Jul 31, 2012 Television ratings are up for the 2012 Olympics, even with so-called spoilers all over the Internet. Blogger and author Jeff Jarvis talks about NBC's failures to keep up with the Twittersphere.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Jul 11, 2012 Cat videos are much more than LOL clips that cubicle dwellers email to each other. In going viral, they're eating up companies' bandwidth.
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 5, 2012 George Washington's ancestral home in England, Washington Old Hall, is an historic estate which might be the only place in the U.K. that throws a party for our Independence Day.
Jul 2, 2012 Author Andrew Blum takes a peek behind the screens and traces the "Tubes" that connect us to one another.
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 4, 2012 Britain is marking Queen Elizabeth’s 60-year reign, but some complain the celebrations and extra public holidays cost too much in a recession.
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 25, 2012 Supporters of cutting Scotland loose from the rest of the United Kingdom kicked off their independence campaign today. A key part of the U.K.'s wealth is the oil under the North Sea, which would become Scottish territory.