Faster Forward: Digital Culture


Posted at 01:01 PM ET, 09/21/2011

S. Korea leads the world in download speeds

South Korea smokes the rest of the world in download speeds; one U.S. city cracks the top 10.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:01 PM ET, 09/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Digital Culture

Posted at 12:47 PM ET, 09/15/2011

United Nations to launch app for education, action

The UN is launching its first education and outreach app for the iPhone on Thursday in an effort to streamline its mobile presence and encourage users to take action on key global issues.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:47 PM ET, 09/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile, Digital Culture

Posted at 12:58 PM ET, 09/08/2011

Facebook remembers 9/11 anniversary with app, concert coverage

Facebook is livestreaming tonight’s Kennedy Center memorial concert and letting people share their memories

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:58 PM ET, 09/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Facebook, Digital Culture

Posted at 05:12 PM ET, 09/07/2011

Shared links have a short lifespan

How long is the Facebook and Twitter news cycle? About three hours.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:12 PM ET, 09/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Twitter, Facebook, Digital Culture

Posted at 03:04 PM ET, 09/06/2011

Over a quarter of American adults use mobile location-based services

Americans are slow to adopt checking-in, but many look for directions and recommendations.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  03:04 PM ET, 09/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile, Digital Culture

Posted at 05:33 PM ET, 09/01/2011

Chrome turns 3, Google celebrates Web’s history

Google’s Chrome browser marked its third birthday Thursday.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:33 PM ET, 09/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Digital Culture

Posted at 04:53 PM ET, 08/23/2011

DC Earthquake Twitter account opened immediately

Someone is already tweeting as the DC earthquake

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  04:53 PM ET, 08/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Twitter, digital culture

Posted at 09:37 AM ET, 08/22/2011

GroupMe to be acquired by Skype; text messaging in trouble?

Skype has agreed to acquire GroupMe as the mobile messaing landscape continues to change.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:37 AM ET, 08/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Skype, Mobile, Digital Culture

Posted at 05:33 PM ET, 08/19/2011

OED now includes retweet, sexting and cyberbullying

Woot! New techy terms are now officially a part of the Oxford English Dictionary.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:33 PM ET, 08/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Digital Culture

Posted at 12:18 PM ET, 08/18/2011

Report: Android users use apps more than Web

A Nielsen report shows that smartphone owners turn more often to apps than smartphone browsers.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:18 PM ET, 08/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile, Digital Culture

Posted at 10:44 AM ET, 08/17/2011

StumbleUpon takes a more targeted approach

StumbleUpon is launching the “Explore Box” to let users better tailor their Web wanderings.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:44 AM ET, 08/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Digital culture, social networking

Posted at 10:10 AM ET, 08/17/2011

Jackie Chan death hoax hits Twitter again

Facebook page follows the first hoax that was reported on Twitter, but the martial arts movie star seems to be alive, as usual.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:10 AM ET, 08/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Digital culture

Posted at 05:18 PM ET, 08/15/2011

Americans use cell phones to stave off boredom, avoid each other

A new study from the Pew Internet and American Life Project in cellphone use has some interesting results

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:18 PM ET, 08/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile, Digital culture

Posted at 10:46 AM ET, 08/15/2011

Airbnb launches promised insurance, security programs

Short-term rental site Airbnb launches its $50,000 insurance program and 24-hour hotline

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:46 AM ET, 08/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Digital Culture

Posted at 03:35 PM ET, 08/08/2011

Entrepreneur wants your input on his future

Entrepreneur Mike Moradian is deciding between Harvard Business School and his start-up, and he wants your input.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  03:35 PM ET, 08/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Digital Culture

Posted at 05:20 PM ET, 08/05/2011

Q&A: Domain name changes and the Internet landscape

Making sense of the new ICANN program for top-level domains.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:20 PM ET, 08/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Digital Culture

Posted at 12:57 PM ET, 08/02/2011

Airbnb announces insurance program as details on burglary suspect emerge

Airbnb moved to mend consumer ties as the San Francisco Police identified burglary suspect.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:57 PM ET, 08/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Digital Culture, Security

Posted at 09:26 AM ET, 07/29/2011

Airbnb burglary victim says company tried to quiet her

A blogger who wrote up her Airbnb horror story said the company asked her to take down her account

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:26 AM ET, 07/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Security, Digital Culture

Posted at 09:21 AM ET, 07/28/2011

Airbnb responds to user horror story

Online short-term rental site Airbnb said it is “shocked” to hear a user’s apartment had been ransacked by a guest found through the site.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:21 AM ET, 07/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Security, Digital Culture

Posted at 03:03 PM ET, 07/27/2011

Online video: How do you watch?

A new Nielson report shows that half of all Netflix users connect through game consoles.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  03:03 PM ET, 07/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming, Online Video, Digital Culture

Posted at 11:01 AM ET, 07/26/2011

Facebook, Google are the most-typed Web sites

Software engineer Christopher Finke has found that Facebook and Google are the most commonly typed domains

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:01 AM ET, 07/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Digital Culture

Posted at 02:54 PM ET, 07/22/2011

How rude! Top mobile pet peeves

Wireless Zone’s Bonnie Sharon, aka Cellular Chloe, talks cellphone etiquette.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  02:54 PM ET, 07/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile, Digital Culture

Posted at 12:17 PM ET, 07/22/2011

Borders bids a ‘fond farewell,’ says it lost the fight with e-readers

Borders is closing, and starts its final sales today.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:17 PM ET, 07/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ebooks, digital culture

Posted at 05:18 PM ET, 07/20/2011

Roku announces Roku 2 to stream content on television

Roku announced the Roku 2 line of devices

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:18 PM ET, 07/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Television, Digital Culture, Gaming

Posted at 02:48 PM ET, 07/20/2011

OS X Lion drops PowerPC support

Before you upgrade to Mac OS X Lion, you may have to upgrade some other programs

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  02:48 PM ET, 07/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Computers, Digital Culture

Posted at 01:38 PM ET, 07/20/2011

Study: Women drive digital trends

Study from Women at NBCU shows women are driving tech trends

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:38 PM ET, 07/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Digital Culture

Posted at 09:47 AM ET, 07/19/2011

‘The Verge’ and branding geeks

New tech site ‘The Verge’ teams up with BMW and SBNation, two decidedly non-geeky brands

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:47 AM ET, 07/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Digital culture

Posted at 06:03 PM ET, 07/18/2011

Google changes official shortener to g.co

Google’s official shortener for its services is now g.co

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  06:03 PM ET, 07/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Digital Culture

Posted at 05:26 PM ET, 07/18/2011

Amazon to rent Kindle textbooks

Amazon announced Monday that it will rent Kindle textbooks

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:26 PM ET, 07/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  eBooks, Digital Culture

Posted at 08:55 AM ET, 07/18/2011

Women’s World Cup sets Twitter record

Twitter hit highest and second-highest rate of Tweets per second during soccer tournament

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:55 AM ET, 07/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Social Neworking, Digital Culture

Posted at 11:27 AM ET, 07/15/2011

Rihanna passes Gaga as Facebook’s most popular lady

Lady Gaga was unseated by Rihanna as Facebook’s most popular woman.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:27 AM ET, 07/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Digital Culture, Social Networking

Posted at 05:17 PM ET, 07/14/2011

Spotify: Sean Parker says online music is finally social

Sean Parker said Spotify combines the best of social and music.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:17 PM ET, 07/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Online music, Digital Culture

Posted at 10:11 AM ET, 07/14/2011

Netflix to stream on 3DS, but how many customers will stay?

Right in the middle of a maelstrom of bad press for Netflix, Nintendo announced that the video service can now be streamed onto its handheld console, the 3DS.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:11 AM ET, 07/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Online video, Gaming, digital culture

Posted at 02:51 PM ET, 07/13/2011

Netflix, Blockbuster, Redbox: Weighing your options

Netflix rate hikes have some users reevaluating their video options.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  02:51 PM ET, 07/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Online video, Digital culture

Posted at 09:43 AM ET, 07/01/2011

Twitter: Users send 200 million tweets per day

Users tweet the equivalent of a 10 million-page book every day

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:43 AM ET, 07/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Twitter, Digital culture

Posted at 04:20 PM ET, 06/27/2011

Book lovers adopting e-readers at faster rates

Twice as many adults owned e-readers in May 2011 as in November 2010.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  04:20 PM ET, 06/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Digital Culture, e-Books

Posted at 08:49 AM ET, 06/23/2011

‘Pottermore’ to sell first Harry Potter e-books

Author JK Rowling announced that her new site, Pottermore, will have the first digital copies of the Harry Potter series

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:49 AM ET, 06/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Digital Culture, eBooks

Posted at 10:40 AM ET, 06/21/2011

Fake Sean Connery letter to Steve Jobs is Twitter sensation

The mock letter tells Jobs that Connery won’t be his pitchman

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:40 AM ET, 06/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Digital Culture

Posted at 04:03 PM ET, 06/20/2011

Google suggests users ‘Call Dad’: Was it tone-deaf?

Users complained that Google’s reminder was insensitive

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  04:03 PM ET, 06/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Digital culture

Posted at 11:26 AM ET, 06/20/2011

LulzSec, Anonymous team up against the world

The groups will join forces to take down government sites and other high-profile institutions

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:26 AM ET, 06/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Security, Digital culture

Posted at 10:56 AM ET, 06/20/2011

ICANN approves domain name expansion

Companies will be able to buy vanity domains. ICANN also approves non-English domains.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:56 AM ET, 06/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Digital Culture

Posted at 08:59 AM ET, 06/17/2011

Rebecca Black pulls ‘Friday’ from YouTube

The video has been taken down due to a copyright claim

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:59 AM ET, 06/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Digital Culture

Posted at 03:55 PM ET, 06/14/2011

Sean Bean is Twitter’s folk hero du jour

The British actor is trending big after news about a bar brawl goes viral on Twitter

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  03:55 PM ET, 06/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Social media, digital culture

Posted at 12:04 PM ET, 06/14/2011

Skype headed to your television

The video-calling service has struck a deal with Comcast to bring video calls to the living room.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:04 PM ET, 06/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Microsoft, Digital Culture

Posted at 04:56 PM ET, 06/09/2011

Apple or Nintendo: Who’s the week’s biggest innovator?

Apple and Nintendo both made big, bold announcements this week. But who’s the bigger innovator: Apple with it’s iCloud? Or Nintendo and the Wii U?

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  04:56 PM ET, 06/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming, Apple, Digital Culture

Posted at 12:59 PM ET, 06/08/2011

Google: IPv6 going as planned, not aware of outages

Google said it’s not aware of any outages on its network, and suggests a few users may have trouble with IPv6

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:59 PM ET, 06/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Digital Culture

Posted at 05:44 PM ET, 06/07/2011

IPv6 Day: What’s going on tomorrow?

Don’t panic about IPv6 Day, it’s not the end of the (online) world.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:44 PM ET, 06/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Digital Culture, Google, Social Media

Posted at 11:26 AM ET, 06/03/2011

Q&A: Khan Academy founder says videos can help teachers, students

Nonprofit founder Salman Khan talks about how videos can change education.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:26 AM ET, 06/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Digital Culture

Posted at 03:58 PM ET, 06/01/2011

Shaq retires via Twitter

O’Neal announced he was ending his 19-season NBA career.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  03:58 PM ET, 06/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Social Media, Digital Culture

Posted at 08:49 AM ET, 05/27/2011

Lisa Kudrow will host the 15th annual Webbys

Kudrow also won for her online series, “Web Therapy”

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:49 AM ET, 05/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Digital Culture

Posted at 01:02 PM ET, 05/16/2011

Is this Evan Longoria YouTube video too good to be true?

Is this viral video of Evan Longoria making a spectacular catch real?

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:02 PM ET, 05/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Digital Culture

Posted at 04:45 PM ET, 05/13/2011

Classroom discussions go digital

Using social media in the classroom, some teachers lead class discussions virtually.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  04:45 PM ET, 05/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Digital Culture

Posted at 12:22 PM ET, 05/05/2011

White House hosts student webinar on Osama bin Laden’s death

The White House will take to the Web today to talk about Osama bin Laden’s death with students and teachers.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:22 PM ET, 05/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Politics and policy, Digital culture

Posted at 03:20 PM ET, 05/03/2011

American TV ownership falls for first time since ’92

Fewer U.S. households are expected to own televisions in 2012 than in 2011, according to a Nielsen report.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  03:20 PM ET, 05/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Digital Culture

Posted at 11:11 AM ET, 05/02/2011

How the Web found out about Osama bin Laden’s death

News of bin Laden’s death broke first on Twitter.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:11 AM ET, 05/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Social media, digital culture

Posted at 05:04 PM ET, 04/29/2011

Groupon pulls ads from ‘The Apprentice’

Groupon is pulling ads from Donald Trump’s TV show after an Internet rumor touched off consumer complaints.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:04 PM ET, 04/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Digital Culture

Posted at 02:21 PM ET, 04/29/2011

The royal wedding, as seen from Facebook

Facebook loved Prince Harry, David Beckham, Princess Beatrice’s hat as top celebs

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  02:21 PM ET, 04/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Social media, Digital Culture

Posted at 10:23 AM ET, 04/28/2011

The white iPhone goes on sale

Apple’s white version of the iPhone 4 went on sale today

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:23 AM ET, 04/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Mobile, Digital Culture

Posted at 09:20 AM ET, 04/27/2011

Apple announces white iPhone in stores Thursday

It’s official, folks: the white iPhone 4 will be in stores on Thursday.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:20 AM ET, 04/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Mobile, Gadgets, Digital Culture

Posted at 03:45 PM ET, 04/26/2011

Lack of funding stops the Search for Extra Terrestrial Intelligence

There’s no more cash to fund SETI, the project dedicated to finding alien life

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  03:45 PM ET, 04/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Digital Culture

Posted at 12:35 PM ET, 04/26/2011

Under Armour asks for 140-character cover letters via Facebook

The sports apparel company wants its summer internship hopefuls to apply via Facebook.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:35 PM ET, 04/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Digital Culture, social media

Posted at 03:50 PM ET, 04/22/2011

Greenpeace gives Apple low marks on green tech

Just in time for Earth Day, Greenpeace published a report Thursday on cloud computing that asserts Apple is the company with the dirtiest data.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  03:50 PM ET, 04/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Google, Social Media, Digital Culture

Posted at 09:47 AM ET, 04/21/2011

Amazon server problems disrupt HootSuite, Reddit, Quora, Foursquare

Several popular Internet services are experiencing disruptions this morning due to problems with Amazon Web Services.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:47 AM ET, 04/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Amazon, Digital Culture

Posted at 05:04 PM ET, 04/18/2011

Yahoo Buzz closing down April 21

Yahoo posted that it will no longer be supporting Yahoo Buzz, starting April 21.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:04 PM ET, 04/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Digital Culture

Posted at 12:54 PM ET, 04/18/2011

Does Twitter affect how you watch TV?

An AdAge report highlights the phenomenon of live-tweeting television

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:54 PM ET, 04/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Digital Culture, Social Media

Posted at 12:32 PM ET, 04/18/2011

Interfaith group calls for a week of media fasting

An analysis from Christianity Today showed that Twitter, Facebook and chocolate topped the list of things people announced — sometimes sarcastically — that they were giving up for Lent on Twitter.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:32 PM ET, 04/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Social Media, Digital Culture

Posted at 05:21 PM ET, 04/15/2011

Mapping Facebook relationships

When Facebook data intern Paul Butler released his map of the world as seen through the social network, it not only showed where people had Facebook — note the hole where China should be — but also gave a unique visual of the thousands of relationships maintained online.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:21 PM ET, 04/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Social Media, Digital Culture

Posted at 03:00 PM ET, 04/13/2011

Microsoft starts sign-up for Kinect developers kit

Kinect hackers, rejoice! Your favorite hobby is about to get a bit easier.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  03:00 PM ET, 04/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming, Microsoft, Windows, Digital Culture

Posted at 12:40 PM ET, 04/12/2011

Webby nominees announced

Webby nominees have been announced, voting open until April 28

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:40 PM ET, 04/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Digital Culture

Posted at 10:51 AM ET, 04/11/2011

Google gives you your daily trivia fix

A Google a Day will offer a trivia tidbit every day in a special version of Google that prevents users from seeing spoilers.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:51 AM ET, 04/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Digital Culture

Posted at 06:30 PM ET, 04/08/2011

Rebecca Black’s “Friday” keeps trending on Fridays

Rebecca Black’s “Friday” keeps trending on Fridays, YouTube Trends says

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  06:30 PM ET, 04/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Digital Culture

Posted at 05:20 PM ET, 04/07/2011

Meet the new Commodore 64

Commodore is relaunching a retro-looking version of its Commodore 64, with all new guts.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:20 PM ET, 04/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Digital Culture

Posted at 05:17 PM ET, 04/07/2011

Facebook opens up its data center

CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced the Open Compute Project, which makes its server designs open source.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:17 PM ET, 04/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Social Media, Digital Culture

Posted at 02:43 PM ET, 04/07/2011

How addicted are you to your gadgets?

How long can you go without your gadgets before the anxiety sets in?

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  02:43 PM ET, 04/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gadgets, Mobile, Digital Culture

Posted at 10:32 AM ET, 04/06/2011

Toyota pulls Cydia ads after Apple complains

Toyota has pulled its ad campaign from the jailbreak app store Cydia after complaints from Cupertino.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:32 AM ET, 04/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Mobile, Digital Culture

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 04/06/2011

‘Mad Men’ coming to Netflix streaming

Lionsgate has reportedly struck a multi-year deal with Netflix to bring Don Draper and the gang to a streaming-video account.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:00 AM ET, 04/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Online video, Digital culture

Posted at 09:15 AM ET, 04/04/2011

Gmail Motion a reality, thanks to USC Kinect hackers

Gmail Motion a reality, thanks to USC Kinect hackers

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:15 AM ET, 04/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Microsoft, Gaming, Digital Culture, Google

Posted at 10:26 AM ET, 04/01/2011

April Fools’ Day: And so it begins....

Here’s what not to believe this morning.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:26 AM ET, 04/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Digital Culture

Posted at 12:12 PM ET, 03/29/2011

Cheezburger Network acquires Know Your Meme

The Cheezburger Network has added another popular site to its Internet conglomerate. The publisher has bought Know Your Meme.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:12 PM ET, 03/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Digital culture

Posted at 10:26 AM ET, 03/29/2011

Kindle subscribers can scale New York Times paywall

Amazon announced Tuesday that Kindle subscribers to The New York Times will be able to access the paper’s online content for free.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:26 AM ET, 03/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Digital Culture

Posted at 01:04 PM ET, 03/25/2011

All about Color, the new photo-sharing app

The new social app Color had people all abuzz yesterday. The app, which launched on Wednesday with $41 million in funding, shares user pictures with anyone else using the app within about 150 feet.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:04 PM ET, 03/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile, Gadgets, Digital Culture

Posted at 01:27 PM ET, 03/21/2011

Twitter turns 5

Five years ago today, Twitter was born.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:27 PM ET, 03/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Social media, Digital Culture

Posted at 03:46 PM ET, 03/16/2011

Google Docs does the wave

Do you miss Google Wave? Those who were fans of Google’s attempt at ... whatever Wave was ... Google Docs has made some practical, Wave-like changes today that you’ll appreciate.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  03:46 PM ET, 03/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Digital Culture

Posted at 02:38 PM ET, 03/16/2011

Facebook loses comment button, just hit enter

Facebook has changed the way users comment on each others’ posts.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  02:38 PM ET, 03/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Social media, Digital Culture, Facebook

Posted at 09:40 AM ET, 03/15/2011

Blogger getting a makeover

Have you looked at Blogger lately? That’s what Google’s asking in a blog post as Blogger turns 11 this year and teases a major site redesign.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:40 AM ET, 03/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  google, digital culture

Posted at 02:49 PM ET, 03/11/2011

South by Southwest kicks off

Today is the first day of South by Southwest. What’s in store for the festival?

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  02:49 PM ET, 03/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  gadgets, digital culture

Posted at 03:14 PM ET, 03/07/2011

Does your connected life make you lose sleep?

A study from the National Sleep Foundation on the relationship between communications technology and sleep has found that 43 percent of Americans say they rarely or never get a good night’s sleep.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  03:14 PM ET, 03/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Digital Culture