Internet address expansion set despite ".worries." (Update)
Bidding will begin this week for words and brand names such as ".sport," ".NYC" and ".bank" to join ".com" as online monikers.
Researchers find blocking Internet pirating sites is not effective
Seven new Web domains to be released
On the Internet, .com is about to get some more company. Seven new Web domains including .bike, .guru and .clothing are scheduled to be released Wednesday, the first of hundreds of online address extensions expected to become ...
China Internet hit by 'largest ever' attack
China has been hit by the "largest ever" attack on its Internet structure, crashing the country's .cn servers, according to a government-linked agency.
Sandia builds Android-based network to study cyber disruptions
As part of ongoing research to help prevent and mitigate disruptions to computer networks on the Internet, researchers at Sandia National Laboratories in California have turned their attention to smartphones ...
Internet safe spot planned at ".secure" domain
Internet security specialists have applied for a ".secure" domain that they plan to turn into an online safe zone where bad guys aren't allowed.
Internet set for change with non-English addresses
(AP) -- The Internet is set to undergo one of the biggest changes in its four-decade history with the expected approval this week of international domain names - or addresses - that can be written in languages ...
Proposed new Internet neighborhoods unveiled June 13
The agency in charge of website addresses has picked June 13 as the day it will reveal proposed new names for online neighborhoods breaking the ".com" mold.
".Oops": Glitch forces extension for new suffixes
You're probably familiar with ".com" and ".org." How about ".oops"? A technical glitch forced the abrupt shutdown of a system for letting companies and organizations propose new Internet domain name suffixes. The Internet ...
Website address 'revolution' on hold
The Internet domain name "revolution" was on hold Friday due to a flaw that let some aspiring applicants peek at unauthorized information at the registration website.
Internet group: Quality over speed in new domains
(AP) -- The organization in charge of expanding the number of Internet address suffixes - the ".com" part of domain names - is apologizing for delays but says it's favoring "quality, not speed."
Mozilla resists request to remove Firefox tool
Mozilla, the non-profit developer of the Firefox Web browser, is holding off on complying with a government request to remove a software tool meant to circumvent federal efforts at curbing Internet piracy.
Internet body to reveal claims to new online addresses
Participants in an Internet land rush will be revealed Wednesday when the agency in charge of website addresses discloses the list of applicants for domain names ranging from .web to .porn and beyond.
Time zone database has new home after lawsuit
The organization in charge of the Internet's address system is taking over a database widely used by computers and websites to keep track of time zones around the world.