MindMixer's founders are on a mission to inspire citizen engagement, particularly around important social issues like education and health care.
Want to promote a petition on Change.org? For $1000 or less, you're guaranteed more eyeballs to any campaign.
California Assembly Member Bonnie Lowenthal has introduced the "Right to Know Act 2013," which would force businesses to tell consumers what personal data they have and where it is being shared.
ElectNext just raised $1.3 million to bring its open political database to the news media.
Like millions of fellow Facebook users, you updated your profile picture to support marriage equality. Do social media campaigns like these make a difference?
Chinese cyber-spying may have soured a $20 billion dollar mobile deal. If Chinese hardware makes its way into U.S. core networks, will the nation be compromised?
Either there are very different people on Twitter than the average Jane Q. Everywoman, or we tend to say very different things in public than we do in private.
With Los Angeles facing dismal graduation rates, this mayoral candidate wants to teach students about technology instead of spending money on jailing them in the future.
The Obama Administration hosted a hackathon a couple weeks ago to increase access to its online petitioning system, We the People. Here are the results.
Video games could hold great mental-health benefits, but the leader of the House of Representatives' Republican majority would rather not know that.
During his first "Fireside Hangout" on YouTube, President Barack Obama called for education, immigration, and patent reform to support the tech scene, not to mention the American economy.
Packages and P.O. boxes will still get Saturday service, but mail carriers are cooling their heels on Saturdays starting in August. It's all part of Congress' evil plot against the USPS.
I read the announcement today that Canada has just launched a startup visa program. By doing so, they are saying to the world, “Welcome, immigrant entrepreneurs — please come start your business in Canada.”
It’s brilliant, well executed, and modeled …
Editor's Pick BlastRoots is an automated grassroots lobbying platform that seeks to give people the tricks and tools they need to move the political needle.
Causes acquires Votizen to empower Americans to drive political change.
Editor's Pick Most U.S. tech policy is either non-existent or horribly outdated. And 2012 was the year we woke up to that fact.
In 2012, the promise of the social election finally came to fruition. From gaffes and memes to true triumphs, here are Washington's top 10 tech moments.
The U.S. Senate has just passed a bill that would take the teeth out of online and mobile stalking by creating new rules for location privacy.
Congressman Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) took to Reddit this morning to answer questions about recently introduced legislation that would place a two-year ban on legislators and regulators from creating new laws or regulations that would negatively affect the Internet.
When it comes to Reddit users, its much better to work with them than against them. And at least one U.S. representative has decided to get proactive.