University of California adopts open-access policy for research papers
Study group claims free access to research papers has reached a 'tipping point'
British group outlines plan for open-access publishing for publicly funded research papers
LA to issue RFP for citywide free broadband access program
World Digital Library to launch at UNESCO
The World Digital Library, a website offering free access to rare books, maps, manuscripts, films and photographs from across the globe, launches Tuesday at UNESCO headquarters in Paris.
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.
Paid access to journal articles not a significant barrier for scientists
They say the best things in life are free, but when it comes to online scientific publishing, a new research report in The FASEB Journal suggests otherwise. In the report, Philip M. Davis from Cornell University shows that f ...
Newspapers erect pay walls in hunt for new revenue
(AP) -- Newspapers are returning to a business strategy that served them well in the heyday of street-corner newsboys shouting the front-page news. They're enticing people with a little free online content before asking ...
Google, Yahoo!, Microsoft urged not to censor search
Rights groups called on Google, Yahoo! and Microsoft on Friday not to censor their Web search engines one day next week to help protest cyber censorship.
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 ...
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.
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.