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Will Cloud Computing Live Up to Its Hype?
By Jeff Vance | Article Published March 31, 2014
At one time, cloud computing prompted skepticism much like the early Internet did. Will the cloud outgrow its critics to the extent the Web itself has?
Tags: cloud computing, Web, Internet, Enterprise IT, start-ups
Rise of the GoogleNet
By Mike Elgan | Article Published December 18, 2013
How Silicon Valley is making the Internet faster and cheaper.
Tags: Google, Web, Internet, Silicon Valley
Report: NSA Tracking Internet Use Through XKeyscore Program
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published July 31, 2013
Whistleblower Edward Snowden has leaked more documents related to secret intelligence programs.
Tags: Internet, NSA, tracking, whistleblowing, Edward Snowden
Report: Federal Agencies Demand User Passwords from Web Firms
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published July 26, 2013
They've also asked for encryption algorithms and salts.
Tags: Web, Internet, password, federal government, U.S.
Google Accounts for 25% of North American Internet Traffic
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published July 23, 2013
Sixty percent of all Internet devices send to traffic to Google in a typical day.
Tags: Google, Internet, servers, traffic, report
Feds Tapping Internet Servers at Google, Apple, Facebook, Others
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published June 07, 2013
The PRISM program is collecting search history, email messages, chat and more.
Tags: Facebook, Google, Apple, Internet, government, FBI, NSA, cyber espionage, U.S.
Cisco Says Internet Traffic Will Triple in Next Four Years
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published May 31, 2013
The "Internet of Things" will generate much of that traffic.
Tags: video, networking, Internet, Cisco, traffic, internet of things
Tim Cook Discusses Wearables, 'Gamechangers'
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published May 29, 2013
The D11 event featured interviews with Tim Cook, Mary Meeker, Sheryl Sandberg and others.
Tags: Facebook, Apple, Internet, tim cook, wearable devices, Sheryl Sandberg
Syria Experiences 20-Hour Internet Blackout
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published May 08, 2013
Many experts believe the government shut down Internet access.
Tags: outage, Internet, downtime, Syria
Anonymous Calls for Web Blackout to Protest CISPA
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published April 22, 2013
Few websites participated in Monday's "Internet Blackout Day."
Tags: Web, Internet, Anonymous, CISPA, hacktivist
More Than 250 Million Domain Names Registered
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published April 09, 2013
About 40 percent of all domains are .com addresses.
Tags: .NET, Web, Internet, VeriSign, domain name, report, .com
Russia Begins Censoring Some Internet Content
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published April 01, 2013
Social networking sites have been ordered to remove some content.
Tags: YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, social networking, Internet, censorship, government, Russia
Publishers Object to Amazon's Top-Level Domain Plans
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published March 11, 2013
Industry organizations complain that allowing Amazon to run domains like .book and .author would be anti-competitive.
Tags: Amazon, Web, Internet, ICANN, top-level domain
Study: All Internet Pages Connected in 19 Clicks or Less
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published February 19, 2013
It's not quite 'six degrees of Kevin Bacon,' but the Web may be more closely connected that you thought.
Tags: Web, Internet, study, links
Facebook Bug 'Breaks the Internet'
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published February 08, 2013
Many websites were temporarily inaccessible due to a problem with Facebook Connect.
Tags: Facebook, Web, outage, Internet, bug
Oracle to Purchase Acme Packet
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published February 04, 2013
The company makes technology that helps transmit communications over the Internet.
Tags: video, Oracle, Internet, VoIP, communications, merger and acquistion activity
As Life Moves Online, Virtual Death Follows
By Jeff Vance | Article Published January 22, 2013
While most every service has long been available online, handling the passing of loved ones has only recently made in-roads.
Tags: Web, Internet
China Passes Tougher Internet Rules
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published December 28, 2012
The new regulations require Internet users to provide their real names.
Tags: China, Internet, censorship, government, regulations
Websites Honor Sandy Hook Victims with Moment of Silence
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published December 21, 2012
Numerous Internet sites went dark for one minute at 9:30 am ET on Friday.
Tags: website, Internet, downtime
U.N. Group Attempts to Assert Control over the Internet
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published December 13, 2012
A controversial resolution introduced in the middle of the night attempts to add language regarding oversight of the Internet to a telecommunications treaty.
Tags: Internet, government, regulation, United Nations
China's Biggest Search Engine Baidu Enters Mobile Browser Fight
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published September 05, 2012
The company claims its browser is 20 percent faster than competitors like Safari and Chrome.
Tags: search, mobile, China, Internet, browser, Baidu.com
Yahoo Names Google's Marissa Mayer as Its New CEO
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published July 17, 2012
Trained as an engineer, Mayer was one of the first employees at Google.
Tags: Google, Internet, Yahoo, Marissa Mayer, CEO
Thousands Could Lose Internet Access July 9 Due to Virus
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published July 05, 2012
Systems infected with the DNSChanger malware won't be able to connect to the Internet until the virus is removed.
Tags: Internet, malware, virus, DNS Changer
Farewell Laptop? Mobile Internet Use Jumps
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published June 27, 2012
More than half of U.S. cell phone owners use their phones to surf the Internet.
Tags: Web, mobile, Internet, smartphone, survey, cell phone, Pew
ICANN Glitch Reveals Personal Details of gTLD Applicants
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published June 15, 2012
The process for applying for new top-level domain names has been plagued by software problems.
Tags: Internet, privacy, ICANN, top level domain
Amazon, Google Lead Rush for New Top Level Domains
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published June 13, 2012
Could .app become the next .com?
Tags: Amazon, Google, Internet, ICANN, top level domain
ICANN Reveals new Top Level Domains
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published June 13, 2012
A major shift in the history of the Internet starts today.
Tags: Web, Internet, ICANN, domain name
Internet Powers Flip the IPv6 Switch
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published June 04, 2012
World IPv6 Launch day is this Wednesday, June 6.
Tags: Internet, IPv6
Cisco: IP Traffic Set to Quadruple by 2016
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published May 30, 2012
Within four years, there may be 2.5 network connections for every person living on earth.
Tags: Internet, IP, Cisco, traffic, VNI
German Judge Rules Microsoft Infringed on Motorola Patents
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published May 03, 2012
A German court has banned sales of Windows 7, Xbox 360, Internet Explorer and Windows Media Player 12, but that ban can't be enforced because of a previous Seattle court decision.
Tags: video, Microsoft, Internet, lawsuits, patent infringement, Motorola
VeriSign Set to Support up to 220 New Internet Top Level Domains
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published April 27, 2012
Revenues rise as demand for domain names new and old continues to grow.
Tags: Internet, VeriSign, Domain
Vint Cerf, Tim Berners-Lee, Linux Torvalds, Al Gore Among Internet Hall of Fame Inductees
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published April 24, 2012
Thirty-three people will be in the first class of inductees.
Tags: Internet
Watchdog Group Reveals 'Enemies of the Internet' List for 2012
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published March 12, 2012
Bahrain, France and Australia made the list; Libya was taken off.
Tags: Internet, government
For Impatient Web Users, an Eye Blink is Just Too Long to Wait
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published March 01, 2012
Google researchers say a 400 ms delay in loading a page can cause people to change their Internet usage.
Tags: Google, Microsoft, Web, Internet
Nobody $#@!s With the Internet. Or Do They?
By Mike Elgan | Article Published February 08, 2012
Governments, corporations and other organizations need to be aware that there’s a new sheriff in town.
Tags: Web, Internet
Number of Web Users in China Hits 513 Million
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published January 16, 2012
The number of people online in the country climbed 12 percent in December.
Tags: China, Internet
Indian Court Threatens 'China-Like Censorship' for Google, Facebook, Others
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published January 13, 2012
Delhi's High Court wants the websites to block "offensive and objectionable" content.
Tags: Internet, lawsuit, India
Why the Information Age Is the Age of Ignorance
By Mike Elgan | Article Published November 30, 2011
You've agreed to share your personal information with virtually everyone -- you just don't know it.
Tags: security, Google, Apple, Internet, privacy
Hague Lists Cyber 'Rules of the Road'
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published November 01, 2011
The UK foreign secretary has offered guidelines for the Internet that he believes all governments should follow.
Tags: Internet, government
30% of People Say Internet is as Important as Food, Air, Water, Shelter
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published September 26, 2011
Another 50 percent say the Internet isn't as important as food, water, air, and shelter, but it's close.
Tags: Internet
Head of Net's Address System to Leave
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published August 18, 2011
Rod Beckstrom will leave Icann next July.
Tags: Internet
Not Guilty Verdict for Casey Anthony Causes a Surge in Internet Traffic
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published July 06, 2011
Page views for news sites jumped from 2 million per second to 3.3 million per second when the verdict was announced.
Tags: Internet
I want my MTV -- and 500 Other Channels, 24/7...
By James Maguire | Article Published March 23, 2011
I want my MTV -- and 500 Other Channels, 24/7...
Tags: Internet, on-demand, Pandora, MTV
Senate Dems Voice Opposition to House Net Neutrality Repeal
By Kenneth Corbin | Article Published February 24, 2011
Band of four senators writes to bipartisan leadership expressing opposition to House efforts to overturn FCC's net neutrality order.
Tags: Internet, FCC, ISP, Net Neutrality, Congress
ICANN Moves Into IPv6 Era
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published February 04, 2011
With the last block of IPv4 addresses exhausted, the Internet transitions into a new era.
Tags: networking, Internet, ICANN, IPv6, IPv4
The BBC's 'Web Mapping': the Net is Global, Remember?
By James Maguire | Article Published January 19, 2011
The BBC's 'Web Mapping': the Net is Global, Remember?
Tags: Web, Internet, BBC
Internet Building the Hive, Driving Engagement: Pew
By Kenneth Corbin | Article Published January 18, 2011
New research from Pew Internet Project highlights the dramatic effect Internet-enabled technologies are having on Americans' ability to form communities.
Tags: Facebook, Web, Twitter, social networking, Internet
'Do Not Track' Rules Favored by U.S. Consumers: Gallup
By David Needle | Article Published December 22, 2010
But poll shows many are willing to let certain advertisers of their choosing track them on the Web.
Tags: security, Web, Internet, privacy, online advertising
House Chair Calls for Net Neutrality Conditions on Comcast/NBC Deal
By Kenneth Corbin | Article Published December 08, 2010
Rep. Henry Waxman, head of the Energy and Commerce Committee, asks Federal Communications Commission to condition blockbuster merger to protect free flow of online video. Rep. Ed Markey weighs in with calls for affordable broadband service.
Tags: Internet, FCC, Comcast, NBC, Net Neutrality
FCC to Vote on Net Neutrality Rules This Month
By Kenneth Corbin | Article Published December 01, 2010
After more than a year of debate, politicking and closed-door negotiations, the FCC is poised to enact its first binding nondiscrimination rules for broadband providers.
Tags: Internet, FCC, Net Neutrality, Congress, broadband ISP
Tech Heavyweights in Battle to Control the Internet Economy?
By David Needle | Article Published October 28, 2010
Internet watchers Tim O'Reilly and John Battelle detail what they say is a battle for points of control over the Internet economy.
Tags: security, iPhone, iphone apps, Internet, Web 2.0
Are You a Screen Addict?
By James Maguire | Article Published October 11, 2010
Are You a Screen Addict?
Tags: Internet, monitor, screen, vweb
AOL: We've Got TechCrunch
By David Needle | Article Published September 28, 2010
Spunky, often controversial Web property TechCrunch joins the establishment as part of AOL.
Tags: Internet, blogs, media, AOL, TechCrunch
House Panel Probes Antitrust Tools in Internet Era
By Kenneth Corbin | Article Published September 17, 2010
House Judiciary members begin an inquiry into whether century-old antitrust law has kept up with Google, Apple and the new Internet economy.
Tags: Google, Google Apps, Internet, antitrust, FTC
EPIC Slams Google's Privacy Moves
By David Needle | Article Published September 06, 2010
Google says the more streamlined set of privacy policies will be easier for consumers to grasp, but the head of the Electronic Privacy Information Center wants an FTC investigation.
Tags: Google, Internet, privacy, FTC, EPIC
Tech Experts See Net's Social Benefits Outweighing Negatives
By Kenneth Corbin | Article Published July 08, 2010
The Pew Internet Project canvases a broad range of technology experts and critics, who weigh the pros and cons of the always-on world.
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, Internet, Social Networking Tools, Social Media Analytics
GOP Launches Web-Wide Push to Curb Spending With YouCut
By Kenneth Corbin | Article Published May 12, 2010
In what the party bills as a first-of-its-kind effort, House Minority Whip Eric Cantor is asking the public to vote online or via text on one of five programs designated as an example of government waste.
Tags: Web, Internet, Web 2.0, Web browsers, Internet search
Tech Comics: "Checkbook Journalism"
By Oliver Widder | Article Published April 30, 2010
Gizmodo's payment of $5,000 for a misplaced iPhone raises questions about the nature of journalism in the Internet age.
Tags: Web, iPhone, Internet, Gizmodo, journalism
Online Relationships and Offline Trust
By James Maguire | Article Published April 14, 2010
Online Relationships and Offline Trust
Tags: social networking, Internet, online trends
How Social Networking Saved a Life
By James Maguire | Article Published April 06, 2010
How Social Networking Saved a Life
Tags: Web, social networking, Internet
Country's First 'Web Science' Degree Program Comes to RPI
By David Needle | Article Published April 02, 2010
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute to offer both a bachelor's degree and a Master's concentration in Information Technology and Web Science.
Tags: Internet, education, IT education, semantic Web, Web science
Mozilla's State of the Internet Report on Firefox
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published April 02, 2010
The report from open source vendor Mozilla includes plenty of insights into where Firefox is used. Guess where Firefox has an 80 percent share of the browser market?
Tags: open source, Firefox, Internet, Web browsers, Mozilla
China Condemns Google's Censorship Gambit
By Kenneth Corbin | Article Published March 23, 2010
Chinese official sounds off about Google's decision to offer an unfiltered version of the Web to the mainland in state media, while a spokesman for the Foreign Ministry looks to tamp down diplomatic concerns.
Tags: Google, search, China, Internet, censorship
Gomez Picks the Web's Best Performers
By David Needle | Article Published March 16, 2010
Which companies had the most responsive and consistently available Web sites? Gomez ranks the winners across six industries.
Tags: Amazon, Internet, e-commerce, Gomez, Web site metrics
Dot-Com at 25: The Breakthrough That Changed Everything
By David Needle | Article Published March 15, 2010
ITIF report chronicles the past 25 years of .com's impact and lobbies for what it says is needed to ensure future progress.
Tags: Facebook, Internet, dot-com, Internet browser, ITIF
Web-based Collaboration Apps: Top Options
By Gerry Blackwell | Article Published January 22, 2010
Web-based collaboration tools range from document sharing tools to online conferencing solutions. Which options are best for your needs?
Tags: Web, Internet, apps, Google Docs, conference
The Price of Sociability (And Stupidity)
By Chris Nerney | Article Published June 25, 2009
The Price of Sociability (And Stupidity)
Tags: security, Twitter, social networking, Internet, privacy, scams
Hooked On High Speed
By Chris Nerney | Article Published June 17, 2009
Hooked On High Speed
Tags: Internet, research, broadband, survey, Pew Internet, high-speed
Sweden 'Free Web' Party Scores EU Seat
By - Reuters | Article Published June 08, 2009
Pleasing those who want everything to be free on the Net, Sweden's Pirate Party won a seat in the European Parliament.
Tags: IT, Internet, Copyright, media, music
The Mega-Merger That Never Measured Up
By Chris Nerney | Article Published May 28, 2009
The Mega-Merger That Never Measured Up
Tags: Internet, media, AOL, merger, Time Warner
Sotomayor On Tech Issues
By Chris Nerney | Article Published May 27, 2009
Sotomayor On Tech Issues
Tags: Internet, Obama, technology, Senate, Supreme Court, Sotomayor
Higher-Speed Wireless Can't Happen Fast Enough
By Chris Nerney | Article Published May 11, 2009
Higher-Speed Wireless Can't Happen Fast Enough
Tags: wireless, Internet, Wi-Fi, InternetNews.com, Wi-Fi Alliance, wigig, WiGig Alliance
Changing The World Of Internet Search Forever -- Again
By Chris Nerney | Article Published May 04, 2009
Changing The World Of Internet Search Forever -- Again
Tags: Google, search, Internet, semantic Web, Wolfram Alpha
Marriage Off, But Microsoft Still Wants To Date Yahoo
By Chris Nerney | Article Published April 24, 2009
Marriage Off, But Microsoft Still Wants To Date Yahoo
Tags: Facebook, Microsoft, Internet, acquisition, Yahoo, Ballmer, partnership
Just Saying No To Broadband
By Chris Nerney | Article Published January 22, 2009
Just Saying No To Broadband
Tags: Internet, broadband, survey, Pew Internet, dial-up, Ars Technica