNN's Atika Shubert gets some advice from locals on how to deal with London's notoriously fickle weather.
Hotel guests across the continent are not happy. At least that's the conclusion from a survey released Wednesday by J.D. Power and Associates.
At a campaign event in New Hampshire, Mitt Romney comments on the movie theater shooting in Aurora, Colorado.
Either Mitt Romney got really popular last weekend, or something funky was going on with his Twitter feed.
The posts show how quickly life can change.
If you're among the companies vying for one of the nearly 2,000 new generic top-level domains, or gTLDs, you've got big pockets. The application alone costs about $185,000.
Napster founder Sean Parker explains how Spotify is accomplishing what Napster never could.
The Internet was designed to be robust, fault-tolerant and distributed, but its technology is still in its infancy.
Worried about a computer virus? CNN tech guru Mario Armstrong tells you all you need to know.
A new Louisiana law requires sex offenders and child predators to state their criminal status on their Facebook or other social networking page, with the law's author saying the bill is the first of its kind in the nation.
On Monday, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney called for the appointment of a special prosecutor to investigate a series of recent leaks that critics charge are designed to bolster the national security credentials of the Obama administration.
President Obama affirms the leak of classified information was not put out by the White House.
For Camille Kim, music is life.
One of the crucial mechanisms powering the Internet got a giant, years-in-the-making overhaul on Wednesday.
The recently discovered Flame virus bears all the hallmarks of a cyberattack concocted by a nation-state. It's big and complex and pointed directly at a geopolitical hot zone, Iran.
With all the Facebook news lately -- the flat IPO, the regulatory interest, the Chan-Zuckerberg wedding -- it's highly possibly you've forgotten all about Twitter.
Whatever the outcome of Facebook's public offering of stock, the social network has already enriched quite a few ? as well as famously offered many hundreds of millions of people a new virtual social world. Yet critics claim that Facebook is hastening the demise of privacy, which as the cliché goes, is already on life support.
Marissa Mayer joined Google at the age of 24, and now she is the VP of Local, Maps and Localization Services.
This might be the start of a new chapter in the browser wars.
Now that Facebook is friends with Wall Street, this journalist is giving her timeline a rethink.
A look at the economic impact of the Facebook IPO, from taxes to the broader economy. CNN's Dan Simon reports.
A Federal Trade Commission official announced that Twitter users will be able block personal data from being shared with third-party websites.
According to comScore's new Mobile Metrix 2.0 report released Monday, Facebook's mobile usage is on the rise. In fact, the report revealed that Facebook users spent more time accessing the social network on smartphones than on computers in March.
An unemployed man spills the secrets on how he went on 52 trips worldwide without spending a dime on airfare or hotels.
Douglas Quinby was shocked at the price. Traveling from Atlanta to New Orleans in two weeks for work, the travel industry analyst found an airline ticket for $130 a week ago and grabbed it.
I make a living encouraging politicians and candidates to use social media.
Even though the Internet has become a key tool for accessing services, getting an education, finding jobs, getting the news, keeping up with people you know and much more, one in five U.S. adults still does not use the Internet at all, according to a new Pew report.
Facebook's purchase on Monday of the photo-sharing app Instagram had the Internet asking one question:
One innovative father spends $20,000 to develop an app that blocks teens' phones in the car.
How young is too young for a child to have a cell phone?
After releasing a new version of its browser, Firefox 11, the Mozilla foundation has laid out its plans for 2012, and there are definitely some interesting things in the works for one of the most popular web browsers out there.
Podcasting saved Kevin Smith's career.
Two Chinese online video companies agreed to merge Monday in an all-stock deal that will create a major new player in the rapidly growing market.
This past year's wave of high-profile, extremely sophisticated cyberattacks are a watershed moment for the security field, according to RSA chief Arthur Coviello.
Last week, Google was caught circumventing Apple's Safari browser privacy settings. Microsoft chimed in Monday with a "me too" complaint, saying that Google is also dodging around Internet Explorer's privacy settings.
Walmart is taking a 51% stake in Yihaodian, a leading Chinese e-commerce website, in a significant move by the U.S. retailer to boost its online presence in China.
A Kenyan chief in a town far from the bustling capital foiled a predawn robbery recently using Twitter, highlighting the far-reaching effects of social media in areas that don't have access to the Internet.
In the latest high-profile flap over online data privacy, Google has been caught bypassing the privacy settings on Apple's Safari Web browser, letting advertisers track users in unintended ways.
The blogosphere -- arguably the first engine of the new-media age -- is becoming more female, while traditional media is horning in on the blogging action, a new study said Friday.
On the eve of the Iowa caucuses, we took a look at the Republican candidates' standing in the social-media world -- comparing everything from Facebook "likes" to Twitter followers to YouTube channel views.
Android is finally getting Chromed out.
If you've ever wondered what a social-media presence is worth in an increasingly digitized business world, just ask Noah Kravitz's former employers.
Verizon and DVD kiosk company Redbox said Monday that they're teaming up on a streaming video partnership, a move that puts Netflix squarely in their crosshairs.
In most football locker rooms, the words recruit Yuri Wright used on Twitter tend to pepper casual conversation between teammates -- provided no coaches are around. Most players would not use the kind of language Wright used around their mothers, their grandmothers or their teachers. Nor would they stand before a room packed with more than 1,600 people and repeatedly yell out their favorite slang term for a particular part of a woman's anatomy.
Singer-songwriter Katy Perry will lend her "distinctive talents, style and personality" to the virtual world of The Sims through an extensive collaboration with Electronic Arts, the computer game company said Tuesday.
IBM recently released its annual 5 in 5 list, in which the technology company tries to predict emerging trends and technologies that will transform our lives over the next five years.
Declan McCullagh of CNET discusses how an online piracy bill could affect the internet.
The Obama administration said over the weekend that it would not support legislation mandating changes to Internet infrastructure to fight online copyright and trademark infringement.
Recently, a reader dropped the following query into our inbox:
Google search is about to get way more personal.
Nine technicians responsible for monitoring operations at a Louisiana nuclear power plant spent on-duty time surfing the Internet -- visiting websites that included news, sports, fishing and retirement information -- jeopardizing the safety of the plant, federal regulators say.
A month ago, Google's three-year effort to push its Web browser, Chrome, took a major step when analysts said it had passed Mozilla's Firefox to become the second-most popular tool of its kind on the Internet.
In 2012, a strong Web presence must be part of every political hopeful's strategy.
CNN's Ali Velshi looks at how often the GOP presidential candidates are mentioned on social media sites.
It was a year of crippling -- and creative -- hacks, a year of blockbuster sequels and (yet again) a year of slinging vengeful birds at corpulent pigs.
CNN's Ali Velshi speaks to a defendant in a lawsuit brought by his former employer over the ownership of twitter followers.
Who, exactly, owns your Twitter account? It's a potentially complicated question when an account is used both professionally and personally. Now a case regarding whether a Twitter account belongs to a company or its former employee has raised questions about the use of the social media phenomenon.
The Internet doesn't have a flag or a national anthem, but it does have a government.
For Americans who own cell phones or other mobile devices (at least 85% of the adult population, according to a new survey), 2011 ushered in a whirlwind of news.
A social media exchange-traded fund has made its debut, but experts say to hold off before you "like" and "+1" it to share it with all of your friends.
Microsoft's Internet Explorer 8 is no longer the world's most-used browser, according to a Web analytics firm. But its replacement isn't a different version of IE: It's Chrome, Google's upstart Web browser.
Digital gifts may be tough to wrap. But they can be more convenient for both givers and recipients.
A proposed new ".africa" internet domain name will provide a stronger brand identity than current little known country domains, while preventing registration revenues flowing abroad, say backers.
Is it just me or is the ICANN plan to corral online porn going terribly wrong? We already have reports that universities are snapping up XXX domains in an effort to get ahead of porn pranksters who want to besmirch a few good online names with smut.
Google made its first foray into the growing field of social facial recognition technologies on Thursday, introducing Find My Face, a tagging suggestion tool for its Google+ social network.
Indians expressed outrage Tuesday at a top telecommunication official's push to get social media sites to screen content considered defamatory to religious and political leaders.
It's either a new, safer era for adult content on the Web or the first step in creating a digital porn ghetto, depending upon who you ask.
We already knew about YouTube's redesign, which tech-savvy readers have been enabling for the past 10 days. As of now, however, the new YouTube is available to everyone.
Napster, the music-industry scourge that blazed a trail that led to modern digital music services, is about to head off into its final good night.
Do you know why you should have a blog?
Google opened an online music store and a free Web storage locker on Wednesday for listening to tracks from computers, tablets and phones, the company announced at a news conference in Los Angeles.
A year and a half after Google admitted that it had inadvertently collected unsuspecting people's personal information sent over the Internet via their wireless routers, the company has implemented a way for people to opt-out of having their routers tracked in the first place.
Jaelithe Judy has been taking her son with her when she votes ever since he was born. They've been talking about politics since he was 4.
iTunes 10.5.1 is now available, and with it comes iTunes Match, Apple's cloud-based music subscription service.
DARPA, the agency that really did invent the Internet, is now looking at ways the Web might be used to fight the next war.
Google TV had such potential when it launched in October 2010. But for many users, the lack of Hulu -- along with the awkwardness of the interface and lack of cooperation from TV networks and content providers -- was a huge turnoff.
It was a joyous day for Lucie Fink when she received her acceptance letter from Johns Hopkins University.
TV on demand website Hulu, which has been not-so-quietly hunting for a buyer for several months, said late Thursday that it has decided not to sell itself.
Nanhao Group is, in many ways, an ordinary technology company. Its staff make online scoring systems, exam-mark scanners and other educational hardware and software.
Armed with her mobile phone, Temiloluwa Akinremi embarks on her daily online routine, scouring the internet to keep up-to-date with what's happening in her city of Lagos, Nigeria.
Sprint is trying to convince investors that it really could be the comeback story of the year -- next year. Or maybe the year after.
Streaming music service Rhapsody will buy Napster subscribers and other assets in a bid to boost its user base.
At 31, Sean Parker has a lot more going for him than Justin Timberlake.
Facebook's first president and the co-founder of Napster, Sean Parker, discusses his next move. CNN's Dan Simon reports.
It pays to be a content provider these days. This morning, both Netflix and Amazon announced new digital video streaming deals.
When Spotify debuted in the U.S. two months ago, the streaming-music service was starkly different from its competitors.
First, some perspective: Even after yesterday's big Facebook f8 hullabaloo, people will still listen to and discover music without Facebook, as hard as that might be to believe right now, given all the attention paid to the social network's shift into media sharing, which suddenly made Twitter look like the stripped-down communications protocol it has always been.
Do you prefer to get a text message or a phone call if someone wants to reach you on your cell phone? According to a new study from the Pew Internet and American Life Project, 31% of American adults prefer text messages to phone calls.
Cable companies were ticked off when "cut the cord" became a rallying cry in 2009, with disgruntled consumers vowing to cancel their expensive TV plans in favor of cheaper options -- namely, Netflix.
Netflix's move to rebrand its DVD-by-mail service as Qwikster sets that business up for a spin-off and underscores Netflix's longtime desire to go all-in on streaming. But it's a high-risk strategy: Streaming video has become a very expensive game -- and Netflix's rivals have much fatter wallets.
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