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Down goes Google, down goes the Internet?

Aug 19, 2013
It was only down for a few minutes, but a Google outage on Friday still has people talking about the global impact.
Posted In: Google, Internet

Behind the names and numbers of the Internet

Aug 15, 2013
Fadi Chehade, CEO of ICANN -- the organization in charge of assigning names and numbers to Internet addresses -- talks about changes coming ahead for domain names and websites.
Posted In: ICANN, Internet, domain names, domains

Should parents play NSA to their children's online activities?

Aug 14, 2013
Parents want to make sure their children are safe when using the internet, but at what point does monitoring your kids become needless spying?
Posted In: parenting, Internet, children

Astroturf book reviews and the high-speed Internet debate

Jul 31, 2013
Susan Crawford, who argues high costs are to blame to lack of high-speed Internet, is getting some very fishy-looking reviews on her latest book.
Posted In: Internet, Amazon.com, broadband

Smart houses vulnerable to virtual intruders

Jul 30, 2013
As the web of Internet-connected devices expands, so do the security risks.
Posted In: Internet, smart grid, cybersecurity

When it comes to Tumblr, sex doesn't sell

Jul 24, 2013
Yahoo wants blogging site Tumblr to make money, and to do that, Tumblr needs to weed out pornography.
Posted In: tumblr, Yahoo, porn, Internet, censorship

Does anyone send greeting cards anymore?

Jul 10, 2013
The greeting card company’s founding family is trying to take American Greetings private. It’s been hit by e-cards, like most paper products companies.
Posted In: greeting cards, Hallmark, Internet

Daughter mines social media to track down father's killer

Jul 8, 2013
Joselyn Martinez says her own Internet legwork was the key to catching her father's escaped murderer over 25 years later.
Posted In: social media, Crime, big data, Internet

Upworthy aims to turn viral into meaningful

Jul 5, 2013
There's a new video website that wants you to stop watching cat videos and start paying attention to things that matter.
Posted In: social media, Internet, media

When it comes to high-speed Internet, are cable companies all talk?

Jun 18, 2013
Delivering ultra high-speed Internet to users around the country is a challenge, but it's one that cable providers say they are ready and able to tackle.
Posted In: Internet, broadband, Comcast

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