WASHINGTON — Is President Barack Obama taking over the Internet? Not by a long stretch, but that’s not stopping political banter in the “net neutrality” debate.
By Rebecca Jacobson, Inside Energy
Children’s entertainment giants like Jim Henson TV, DreamWorks, Sesame Street and programs like Thomas the Tank Engine are partnering with YouTube to push content on the new app. Educational programs like National Geographic Kids and YouTube stars like vlogger Hank…
By Darlene Superville, Associated Press
President Barack Obama said Friday that he probably leans more toward strong computer data encryption than many in law enforcement, but added that he understands investigators' concerns over the matter because of their need to protect people from attacks.
By Mike McDowall, OZY
No fanfare. No cleverly contrived quote for the history books. And yet, at 10:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 29, 1969, three months after Neil Armstrong’s famous step, came another giant leap for mankind. Just months after the first manned moon…
In an exclusive interview with Gwen Ifill on the PBS NewsHour, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler said his new proposal would stop companies from blocking content or creating fast lanes on the Internet through paid priority. While "we don't know what…
By PBS NewsHour
The Federal Communications Commission unrolled a plan to preserve equal access to the Internet for all users, treating broadband in a way that’s similar to a public utility. Leading up to the announcement, more than 4 million commenters weighed in…
Jonathan Landreth, managing editor of ChinaFile, the Asia Society's online magazine, joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss the Chinese crackdown on the country's access to the Internet this week.
By Laura Santhanam
India recently banned 32 websites in an effort to thwart terrorism and preserve national security, according to government officials. However, questions remain about how India, the world’s largest democracy, balances the tension between free speech and national security. How effective…
According to a new Pew Research Center study, If you see a friend post something stressful about their life online, it can, in turn, make you stressed.
By Larisa Epatko
China's new tech-driven economy has opened opportunities for entrepreneurs. But they still face some hurdles when starting a business.
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