Technology - Internet news

Google's SPDY will speed up downloads

(PhysOrg.com) -- As part of its effort to speed up the Web, Google is experimenting with SPDY, a new application layer protocol, that it hopes will speed up the conversation between browsers and Web servers ...

Nov 16, 2009 4.5 / 5 (19) 7 weblog

Six net neutrality principles proposed

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in the U.S. voted last week to start a process to formulate rules that could force Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to uphold six principles that would preserve ...

Oct 26, 2009 4.8 / 5 (5) 8 weblog

Whose Internet is it, anyway?

(PhysOrg.com) -- Last week, the new chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, Julius Genachowski, broke with precedent by proposing federal rules that enforce Net neutrality -- the principle that ...

Sep 28, 2009 4.5 / 5 (8) 3

Facebook Lite On its Way

(PhysOrg.com) -- The social networking site Facebook has begun testing a simpler, no-frills alternative to its regular interface. The cleaner, uncluttered interface is particularly aimed at entry-level users ...

Sep 15, 2009 3.8 / 5 (4) 1 weblog

YouTube in 3D?

(PhysOrg.com) -- Back on April 1, Google instigated a prank that allowed users to see an effect on Google Chrome that looked like 3D. It was actually pretty cool. But it seems as though that wasn't the onl ...

Jul 23, 2009 4.5 / 5 (4) 1 weblog