Internet

Internet news, analysis, research, how-to, opinion, and video.

Iran to weed 'moral' crimes from social networks, starting with Facebook

Iran has said it is willing to cooperate with Google and other Internet companies provided they play by its rules

Google scores a win in SOPA-tinged Mississippi case

Google contends the case was cooked up with help from the Motion Picture Association of America


Europe's political youth organizations demand strict net neutrality rules

EU member states are set to adopt a draft regulation on net neutrality later this week

Iran ready to work with Google, other global Internet companies

Western companies can start offering services in Iran, as long as they abide by local laws

Google sees success with balloon, airplane Internet

Internet connectivity using these methods could be here in a few years

Indian ride-hailing app Ola acquires rival for $200 million

Ola acquired TaxiForSure in a cash and equity deal

Personal data on 50,000 Uber drivers exposed in breach

An investigation revealed a database had been accessed last May

As tech and recording industries seek harmony, Google invests in music publisher Kobalt

Kobalt's CEO said the music industry needs technology companies to sell its products

White House privacy proposal aims to give consumers control over data

Some privacy advocates, however, say the draft bill limits privacy enforcement actions by the Federal Trade Commission

google new hq 3

Google's New Campus Plans Hint at Staggering Ambitions

Plans call for moveable lightweight structures and translucent canopies.

Sensor Tech Makes Predicting the Future Easier to Do

We no longer need seers, oracles and psychics to tell us about the future. The declining cost of sensor technology and the availability of cloud-based analytical platforms is making predictive analytics accessible to every industry...

Google reverses decision to limit sexually explicit content on Blogger

Blogs with adult content will be kept in the public realm, Google said

hangouts icon

Google Tests Business Hangouts in Search Results

Google is testing a search feature that enables users to conduct live chats via Hangouts with businesses directly from search results.

The FCC's Net Neutrality Ruling: 5 Things You Need to Know

The FCC voted in favor of net neutrality on Thursday, but what does it all mean?

Yahoo sign

Yahoo Gains U.S. Search Share on the Back of Firefox

New measurements show that Yahoo continued to improve its share of the U.S. search market after striking a deal last year with Firefox maker Mozilla.

definition dictionary page words define reference

'Ride-Share' and 'Unboxing' Added to Oxford Dictionary

The terms came in the dictionary's latest quarterly update.

Twitter adds more reporting tools to curb abuse and improve safety

The company has made it easier to report impersonation, self-harm and leaked private information

FCC net neutrality discussion

What it Means: The FCC's Net Neutrality Vote

Net neutrality has been debated for a decade, but the Federal Communications Commission's historic vote signals only the beginning of further battles and likely lawsuits.

Blackout, New York City skyline

How Google Avoids Downtime

Google executive explains how the company attempts to avoid downtime using an innovative method.

The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Thursday, February 26

Lenovo's website hack points to DNS weakness ... FTC asked to probe Samsung ... Facebook vet starts server analytics biz ... and more

Load More