Today's Five Best Columns
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Dec 12, 2012 2:45PM ET
It's not clear exactly when or how, but Facebook's Carolyn Everson confirmed that the company will "monetize" (i.e. sell advertising) on the very-popular photo sharing app.
Dec 12, 2012 1:16PM ET
How to remove ugly photos, block people instantly, and more — a (very) simple guide to help you better understand the latest round of changes.
Dec 12, 2012 11:37AM ET
The Wall Street Journal now has sources saying Apple is testing set designs with Samsung — but that this "isn't a formal project yet." To that, the tech world says: duh.
Dec 12, 2012 10:13AM ET
After leaving a Guatemalan detention center, John McAfee is flying home.
Dec 12, 2012 9:03AM ET
A day after debuting its new mail apps, the company has just released a Flickr app for iPhone, that — surprise, surprise — has Instagram-type filters. This comes just days after Twitter released its own filters and Instagram unveiled a new one.
Dec 11, 2012 3:20PM ET
The pursuit of Zero Dark Inbox is a diligent movement to eliminate all unread messages, but what about the rest of us?
Dec 11, 2012 1:35PM ET
Hey, kids, how'd you like some Internet with that diploma? South Carolina's Newberry College has added a social media major, because of the apparent skyrocketing number of jobs in that field.
Dec 11, 2012 1:26PM ET
In her first big product overhaul, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer has announced a redesign of Yahoo Mail — and it focuses a lot on the mobile experience, as promised.
Dec 11, 2012 11:39AM ET
Women held a mere 14.3 percent of executive positions at Fortune 500 companies, according to new data. That 1.4 percent increase from last year represents a "glacial pace," even in the year of the new Yahoo CEO.
Dec 11, 2012 9:48AM ET
When asked about his competition — and Apple specifically — the Google CEO insists in a rare interview that he wants to see more cooperation, less animosity, and happier users.
Dec 10, 2012 6:56PM ET
On the the same afternoon that Instagram updated its mobile apps with a new filter called Willow, Twitter debuted long rumored photo filters of its own — all of which explains the whole dust-up over Instagram photos disappearing from Twitter last week.
Dec 10, 2012 4:11PM ET
In a move that will surprise absolutely no one, the media hungry anti-virus tycoon on the lam for charges related to murder has sold his life story. While we await the actual ending to McAfee's run from the law, the news gives us an excuse to imagine.
Dec 10, 2012 1:43PM ET
Google has yet to offer an official explanation for the widespread outages that hit Gmail, Drive, Chrome, and more of its products late this morning, but explanations are beginning to surface for a minor Internet plague that continues into the afternoon.
Dec 10, 2012 12:34PM ET
It may not be the most useful of Google Maps features, but with Gmail and Chrome down today, this just announced earth-at-night layer sure is pretty.
Dec 10, 2012 11:07AM ET
The next-level emoticons known as emoji have taken texting by smile, with hundreds of animations for phone users increasingly available to insert in their messages. But in their silliness, there also lies some mystery.
Dec 10, 2012 10:24AM ET
The batlle has just begun to heat up, but we can already see which browser has pulled ahead — and which others stand a chance. Here's the early take on Apple, Mozilla, Google, Amazon, and more... with superlatives!
Dec 7, 2012 4:39PM ET
We know everyone is a little bummed about all those filtered photos disappearing from your Twitter streams this weekend, but let's not get all worked up about it: They are disappearing, and there is no scandal.
Dec 7, 2012 3:47PM ET
We know you were hoping for a Powerball winner to hate, with the first winning couple turning out to be the sweetest ever, but the second person, who has finally claimed the prize, doesn't want to go public.
Dec 7, 2012 3:08PM ET
With the Mayan apocalypse fast approaching (two weeks!), a NASA senior scientist has reassured the world that the space agency isn't hiding any intel on the order of the universe and its impending implosion December 21.
Dec 7, 2012 1:11PM ET
The occasionally frightening virtual currency, which doesn't tend to believe in government regulation, just got itself some.
Dec 7, 2012 10:52AM ET
John McAfee didn't even spend one night in a Guatemalan hospital following his alleged two heart attacks because it kind of sounds like he might not have even had one heart attack.
Dec 6, 2012 7:34PM ET
Tim Cook hasn't provided many details, but a new wave of enthusiasm for producing things here, along with a look at the challenges of Apple's past and the American economy's present, may offer a small window into Made in the U.S.A., Apple edition.
Dec 6, 2012 3:46PM ET
Just hours after Guatemala's government denied John McAfee asylum, the rogue anti-virus pioneer was sent to a hospital there Thursday afternoon for a possible heart attack.
Dec 6, 2012 2:03PM ET
As a fascinating phenomenon of modern tech-speak emerges — the verb "to Google" has now been translated into many other languages — we've compiled a handy traveler's guide.
Dec 6, 2012 12:33PM ET
Sometime in 2013, T-Mobile customers can get themselves an iPhone, according to a for-real official announcement from Deutsche Telekom, T-Mobile's parent company. Or at least it sure sounds like it.
Dec 6, 2012 12:22PM ET
In an attempt to show us how much Google+ has grown, Google released numbers Thursday that prove little more than how few users it's gotten users to engage with the service's front end.
Dec 6, 2012 11:05AM ET
After Guatemalan authorities arrested him last night, our favorite rogue anti-virus entrepreneur has continued to entertain us by writing blog posts on his ever-delusional personal blog — he's up to four entries this morning alone.
Dec 6, 2012 9:06AM ET
Hoping to achieve what even Steve Jobs once considered the impossible, the largest company in American history will attempt to actually make a major product in America, says Apple CEO Tim Cook in a new interview.
Dec 5, 2012 6:37PM ET
Instagram made sharing its photos a lot more annoying for Twitter users Wednesday in what's being called a "brewing war." We're here to help with a handy three-step program to getting over this terrible ordeal.
Dec 5, 2012 4:17PM ET
Of course John McAfee has revealed his alibi for the murder of his neighbor in this super-bizarre Vice video, which begins as more of a reality-TV clip and ends with an alleged press conference.