AT&T plans national tech trial – Sun-Sentinel

Sun-SentinelAT&T has proposed a region of Palm Beach County for a years-long trial that would switch customers to new Internet-based technologies for services ranging from phone service to broadband and…

Kids and social media: The reality is a lot better than you think – Denver Post

Kids and social media: The reality is a lot better than you thinkDenver PostThe way we talk about kids and social media, you’d think the Internet was a treacherous den…

World Wide Web at 25: the next 25 years – Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.ukNext month marks 25 years since Tim Berners-Lee set out his vision of the World Wide Web — a system of interlinked documents that can be accessed via the Internet…

Russian Opposition Leader Navalny Under House Arrest – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalMOSCOW—A Moscow court has put Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny under house arrest, forbidding him from using the Internet or communicating with anyone outside his family. The house…

Please, Oscars: Don’t Give ‘Dallas Buyers Club’ Any Awards – Huffington Post

Huffington PostIt’s not for anyone who identifies as LGBT. The movie is resolutely not about them. Is it for homophobes, who can learn from the movie’s example that maybe you…

Is the Internet Bad for Society and Relationships? – NEWS.GNOM.ES

NEWS.GNOM.ESThe Internet becomes a bigger part of our lives everyday, making life more convenient but also taking away the human element of living in the moment and making relationships more…

Hootsuite And The Security And Compliance Of Social Media – Forbes

Hootsuite And The Security And Compliance Of Social MediaForbesThe Internet is quick to be outraged and can be unforgiving in its outrage. “Seventy-six percent of social media crises, such as…

2014 NFL Mock Draft: Houston pops Bortles after NFL combine – CBSSports.com

CBSSports.comGilbert’s speed and athleticism was readily apparent at the combine. 22. Philadelphia Eagles — Dee Ford, DE, Auburn — He’ll probably be moving to OLB once he gets to the…

Americans Would Give Up TV Before Internet – Discovery News

Discovery NewsUsing the Web has become the main activity for hundreds of millions of people around the globe. iStockPhoto. Gallery. HolidayGiftGuide2011:FortheCouchPotato. View Caption +#1: Indulging the Indulgent. Need to come…

Jeff Gordon gets revenge on Internet troll with a phony police chase – USA TODAY

USA TODAYIntent on clearing their names, Gordon and his sponsor teamed up again. They brought one of those Internet doubters — Travis Okulski from the car blog Jalopnik — down…

The Web At 25? Indispensable. Social Media? Not So Much. – Forbes

ForbesIt’s hard to believe the World Wide Web has already been around for 25 years — the time since Tim Berners-Lee proposed a system that would allow computers to access…

Lisa Kudrow’s Ex-Manager — Let ME Eat Cake! Celebrates $1.6 Million Victory – TMZ.com

TMZ.comHere’s a nice “IN YOUR FACE” moment for Lisa Kudrow — her ex-manager hit the Internet to boast about his $1.6 million victory over her … with a fat piece…

Some users take a dim view of the web, survey finds – PCWorld

PCWorldThe information management system known as the web turns 25 this year. Its birthday, however, may not be celebrated by everyone. Fifteen percent of Internet users said it has been…

Michael O’Neill: ‘Dallas Buyers Club’ deserves its Oscars 2014 accolades – Zap2it.com (blog)

Zap2it.com (blog)Just before that season premiere, during Sunday’s (March 2) Oscars, O’Neill will be rooting for “Dallas Buyers Club,” in which he portrays a Food and Drug Administration official who…

Schools would be required to set social media guidelines – The Star-Ledger

Schools would be required to set social media guidelinesThe Star-LedgerThe bill (S441) would require that the policy be written, and include “provisions designed to prevent improper communications between school employees…

Pippa Middleton talks about famous dress she wore at royal wedding – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsPippa Middleton has a sense of humor about the bridesmaid dress that made her a star. She discussed the famous gown she wore as her sister Kate’s…

Web Video on Television From the Founders of TiVo – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalThe lives of couch potatoes changed forever when co-founders Mike Ramsay and James Barton rolled out TiVo 15 years ago. Now the folks behind the original digital video…

Mark Zuckerberg Plans To Connect the World – Auto World News

Auto World NewsMark Zuckerberg smiles onstage before delivering a keynote speech during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona on Feb. 24, 2014. (Photo : Reuters). Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark…

Facebook shelves controversial email feature – Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.ukFacebook has quietly shelved its controversial email feature, introduced three years ago, because “people haven’t been using it”. Founder Mark Zuckerberg launched the service in 2010, criticising traditional email for…

Netflix strikes deal to pay Comcast to ensure online videos are streamed smoothly – Washington Post

Washington PostNetflix has agreed to pay Comcast, the nation’s largest home Internet carrier, to ensure its online videos are streamed smoothly. The arrangement highlights the vast power of Comcast, which…

Netflix, Comcast reach deal to improve streaming quality – Fox News

Fox NewsNEW YORK – 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…

Microsoft Targets Global Internet Growth With Cheaper Phones – Bloomberg

BloombergMicrosoft Corp. (MSFT) is accelerating its push into mobile software, adding new hardware manufacturers and joining forces with chipmaker Qualcomm Inc. (QCOM) to develop cheaper smartphones aimed at markets such…

Gail Kerr: Google Fiber could provide big boost to Nashville – The Tennessean

Gail Kerr: Google Fiber could provide big boost to NashvilleThe TennesseanLarry Page, Google’s co-founder and chief executive, speaks during the keynote presentation at Google I/O 2013 in San Francisco. Nashville…

Tweeting the Revolution: Social Media Use and the #Euromaidan Protests – Huffington Post

Huffington PostAt the Social Media and Political Participation lab at NYU we have been closely following social media activity related to the protests since they began in November, collecting Twitter…

Rick Pitino and John Calipari battle about social media – CBSSports.com

CBSSports.com“I think anybody who reads social media who’s in sports is not all there. To me, I think it’s the great class of underachievers who live on the Internet with…

FCC Opens Docket, Accepting Court Invite to Preserve an Open Internet – eWeek

eWeekFollowing a net neutrality court defeat, the FCC took new steps Feb. 19 to “ensure the Internet remains a platform for innovation.” With net neutrality threatened by a January court…

Google targets Nashville for high-speed fiber network – Nashville Business Journal (blog)

Nashville Business Journal (blog)Nashville is on the short list of cities under consideration for the next round of Google Fiber, the tech giant announced today. The California-based company is looking…

White House defers to FCC on further action on net neutrality – PCWorld

PCWorldThe administration of U.S. President Barack Obama said in response to a petition that it continues to back an open Internet, but declined to direct the U.S. Federal Communications Commission…

Net Neutrality Petition Addressed by White House – Guardian Liberty Voice

Guardian Liberty VoiceLast month, the United States Court of Appeals abolished “Net Neutrality,” a set of rules for Internet service providers to follow, principally that all data is equal, in…

Google asks Internet eyewear fans not to be Glassholes’ – Business Recorder

Business Recorderimage SAN FRANCISCO: Google on Tuesday gave early adopters of its Internet-connected eyewear a bit of advice: don’t be “Glassholes.” It was the final suggestion in a recommended code…

CBS Wants CSI: The Internet – Vulture

CBS Wants CSI: The InternetVultureCBS has ordered another spinoff of CSI, the network confirmed today, this time focusing on cybercrime. Think CSI: The Internet. The show, “inspired by [its producer’s]…

Galaxy S5 rumors flare up as release date draws near – Christian Science Monitor

Christian Science MonitorJust ahead of the major Samsung “Unpacked 5” event at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona next week, the Internet is buzzing about what Samsung will offer in…

‘House of Cards’ premiere baits binge watchers with shocking twist – Today.com

Today.comFrank Underwood (Kevin Spacey) has no mercy on “House of Cards.” Photo credit: Nathaniel Bell for Netflix. The second-season premiere of “House of Cards” dropped a bombshell that no one…

The 2014 Winter Olympics: February 16, 2014 – A.V. Club Austin

A.V. Club AustinIt would be fascinating, though entirely overwhelming and impractical, to watch the Olympics by putting the coverage from each country’s major network side-by-side in a sort of Brady…

Google May House Startups in San Francisco’s Historic Latino Community – ColorLines magazine

ColorLines magazineThe move highlights the growing trend of Internet firms in Silicon Valley where a fierce competition for tech talent has led them to expand in San Francisco so they…