Sweden plans to be the first country to open an embassy in popular virtual world Second Life. "It will have answers to questions on all aspects of Sweden," Olle Wastberg, general director of the Swedish Institute, an organization which p
Devicescape has released its automatic WiFi connection utility for mobile devices. Automatically logs in devices -- even devices without browsers, such as VoIP phones -- at thousands of free and commercial WiFi hotspot locations, the company says.
U.S. lawmakers proposed requiring sex offenders to register their e-mail and instant messaging addresses with law enforcement authorities in a bid to protect children using popular social Internet sites like MySpace.
"In terms of paying users revenue against the content that they are uploading, we definitely are going to be moving in that direction," Hurley said in video recorded in Davos, by a YouTube user and posted on the site.
The Internet is set to revolutionize television within five years, due to an explosion of online video content and the merging of PCs and TV sets, Microsoft chairman Bill Gates said on Saturday.
Announcing the addition of the great Charles Goyette to Antiwar Radio at Antiwar.com! Fired by Clear Channel and hired by Air America for his opposition to the invasion of Iraq. Known as the “most independent talk show host in America” on 50,000 watt
China could overtake the US as the country with the most internet users within two years, according to its government, which released figures showing that the nation's online population had increased to 137 million people in the last 12 months.
Entrust, a provider of secure sockets layer certificates, is offering extended validation SSL certificates that are detectable by Windows XP to help Internet users battle phishing attacks. When consumers use an EV SSL-aware browser, valid sites will
Swedish bank Nordea has told ZDNet UK that it has been stung for between seven and eight million Swedish krona--up to $1.1 million--in what security company McAfee is describing as the "biggest ever" online bank heist.
British military bases in Iraq have been "blotted" out from Google Earth maps at the request of the Government to hinder terrorist attacks, it can be revealed. Sensitive installations such as the Trident nuclear submarine pens in Faslane
For evidence that digital information, once set free, cannot be controlled, consider the steamy video of Brazilian supermodel Daniela Cicarelli making out with her boyfriend on a Spanish beach and in the water just off shore.
Swedish file-sharing website The Pirate Bay is planning to buy its own nation in an attempt to circumvent international copyright laws. The group has set up a campaign to raise money to buy Sealand, a former British naval platform in the North Sea
By the end of this year, the contents of all 1,800 courses taught at one of the world's most prestigious universities will be available online to anyone in the world, anywhere in the world. Learners won't have to register for the classes, and
The revolution was not televised; it was blasted all over the Internet. Social networks, led by MySpace, became mainstream; millions joined the ranks of bloggers, and citizens learned to use cameras and Web tools to become watchdogs.
Landmark Sydney legal ruling sets precedent for wholesale devastation of Internet news websites and blogs
A video explanation from the perspective of those that want an "equal" access speed for everyone. (I hope this generates some comments,... I'll be looking for another perspective to post)
Net Neutrality is highly controversial and has been criticized for being "a solution in search of a problem" as well as for destroying incentives to build new networks and launch next generation Internet services.
2006 "You" have been named as Time magazine's Person of the Year for the growth and influence of user-generated content on the internet. 1982 it was
"Everyone already assumes bloggers are unemployed losers," wrote one commenter, "thanks for reinforcing that stereotype..." (Scroll right down to the video for a quick look :)
Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales said his for-profit company, Wikia Inc., is ready to give away—for free—all the software, computing, storage and network access that Web site builders need to create community collaboration sites.
Although we think of the Internet as an infinite network, we can pinpoint a representative beginning and a representative end. In order for the US to have a truly workable policy to make sure the benefits of sophisticated Internet connections are av
[It always starts with child molesters.] Attorney General Bob McDonnell will seek legislation requiring convicted sex offenders to register their online identities with the state to help MySpace and other online hangouts more easily block access.
Google's chief executive offered some advice to Republicans looking ahead to the 2008 presidential contest: make better use of the Internet's electioneering power if you want to win next time. "The ones that take advantage of this mos
As more access is granted to a citizenry that's been left behind, users are well aware that they're being watched.
This summer ESPN.com's Bill Simmons offered his readers a lengthy list of his all-time favorite YouTube clips. An entertaining romp through sports, movies, music videos...all those links ensured the column would have a short shelf life.
Web search leader Google Inc.said that it closed its $1.65 billion acquisition of top online video-sharing site YouTube, setting a new record in the valuation for user-generated media sites.
Google accidentally sent out e-mail containing a mass mailing worm to about 50,000 members of an e-mail discussion list focused on its Google Video Blog, the company said.
The Chinese government said accusations by a press freedom group it was one of the worst culprits of systematic online censorship were "groundless" and that its citizens could freely access the Internet.
(Well, this is a relief) At the meeting, the commission will vote on how to classify the emerging technoolgy, which allows electric companies to provide high-speed Internet access over the power grid. The commission will likely classify BPL
China has long drawn heightened scrutiny because of the breadth and sophistication of its Internet censorship. Which is why it came as a surprise when a Chinese government official claimed that no Net censorship existed at all.