Internet

Where Do Companies Like Alexa and Compete Get Their Data?
Marketing Bootcamp

Where Do Companies Like Alexa and Compete Get Their Data?

Browser toolbars provide important analytics for Web-based marketers.
James Parsons
Microsoft Grounds Its AI Chat Bot After it Learns Sexism and Racism From Twitter Users
Radicals & Visionaries

Microsoft Grounds Its AI Chat Bot After it Learns Sexism and Racism From Twitter Users

Once again, the Internet chose to display the worst of humanity.
FCC Unveils Internet Privacy Proposal
FCC

FCC Unveils Internet Privacy Proposal

The plan would require broadband providers to obtain consumer consent, disclose data collection, protect personal information and report breaches.
Opera Becomes First Big Browser Maker With Built-in Ad-Blocker
Browsers

Opera Becomes First Big Browser Maker With Built-in Ad-Blocker

Faster loading, increased privacy and security and a desire for fewer distractions are behind the growing demand for ad-blockers.
The Sharing Economy Is Absolutely Blowing Up in China
Sharing Economy

The Sharing Economy Is Absolutely Blowing Up in China

Its value is estimated to be almost $300 billion, according to data recently released by a government agency.
Catherine Clifford
4 Reasons to Be Excited by the 'Internet of Things'
Internet of Things

4 Reasons to Be Excited by the 'Internet of Things'

What will modern life be like when everything is connected?
Zach Cutler
It's 2016, But Nearly Half of U.S. Small Businesses Still Don't Have a Website
Marketing Bootcamp

It's 2016, But Nearly Half of U.S. Small Businesses Still Don't Have a Website

Cost and perceived irrelevance were the most common reasons for the lack of an online presence, according to a survey of more than 350 small businesses.
Carly Okyle
Google's Internet Balloons Are Landing in Sri Lanka
Google

Google's Internet Balloons Are Landing in Sri Lanka

Project Loon is ready for Sri Lankan trials.
Get 2GB Free From Google Today With a Quick Security Check
Data Storage

Get 2GB Free From Google Today With a Quick Security Check

This is the second year in a row the tech giant has offered the deal.
Nina Zipkin
The Evolution of New Generic Top-Level Domains
Domain names

The Evolution of New Generic Top-Level Domains

Look out for a variety of new domains along the lines of .names, .co, .party and thousands of others to soon be available.
Peter Daisyme
U.S. Internet Speeds Tripled Over Three-and-a-Half Years, FCC Says
Internet

U.S. Internet Speeds Tripled Over Three-and-a-Half Years, FCC Says

The FCC says video accounts for more than 60 percent of U.S. Internet traffic.
Meet the 5 Most Influential Dogs on the Internet (Infographic)
Celebrities

Meet the 5 Most Influential Dogs on the Internet (Infographic)

These celebrity canines are cashing in on their social media following to score lucrative endorsement deals and product lines.
Laura Entis
Facing Net Neutrality Concerns, Zuckerberg Argues for Free Internet Service in India
Facebook

Facing Net Neutrality Concerns, Zuckerberg Argues for Free Internet Service in India

Critics acknowledge the program may get people on the Internet, but argue that it gives Facebook a money-making engine and harms competition.

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.