Roku gets into streaming-stick fight with Google
Roku is getting into an Internet video-streaming stick fight with Google's Chromecast.
Reports: Facebook looks to buy solar drone company (Update)
Facebook is in talks to buy Titan Aerospace, a maker of solar-powered drones, to step up its efforts to provide Internet access to remote parts of the world, according to reports from technology blog Techcrunch ...
Comcast extends cheap Web access amid deal review
Comcast says it will continue to offer low-cost broadband Internet connections to low-income families beyond the three-year commitment it made when it bought NBCUniversal.
New search engine delivers content matched to ability
An Internet search engine developed specifically for schools by two University of Alabama in Huntsville professors is being tested as a way to increase reading abilities in challenged students and help motivate intellectual ...
Study suggests users pay more attention to Internet safety than previously assumed
Internet users face a barrage of information with each click, some of it designed to compromise security and privacy. Spammers hope, and security researchers have warned, that users cannot distinguish legitimate websites ...
China's president heads cybersecurity body
(AP)—Chinese President Xi Jinping has put himself in charge of a new body to coordinate cybersecurity, in a sign of Beijing's concern over its vulnerability to online attacks and its desire to retain tight control over ...
New tools to get your smartphone up to speed
"Check the map," says the voice in the commercial. "Verizon's super fast 4GLTE is the most reliable and in more places than any other 4G network."
Disney launches cloud film service for mobile devices
The Walt Disney Co. announced Tuesday the launch of a service allowing users of iPads and iPhones to access hundreds of movies via the Internet cloud.
TiVo founders try to reprogram Internet video
(AP)—The founders of DVR pioneer TiVo are shifting their focus from broadcast TV to broadband Internet as they introduce a new device designed to make it easier for people to find and manage video.
Getting a clearer picture on Netflix-Comcast deal
(AP)—After years of bickering, online video purveyor Netflix and media giant Comcast, the largest U.S. broadband service, are working together to provide their subscribers with a more enjoyable experience ...
Project "Outernet" looking to bring free Internet to entire world
Netflix reaches deal with Comcast
(AP)—Netflix has reached a deal with Comcast to ensure that its TV shows and movies are streamed smoothly to households, the first deal the online video streaming service has reached with an Internet service provider.
Adobe Flash Player updates confront zero-day exploit
Google Fiber may be fast, but it takes time to build
If you live in one of the cities Google may wire for high speed Internet, don't expect it to happen overnight.