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
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
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.
New York Times to ask Web readers to pay up in '11
(AP) -- The New York Times plans to charge readers for full access to its Web site next year, reviving an idea that fizzled twice for the newspaper. This time it's betting that it will be able to wring more ...
When talk is free: The effects of pricing plans on consumer demand
From banks to telecom providers, various industries are moving to pricing plans that offer a certain amount of "free" service. Bank customers are allowed a certain number of free ATM withdrawals each month, and cell phone ...
Online privacy is evolving. Does it matter to you? (Update)
(AP)—Online privacy rules are changing. The question now is how much consumers will care.