At a gathering to talk about his new health care legislation, President Barack Obama casually revealed to the crowd that he wasn’t allowed to upgrade his smartphone to Apple’s iPhone due to “security reasons,” reports Reuters.
Editor’s Pick You may find it hard to believe that the leader of the free world has much time for video games. But the President’s senior advisor, Mark DeLoura, says Barack Obama has taken a personal interest.
Guest Post We need more open competition among bidding vendors to keep this from happening again — to ensure that we actually get the “best and brightest”, and not the most bloated and expensive.
As more details emerge on the extent of international spying by the NSA, what’s most interesting is how little President Obama may have known.
Guest Post An op-ed from former White House chief technology officer Aneesh Chopra on the creation of new private sector services to improve our nation’s health.
On December 21 last year, Facebook quietly added the ability to segment fans by region. Which means that social media monitoring companies are now finding all kinds of juicy oddities in fan counts of major brands.
Perhaps it was the most re-tweeted tweet in history. Or the photo with the most Facebook likes ever. Most likely, it’s a history of consistently engaging via social media.
Health care is a massive part of the U.S. economy — about 20 percent — but it’s not one that we talk about often when we think of venture capital. That might be about to change.
Guest Post If there is one thing that we’ve seen as a constant throughout the 2012 presidential campaign it is that social media has been the go-to-tool for engaging younger audiences and getting them to influence their friends.
Twitter loves Obama.
Obama, whose mastery of social media has certainly played a huge role in his victory, tweeted simply this: Four more years.
Tweets equal dollars, according to Twitter.
DEMO startup ElectNext offers a survey that helps you figured out political issues — and where you stand on them.
We the people, in order to form a more mobile union, do establish that iPhones, iPads, and Androids are our preferred devices for accessing timely information. Thankfully, the White House has taken notice of our preamble.
Barack Obama sent his first tweet since announcing he would begin personally updating his social media accounts rather than have a campaign staff member do it.
U.S. President Barack Obama’s goal to have more than 1 million plug-in electric cars on U.S. roadways by 2015 is well on its way to being completed, according to Assistant Energy Secretary David Sandalow.
Surprise! President Barack Obama is running for reelection in 2012, he announced today. But cleantech-minded voters will have to consider whether he can keep up with the aggressive clean technology expansion plans he laid out in his State of the Union address this year after a series of disasters and setbacks that have changed the playing field.
Microsoft and youth voting initiative Rock the Vote just announced a partnership to try to get gamers more involved in the presidential election. Starting on Monday (the first day of the Democratic National Convention), members of Microsoft’s Xbox Live gaming community will be able to use their Xbox 360s to register to vote, participate in election-related polls and post their opinions in an election forum.