Redbox and Verizon’s joint-venture video service is now in “alpha” testing, as the companies try to challenge Netflix for the streaming crown.
President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama decided their daughter Malia was old enough to get a cell phone when she turned 12, yet another set of parents wrestling with the thorny question of the best age for kids to get mobile phones.
Government officials are bombarding phone carriers with requests for customer information, highlighting an increase in surveillance threatening consumer privacy.
At a time when new ideas and technology are transforming movie and music distribution, video games are emerging as the next medium to feel the effects of change.
Several Hollywood studios hope UltraViolet is the answer to falling DVD sales and lost revenue, but a crowded market of digital options could hold the new format back.
Thailand’s long-standing laws against criticizing its monarchy are colliding with the openness of the Internet, as the country balances the promises of progress with the pull of ancient traditions.
People use smartphones to download games, music, Internet radio and virtual talking cats, but can’t listen to their local FM radio signal, something broadcasters hope to change.
Move over, tech-savvy moms — digital dads are hitting the scene, finding new ways to connect with kids and turning newfound “geek” abilities into cool cred with the kiddies.
Dish Network is embroiled in a lawsuit with television networks over a feature that will allow viewers to skip commercials during recorded shows, and the outcome could affect future programming.
Despite claims that the ubiquity of Internet porn is over-sexualizing young people, the teen birth rate is lower than ever, suggesting the flow of information is making some impact on sexual behavior.