“Radiolab” has scheduled Cicada Tracker Maker events to help people build sensors that will detect the temperatures that herald the emergence of cicadas.
The nation’s leading bookstore chain said it would announce partnerships with “leading retailers” in Britain at a later time.
General Mills is turning to social media like Pinterest to help introduce a new product it calls Fiber One Chewy bars.
Twitter data is potentially lucrative for the global communications business. It can inform about when to serve up advertisements on the site and for what kinds of products. It also produces cool graphs and charts.
A new article in The New Yorker by Malcolm Gladwell, based on the new biography of Steve Jobs, focuses on Jobs as a tweaker of great ideas rather than as someone who dreams them up.
The skincare products company said Thursday it would halt its advertising campaign that suggested black men “re-civilize” themselves, after an outcry erupted on social media Web sites.
Apple is usually ultrasecretive about coming product announcements, but on Tuesday the company pre-announced a number of new software plans a week before a presentation that will be led by Steve Jobs.
HopStop, the Web site that gives directions for transit riders and walkers, will provide directions for bicycling in the five boroughs of New York City.
Online advertising revenue in 2010 reached a record high of $26 billion, a 15 percent increase over 2009, according to a report by the Interactive Advertising Bureau and PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Senator John Kerry of Massachusetts and Senator John McCain of Arizona on Tuesday introduced the Commercial Privacy Bill of Rights Act of 2011, which would protect consumer privacy on the Internet.
An original reality series produced exclusively for the iPad allows viewers to pause the program and buy clothing worn by the characters from Gap.com.
Using a system called geo-fencing, ShopAlerts by AT&T will send text messages to users who enter a defined zone, like an airport.