Peter van Dyk
Jul 11, 2012 If you load the Russian version of Wikipedia today, you'll find a big pink bar across the top. And the site shut itself down completely yesterday to protest an Internet bill that looks likely to pass the Russian parliament. Human rights groups are also up in arms.
Jul 2, 2012 Author Andrew Blum takes a peek behind the screens and traces the "Tubes" that connect us to one another.
Jun 27, 2012 We look at the state of the romantic comedy genre after one of its reigning queens, Nora Ephron, has passed away.
Jun 13, 2012 The organization that assigns Internet addresses releases its list of newly approved web suffixes today, from .doctor to .bank. Many predict the proliferation of these suffixes will touch off a virtual land grab.
Jun 7, 2012 Honestly, could there be a better pitchman than Abe Lincoln? The upcoming release of the film "Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter" is just the latest idea to cash in on the 16th president.
Jun 7, 2012 It’s summer movie season which means it’s the time for big-budget, action-adventures. But summer can also spell success for movies that ignore the desires of teenage boys.
May 31, 2012 The troubled Facebook IPO is casting a pall over high tech (wrongly, I think). The signal moment for the emergence of an even larger digital economy wasn't Facebook. It was Apple's iPad. It's the visible symbol of the rapid embrace of wireless data -- video, images, content, data and communication -- throughout the global economy. A safe forecast: The mobile Internet will transform personal finance.
May 22, 2012 Google's Chrome topped Microsoft's Internet Explorer for seven days straight for the first time. The numbers mean less than Google's growing share of the market.
May 21, 2012 This past weekend, "Battleship" failed to meet expectations while" The Avengers" managed to keep raking in the cash.
Shereen Marisol Meraji
May 23, 2012 Tens of thousands of Ultra-Orthodox Jews gathered at the home of the New York Mets, Citi Field, to discuss the virtues and evils of the Internet.