Cable providers promise new features for set-top boxes, Google gets behind the wheel at Waze, and Myspace launches an app with streaming music.
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer seems dedicated to remaking Yahoo's image and infusing the company with a new spirit that Tumblr embodies.
In part 3 of his four-part series reflecting on a life lived largely on the Web, Crave's Eric Mack recalls fleeing the dot-com bust fallout for Alaska, only to be drawn back to a digital world that was growing up fast.
Applebee's takes a big first step toward a fleet of robot waiters, the site Rap Genius keeps tabs on trends in hip-hop lyrics, a surgeon gives an anecdotal review of Google Glass in the operating room, and a new USB connector promises an easier plug.
For some, it was a banner year marked by accomplishment and new vistas. For others, 2011 turned into annus horribilis.
Shocking news from MIT, where some students made a device that will shock them when they've spent too much time on Facebook. In other Facebook news, Giphy.com is making GIFs a thing on the social-networking site, circa MySpace 1996. Video earrings turn you into a walking television, and Haptix turns any flat surface into a 3D multitouch surface. Ah, the possibilities.
Like TwitPic, but feel like archiving your shots to Flickr as well? Check out TwitPickr, a tool that does the republishing for you, en masse.
Yfrog dips its toes into the world of cross-posting with a new option that lets users promote their uploaded photos and videos to Facebook and MySpace.
The tech exec who reportedly departed his role at Facebook because it was unlikely that he'd succeed Mark Zuckerberg has joined the FarmVille parent company as an executive vice president.
Rupert Murdoch's biographer says the media mogul doesn't use a computer and doesn't e-mail. Would learning these things have helped him understand MySpace?