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Google Plus Week Episode 2 (Video)

Dan McDermott | Posted 10.08.2011 | Technology
Dan McDermott

In this week's Google Plus Week, I discuss how Google Plus performed during that initially scary period when those of us who cover Virginia thought, "Oh no. Not again."

Huawei's New Smartphone Features '3D' Display

The Huffington Post | Cooper Smith | Posted 10.08.2011 | Technology

China-based Huawei Technologies on Monday released a video showing off its new Vision smartphone. Under the hood, Vision runs on Android's Gingerbr...

Watch: Defcon Hacking Contest Targets Big Corporations

Posted 10.08.2011 | Technology

The world's biggest conference of so-called 'White Hat' hackers (those who do not engage in malicious hacking) has taken place in Las Vegas, and it ha...

Nerd News Roundup: Paying Attention So You Don't Have To

Brad Shannon | Posted 10.04.2011 | Technology
Brad Shannon

Nerd News Roundup is culled from tech and science blogs, with special attention given to trends in media, politics, and journalism. It is designed for writers who do not have the time or inclination to search for this stuff on their own.

High Tech, Low Pay: Let the Workers Behind Our Electronics Be Heard

Smita Narula | Posted 10.04.2011 | Technology
Smita Narula

Apple may be reporting record company sales in 2011, but one thing the company is not making noise about are the details surrounding a string of recent tragedies at the Chinese factory where so much of Apple's current success story is based.

North Korean Hackers Hired To Attack South Korea Game Network

Reuters | Jack Kim | Posted 10.04.2011 | Technology

More than 30 North Korean hackers were hired to work in China by a South Korean crime ring to steal the personal data of South Korean gamers, and chan...

Watch: Report Linking IQ To Browser Choice Likely A Hoax

Posted 10.03.2011 | Technology

A recent study that claimed that people who used the Internet Explorer web browser had lower IQs has been exposed as a hoax. ...

Survey Says Apple's Tech Support Quality Is Slipping

The Huffington Post | Cooper Smith | Posted 10.02.2011 | Technology

Apple is slipping when it comes to providing customers with automated over-the-phone assistance, according to Vocal Laboratories, a company that helps...

BuzzFeed's 10 Most Viral Posts From July 2011 (PHOTOS)

Posted 10.01.2011 | Technology

It's a new month! And that means it's time to take a look back at July's most viral posts, according to viral-tracking website BuzzFeed. Just like the...

The Nation's 10 'Least Social' Cities

The Huffington Post | Cooper Smith | Posted 09.28.2011 | Technology

Earlier this week we presented you with the "most social" cities and businesses in America, according to NetProspex, a sales and marketing database co...

WATCH: The Wood-Powered Car That Runs On Any Organic Material

Translogic | Posted 09.27.2011 | Green

We're all aware that, if we don't shift to more renewable sources of energy, we'll eventually deplete the reserves of fossil fuels that power our vehi...

Nerd News Roundup: Best of the Week

Brad Shannon | Posted 09.27.2011 | Technology
Brad Shannon

Nerd News Roundup is culled from tech and science blogs, with special attention given to items related to trends in media, politics, and journalism. It is designed for writers who do not have the time or inclination to search for this stuff on their own.

The Top 17 Most 'Social' Companies

The Huffington Post | Cooper Smith | Posted 09.26.2011 | Technology

When you think about the most social media-savvy companies, what firms come to mind? Intuit or The Limited may not be at the top of your list, but ...

The 13 Most 'Social' Cities

The Huffington Post | Cooper Smith | Posted 09.24.2011 | Technology

NetProspex, a sales and marketing database company, has released its annual "Social Business Report," which analyzes the social media activity and con...

Nerd News Roundup: Useful Stuff You Probably Missed

Brad Shannon | Posted 09.18.2011 | Technology
Brad Shannon

Most people are too busy using their technology to think about how they could use it better. Let me help you with that. And here are related trends in media, politics, and journalism that you probably missed.

Rhode Island Outlaws 'Sexting' For Minors

Posted 09.17.2011 | Technology

Forget Drugs, Rhode Island is getting kids to say no to sexting. The state has banned minors from taking and sending personal images and, even thos...

The 9 Most Popular Viral Videos Of The Week

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 09.14.2011 | Technology

If you're looking to see the most popular YouTube videos of the week, look no further. Once again, we're bringing you the week's most-watched video...

The 9 Best Fake Profiles On Google Plus

The Huffington Post | Steven Hoffer | Posted 09.12.2011 | Comedy

If you haven't heard, there's a new hip spot where all the cool kids are hanging out and it's called Google Plus. Everyone from Stewie Griffin and Hom...

How to Settle the Viacom iPad Lawsuits Now

Jonathan Handel | Posted 09.07.2011 | Media
Jonathan Handel

Back in April, Viacom and Time Warner Cable sued each other; then last month Viacom sued Cablevision. Interestingly, that came just a day after Viacom...

Sarah Evans on Trends and the Evolution of Media

2morrowknight | Posted 09.07.2011 | Technology
2morrowknight

Some of those ideas from Twitter flow from the brilliant mind of media trailblazer Sara Evans.

Alex Wagner

Silicon Valley: Where The Job Market Is Booming

HuffingtonPost.com | Alex Wagner | Posted 09.07.2011 | Business

As the bleak June jobs report released Friday continues to settle, a ray of sunlight is peeking out from sunny California. Thanks to a flood of ventur...

The 11 Most Memorable Space Shuttle Program Moments

The Huffington Post | Steven Hoffer | Posted 09.07.2011 | Technology

From the space shuttle Columbia's first launch to the infamous Challenger explosion, three decades of American space exploration have produced some of...

BuzzFeed's 10 Most Viral Posts From June 2011 (PHOTOS)

Posted 08.31.2011 | Technology

It's a new month! And that means it's time to take a look back at June's most viral posts, according to viral-tracking website BuzzFeed. Just like the...

GUESS WHAT DAY IT IS!

The Huffington Post | Steven Hoffer | Posted 08.28.2011 | Technology

GUESS WHAT? IT'S INTERNATIONAL CAPS LOCK DAY! The humorous holiday, which encourages Internet users around the world to engage in ordinary correspo...

Wikipedia Experiences Downtime

Posted 08.23.2011 | Technology

Having trouble accessing Wikipedia? You aren't the only one. On Thursday at around noon EST, Wikipedia began greeting users with an error page sta...