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8 Ways to Protect Yourself From Microsoft's Dangerous Internet Explorer Bug

Take these quick, easy steps to fend off hackers taking advantage of a serious flaw in the popular web browser.

FCC to Propose Controversial New Rules on Net Neutrality

The new rules would reportedly allow ISPs to charge content providers for a faster, separate pipeline into customers' homes, effectively ending net neutrality.

Crowdsourcing Gone Too Far? Canadian Couple Lets the Internet Name Their Baby Girl.

Shucks. 'Streetlamp of-the-sea' didn’t make the final cut. What did? We know you're dying to know the lucky newby's winning web name, so come find out.

Net Neutrality, Explained

As the debate over net neutrality rages on, here's some basic information about how you might be affected.

Google Scoops Up the Drone Maker Zuckerberg Failed to Win

The Big G wants in on the global internet-beaming solar drone game and it just scored a high-flying advantage.

The Entrepreneur Behind Flickr Opens Up About Past Mistakes, Lessons Learned and Her Latest Venture

Caterina Fake, the serial entrepreneur behind Flickr, Hunch and Findery talks about the pain of hiring the wrong people, being surrounded by others smarter than you and always needing to be on your toes.

In South Korea, Parents to Be Alerted When Kids Receive Texts With Curse Words

Aiming to clamp down on cyber bullying, the South Korean government will introduce a service that notifies parents if their children receive a text containing foul language.

Just How Dependent Are You on Your Phone? (Infographic)

A new survey from Deloitte shows how mobile device use is increasing across generations.

10 Fascinating Facts About the World Wide Web on Its 25th Birthday

What you might not know about the intangible cultural force that forever changed the way we live, work, play and communicate.

This Is What the Internet Will Look Like in 2025

As the World Wide Web celebrates its 25th birthday, here are some predictions about its future.

Report: Facebook Wants Its Own Drones

Facebook is reportedly in talks to acquire Titan Aerospace, a maker of high-flying, solar-powered drones, as it looks to bring internet access to every corner of the world.

6 Things You Should Know About 'Anti-Google' Search Engine DuckDuckGo

The search could be over for a more private way to search the Internet.

One in 5 Mac Users at Risk as Apple Stops Security Updates for Snow Leopard

The popular operating system Snow Leopard -- or OS X 10.6 -- still runs on 19 percent of Macs, leaving a large chunk vulnerable to attack.

Google May Be Bringing High-Speed 'Fiber' to Your City

Google's high-speed network, known as Fiber, delivers the internet at speeds of up to one gigabyte per second, 100 times faster than average broadband

Democrats Introduce Legislation to Restore 'Open Internet' Rules

Bills introduced in both the House of Representatives and the Senate would bring back net neutrality laws.

South Korea Is Building What Could Be the Future Standard in Wireless Speed

The country is investing $1.5 billion to make 5G wireless internet nationally available by the end of the decade.

Business Travelers, Rejoice: Delta to Offer $2 Wi-Fi Mobile Pass

With restrictions on in-flight device usage loosening, airlines are competing to offer Wi-Fi deals at increasingly reduced rates.

U.S. Court of Appeals Overturns Net Neutrality

In a ruling published Tuesday, a Washington D.C. court struck down portions of the Federal Communications Commission's rules.

Internet Activists Plan Day of Action to Protest Mass Surveillance

Members of the Electronic Frontier Foundation, Demand Progress and activists at large will mobilize on Feb. 11 to protest the NSA's surveillance tactics.

Aereo Just Raised $34 Million to Expand 50 Percent in Next 3 Months

Broadcasters want the U.S. Supreme Court to shut down Aereo, but investors are placing a big bet on its future survival.

The Freelance Economy Is Booming. But Is It Good Business?

Elance and other online platforms have made possible a global marketplace for so-called fractional work. But with full-time employment opportunities shrinking, is freelancing the way forward?

Tech Giants Form Another Group to Bring the Internet to the Global Masses

Google, along with several other companies, form the Alliance for an Affordable Internet.

Seriously, These People Never Use the Internet

Your digital marketing efforts are lost on a percentage of Americans who simply never go online.

An Accelerated History of Internet Speed (Infographic)

Check out this history of ever-increasing internet speeds and demand for connectivity, complete with some facts even dedicated web geeks might not know.

First Google, Now Amazon: Tech Giants Want to Bring You Online

Amazon and other giant tech companies are trying to become synonymous with the internet in users' minds.

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