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America: Land of the free...Internet?

Feb 5, 2013
Some American cities tried this and ran up against a buzz saw of opposition from companies that sell Internet service.
Posted In: fcc, Internet, Tech, wifi

Cisco CEO: Get ready for 'the Internet of everything'

Feb 4, 2013
Are we moving away from an Internet of webpages and toward an Internet of things, or an Internet of interconnected objects?
Posted In: cisco, Internet, Tech

The digital age has changed what it means to 'search'

Jan 15, 2013
As more sites look to monetize web search functions, a commentator questions what it means 'to search.'
Posted In: Google, search, Internet

Googling the flu and going high speed cable in China

Jan 14, 2013
Is this a regular flu season or one for the record books? It depends a bit on whether your metric is the official numbers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, or Google. In China, the government is requiring each new home close to necessary infrastructure to get a fiber optic cable hookup.
Posted In: Google, China, Internet, flu

Using websites to manage your finances

Dec 12, 2012
The holiday season might be a time of year when you don't even want to look at your personal finances because money is going out the door right and left. You certainly don't want to go to a website that puts all your financial accounts in one place and makes charts and graphs out of your money - or do you?
Posted In: Internet, Personal Finance

The latest Internet craze: Porting

Dec 10, 2012
Watch out coning - you aren't the only kid on the Internet block anymore.
Posted In: porting, Internet

Online world anxious over new U.N. regulations

Dec 3, 2012
Heavy hitters in the online world worry that U.N. regulation could stifle the Internet's future.
Posted In: United Nations, Internet, spam

Texting turns 20, U.N. group begins talks over Internet control

Dec 3, 2012
Celebrating the text message as the technology turns twenty, and waiting on results from a UN summit on controlling the Internet.
Posted In: text messages, Internet, United Nations

The growing art of data dodging

Nov 29, 2012
As paranoia about online tracking grows, so too the number of businesses that help consumers prevent marketers from mining their personal data.
Posted In: web tracking, tracking, Internet, online privacy

Musicians rally against cuts to web royalties

Nov 28, 2012
A proposal in Congress would let Internet radio sites pay lower royalties.
Posted In: music industry, Internet, Music, music streaming

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