Don't-Miss Web and Social Software Stories
David Plouffe, a former Obama campaign manager, will become Uber's senior vice president of policy and strategy.
Facebook is experimenting with a new feature that may help you determine that the story you saw about a hamster infestation at the White House is, in fact, an attempt at humor.
Turns out plane-sharing and ride-sharing are not at all the same.
The finger-pointing continues between the ride-sharing services, which both accuse the other of ordering and canceling thousands of rides.
A new program, now in beta, allows for paid video content in people's feeds.
The app’s use of push notifications may send tech companies scurrying to compete for your lockscreen.
Forget Silicon Valley. Never mind Halt and Catch Fire. The history of technology provides ample source material for your next big-screen blockbuster.
Lyft says that Uber employees have ordered and cancelled thousands of Lyft rides since last fall, hurting its business.
The U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has posted a bulletin warning of the risks associated with the virtual currency, including exposure to hackers and scammers. Bitcoin advocates say it paints an incomplete picture.
Or to put it another way: A survey by the entertainment industry trade magazine found that YouTube stars are more popular among teenagers than movie, TV, and music celebrities.
I shared meals cooked by strangers and didn’t die. Thank you, technology.
Broadband Internet speeds can vary widely from state to state according to research from Broadview Networks.
You'll be able to get books the same day you order them from Barnes & Noble -- assuming you're living in the three cities where Google is offering the service through Google Shopping Express.
Uber beat Lyft to the punch on the announcement, but Lyft’s carpooling feature is a fully realized product.
UberPool connects riders who live in the same area to save everyone money.