Americans are largely optimistic about the long-term future of scientific progress, but concerned about some changes that might occur in the near future.
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?
The World Wide Web, first conceived of 25 years ago this week, has been adopted by American society in record time.
How many people work in the U.S. tech sector? A simple question with a complicated answer.
A timeline of the major milestones and small moments that have shaped the Web since 1989.
Statement by Tim Berners-Lee, inventor of the Web, on the 25th anniversary of the Web
Experts predict the Internet will become ‘like electricity’ — less visible, yet more deeply embedded in people’s lives for good and ill
The overall verdict: The internet has been a plus for society and an especially good thing for individual users
It’s a question not many consider given how embedded the internet is in their lives. The typical web user has 25 online accounts, ranging from email to social media profiles and bank accounts, according to a 2007 study from Microsoft. But families, companies and legislators are just starting to sort out who owns and has access to these accounts after someone has died.
Many companies are competing to provide consumers with ways to stream content among all their digital devices, but there's still a segment of Americans who own only one device -- a cell-phone.