Today's Five Best Columns
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Aug 20, 2014 4:40PM ET
A new study suggests that people who use e-readers are worse at remembering the plots to books than people who read physical books.
Aug 20, 2014 10:24AM ET
Even in the business of sowing chaos, there must be some order.
Aug 20, 2014 6:48AM ET
Hours after images of the beheading of James Foley were disseminated across Twitter, the social media service announced a conditional change that would allow families to request that images of the deceased be removed from Twitter.
Aug 19, 2014 2:15PM ET
Better call Plouffe. David Plouffe, President Obama's former campaign manager and White House adviser, has a new gig as senior vice president of policy and strategy at Uber.
Aug 19, 2014 11:10AM ET
The tech giant is allegedly planning to offer accounts to children under the age of 13 for services like Gmail and YouTube.
Aug 18, 2014 3:44PM ET
Well, it was more of a gentle toss, but still.
Aug 18, 2014 9:43AM ET
Facebook is now testing a "Satire" tag to help people who can't tell the difference between fake stories and the websites they mock.
Aug 15, 2014 10:38AM ET
Million Hoodies' Deputy Director Dante Berry said he learned that SketchFactor listed his group as a partner on its website "right after that call," with The Wire and SketchFactor's Allison McGuire.
Aug 14, 2014 12:18PM ET
Tom Hanks—two-time Academy Award winner, beloved star of Nora Ephron rom-coms, tweeter of messages signed "Hanx"—is entering the 21st century of app-making by releasing an app... for typewriters
Aug 14, 2014 11:32AM ET
Twitter has pledged to improve policies on online abuse.
Aug 12, 2014 6:11PM ET
The stock for King Digital Entertainment, the game's maker, has dropped 20 percent since the company went public in March.
Aug 12, 2014 12:54PM ET
Uber may be one of the hottest startup companies, but its aggressive tactics aren't worth five stars.
Aug 7, 2014 9:20PM ET
The next generation is already glued to their technology. Might as well hand them an iPhone out of the womb.
Aug 7, 2014 3:47PM ET
It's an odd week for animals and tech. First came the debate over rights to a monkey's selfie; now, it's outrage over tortoises carrying iPads. Why? For art.
Aug 7, 2014 3:41PM ET
Steve Jobs found hanging out with Tupac in Brazil. Or something like that.
Aug 7, 2014 12:42PM ET
Considering that two thirds of Americans would put themselves in danger to retrieve their stolen phones and all the digital information on them, the Pope might just be onto something.
Aug 7, 2014 9:47AM ET
The company hit by the security breach is the primary background check service for the federal government.
Aug 6, 2014 6:02PM ET
More evidence appeared today that Twitter—the social media giant meant for sharing links, retweeting, and unfortunate hashtags—will be moving into the realm of e-commerce.
Aug 6, 2014 2:59PM ET
The case will request $667 in damages for the first 25,000 members of the class.
Aug 6, 2014 2:40PM ET
While Microsoft may think they're being generous, it seems they are adding insult to injury by offering soon to be ex-factory workers the very phones they make for a living to quit.
Aug 6, 2014 11:28AM ET
A former Apple employee is putting his unusual name, and even more unusual business card, towards a good cause: the Children's Wish foundation.
Aug 6, 2014 9:51AM ET
Lawyers are shifting uncomfortably in their seats as Apple and Samsung finally come to a truce over international patent lawsuits. Apple reached a similar agreement with Google in early 2014.
Aug 6, 2014 9:24AM ET
But no reason to panic. (You should panic a little.)
Aug 5, 2014 2:41PM ET
Re/Code's John Paczkowski has reported the tech giant has scheduled "a big media event" for Tuesday, Sept. 9, and is expected to formally announce the iPhone 6.
Aug 4, 2014 9:28AM ET
The NFL will own and operate the tablets, providing each team with 25 total tablets: 13 for the sidelines and 12 for the coaches box.