In case you missed out on decades of pop culture that definitively proved dolphins are the best sea-mammals, if not the smiliest, this week the sleepy August news cycle reminded us that our bottle-nosed friends still rule.
Werner Herzog's latest documentary takes on texting-while-driving; this being a classic Herzog effort, it's chilling enough to make us never want to use our cell phones in the car ever again
Now two secure email services have decided to shut down their operations rather than work with the federal government — presumably National Security Administration data collection, as Silent Circle joined Lavabit in its stand against domestic snooping.
Car Talk and Wait Wait … Don't Tell Me! are sacred hours for the Elle editor in chief, who wakes up with Twitter and falls asleep with The New Yorker.
Lavabit, the super secure e-mail service that whistleblower Edward Snowden uses for his electronic communications, has shut-down because the founder does not want to "become complicit in crimes against American people," Ladar Levison writes on the now defunct website.
It's amazing that America gets anything done with so many of us supposedly addicted to junk.
For a long time, everything about the appetite for online video has been assumed to be moving in one direction: up, and very quickly. But there is one statistic that's shown a pretty surprising reversal over the last year: our attention spans.
In the age of the Internet troll, there's an unfortunately predictable cycle for what happens to women who talk about feminist issues online: They get barraged with rape threats and harassment. Who were the pre-Internet antecedents to anti-feminist trolls?
If you properly Lean In, you'll turn into Sheryl Sandberg, or one of the power women featured on her website, if you don't, then you'll (maybe) end up like the sad women featured in this week's New York Times magazine story that continues the tradition of magazine stories about women in general, based on a few women's stories.
Yahoo's hoping to get at least 30 days of press out of its choice of a new logo before the final version is unveiled on Sept. 5.
AOL just spent more than it paid for The Huffington Post to nab a company you've never heard of that will make it a lot of money.
As much humor as autocorrect's mistakes have bestowed on us, it would be nice if our "smart"phones understood the most embarrassing of grammar errors, changing our "its" to "it's" and correcting all those small, but incredibly frowned upon grammar crimes that we commit far too often.
After years of flat cable growth and numbers that could neither confirm or deny cord cutting, the pay TV industry is now, officially, shrinking.
With the increase in smart car apps to track gas usage and driving habits, it was only a matter of time before one of these apps used that tracking for somewhat invasive advertising.
Twitter's biggest advertising pitch is that it has the same engaged audience as the highly lucrative television market, which is why the company will delight in and flaunt the latest Nielsen study that suggests Twitter boosts ratings for television shows.
This week we learned that some parents are adept at communicating with their children in the age of iMessage and Gchat. And yet, parents using the Internet will always be parents using the Internet.
If you thought the NSA's somewhat extensive digital surveillance programs were the extent of spying in our increasingly digitally connected futures, you forgot to consider all the new gadgets and devices made to record our every move.
Rather than risk alienating your boss with a messy and expensive lawsuit that might go nowhere, unpaid interns of America have another, safer option: Write a letter to the editor.
Changes are afoot at the Apple store, which has lost some of its shine, no longer as much a draw for spend-happy suburbanites.