Update: Obama wins debate on Xbox Live, but Romney sees positive trends

[Update, 9:30 a.m.: Although the raw data on screen showed overwhelming support for Obama, Microsoft says a more detailed crunching of the numbers reveals positive underlying trends for Romney, more along the lines of the broader public reaction to the debate. See the company's statement below.] Public opinion polls following last night’s U.S. Presidential Debate… Read More

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Get your democracy on: Chirpify launches campaign donations via Twitter

Portland-based Chirpify is helping this year’s presidential candidates raise funds by allowing users to donate to either Obama or Romney’s campaigns via Twitter. The Twitter-based commerce platform will allow users to give money to either candidate via its new in-stream Twitter donation platform, launching today. Chirpify also reports that at least 25 other U.S. senators… Read More


Obama presses Americans to win the innovation race and support the next Steve Jobs

Ingenuity, innovation and entrepreneurship are cornerstones of the American experience, attributes that the United States should support, encourage and bankroll as the country emerges from a long and hard economic morass. That was one of the key messages delivered tonight by President Barack Obama during his state of the union address, a message highlighted by… Read More