University of California adopts open-access policy for research papers
British group outlines plan for open-access publishing for publicly funded research papers
Freebie tricksters unleash spam botnet using Android phones
Researchers discover dangerous ways computer worms are spreading among smartphones
Professor Kevin Du and a team of researchers from the College of Engineering and Computer Science at Syracuse University have recently discovered that some of the most common activities among smartphone users—scanning ...
Study group claims free access to research papers has reached a 'tipping point'
LA to issue RFP for citywide free broadband access program
NetZero to launch free wireless broadband service
It's like the '90s never left: Billy Crystal hosted the Oscars. Internet IPOs are back. And NetZero is returning with free Internet service -only this time it's wireless.
Wi-Fi Alliance announces Passpoint program to start in June
Corporate interest is a problem for research into open-access publishing
The open-access movement, which aims to provide researchers and the public with free access to academic work, has been growing. But most academic research remains behind expensive paywalls, which decreases ...
Google, Costco and Facebook best employers
Google, Facebook and wholesale retailer Costco offer the best pay and benefit packages in the United States, according to employee ratings compiled by the US job site Glassdoor.
New York spreading wireless access across city
Free Internet access will be given to more neighborhoods across New York as the Big Apple aims to build a "wireless corridor" designed to boost business, officials announced Monday.
Washington Post says paywall to start in mid-2013
The Washington Post said Monday it would start charging frequent readers for online access starting in mid-2013, with some details still to be finalized.
Music video platform Vevo comes to Germany
US online music video channel Vevo said Monday it will launch its services in Germany this year after reaching a licensing deal with GEMA, the country's publishing rights agency.
France works with Microsoft to cultivate startups
French minister Frederic Lefebvre and Microsoft on Saturday announced a partnership to cultivate promising Internet startups in France.