Stories tagged: online
Fri., Dec. 16, 2016
A month ago, Google pledged to make sure that the ads sold though its AdSense program wouldn’t go on fake news sites. But so far, the company has largely failed …
Wed., Nov. 30, 2016
Giving Tuesday, a 5-year-old phenomenon aimed at encouraging online charitable giving, produced record-shattering donations this week, according to two organizations which tracked the flow of gifts.
Mon., Nov. 7, 2016
NEW YORK – TVs are so last century. News outlets are using Facebook Live, Snapchat, YouTube and other tools to offer live coverage of Election Day in ways not possible …
Fri., Oct. 7, 2016
It’s one of the strongest opioids in circulation, so deadly an amount smaller than a poppy seed can kill a person. Until July, when drug users in the United States …
Sat., Sept. 3, 2016
Suburban retailing feeling the weight on online shopping and overbuilding.
Fri., Aug. 26, 2016
Microsoft is making it easier to call out racist, sexist, or other abusive content on Xbox Live and the company’s other online services.
Thu., March 31, 2016
Kevin Hart is going to go undercover as a Lyft driver. That’s the premise of an original series being made by Hart’s production company and studio Lionsgate that was announced …
Thu., March 31, 2016
Low-income Americans are expected to be able to apply for help from the federal government in paying for Internet access in December.
Tue., March 8, 2016
In its quest to build out its fashion business, Amazon.com may disrupt the world of TV talk shows, too – with a nightly live show dedicated to fashion and beauty. …
Thu., Dec. 8, 2011
Twitter is changing to address a paradox about a service that revolves around messages limited to just 140 characters. As simple as it sounds, the concept remains too confusing and …
Sat., Dec. 3, 2011
Online advertising, once used primarily as a way to reach young and heavily wired consumers, has emerged as an essential communications tool in the 2012 presidential contest.
Mon., Aug. 22, 2011
It’s amazing what you can find out about a person online. For instance, there’s a remarkable website called PeekYou.com, a people search engine visited by nearly 6 million people per …
Sat., June 5, 2010
All right, I’ve finally figured out how the city’s budget works. The city gets in trouble, looks around for an easy target, spies the Spokane Public Library and hacks it …
Thu., March 11, 2010
BOISE – Two lawmakers from the same North Idaho district are at opposite ends of a legislative battle over taxing Internet sales, which Idahoans already are required by law to …