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Marketers Have Found a Way to Use Vine

Marketers pushing summer blockbusters are aggressively seeding Vine, Twitter’s nascent mobile app for six-second videos, into their social media …

The YouTube Paradox And The Off-YouTube Solution

When it comes to video distribution on the Internet, there are few solutions better than YouTube . The company is the No. 1 place to search for and find the video content that viewers want to watch, and for creators it provides a size and scale of audience it can offer videos to.<p>That said, a …

Simulator Provides Early Look at iOS 7 on the iPad

Apple has yet to release iOS 7 for the iPad and aside from a small picture on the iOS 7 site, there has been little indication of what the operating system will look like on the larger screen of the tablet.<p>German site <i>Apfelpage.de</i> [Google Translation] has posted some photos obtained via an iOS 7 …

Saudi Arabia may block WhatsApp within weeks

Saudi Arabia plans to block WhatsApp in coming weeks if the makers of the mobile chat app don't comply with local regulations.<p>The warning comes after the Communications and Information Technology Commission blocked popular voice and messaging app Viber last week.<p>"We have been communicating with …

Privacy

Messages Galore, But No Time To Think

I'm old enough to remember a simpler time in the office, when talking -- whether in person or on the phone -- was the main way to communicate. I once had a job where I filled out those pink "While You Were Out" slips for employees who had stepped away from their desks.<p>Read more on www.nytimes.com

Twitter literally goes to the birds

<i>(Screenshot by Michelle Starr/CNET Australia)</i><p><b>Homing pigeons are gearing up to fly across Europe, tweeting as they go.</b><p>Equipped with special backpacks, …