This pope has wasted no time in embracing the Internet.
A week after Jorge Mario Bergoglio was declared pope in a puff of white smoke in March, he sent out his first tweet as Pope Francis, which was retweeted 36,457 times. His account, @Pontifex, now has more than 3.5 million followers.
Introducing a new rule: While you walk, put the phone away. A new study shows that walking while mindlessly tap-tap-tapping away on your phone actually changes your gait, causing you to move more slowly (which annoys everyone around you).
Two years ago, the Internet went on strike. Google, Wikipedia, Reddit, Tumblr and others staged virtual protests against the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA), a law activists claimed would restrict freedom of speech online.
Just days before Snapchat was hacked for the private account information of millions of users, a security company warned that the popular photo messaging app was vulnerable. Nonetheless, Snapchat’s CEO thought the company had adequately prepared for an attempted breach, he said on TODAY Friday.
Four or five months might seem like a long time to spend preparing for a proposal, but when one video game developer summoned the courage to ask for his game-loving girlfriend’s hand in marriage, he had his work cut out for him.
At Archbishop Stepinac High School, the backpacks got a whole lot lighter this year because nearly every book — from freshman biology to senior calculus — is now digital, accessible on students’ laptops and tablets.
Google is on a robot shopping spree, and its recent purchase of a military robot maker has some wondering what exactly the company intends to do with its own zoo of electronic creatures that creep, crawl, and climb.
Beyonce and Miley Cyrus may dominate the end-of-the-year lists from Microsoft’s Bing and Yahoo, respectively, but Tumblr is one of the few sites giving props to the ridiculous selfies, decadent desserts and pop culture jokes shared by its users.