April 9, 2013 Google announced Tuesday that its Google Fiber project would be hitting Austin, Texas, next. The tech giant's blazing fast Internet service, with current rates at 1 Gpbs, is about 100 times faster than your typical cable broadband Internet service.
April 1, 2013 The U.S. Court of Appeals in New York ruled 2-to-1 that Barry Diller-backed Aereo doesn't violate U.S. copyright law. The company has come under a barrage of lawsuits from network channels because it allows users to watch TV over the Internet.
March 28, 2013 A denial-of-service attack on a Dutch company was huge. But companies that monitor the Internet say it did not cause major disruptions.
March 27, 2013 The two sides in the dispute are an anti-spam group and a Dutch hosting company that the group says is behind much of the spam on the Internet. The fight is causing major congestion, leading to delays in reaching sites like Netflix.
February 15, 2013 When you live out in the middle of nowhere, you can feel like you're in the Internet slow lane because broadband just isn't available. Residents in rural Lancashire in England created their own high-speed Internet connection because they felt no major supplier would do it for them.
February 7, 2013 Germany was the world's most future-oriented country in 2012, followed by Switzerland and Japan, according to the "Future Orientation Index," which is based on Google searches. Scientists say the index is "strongly correlated" to economic health.
September 5, 2012 Can the Internet bring you immortality? The answer is yes, as your words and images will remain present for as long as digital archives are preserved.
July 26, 2012 When Russian officials downplayed shortages of HIV drugs, activists turned to the Web to raise awareness about the problem. Since 2004, the AIDS epidemic has worsened in Russia, despite a law that requires drug treatment people with HIV.
June 14, 2012 The corporation that regulates the Internet plans to increase the number of "top level" domains from the current 22 to 1,000 domains starting in early 2013. The proposed domains offer a cross-section of the Internet — what we use it for, and where the money is.
June 6, 2012 A new Internet protocol system launched Wednesday, adding trillions upon trillions of new Internet addresses that can now connect almost everything you own to the Web. Here's what you need to know about all that extra digital real estate.
April 25, 2012 For being "a key proponent of sponsoring legislation that funded the expansion of and greater public access to the Internet," the former vice president is among the first honorees.
April 10, 2012 Iran isn't ready to cut off the Internet, its communications ministry says. Iranian officials are rebutting stories about the nation turning off access to the Internet — in part by suggesting that the original story, which came out April 1, was a hoax.
March 20, 2012 "I want the Iranian people to know that America seeks a dialogue to hear your views and understand your aspirations," he says in video marking Nowruz.
March 1, 2012 Online cognitive behavioral therapy worked much better than office visits for teenagers with chronic fatigue syndrome, according to a new study. The convenience of online behavioral therapy may be one big reason why.