Mozilla's modernized mobile OS is catching up to Apple and Google rivals with improvements necessary to carry Firefox OS beyond its bare-bones roots. Copy-paste and find-my-phone tools patch significant shortcomings.
The Web 2.0 Summit wraps up with conversations about the Internet, politics, renewable energy, and space. Here are videos of onstage talks, courtesy of TechWeb.
Congressional committee has asked Craigslist founder Craig Newmark to testify at a hearing next week on "domestic minor sex trafficking," sources tell CNET.
Officials in California and Ohio are increasingly using online tools to manage elections, including services like Twitter.
The National Journal writes that when Arun Chaudhary was a teenager, his father asked him why he didn't want to get into politics. "I can't, Dad," he recalled saying. "I have a funny name." Now Arun Chaudhary, the son of an immigrant Indian father and a J
Al Gore really wants people to pay attention to him, even when he has nary a clue as to what he's talking about.
On the occasion of Barack Obama's nationwide TV prime time infomercials last night, Fast Company's Ellen McGirt reviewed the campaign's media strategy and in particular its innovative use of amateur (or "professional" amateur a.k.a. "promateur") video. Wh
Day 1 of the event features on-stage talks with Yahoo CEO Jerry Yang, venture capitalist John Doerr, and force-of-nature bicyclist Lance Armstrong.
What happens when voter suppression calls get outsourced to India? How will law enforcement track down the evildoers, and what will this mean for our elections?
In the fourth and final installment of his series celebrating 25 years of the Web, Crave's Eric Mack returns to the Web from the wilderness after spending some time exploring the dark side of the Force, er, politics.