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For #Syria and Beyond, Charities Turn to Hashtags
The civil war in Syria is not new. Unlike an earthquake or hurricane, people are not being flooded with around-the-clock images of rescue workers climbing through newly created rubble.So how does a charity drum up interest in a complicated, ongoing conflict?
Wed, 12 Mar 2014 10:12:05 GMT
Teen Whiz Kids Bag $630,000 in Prizes at Intel Science Fair
A 17-year-old from California took home $100,000 in prize money as winner of the Intel Science Talent Search for his work on anti-flu drugs.Eric Chen used computer models to pin down a potential class of drugs that would work by tripping up endonucleases, enzymes that viruses use to multiply.
Wed, 12 Mar 2014 01:10:22 GMT
Crowdsourced Jet Search Overwhelms Satellite Company's Servers
A satellite imagery provider is trying to give people all over the world the opportunity to help search for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet — but the demand is proving more than its servers can handle.
Wed, 12 Mar 2014 00:08:17 GMT
Twitter Crashes Second Time in Nine Days, Blames Software Glitch
Twitter crashed on Tuesday for the second time in nine days when a software glitch stalled the popular messaging service for about one hour.
Tue, 11 Mar 2014 22:04:52 GMT
Elusive 'Flappy Bird' Creator Disses 'Angry Birds'
In February, Dong Nguyen pulled his immensely popular "Flappy Bird" game from the Apple and Android app stores. The 28-year-old developer from Hanoi mystified fans and the press with a vague tweet.
Tue, 11 Mar 2014 21:33:49 GMT
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