Internet titans to protest 'fast lanes' Wednesday
Streaming television titan Netflix will be among websites displaying a dreaded spinning wheel icon on Wednesday to rally support for blocking Internet "fast lanes."
Internet via power lines set to launch
A plan to offer consumers Internet access through their home's power lines may soon come to fruition for residents of Grand Ledge, Mich.
Interview: Voom HD, cutting edge of tele programming
Voom HD is the little network that's trying hard to push high-definition programming to the masses.
Broadcasters' woes could spell trouble for free TV
(AP) -- For more than 60 years, TV stations have broadcast news, sports and entertainment for free and made their money by showing commercials. That might not work much longer.
Siemens Sets New Record for Wireless Data Transfer using White LEDs
4G wireless: It's fast, but outstripped by hype
(AP) -- Cell phone companies are about to barrage consumers with advertising for the next advance in wireless network technology: "4G" access. The companies are promising faster speeds and the thrill of being the first on ...
Japan launches satellite for better GPS coverage (Update)
Japan on Saturday launched a rocket carrying a satellite intended to improve global positioning systems.
Wi-Fi networks less private than ever
The local java joint or airport terminal might seem like the perfect location to log onto Facebook or troll Amazon for a deal. But for anyone who has accepted the convenience of unsecured Internet access, here's another reminder ...
US eyes phase-out of old telephone network
America's plain old telephone network is rapidly being overtaken by new technology, putting US regulators in a quandary over how to manage the final stages of transformation.
ACLU: US Attorney OK'd GPS to track cell phones
(AP) -- The American Civil Liberties Union says the U.S. Attorney's Office for New Jersey under Christopher Christie, now a GOP gubernatorial candidate, tracked the whereabouts of citizens through their cell phones without ...
Cable subscribers flee, but is Internet to blame?
(AP) -- Cable companies have been losing TV subscribers at an ever faster rate in the last few months, and satellite TV isn't picking up the slack.
US-CERT says Wi-Fi hole open to brute force attack
U.S. Falling Behind in Broadband Penetration
The U.S. Senate will be told Tuesday that the U.S. is barely above the midpoint of broadband deployment within developed nations – and it's getting worse.
Company behind magicJack to banish calling costs
(AP) -- The company behind the magicJack, the Internet phone gadget heavily advertised on television, has another trick up its sleeve: free phone calls from computers, smart phones and iPads.