Google crowns Facebook king of Internet visits
Google on Friday released Web traffic data indicating that Facebook is king when it comes to online visitors despite criticism about privacy at the social-networking service.
Providers test the limits of access to Internet with new pricing systems
Your days of all-you-can-eat Internet buffet may be coming to an end. Probably not tomorrow, but soon enough, industry analysts say.
Russia's Yandex launches web browser to rival Google
Russia's dominant search engine Yandex on Monday launched its own Internet browser in the continuing face-off with its American rival Google for supremacy in the growing Russian market.
Income slashed, web traffic falls when paper goes online-only
Researchers from City University London have found that at least 75 percent of revenue can be lost and web traffic can actually fall when a newspaper moves from print and web to web-only.
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 ...
Internet traffic to grow fourfold by 2016: survey
The boom in the number of mobile Internet devices and tablet computers in use will help quadruple Web traffic in the coming years, a study said Wednesday.
Crowdsourcing search for missing plane is overloaded
A crowdsourcing effort to locate the missing Malaysia Airlines plane using satellite imagery overloaded the computer network with an "unprecedented" amount of traffic, the technology company said Tuesday.
US proposal seeks to head off Internet 'fast lanes' (Update)
The top US telecom regulator proposed Wednesday to regulate broadband Internet service providers as "public utility" carriers, in a renewed effort to enforce "net neutrality" rules.
Libyan Internet service cut again: monitors
Internet service has been completely severed in violence-torn Libya for the second time in two weeks, US online traffic monitoring firms said Friday.
Be on the lookout for new police tool, aka Twitter
(AP) -- When Milwaukee police wanted to get word of a murder out quickly, they did it in 113 characters on Twitter.
Q&A: Net neutrality rules go into effect
New rules that treat the Internet like a public utility and prevent companies from blocking or slowing down some online traffic took effect Friday.
Analysis: Yahoo needs more than eyeballs to grow
Yahoo Inc. may have reclaimed the top spot in the Web traffic rankings, but experts say the Web portal has a long way to go before it's demonstrated that the huge changes made by CEO Marissa Mayer are turning the business ...
Last Internet provider in Egypt goes dark
(AP) -- The last of Egypt's main Internet service providers, the Noor Group, has gone dark.
The search -- computers dig deeper for meaning (w/ Video)
(PhysOrg.com) -- Search engine technology is in a state of flux as it digs ever deeper for new meaning. Europe is poised to reap the benefits of the new age of semantic search thanks to the work of European researchers.