election

  • 13 of the best tweets about the election

    13 of the best tweets about the election

    The polls for the 2016 election are beginning to close and Twitter is aflame. As the trashfire of this election burns itself to cinders, we got out of fetal position and took a break from counting down to the potential end of days with Twitter. Here are some tweets keeping us sane on #ElectionNight. Read More

  • Crunch Report | China’s New Cybersecurity Laws

    China has some new cybersecurity laws, starting in January 2017, Tesla will charge owners of new Teslas for Supercharger use if they drive more than 1,000 miles a year, Samsung leaks its AI plans for the Galaxy S8, Gmail for iOS gets an update and, on Election Day, Google will be refreshing election results every 20 seconds. All this on Crunch Report. Read More

  • Google will display election results as soon as polls close

    Google will display election results as soon as polls close

    Google has been highly involved with connecting U.S. voters to timely information throughout this election cycle, by offering everything from voter registration assistance to polling place information in its search result pages. Today, the company announced plans to display the results of the U.S. election directly in search, in over 30 languages, as soon as the polls close. Web searchers… Read More

  • Crunch Report | Facebook’s Election Hub

    Google Capital has rebranded to CapitalG, Facebook hub gives its election hub top billing in hopes of making you a more informed voter, Wish is rumored to be raising $500 million, Lucas Matney was really impressed by Doppler Labs’ Here One device and the NFL is launching a virtual reality series on YouTube. All this on Crunch Report. Read More

  • Google Says It’s Seeing A Significant Jump In Phishing Attempts In Iran Ahead Of Elections

    Google Says It’s Seeing A Significant Jump In Phishing Attempts In Iran Ahead Of Elections

    Google says it’s seeing a massive increase in email-based phishing campaigns that originate within Iran and target Iranian users. These attacks, Google says, started about three weeks ago and the company believes that they are politically motivated. Iran’s next election is scheduled for Friday and this “significant jump” in phishing activity in the region started… Read More

  • Matt Galligan On Circa’s Role In The Upcoming Election

    Matt Galligan On Circa’s Role In The Upcoming Election And The Future Of News [TCTV]

    Last month, we told you about a new service called Circa, which set out to redefine the way that you consume news on your iOS device. The app itself is beautifully designed, and was based off of an idea that Ben Huh had and then shared with Matt Galligan. Galligan took the idea and ran with it. Read More

  • Remind Your Friends To Vote With Free Greeting Card From Shepard Fairey & Mobile Cards App Sincerely Ink

    Remind Your Friends To Vote With Free Greeting Card From Shepard Fairey & Mobile Cards App Sincerely Ink

    Mobile photo-printing and greeting card startup Sincerely wants to encourage users to vote this election season, and to do so, it has partnered with artist Shepard Fairey on the creation of an exclusive new card. Best known as the creator of the Barack Obama “Hope” poster, Fairey’s new card has a similar style and color palette, but offers a non-partisan plea: it just… Read More

  • Let The Race Begin: Google Launches Elections Hub

    Let The Race Begin: Google Launches Elections Hub

    A new year is always exciting. A Clean slate. But once every four years, something very important comes into play: a presidential election. This year, all of your election information won’t be any more readily available than it is right here, on the interwebs, and Google is set to be your go-to place to keep up with them. Today via the Official Google Blog, the search giant has… Read More

  • Hitwise Ranks Election Traffic To News Sites

    Hitwise has released a ranking of some of the top news sites, measured by traffic on Election Day. CNN.com came out on top, seeing a 146 percent spike over the day before. But MSNBC.com, Fox News, and the Drudge report all saw nice bumps as well. ABCNews.com had a record day, with a 113 percent jump in traffic over the day before. And CNN’s Political Ticker blog by itself saw a… Read More

  • Did Obama Win Yet?

    The U.S. Election isn’t until tomorrow, but doesn’t it already seem like Obama has won? That is certainly the impression you get if you look at any of the polls, state-by-state electoral maps, or prediction markets out there. Even the latest Fox News poll has Obama leading McCain by 50 percent to 43 percent. My favorite prediction tool, and the one with the best record of… Read More

  • Video: Election divides Azeroth along faction lines

    Pay close attention to this video, citizens of Azeroth! It shows just how divisive this presidential campaign has been: Human against Dwarf, Tauren against Orc. It’s madness. And this, in a time when all of us should be focused on eliminating the Scourge. But seriously, folks, it’s a fun video that will definitely be appreciated by World of Warcraft fans. That McCain has a stamina… Read More