Internet

Use Windows? Microsoft Might Know a Ton About You.
Microsoft

Use Windows? Microsoft Might Know a Ton About You.

With the upcoming Windows 10 Creators Update, Microsoft will give users the option to limit the sharing of their diagnostic data, or open the floodgates.
Web Pioneer Tim Berners-Lee Wins Computing's Highest Award
Technology

Web Pioneer Tim Berners-Lee Wins Computing's Highest Award

It's recognition for building the basics of the modern internet.
'Downright Creepy': Internet Entrepreneurs Weigh in on Repeal of Internet Privacy Rules
Privacy Concerns

'Downright Creepy': Internet Entrepreneurs Weigh in on Repeal of Internet Privacy Rules

But the repeal of the FCC rules could also mean greater opportunity for smaller companies that prioritize customer privacy.
Nina Zipkin
How Do Google, Apple and Others Stack Up When it Comes to Protecting Your Privacy?
Internet

How Do Google, Apple and Others Stack Up When it Comes to Protecting Your Privacy?

A new study explores the state of tech industry transparency around the world.
Nina Zipkin
Senate Votes to Reverse FCC Consumer Internet Privacy Rules
Privacy Concerns

Senate Votes to Reverse FCC Consumer Internet Privacy Rules

The regulations were intended to require more transparency on the part of ISPs.
Nina Zipkin
When Amazon Makes a Mistake, Expect a Prompt, Overly Detailed Response
Amazon Web Services

When Amazon Makes a Mistake, Expect a Prompt, Overly Detailed Response

The internet outage on Tuesday was caused by a programmer's inputting error.
Entrepreneur Staff
How Changes to Net Neutrality Laws Could Affect Small Businesses
Net Neutrality

How Changes to Net Neutrality Laws Could Affect Small Businesses

A new administration and a new FCC chairman could roll back recent laws that make sure the internet is a level playing field.
Keegan Green
This Startup Plans to Authenticate the Entire Internet
Startups

This Startup Plans to Authenticate the Entire Internet

A closed network of verified commenters will rate the authenticity of the web pages they visit.
Biz Stone Wants to Make the Internet a More Trustworthy Place
Social Media

Biz Stone Wants to Make the Internet a More Trustworthy Place

'We should celebrate the serendipity the web provides, yet not condone the hate it may breed,' says the Jelly Industries and Twitter co-founder.
Nina Zipkin
Google Dissects Undersea Cable to Explain the Internet
Internet

Google Dissects Undersea Cable to Explain the Internet

Guess what, Sen. Stevens? The Internet really is a series of tubes.
Exploring the Most Popular Websites of the Last 20 Years
Internet

Exploring the Most Popular Websites of the Last 20 Years

These sites can really give you some insight on the rises and falls of some of the biggest businesses in the internet age.
Google to Run Exclusively on Renewable Energy by 2017
Google

Google to Run Exclusively on Renewable Energy by 2017

It is ramping up investments in wind and solar power for its data centers.
Nearly Half the World Is Online
Internet

Nearly Half the World Is Online

There's almost as many mobile subscriptions as people on Earth, but 3.9 billion remain offline.
Almost Half the World Will Be Online by the End of 2016
Internet

Almost Half the World Will Be Online by the End of 2016

In the world's developed countries about 80 percent of the population use the internet.

The Internet is a global communication network that connects computers worldwide in order to exchange information in various forms via routers and servers. The system originated from the U.S. government network Arpanet, starting in the 1960s.

 
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