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Twitter diplomacy takes center stage

Twitter may not be able to easily monetize Twitter diplomacy, but it's emblematic of how much influence 140 characters and broadcasting across the Internet can have.

By September 28, 2013


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


Selfie photobomb causes international incident at Miss Universe

Technically Incorrect: The contestants are gathered in Miami for Miss Universe. Israel and Lebanon are still at war. This is not the time for modern diplomacy. Can a selfie cause an international incident? Yes, it can.

By January 19, 2015


Microsoft likens Google to knucklehead, then changes its mind

A blog post, critical of Google Apps and written by a senior product manager at Microsoft, appears, and then disappears. But why?

By December 17, 2014


Civilization: Beyond Earth trailer marks a new beginning for civilization

A 10-minute gameplay trailer for Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth has hit, and it looks like the space-age take on the classic series makes some interesting changes to the formula.

By October 1, 2014


Google yanks BombGaza game for violating app policies

A game that encourages players to "drop bombs" on Gaza is pulled from Google Play after public backlash.

By August 4, 2014


Hillary Clinton sees diplomatic promise in social media

Former US secretary of state tells a Twitter Q&A that social media has the power to help resolve conflict between nations.

By July 21, 2014


Microsoft readies real-time language translator for Skype

Skype Translator currently supports about 40 languages and is expected to roll out later this year as a Windows 8 beta.

By May 27, 2014


Hillary Clinton tells tech audience: I'm thinking of running for president

She's not an official candidate for the 2016 run for the White House, but the former Secretary of State sounds as if she's close to stepping into the ring.

By April 8, 2014


Concept cars, Apple CarPlay, and a BMW: 12 must-see videos from the Geneva auto show

The 2014 Geneva auto show delivered plenty of automotive eye candy. Join CNET for a tour of the top videos from the show floor.

By March 6, 2014