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November brings midterm elections in the US, and Twitter is looking to lend a hand when it comes to keeping you informed on all the latest heading into next week. To do so, the social network developed the #Election2014 dashboard. As you might expect, the hub will monitor the political discourse i...

October 29th 2014 at 4:01pm 0 Comments
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Last year EVE Online players were given the news that the standard method of voting in members of the Council of Stellar Management was on its way out, with a new voting system put in place that allowed players to rank 14 of their favorite candidates. The story behind that change is a fascinating o...

August 21st 2013 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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Elections are live for EVE Online's Council of Stellar Management 8, and players are invited to wade through the nominations to choose their ideal candidates to represent them to CCP. The full list of candidates along with their campaign promises are now posted for all to see. The 28 31 32 candi...

April 5th 2013 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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The free Super PAC app has just been released for the iPhone and it gives you a look behind the curtain to see who is funding the political ads that are blanketing the airwaves and the internet, and gives you some places to check the 'facts' that the ads claim. In a way it is like the Shazam app...

August 23rd 2012 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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If you're following all the election news this year, it's hard to avoid all the results of the many polls that are taken. PollTracker is a well done non-partisan iOS app that keeps you on top of the ups and downs of the polls in the Presidential race, Senate and House campaigns, gubernatorial r...

August 10th 2012 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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It's an election year, iOS devices are almost everywhere, and that's why both US Presidential candidates this year are already pushing iPhone apps. Governor Mitt Romney, the presumptive Republican nominee, has released an app called Mitt's VP -- he plans to announce his choice for Vice Presiden...

August 1st 2012 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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Washington state has commissioned a Facebook app to provide another avenue for its residents to register to vote. Officials will soon post the software, developed by local company Microsoft, on the Secretary of State's page and allow users to like it in order to spread the word. Once it's ready, r...

July 18th 2012 at 5:42am 0 Comments
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Most of the so-called "young folks" would argue that Facebook lost its innocence the day that parents were invited to play along, but there's no question that politicians would disagree vehemently. A recent study published by the number crunchers at Pew Internet found that over half (54 percent, if...

March 21st 2011 at 9:49pm 0 Comments
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Of all the groups involved in EVE Online, the democratically elected Council of Stellar Management (CSM) may be the most significant influence in the game's development. The council was originally created as a way to reassure players that the developer corruption exposed in the T20 scandal would...

March 13th 2011 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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TERA's political system has been shrouded in mystery for some time now, despite allusions to it in various producer and community manager interviews that En Masse Entertainment has given out over the past few months. Thanks to a video interview captured at Gamescom by a member of the Glimpse Dog f...

August 23rd 2010 at 3:00pm 0 Comments