Facebook has reportedly given special counsel Robert Mueller more information about Russian ad spending on its network during the 2016 presidential election. This is the latest development in the investigation of President Donald Trump’s alleged ties to Russia.
Internet September 16, 2017
Hillary Clinton ends her silence with a lively discussion at the Women in the World Summit where she expressed her concern about the Republican administration.
Life & Style April 7, 2017
Mark Zuckerberg has rejected claims that he is going to run for president. He argued that he is focused on running Facebook and the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative but a number of observers are not convinced.
Internet January 25, 2017
U.S. intelligence officials reportedly have new evidence that Russian President Vladimir Putin was directly involved in the Democratic Party hacks. Putin reportedly wanted to undermine and discredit the United States as a global leader and hurt Hillary Clinton in the process.
Business Tech December 15, 2016
Reddit has quarantined the r/the_donald subreddit due to the toxic behavior of several of its users. Its administrators also announced that more than a hundred users will get warnings, timeouts or even outright bans for trolling.
Internet November 30, 2016
Technology is once again front and center in the aftermath of the U.S. Presidential election. Green Party Presidential candidate Jill Stein has filed suit in Pennsylvania, demanding a recount on the basis that voting machines may have been hacked, altering the results.
Life & Style November 30, 2016
Reddit CEO Steve Huffman confessed to editing pro-Trump users' posts that are filled with insults and criticisms. In a statement Huffman narrated how and why he did the editing for one hour.
Internet November 24, 2016
An inaccurate news article has been spotted atop Google's search results about the election. The article falsely states that Clinton lost both the electoral college and popular votes, and its placement in search indicates how Google handles fake news.
Internet November 14, 2016
A number of factors contributed to the election of Donald Trump in the United States. How exactly did he win and how did Hillary Clinton lose?
Life & Style November 10, 2016
Donald Trump has been elected the 45th president of the United States, but Silicon Valley is anxious over the Republican candidate's win. Trump is known for his lack of support for the technology industry.
Business Tech November 9, 2016
Hillary Clinton has conceded defeat in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. Trump emerged victorious in a shocking upset of Clinton, who was expected to win.
Life & Style November 9, 2016
Donald Trump is now the 45th president of the United States, winning over his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton. As such, the Republican candidate has delivered his presidential acceptance speech.
Life & Style November 9, 2016
It’s been a stressful election season but Election Day 2016 is finally upon us! Here’s how you can find your polling place, learn about predictions and find out who will be the 45th president of the United States.
Life & Style November 8, 2016
According to leaked emails from Hillary Clinton's campaign manager John Podesta, Apple CEO Tim Cook and Microsoft cofounder Bill Gates were considered to be Clinton's running mates. More emails will be revealed by WikiLeaks over the coming days.
Business Tech October 19, 2016
Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton entered the final month of the 2016 U.S. presidential election, and Google Trends is here to give insight on what the public is interested in about both candidates.
Google October 16, 2016
Republican nominee Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton faced off on Sunday night for the second presidential debate. Here’s a recap as told in viral memes.
Viral October 10, 2016
A hacker claims to have infiltrated the systems of the Clinton Foundation, with the security breach denied by a foundation official. One of the alleged stolen documents reveal that banks donated TARP funds to the Democratic party.
Security October 4, 2016
YouTube has announced that the first U.S. presidential debate between candidates Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton broke viewership records for a political event on the service. The live stream of the debate attracted nearly 2 million live concurrent viewers.
Internet September 28, 2016
While watching the presidential debate on Monday evening, check out these entertaining political apps to send the perfect GIFs and memes to others or play games while on commercial break.
Apps/Software September 26, 2016
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are both gearing up for the hot seat when the debates begin later this month. ABC is planning to take advantage of Facebook Lives' interactive experience to give the debates some spice.
Internet September 21, 2016
The FBI released on Friday a redacted summary of its investigation into Hillary Clinton's private email server. The personal email account was used to communicate classified government information.
Feature | Tech September 3, 2016
After facing backlash for hiking up the price of anti-allergy drug EpiPen, Mylan will give as much as $300 in discounts to families who rely on the auto-injector. But the announcement is a mere discount -- not an outright rollback of EpiPen's list price.
Business Tech August 26, 2016
Google announced that it will offer state-specific voting instructions for the United States in the wake of the 2016 Presidential Election. The tool may increase voter turnout, but it is hard to say beforehand who will benefit from it.
Google August 17, 2016
A Hillary Clinton campaign fundraiser was announced to take place during the Black Hat conference. The event, where important issues about cyber policy will be discussed, should underline the support Clinton has from the tech world.
Security August 2, 2016
Hillary Clinton has set ambitious goals for the United States. She aims to have broadband internet speeds in all 50 American states, but that might be a tall order based on a report on the country's connection speeds.
Internet July 2, 2016
An eighth grader from Illinois decided to do his graduation speech in the style of some of the 2016 presidential candidates, including President Barack Obama. Quite frankly, it's been fantastic.
Viral June 18, 2016
Twitter lost it when Hillary Clinton was able to shut down Donald Trump’s 'crooked' comments with these three words.
Viral June 10, 2016
Forbes names German Chancellor Angela Merkel as the world's most powerful woman six years in a row. Forbes annual list of the world's most powerful women comprises of the top 25 'smartest and toughest female' professionals from various fields.
Feature | Culture June 9, 2016
Based on CNN's count, Hillary Clinton has secured enough delegates to become the first woman to become a Democratic presidential nominee. However, Bernie Sanders, Clinton's rival in the primaries, said that the count is not final and does not hold water.
Life & Style June 7, 2016
Tech groups call on presidential candidates to support encryption and embrace other IT issues.
Security May 6, 2016
Marcel Lehel Lazar, the hacker known as Guccifer, said that he was able to repeatedly breach the personal email server of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Lazar, however, has no proof to substantiate his claim.
Internet May 5, 2016
With just three major candidates left in the running for President of the United States, where do they stand on NASA? And what could this mean for the drive to place humans on Mars?
Space May 4, 2016
Presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton channeled the Green Arrow during the Democratic debate and quoted Oliver Queen's signature 'They failed this city' when speaking about the water crisis in Flint, Michigan.
Movies/TV Shows March 7, 2016
The Nate Silver-run site FiveThirtyEight has published an interactive map that charts which candidates for the 2016 presidential election are more popular where - all with data collected from Facebook.
Internet February 12, 2016
Hillary Clinton proposed to increase funds for Alzheimer's research. The presidential candidate said the goal is to find a cure for the crippling disease by 2025.
Life December 23, 2015
The 2016 presidential hopeful surpassed President Obama's record amount of grassroots donations over the weekend with a bulk of them coming through his website.
December 22, 2015
Four aides from the Vermont senator and presidential hopeful's campaign inappropriately accessed information from the Hillary Clinton campaign.
Computers December 18, 2015
According to recent reports, the saga involving Hillary Clinton's email server rages on. In fact, two of the emails were reportedly 'top secret,' meaning that Clinton could have broken the law by using her server.
Legal December 16, 2015
The 2016 presidential hopeful is calling on American tech companies to block and shut down militant websites to stop terrorism from spreading.
Internet December 7, 2015
This is part of the 2016 presidential hopeful's $275 billion infrastructure plan to improve the country in many areas.
Internet December 2, 2015
Hillary Clinton once again used the anecdote she has repeated a couple of times in the previous years: she tried to sign up for the Marines. As anticipated, Clinton's tale is yet again greeted with skepticism, especially among Republicans.
Society November 16, 2015
Katy Perry goes beyond performing her hit songs at Hillary Clinton's Iowa campaign rally, she takes over the politician's Instagram account. The pop star's uploads, featuring nail art, nieces and coloring books, and have drawn even more fireworks to Clinton's account.
Internet Culture October 26, 2015
Donald Trump may not think that you are smarter than a fifth grader. A study showed that Trump gave his presidential candidacy announcement using language that corresponds to fourth-grade level speech.
Internet Culture October 23, 2015
Hillary Clinton called for U.S. regulators to investigate the details about the massive price hike of Daraprim. The presidential candidate sent letters to FDA and Federal Trade Commission, urging them to review, regulate and take action on this controversial issue.
Life October 20, 2015
Hillary Clinton poked fun at herself as Val the Bartender on 'Saturday Night Live.' It seems the presidential candidate was also happy about the outcome of her sketch as she took to Twitter to talk about it.
Internet Culture October 5, 2015