IN A MOVE THAT POTENTIALLY threatens online classified providers like eBay and Craigslist, Google Wednesday announced the release of Google Base, a service that allows users to post free classified listings.
Machines will take over from humans as the biggest users of the Internet in a brave new world of electronic sensors, smart homes, and tags that track users' movements and habits, the UN's telecommunications agency predicted.
In the North African capital city of Tunis, a world summit will convene today to discuss, and perhaps shape, the future of the Internet. Since the Internet has grown fabulously without much shaping in the past, you have every reason to worry about th
UN Secretary General Kofi Annan has called for the Internet and information technology to be used to help build a better life for people in some of the world's poorest countries.
Powerhouse Internet portal Google began offering free data about effective way to market things online. "With this knowledge, businesses can create more accurate advertising and build better websites," Muret said in a written release.
"Desperate Housewives" on your iPod. Jay Leno's monologue on your cell phone. Brian Williams delivering the night's news on your computer. And "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" available whenever you want to watch it — not
U.S. officials considered the vague language a signal that world leaders would ultimately agree to leaving the U.S. Commerce Department in charge of the Internet's addressing system.
Hollywood studio Warner Brothers said it plans to put thousands of episodes of old television favourites including "Wonder Woman" online for free under a groundbreaking deal with America Online.
A world summit on the Internet is heading for a showdown over online governance, amid attempts to shift the balance of power away from the U.S. and to the UN.
Google Inc.'s Internet-leading search engine will begin serving up the entire contents of books and government documents that aren't entangled in a copyright battle over how much material can be scanned and indexed from five major libraries.
Yahoo Inc. has redesigned its online maps to make it easier to get driving directions to multiple destinations and find local merchants.
Chinese authorities have blocked a pro-democracy Web log after it was nominated for a freedom of expression award by a German radio station, a press freedom group said Thursday.
Online political expression should not be exempt from campaign finance law, the House decided Wednesday as lawmakers warned that the Internet has opened up a new loophole for uncontrolled spending on elections.
Absent affirmative protections for free speech, it seems inevitable that campaign finance laws will once again be used to control and neuter a technology that threatens the political status quo. The danger to free speech is real and requires action.
Case, who stepped down as chairman in 2003, was one of the original architects of the merger of AOL and Time Warner, which helped erase more than $200 billion in shareholder value from the stock and was the target of two government probes into its ac
BEIJING, Oct. 27 -- Google is testing a new searchable database service, called Google Base, which will expand the company's reach into online classifieds and into the territory of Internet auctioneer eBay.
Microsoft and law-enforcement agencies are filing lawsuits to track down the culprits -- but it's unlikely that this single effort will eliminate the problem.
Google confirmed that it's testing a new searchable database service, called Google Base. Google is providing few details, but the service was online several hours and at least one alert blogger snapped a screenshot.
The Internet search juggernaut provided another boost to its high-flying stock by announcing third-quarter financial figures that astounded even the most bullish analysts.
The few fools who actually reply make this a tempting and lucrative business for the boys of Festac, a neighborhood of Lagos at the center of the cyber-scam universe.
There's reason to crack open the champagne at the Mozilla Foundation today after Firefox browser downloads reached the 100m milestone. Yup it's party time and fans of the open source browser are invited to upload their celebratory snaps here.
States hope to begin taxing online sales by convincing retailers–but does not force them for now– to begin collecting taxes and turning it over to state governments.
Under the deal, the three companies would form a new entity through which they would jointly own the Web portal, according to the person, who requested anonymity Wednesday because release of the information was not authorized.
THE commanding heights of the information technology industry, inhabited by the likes of Microsoft, IBM, Intel and now Google, have always been a place of constantly shifting alliances and blurred lines between competition and co-operation.
The tool, which is currently in beta lets users search among the thousands of podcasts currently available online and choose the one best suited to them. The site would also have reviews of various podcasts in order to help users to find what they wa
There are still dozens of unanswered questions but all the answers are pointing the same way: international governments deciding the internet's future. The internet will never be the same again.
Turning over control of key Internet functions to the U.N. would invite a debacle. This is the bureaucracy that gave rise to the Oil for Food scandal and counts as its major accomplishment in the last decade a failed attempt at nation-building in Som
"The Federal Communications Commission backed off again Tuesday on enforcing a deadline for Internet phone service providers to disconnect all customers who haven't acknowledged that they understand it may be hard to reach a live emergency dispatc
EPIC 2014 - In the Year 2014, The New York Times has gone offline.
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