Are your friends secretly taping you?

by Phil Elmore -- News that "7th Heaven" actor Stephen Collins is an admitted child molester shocked fans of the actor's beloved Christian pastor character. The studio making the film sequel "Ted more…

Will bureaucracy bury the Bitcoin?

by Phil Elmore -- Despite lingering uncertainty over its stability and security, the virtual currency Bitcoin continues to make strides toward mainstream legitimacy. This week, Boston-based Circle, what the Guardian calls a more…

Ludicrous claims of male villainy

by Phil Elmore -- There is a fundamental difference in the way people use the Internet. Conservatives and libertarians tend to use the Internet to share their political ideas, argue or lament more…

Oops! 'Isis Wallet' forced to change name

by Phil Elmore -- You could almost hear a room full of executives face-palming themselves. At issue, in this theoretical boardroom meeting, was the fact that their digital payment system was named, more…

The rise of the 'creepy factor'

by Phil Elmore -- It's a funny word, "creepy." It's not easy to define, yet everybody thinks they'd know if they saw, heard, or read something that was "creepy." In reality, it's more…

The left's ongoing media angst

by Phil Elmore -- There is a synergy to media and social media, an interactivity to pop-culture news and entertainment that is only possible because we all carry smartphones and we all more…

Is Internet access an 'entitlement'?

by Phil Elmore -- Do you post pictures of your children to social media? An increasing number of parents do not. Tech Times' Aaron Mamiit writes that this rising trend "comes at more…

Blaming the white man for women's work choices

by Phil Elmore -- Recently, hand-wringing at technology giant Apple reached a frenzied state, as the corporation's management fretted over the "diversity" of its employees. Apple CEO Tim Cook, quoted by The more…

In defense of Google reading your mail

by Phil Elmore -- Mark Rogowsky is very concerned. Specifically, Mr. Rogowsky is concerned that Google turned in a man suspected of trafficking in child pornography. You probably already know that Google more…