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Edward Snowden to speak at South by Southwest

The NSA leaker, who is living in exile, will appear by teleconference on Monday during the interactive portion of the annual Texas festival. He joins fellow wanted man Julian Assange, who is also speaking remotely at SXSW Interactive.

By Mar. 4, 2014


Slow video = slow minds?

By Feb. 7, 2006


iRobot's Ava: Have tablet, will travel

iRobot's tablet-sporting Ava mobile robot will get her debut this year in hospitals testing remote diagnosis via videoconferencing. Next step: people's homes?

By Apr. 30, 2012


Google+ Hangouts come to posts and mobile devices

The Web giant makes its videoconferencing service in Google+ easier to launch, giving users the opportunity to start a face-to-face chat directly from a post in the social-networking site.

By Dec. 14, 2011


Polycom brings videoconferencing to iPad, Android tablets

The company hopes to make mobile videoconferencing easier for businesses through an application for the iPad and Android tablets.

By Oct. 11, 2011


Google: Yep, we're testing augmented-reality glasses

After months of leaks, Google posts a video showing how this futuristic technology might work in someone's daily life.

By Apr. 4, 2012


Tim Berners-Lee: 25 years on, the Web still needs work (Q&A)

The World Wide Web is a smashing technological success. But the man who invented it wants it to break down more cultural barriers, thwart government snooping, and let the Web run applications not just house documents.

By Mar. 11, 2014


In MTV-MySpace talk, Huckabee focuses on economy, taxes

The former Arkansas governor and Republican presidential candidate answers questions from young voters at MTV's Times Square studios.

By Feb. 2, 2008


Why Genachowski's Net neutrality proposal is best

FCC chairman's plan enables continued industry growth while helping ensure consumer protections, argues attorney Jorge Bauermeister, a former communications regulator.

By Dec. 13, 2010


Michael Dell ponders Google+ for sales, service

The computer maker's CEO considers the video abilities of Google's social network for connecting with customers and gets a generally favorable response.

By Jul. 19, 2011