Web freedom advocates are crying foul over what is believed to be a UN takeover of the internet at a meeting of the International Telecommunications Union in Dubai. What is actually happening, however, is more of the same UN-style debates over treaties and legal definitions.
A new study says "gamification" — the use of game mechanics, feedback loops and rewards to spur interaction and boost engagement — may play a central role in all aspects of our future lives. Does Portal ring any bells?
At the inaugural meeting of the Open Government Partnership in Brazil, US Secretary of State Hilary Clinton details what she believes will become a new divide among nations - how open or closed their societies are.