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Does Facebook need a cemetery?

The creators of the Sanctri app believe there needs to be a separate place on Facebook to mourn the dead and honor them.

By Nov. 21, 2013


Ingress adds a traditional twist to its augmented-reality MMO

Players of the augmented-reality title have long had the pleasure of experiencing its unique take on smartphone gaming. Now, Ingress is bringing some more traditional elements into the mix.

By Sep. 13, 2013


How to prepare for your last log-off

From will templates to postmortem e-mails, free and low-cost Web services help you put your affairs in order, send messages from the afterlife (sort of), and ensure your online accounts are properly laid to rest.

By May. 2, 2013


Favorite U.S. architecture on Google Earth

Darlings of American architecture added to Google Earth with photos and history.

By Apr. 24, 2007


Burning Man tackling community fury in ticket snafu

After large numbers of longtime 'Burners' failed to get tickets during the event's recent selection process, many claimed organizers had failed to adopt a sensible system. Now, those organizers are trying to calm community anger.

By Feb. 7, 2012


The technology of the 9/11 Memorial

More than 2 million people have visited the memorial at the site of the September 11 attacks in New York City. Many are using tech to help get the most out of their visits.

By Apr. 19, 2012


6-year-old Holocaust victim has a Facebook page

A Facebook profile for a 6-year-old boy who died in the Holocaust appears, in order to remind people of the human toll. Some accuse the creators of "child abuse."

By Feb. 4, 2010


Robots to brand the moon?

An inventor wants to create ads on the moon by using robots to plow the lunar dust into enormous corporate messages visible from Earth.

By Jul. 23, 2009


In search of geek treasures in Washington

Road Trip 2010: If you have an idea for a great geek-oriented spot in the nation's capital, I want to know about it. If I visit it, I may thank you with a small gift.

By Jun. 25, 2010


Honoring the fallen on a Google Earth map

Google engineer develops an interactive tool showing details on servicemen and women who died in the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.

By May. 24, 2009