March 28, 2013 At the 2013 Game Developers Conference the video game company presented photo-realistic animations. And it seems, we've gotten to the point where telling apart reality from animation is nearly impossible.
March 27, 2013 The two sides in the dispute are an anti-spam group and a Dutch hosting company that the group says is behind much of the spam on the Internet. The fight is causing major congestion, leading to delays in reaching sites like Netflix.
March 26, 2013 Yahoo recently bought Summly, a news-summarizing app, for $30 million. But the company is ditching the app and only keeping the small team and the algorithm that drive it. So could this signal a change in companies buying fewer actual products and services and instead taking gambles on algorithms?
March 26, 2013 NPR is covering the historic Supreme Court hearings on same-sex marriage via Twitter as well as our news site and on the air.
March 26, 2013 While the quality of TVs and technology seems to be at an all-time high, the devices we use to access the living room screen are as confusing as ever. But tablets and apps offer hope of simplifying the process of finding shows to watch — and even interacting with other viewers.
March 25, 2013 Google's yet-to-be-released wearable computer sounds amazing, like something out of science fiction. But not everyone is in awe, and some groups, and even one lawmaker, say the technology raises concerns that need to be addressed.
March 25, 2013 In Present Shock: When Everything Happens Now, Douglas Rushkoff cautions against living in the perennial, virtual now. "It's very hard for us to orient ourselves," he says, "to look forward to things, to join movements with goals, to invest in the future."
March 25, 2013 The Z10 was supposed to be BlackBerry's salvation, but early reports show the launch didn't go so well.
March 21, 2013 The first tweet was posted seven years ago. Since then, the social media site has been used as a free speech platform to spread information, report on the Arab Spring and stay connected with millions worldwide. But critics say that as Twitter has grown, it has sometimes compromised its principles.