December 13, 2013 6:35 PM Twitter reveals top tweets of 2013
Twitter has unveiled the company's annual "Year on Twitter" report, including what the company calls the Golden Tweets – the year's most retweeted. Mourners on Twitter are quick to pass along condolences, and the top two tweets had to do with celebrity deaths. Actor Paul Walker's sudden death generated the second-most retweeted post of 2013. The confirmation 84
November 22, 2013 7:15 PM Rio Olympics: Water pollution a concern for sports groups
Sports federations will be monitoring efforts to clean up the polluted waters around Rio de Janeiro to prevent health risks to Olympic athletes. RIO DE JANEIRO—Olympic sports federations will be monitoring efforts to clean up the polluted waters around Rio de Janeiro to prevent health risks to athletes at the 2016 Games. Just 2 ½ years before the Olympics 113
November 21, 2013 12:59 PM Windows Phone 8: Microsoft's breakthrough moment?
Windows Phone 8 users have often had that sinking feeling of being the stragglers in the smartphone app race. But on Wednesday they were handed a dose of good cheer as not one, but two blockbuster apps launched on the platform: Waze - Google's newly acquired crowdsourced navigation app - and Instagram, the "must-have" Facebook-owned photo-sharing social 197