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.
February 10, 2012 Who's watching you? Commentator Dave Pell says just about everyone — at least if, by everyone, you mean businesses looking to sell you something. Should you be worried?
November 16, 2011 Google, Facebook, Twitter, AOL and eBay are among those urging Congress to ditch a piece of legislation they say will cause great harm to the Internet. The legislation, the companies argued, amounts to censorship.
November 7, 2011 As an alternative to vaccinations, a Tennessee woman offered lollipops smeared with chickenpox virus. Health officials said that the chickenpox vaccine is much safer, and that mailing pathogens is both illegal and dangerous.
August 12, 2011 People searching online for information on prescription drugs have a 1 in 3 chance in being secretly hijacked to an online pharmacy instead, according to new research. Legitimate health information sites are being crowded out of search results by these search-redirection attacks.
August 5, 2011 Cable and Internet provider Comcast is launching a new initiative aimed at bridging the digital divide, offering discounted web access and home computers to families that meet income requirements.
July 13, 2011 The Internet, as you may have noticed, just seems to keep on growing. But not in China — in fact, Chinese officials said that the country had 41 percent fewer sites at the end of 2010 than existed one year earlier — mostly the result of government restrictions.