As political ads ramp up on TV, a newer platform is also seeing a spike in political messages. In 2008, Barack Obama became the first presidential candidate to use political advertising in a video game. This year, the Romney campaign says it is also injecting politics into gaming.
The cloud's vast computing power is making it easier and less expensive for companies and clinicians to discover new drugs and new medical treatments. Analyzing data that used to take years and tens of millions of dollars can now be done for a fraction of that amount.
Top universities are embracing free online education. Dozens of schools, such as the University of Pennsylvania, are now offering classes to thousands of people across the world. But what will this mean for the future of the classroom, and the brand of the universities involved?
A couple in Philadelphia is reinventing gravesite memorials. Using the popular QR code technology, they've developed a business in which mourners can digitally connect to their loved ones with a scan of a smartphone.
Apple has apologized for it new map software which has led to a flood of customer complaints. The company dropped the popular Google maps app for its own version on the iPhone 5. CEO Tim Cook said the company "is extremely sorry for the frustration this has caused our customers." He said Apple's map application will improve and that customers can download alternatives in the meantime.
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