Apr 9, 2013 — Google announced Tuesday that its Google Fiber project would be hitting Austin, Texas, next. The tech giant's blazing fast Internet service, with current rates at 1 Gpbs, is about 100 times faster than your typical cable broadband Internet service.
Apr 1, 2013 — The U.S. Court of Appeals in New York ruled 2-to-1 that Barry Diller-backed Aereo doesn't violate U.S. copyright law. The company has come under a barrage of lawsuits from network channels because it allows users to watch TV over the Internet.
Mar 28, 2013 — A denial-of-service attack on a Dutch company was huge. But companies that monitor the Internet say it did not cause major disruptions.
Mar 27, 2013 — The two sides in the dispute are an anti-spam group and a Dutch hosting company that the group says is behind much of the spam on the Internet. The fight is causing major congestion, leading to delays in reaching sites like Netflix.
Feb 15, 2013 — When you live out in the middle of nowhere, you can feel like you're in the Internet slow lane because broadband just isn't available. Residents in rural Lancashire in England created their own high-speed Internet connection because they felt no major supplier would do it for them.
Feb 7, 2013 — Germany was the world's most future-oriented country in 2012, followed by Switzerland and Japan, according to the "Future Orientation Index," which is based on Google searches. Scientists say the index is "strongly correlated" to economic health.
Sep 5, 2012 — Can the Internet bring you immortality? The answer is yes, as your words and images will remain present for as long as digital archives are preserved.
Jul 26, 2012 — When Russian officials downplayed shortages of HIV drugs, activists turned to the Web to raise awareness about the problem. Since 2004, the AIDS epidemic has worsened in Russia, despite a law that requires drug treatment people with HIV.
Jun 14, 2012 — The corporation that regulates the Internet plans to increase the number of "top level" domains from the current 22 to 1,000 domains starting in early 2013. The proposed domains offer a cross-section of the Internet — what we use it for, and where the money is.
Jun 6, 2012 — A new Internet protocol system launched Wednesday, adding trillions upon trillions of new Internet addresses that can now connect almost everything you own to the Web. Here's what you need to know about all that extra digital real estate.