An attack is an attack regardless of the prefix "cyber", says the United States

May 17, 2011
So here's an interesting development in international diplomacy and online security. A newly issued report by the Obama administration, entitled...
Posted In: hacking, NATO, Obama

Your new online realtor: Barack Obama

May 16, 2011
We know he's busy but he would love to show you around some properties. It'll be fun, we'll go out on Saturday. Meet at Starbucks first, make a day...
Posted In: government, Obama

White House embraces Android too

Apr 22, 2011
Geez, took them long enough. The White House has had an iPhone app available since January of 2010 that's been downloaded 400,000 times. Now the...
Posted In: android, apple, Google, ios, Obama, white house

Don't be fooled by all the meaningless junk about Obama going to Facebook

Apr 21, 2011
The President was at Facebook headquarters yesterday for a big virtual town hall event. There's plenty of reporting on how Obama quipped that he...
Posted In: 2012, Facebook, Obama, zuckerberg

2012 online

Apr 20, 2011
As Obama gets ready for his Facebook town hall this afternoon, The New York Times writes today that the political left doesn't own the Internet -...
Posted In: Facebook, Obama, Republicans, Twitter

Open data on the chopping block

Apr 19, 2011
As Congress fights over how to balance the budget, the fate of government transparency and whether data will continue to remain available online...
Posted In: government, Obama, transparency

Obama at Facebook

Apr 18, 2011
On Wednesday, the President will hold a Facebook town hall meeting about "Shared Responsibility and Shared Prosperity." From the White House web...
Posted In: Facebook, Obama

Obama 2012 is all about Facebook: Chapter 2

Apr 6, 2011
The other day we brought you word that the Obama reelection campaign site was heavily tied to Facebook, with an app that lets you say "I'm In" on...
Posted In: 2012 campaign, Facebook, farmville, government, Obama, social media

Obama launches re-election campaign with big Facebook push

Apr 4, 2011
I guess this is news although I think it's no surprise that a) Obama is running again and b) social media is right up front in his efforts. When...
Posted In: 2012 election, Facebook, Obama, social media, Web Culture

Tech visionaries on Obama's guest list at Silicon Valley dinner

Feb 17, 2011
President Barack Obama has a high-profile dinner date tonight in the San Francisco Bay Area. He's scheduled to meet with a handful of the tech...
Posted In: Obama, Silicon Valley, white house