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 Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Tom Wheeler speaks during a news conference.

Obama calls for net neutrality

Nov 10, 2014
The decision is up to the FCC, but the president makes his position clear
Posted In: net neutrality, fcc, Internet, ISPs

Electricity as utility. A model for the internet?

Nov 10, 2014
UPDATED: A short look at the history of how utilities became utilities.
Posted In: utility, Internet, net neutrality, electricity
 Matilde Hoffman works on her computer at a coffee shop in New York City.

Internet in the U.S: High cost, slow service

Oct 31, 2014
Americans pay more than people in other countries for slower internet service.
Posted In: Internet, internet cost, high rates, internet speed

America runs on Dunkin's Wi-Fi

Oct 2, 2014
A study ranks Wi-Fi speeds at America's top coffee shop chains.
Posted In: wifi, coffee shops, Internet

How money gets made when people snap up web domains

Oct 2, 2014
The list of what can come after the 'dot' in a web address is growing.
Posted In: Internet, domain names, online

Tech pumps cash into D.C., but for what?

Sep 24, 2014
For years, tech companies ignored Washington. Not anymore.
Posted In: technology, Internet, lobbying, Washington D.C., Congress

What have we lost in a world of constant connection?

Sep 19, 2014
Michael Harris on the value of being alone with your thoughts.
Posted In: Absence, Connection, Internet

.tv and the surge of Internet video

Sep 18, 2014
What does a tiny island nation have to do with streaming video games?
Posted In: streaming tv, streaming video, Internet, twitch.tv, Twitch

The web has a violent news problem

Aug 21, 2014
Social media algorithms can push violent content, whether you 'like' it or not.
Posted In: James Foley, algorithms, Twitter policy, takedown notice, YouTube, violence, Internet

What's a viral cause worth?

Aug 13, 2014
Social media stunts for charity aren't uncommon, but do they raise any money?
Posted In: viral, Charity, Internet

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