A change to how blocking is done on Twitter is causing a ruckus on the service. Instead of both hiding a user and preventing them from following you, blocking now acts more like a mute button they can see your tweets and respond all they want, but you won't see them.
WASHINGTON Major U.S. wireless carriers on Thursday pledged to make it easier for consumers to "unlock" their mobile phones for use on competitors' networks, responding to pressure from consumer groups and the top U.S. communications regulator.
What goes around, comes around that sums up the idea behind Circle, a fast-growing social app that focuses on keeping things in the neighborhood.Think of Circle as a cross between a social network, a community board and a news site.
In a world constructed entirely from computer code, spies for international superpowers are keeping tabs on digital creatures who sometimes wield elaborate medieval weaponry, controlled by guys who were picked last for their high school dodgeball teams.
Pretty soon, buying a case for the iPhone 5C might be more expensive than the phone itself.Wal-Mart will sell the smartphone for only $27 with a two-year contract from Verizon or AT&T starting on Friday as part of a holiday sale that extends through Dec. 24.
A labor group monitoring three Chinese factories that make iPhones and other Apple products says once-oppressive working conditions have steadily improved in the last 18 months, but more must be done to reduce the amount of overtime that employees work.
Watch out Snapchat. On Thursday, Instagram announced a brand-new private messaging system that lets users share photos and videos with their friends.Called Instagram Direct, the feature allows people to send photos back and forth along with written messages.