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Facebook experiments with free Wi-Fi, for a price

Mar 7, 2013
The social network has started offering free Internet in a few places. The catch? It makes it easier for advertisers to find you.
Posted In: Facebook, ads, Tech, Internet, wifi

Rachel Haot: New York City's digital commander-in-chief

Mar 7, 2013
New York City's Chief Digital Officer, Rachel Haot, began in the city's startup world and rose to prominence quickly. Now, as member of Mayor Bloomberg's administration, she advocates for more private-public collaboration to make the city a tech mecca that rivals Silicon Valley.
Posted In: New York City, Michael Bloomberg, Tech, Internet

Roberta Williams: The mother of computer video games

Mar 6, 2013
Complaints are rife that the video game industry treats female employees and female players as outsiders or worse. But it wasn't always that way.
Posted In: video game, women, Tech

#1reasonwhy: Women gamers speak out

Mar 5, 2013
Female video game developers and enthusiasts share their reason for loving the game and why they don't always feel included.
Posted In: video game, women, Tech, Twitter

A status update on women in tech

Mar 4, 2013
How does tech compare to other industries when it comes to female employment, equal pay, and cultural attitude?
Posted In: women, diversity, Tech

Sequester: Federal R&D to suffer long-term effects

Mar 1, 2013
The sequester may have immediate impacts on federal workers, the unemployed, and federal aviation personnel -- but what will be its long-term effects?
Posted In: sequester, Science, Tech

Six strikes, then what? A look into the new Copyright Alert System

Mar 1, 2013
What happens when you reach 'strike six' of the new Copyright Alert System, a program launched by several Internet service providers to curb online piracy?
Posted In: Internet, piracy, Tech

Technology increases divide between rich and poor students: Report

Feb 28, 2013
A new study by the Pew Research Center's Internet and American Life Project finds that 8 out of 10 teachers think technology is leading to wider disparities between the haves and have-nots.
Posted In: Education, Tech, pew

BallCam gives ball's-eye view of football field

Feb 28, 2013
You've heard of a bullseye. What about a ball's-eye? A Carnegie Mellon post-doc student and Japanese researchers have come up with a way to get smooth video from inside a spinning football.
Posted In: Sports, football, Tech

Tech companies tell Supreme Court: We support same-sex marriage

Feb 28, 2013
Technology firms like Facebook and eBay are heavily represented among corporations and cities filing briefs supporting same-sex marriage in cases before the U.S. Supreme Court.
Posted In: marriage, gay marriage, Tech, Supreme Court

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