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The smartphone has become the center of our political lives

A coup attempt in Turkey is the latest example of how internet-connected phones are the tool du jour of politicians and protesters.

By July 15, 2016


Pokemon gets political: Two candidates to duke it out in Pokemon Go challenge

Politics in America are as controversial as ever. Two San Francisco-based candidates are trying to make things simpler. With Pokemon.

By July 13, 2016


Facebook is training employees to avoid political bias

After facing questions about how its widely used trending-topics feature is managed, the social network says it's going to ensure employees are aware of how political bias can affect their work and the company's products.

By June 23, 2016


Google tips hat to gran whose polite search charmed the internet

A British grandson posted a snap of his nan's laptop screen -- in which the 86-year-old adds "please" and "thank you" to her Google search.

By June 16, 2016


Political attack ad savages Princess Leia

Wookiee Medal-gate: A sly video from "The Star Wars Show" calls out Leia's marriage to a smuggler, lack of royal blood and more.

By June 7, 2016


Apple's Tim Cook calls overseas tax rap 'political crap'

The tech giant's CEO rejects the idea that his company is scheming to pay little or no taxes on its overseas revenues.

By December 18, 2015


'House of Cards' is more plausible than real politics, says Kevin Spacey

"I wonder is this unbelievable?" Spacey asks himself of storylines in the Netflix political drama. "Then I turn on the television and watch the news."

By April 11, 2016


The political memes and Moments making America tweet again

The US presidential primaries may not yet have outdone Leonardo DiCaprio, but the memes are mounting. Twitter's top curator picks the microblogging service's best political Moments so far.

By March 1, 2016


Taken out by Twitter: A brief history of political social-media screwups

This week, Ted Cruz canned an aide for throwing some social-media shade at a rival. It's yet another example in the tawdry tradition of political undoings that started with a status update.

By February 24, 2016


Put politics in perspective with 'Darth Trump'

Yes, Donald Trump is competing with Star Wars for headlines again, so why not combine the two?

By December 8, 2015