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Help wanted: Obama's tech-training project now accepting applications

Organizers of innovative training programs can now apply for a federal grant to help prepare low-wage workers for more-lucrative tech jobs.

By November 17, 2015


Obama: Hello, Facebook! Let's get serious, and have fun too

The president in May attracted more than a million followers less than five hours after sending his first tweet. Now he's going after the "Like" votes.

By November 9, 2015


President Obama compares Republicans to Grumpy cat

Technically Incorrect: The president suggests his opponents are nothing more than an Internet meme. Are there other memes that might be appropriate for today's political world?

By October 25, 2015


Obama pledges $160M to develop 'Smart Cities' apps

The Obama administration earmarks $160 million to help entrepreneurs, civic leaders and nonprofits work together to develop apps to tackle issues like traffic congestion and crime.

By September 14, 2015


Ahmed the Clock Kid wants $15 million from city and school

Technically Incorrect: Ahmed Mohamed, the 14-year-old who was arrested for bringing a homemade clock to school and then became a hero at Google and Facebook, is now demanding compensation and an apology.

By November 23, 2015


President Obama roams Alaska with, oh, a selfie stick

Technically Incorrect: Posting to Twitter and Instagram, the president wants to highlight climate change. But a selfie stick? Is that wise?

By September 2, 2015


Obama pushes for more diversity in tech

At the first-ever White House Demo Day, President Obama announces a series of initiatives to bring more women and minorities into the tech sector and urges the industry to "not leave half the team on the bench."

By August 4, 2015


Iran's ayatollah tweets graphic Obama pic

Technically Incorrect: A nuclear agreement may have been reached between Iran and the US. This didn't stop Iran's top leader from tweeting an image of the president with a gun to his head.

By July 26, 2015


Obama unveils ConnectHome to get low-income households online

The pilot program will launch in 27 cities and one tribal nation and reach more than 275,000 low-income households. Some communities will receive broadband connections at no charge.

By July 15, 2015


Obama to 'Game of Thrones' director: 'You didn't kill Jon Snow, did you?'

At Comic-Con, the director of some of the HBO series' most infamous episodes recounts meeting the president. Hint: Obama had a few choice words for him.

By July 10, 2015