January 28, 2013 Up to 1 billion people in emerging markets will buy mobile phones in the coming years, and many will use them in lieu of a computer. While this might seem a natural opportunity for Apple, it may be a struggle for the tech giant to land these new customers.
January 28, 2013 Tell Me More's series "Social Me" takes a look at how the online world is transforming the experience of young people in America. In part one, host Michel Martin talks to social media specialist Rey Junco about the pros and cons of kids creating online identities.
January 28, 2013 To understand how social rules affect the interactions between humans and machines, scientists re-created a famous psychology experiment using robots. What they found is that if robots are nice to us, we're nice to them. If they're not, we "punish" them.
January 26, 2013 The hacker-activist group says it took down the U.S. Sentencing Commission website Saturday to avenge the death of Internet activist Aaron Swartz.
January 25, 2013 The decision was made by the agency charged with finding French alternatives to foreign-language terms
January 25, 2013 Federal safety investigators still don't know why a battery on a Boeing 787 burst into flames earlier this month in Boston. The planes are grounded worldwide. At a briefing Thursday, the head of the National Transportation Safety Board warned it could be a while before the planes return to the skies.
January 24, 2013 Twitter launches Vine, a video-sharing app that allows users to post succinct videos directly onto tweets. The app is reminiscent of Instagram and seems familiar at a time when animated GIFs are all the rage.
January 22, 2013 A French judge will decide this week if Twitter must hand over the identities of users sending anti-Semitic tweets. The case, brought against Twitter by a Jewish student group, is a clash of legal cultures: U.S. free speech guarantees vs. European laws banning hate speech.