What happens to the internet after the U.S. hands off ICANN to others?
The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) is a multinational organization that oversees the address book of the internet thanks to a contract issued by the U.S. government. What happens when this contract expires in September 2015?
Chart of the Week: The ever-accelerating rate of technology adoption
The World Wide Web, first conceived of 25 years ago this week, has been adopted by American society in record time.
How U.S. tech-sector jobs have grown, changed in 15 years
How many people work in the U.S. tech sector? A simple question with a complicated answer.
More than half of Millennials have shared a ‘selfie’
A new Pew Research Center survey finds that 55% of those ages 25 to 32 have posted a “selfie” on a social media site; no other generation is nearly as inclined to do this.
Americans increasingly view the internet, cellphones as essential
Americans are growing more attached to modern digital technologies, such as cellphones and the internet, and less attached to traditional hardware, such as landline phones and televisions.
Q/A: How Pew Research mapped the conversations on Twitter
A conversation with Lee Rainie, director of the Pew Research Internet Project, about the project’s new report on mapping Twitter conversations.
The six types of Twitter conversations
Have you ever wondered what a Twitter conversation looks like from 10,000 feet?
Which developing nation leads on mobile payments? Kenya
A majority of Kenyans make or receive payments using cell phones.
Emerging nations catching up to U.S. on technology adoption, especially mobile and social media use
Within a remarkably short period of time, some developing nations are catching up to the U.S. in technology use.
5 facts about online dating
11% of American adults have used an online dating site or a mobile dating app.