WorldViews: Technology


Posted at 02:36 PM ET, 12/28/2012

The crazy list of the world's top Wikipedia searches in 2012

One Direction, Facebook, homosexuality and cul-de-sacs

By Olga Khazan  |  02:36 PM ET, 12/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Technology

Posted at 09:25 AM ET, 01/26/2012

‘Google thinks I am...’: Find out who Google guesses you are

Privacy changes to the giant search engine have triggered a flurry of interest in what Google knows about you.

By Melissa Bell  |  09:25 AM ET, 01/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Technology, Google, Facebook, Yahoo, Privacy

Posted at 09:31 AM ET, 12/09/2011

A Reddit tattoo in thanks for bone-marrow-transplant flash fundraiser

Reddit, a social media site, raised $31,000 in one night for a three-year-old in need of a bone marrow transplant

By Melissa Bell  |  09:31 AM ET, 12/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Technology, Reddit, Lucas

Posted at 02:11 PM ET, 12/06/2011

Paypal regrets shutting down Regretsy

A Christmas charity drive turns into a public battle for Regretsy and Paypal.

By Melissa Bell  |  02:11 PM ET, 12/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Technology, Regretsy, Paypal

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 12/04/2011

Drone journalism? The idea could fly in the U.S.

Drones could get FAA approval soon, opening up new reporting techniques, cop survelliance and farmer aid.

By Melissa Bell  |  11:00 AM ET, 12/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Technology, Drones, Unmanned aircraft, Media

Posted at 06:56 PM ET, 11/16/2011

SOPA: The chart that may have Internet firms worried

Why Internet firms may be so worried about the SOPA bill

By Melissa Bell  |  06:56 PM ET, 11/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Technology, Sopa, Stop Online Priacy Act

Posted at 09:53 AM ET, 11/16/2011

NASA astronaut ad: Competitive salary, some travel

Want to work for NASA? Now’s your chance

By Melissa Bell  |  09:53 AM ET, 11/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Technology, NASA, Astronaut, Astronaut Want Ad

Posted at 11:50 AM ET, 11/11/2011

Twitter ordered to turn over information on users: Do we need to read the privacy policies?

Do we need to read the privacy policies?

By Melissa Bell  |  11:50 AM ET, 11/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Technology, Twitter, U.S. Court ruling, Privacy Policy

Posted at 03:52 PM ET, 11/09/2011

Astronauts falling on the moon

A compilation of stumbling lunar visitors

By Melissa Bell  |  03:52 PM ET, 11/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Technology, NASA, astronaughts

Posted at 04:56 PM ET, 11/04/2011

Barrel roll, askew and blue moons: Google’s Easter eggs delight, but try ‘Illuminati’ backwards

Here are five more Easter eggs to trump Google’s barrel roll.

By Melissa Bell  |  04:56 PM ET, 11/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Technology, Google, Tilt, Do a Barrel Roll

Posted at 11:19 AM ET, 10/31/2011

Steve Jobs’ sister, Mona Simpson pays tribute to her brother

A sister eulogizes her famous brother

By Melissa Bell  |  11:19 AM ET, 10/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Technology, Mona Simpson, Steve Jobs

Posted at 01:05 PM ET, 10/21/2011

Chattanooga vs. Disney World: the Tennessee town wins

An ad campaign for Disney World gets a poor submission.

By Melissa Bell  |  01:05 PM ET, 10/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Technology, Chattanooga, Disneyland

Posted at 09:24 AM ET, 10/18/2011

Bad Lip Reading: behind the viral videos everyone’s talking about (Interview)

An interview with the anonymous creator of the viral videos that are mocking the 2012 election.

By Melissa Bell  |  09:24 AM ET, 10/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Technology, Bad Lip Reading, Michele Bachman, Mitt Romney

Posted at 12:07 PM ET, 10/17/2011

IPhone iOS5 ‘Find My Friends’ app finds a possible cheating wife instead

A man on a Mac thread claims he caught his wife cheating thanks to a location-tracking device on a new iPhone.

By Melissa Bell  |  12:07 PM ET, 10/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Technology, Apple, iOS5, Find My Friends

Posted at 06:12 PM ET, 10/14/2011

Google engineer Steve Yegge has his Jerry Maguire moment

What are the lessons to be learned from a leaked memo about Google?

By Melissa Bell  |  06:12 PM ET, 10/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Technology, Google, Steve Yegge, Jerry Maguire, Google+, Facebook

Posted at 02:29 PM ET, 10/14/2011

Chad Ochocinco says he’ll give $20,000 to his 3,000,000th follower on Twitter

The New England Patriots player declares that he will offer up $20,000 to his 3,000,000th follower.

By Melissa Bell  |  02:29 PM ET, 10/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Technology, Chad Ochocinco, Twitter, New York Patriots

Posted at 11:18 AM ET, 10/14/2011

Steve Wozniak first in line for iPhone 4S; first in line as Steve Jobs’s fan

Steve Wozniak has become the Paul to Steve Jobs’s Jesus.

By Melissa Bell  |  11:18 AM ET, 10/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Technology, Steve Wozniak, iPhone 4s, Siri, Steve Jobs

Posted at 01:02 PM ET, 10/12/2011

BlackBerry outage spurs customers to end their phone relationship

A three-day BlackBerry outage has people fuming.

By Melissa Bell  |  01:02 PM ET, 10/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Technology, Blackberry, Blackberry outage, Twitter, iPhone 4s

Posted at 05:28 PM ET, 10/10/2011

YouTube launches Space Lab, the latest in crowdsourcing academia

The video-sharing site is inviting would-be scientists to experiment in space.

By Melissa Bell  |  05:28 PM ET, 10/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Technology, YouTube, SpaceLab, International Space Station

Posted at 02:42 PM ET, 10/07/2011

Biz Stone’s Twitter account robo-tweets for votes

The Twitter co-founder has been testing a robo-tweet voting platform called Votizen.

By Melissa Bell  |  02:42 PM ET, 10/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Technology, Biz Stone, Twitter

Posted at 12:01 PM ET, 10/07/2011

Steve Jobs’s final farewell

He leaves behind a legacy of design.

By Melissa Bell  |  12:01 PM ET, 10/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Technology, Steve Jobs, Apple, Jon Stewart

Posted at 09:29 AM ET, 10/06/2011

Pancreatic cancer found a silent spokesman in Steve Jobs

Despite keeping the particulars of his disease private, Steve Jobs gave a public face to pancreatic cancer.

By Melissa Bell  |  09:29 AM ET, 10/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Technology, Steve Jobs, Apple, Pancreatic Cancer

Posted at 04:00 PM ET, 09/28/2011

Amazon Fire may have ‘nailed it,’ but the name is a miss

The new Kindle Fire from Amazon evokes some bad memories

By Melissa Bell  |  04:00 PM ET, 09/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Technology, Amazon Fire, Kindle

Posted at 10:52 AM ET, 09/23/2011

Berkeley scientists create visual pictures from brain waves (Video)

Berkeley scientists create visual pictures from brain waves.

By Melissa Bell  |  10:52 AM ET, 09/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Technology, Brain waves, University of California, Berkely, Future

Posted at 05:10 PM ET, 09/21/2011

New Facebook guide; here’s how to use it — and how to get rid of it

How to navigate the new Facebook

By Melissa Bell  |  05:10 PM ET, 09/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Technology, Facebook, Google +, Twitter

Posted at 03:25 PM ET, 09/21/2011

Google Books helps reunite World War II veteran and Holocaust survivor (Video)

A sweet story of two people reunited after 67 years

By Melissa Bell  |  03:25 PM ET, 09/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Technology, Google, Google Reader, Holocaust, World War II, James Keefe