TripAdvisor and Yelp are great resources to help plan a vacation. But you might not always trust strangers' reviews. In this Tech Minute, CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports on websites and apps that tap into your social circle to get the best travel tips from friends.
After three years of testing, Harvard University showed off a swarm of 1024 Kilobots that can self-assemble into various shapes this week. They're still small, but maybe someday, the technology can be used for mightier things (that hopefully don't involve destroying humanity).
On today's show, we're talking about the new augmented reality social app Traces, Harvard's self-assembling Kilobots, and a setup that lets you drive a real car like a third-person game.
Former US secretary of state tells a Twitter Q&A that social media has the power to help resolve conflict between nations.
Not only is Germany taking home the trophy, but Twitter and Facebook also saw record numbers during the games with more than 672 million tweets and 3 billion interactions during the last month.
Australians could soon be accessing emergency services via text, video call or social media thanks to a review into the Triple Zero phone service.
Amazon's third pilot season will include original thriller "Hysteria", starring Mena Suvari.
Some couples are resorting to written agreements about what can be posted and where. Financial penalties for transgression are imposed.
Fast-food giant McDonald's attempts to spiff up its clown in preparation for immersing him in the social-media world.
At Social Media Marketing World, they sing a song. It's called "Let's Get Social." It may not be good for society.