The President issued a memorandum today to expand the availability of spectrum and bolster America's leadership in wireless innovation. He mandated that Federal agencies free up a significant portion of wireless spectrum so that it can be used by individuals and businesses.
"BC has had legalized crowdfunding for a decade," super-angel Mike Volker said last night at the Vancouver Enterprise Forum event on crowdfunding. "It's the only place in North America, and there are no restrictions, no limits."
President Barack Obama's state of the union address focused on innovation, jobs, education, health-care ... and green technology.
Topsy has partnered with Twitter to provide live, real-time sentiment analysis of the U.S. presidential election. And after trailing Obama for much of the year, Romney appears to be in the lead.
More than thirty million people have already voted in the U.S. presidential election. Over half a million of them are named John.
Tomorrow Americans will vote for a president, new or continuing. Social media users, however, have already decided who has won -- at least in their tweets, shares, and likes.
"I think we've sequenced the DNA of Republicans and Democrats," Mintigo general manager and CMO Jason Garoutte told me today. "Based on words on someone's website, we'd have a very good chance of of determining who is a Democrat or a Republican."
Tweets equal dollars, according to Twitter.
Republicans better get down on their knees and pray that Americans never vote via Facebook or Twitter.
You don't often get a chance to chat with a former chief information officer of an entire country -- especially one the size and power of the United States of America.
Obama voters are camping meditators who like Samsung and Visa and like Paranormal Activity as well as The Colbert Report. Romney voters are quilting gun owners who shop at Walmart, eat at McDonald's, and watch -- believe it or not -- Atlas Shrugged, the movie.
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Apparently, POTUS is popular. 60 extra servers popular.
President Obama's Ask Me Anything two days ago was a massive success, as Reddit highlighted earlier today in a blog post. Not only did the page get 2.99 million page views on the day of the event, it has received another 2.3 million pages already as of this morning.
The Securities and Exchange Commission, which governs investing and trading stocks, is proposing an update that will enable crowdfunders to more easily sell shares in their companies.
Maybe you didn’t see Romney’s iAd. Or perhaps you’re just not impressed with the Republican candidate’s perfectly coiffed hair. Either way, if you own a smartphone, you’re close to twice as likely to support Obama as you are to support …
Politics happens online as much as off these days, and the US presidential race is no different. So who’s winning?
SocialBakers, the social media analytics company, released a visual review of the Obama vs. Romney social media battle on Facebook …
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.
The tweet was sent today during Obama’s Twitter Town Hall live broadcast hosted by …
Fox News on Monday said that its Fox News Politics Twitter account had been hacked after the account falsely posted that President Obama had been shot and killed while campaigning in Iowa. President Obama is celebrating July 4 at a …
Barack Obama’s presidential re-election campaign announced today that the president himself would be updating his Facebook and Twitter accounts heading into 2012.
“We’re turning a page on the President’s Facebook account. From now on, Obama 2012 staff will use this …