58 Results for

vice-presidential debate

Article

Navy cryptology specialist tapped to helm NSA

Vice Admiral Michael S. Rogers is set to become the new director of the National Security Agency, pending Senate confirmation. Would his leadership change the agency's outlook?

By January 30, 2014

Article

Tweets peak at 110K a minute during Debate. Or was it 108K?

The second debate between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney generated 7.2 million tweets, down substantially from 10.3 million during the first showdown between the two presidential candidates.

By October 16, 2012

Article

New 'Jack Kennedy' line in VP debate tops reaction on Twitter

Joe Biden's "Now you're Jack Kennedy?" line generated 58,000 tweets a minute. Tonight's VP debate saw 3.5 million tweets, down from 10.3 million during the first presidential debate.

By October 11, 2012

Article

YouTube to air presidential debates live on Elections page

The company is partnering with ABC News on the coverage and will offer commentary and analysis from eight sources.

By October 1, 2012

Article

Twitter: The five biggest stories of 2012

Twitter got bigger than ever, and is now essential in daily life. When the pope tweeted, it capped a 2012 full of controversy, business battles, and helping spread crucial information.

By December 28, 2012

Article

Policy and privacy: Five reasons why 2012 mattered

It was the year of Internet activism with a sharp political point: Protests derailed the Stop Online Piracy Act, assisted in imploding a United Nations summit, and helped to postpone a data-sharing bill.

By December 24, 2012

Article

TweetDeck tweaked to handle 'high-velocity' tweets

Twitter has re-engineered TweetDeck to work under the weight of trending topics, such as "#Debate," that would have previously crashed the application.

By November 15, 2012

Article

GOP flip-flops over supporting digital copyright reforms

House Republican Study Committee embraces EFF-style digital copyright reforms, then disavows its own report. RIAA says it didn't ask the GOP group to yank the paper from its Web site.

By November 18, 2012

Article

CNET Tech Voters' Guide 2012: Romney vs. Obama on the issues

You may know the candidates' views on taxes and foreign policy. But what they have to say about the Stop Online Piracy Act, WikiLeaks, and other tech topics might surprise you.

By November 6, 2012

Article

Birth of a Twitter handle: Paul Ryan's bicep

Time.com posted photos of the Republican vice presidential candidate lifting weights, spawning a humorous Twitter account @PaulRyansBicep.

By October 11, 2012