Technology

Why Facebook Wants to Get Inside Your Brain

(Sydney Morning Herald) – If Mark Zuckerberg’s ability to realize his dreams continues unabated, we will all be communicating via ESP before long. “One day, I believe we’ll be able to send full, rich thoughts to each other directly using technology,” the 31-year-old Facebook chief executive told Read More

Business

Snapchat Planning for IPO

  (CNN) – Evan Spiegel, the founder and CEO of the popular messaging service, revealed Tuesday that his company is preparing for an initial public offering, but wouldn’t provide details on timing. “We need to IPO. We have a plan to do that,” he said Read More

Business

WhatsApp Calling Spotted in the Wild?

[CNet] Answer the phone — WhatsApp is calling. Friday, screenshots purportedly depicting the widely popular messaging app’s coming-soon voice-calling features made their way to the Web courtesy of the blog iPhoneItalia. The shots, seen above, reportedly depict a beta version of WhatsApp for iPhone with a Read More

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Op-Ed

Onion’s Apology is Not Accepted

By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist   In the midst of the Academy Awards drama on Sunday, February 24, one of the Onion’s writers (we don’t know who he is – I doubt a “she” would have stooped so low), described the lovely and talented child Read More

Op-Ed

How Social Are You?

By Cheryl Pearson-McNeil NNPA Columnist   Channel surfing over the weekend, I stopped on a favorite old romantic comedy that was centered on a relationship that blossomed over emails. The movie isn’t even all that old, yet its premise now seems almost ancient. Because as Read More