University of California adopts open-access policy for research papers
Freebie tricksters unleash spam botnet using Android phones
British group outlines plan for open-access publishing for publicly funded research papers
LA to issue RFP for citywide free broadband access program
Study group claims free access to research papers has reached a 'tipping point'
Wi-Fi Alliance announces Passpoint program to start in June
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.
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 ...
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.
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 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.
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.
Murdoch's Sun newspaper goes behind paywall
Britain's top-selling newspaper The Sun, which is owned by Rupert Murdoch, on Thursday began charging readers for access to its website.
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.