More People Prefer FireFox over Internet Explorer

According to analytics vendor StatCounter, FireFox pulled ahead of Internet Explorer in usage statistics for the month of December 2010–at least in Europe–great news for some! Internet Explorer has been the bane of my existence as a web developer, and I think it’s...

How Facebook will Change the Internet

According to a 60 Minutes interview this weekend, Facebook and Google are on a collision course. Rumors of a new Facebook email product that insiders are calling a “Gmail Killer” could change the way we all use the internet. “Facebook knows how many people use its...

Government to back “Trust Identities” for Internet Surfers

President Obama is working together with Commerce Secretary Gary Locke in an attempt to create solutions for a more secure internet while also allying consumer’s privacy concerns. To this end, the Obama administration has backed a program called the “National Strategy...

China Hijacks US Internet Traffic

For nearly 20 minutes last April, China Telecom Corp., the nation’s largest fixed-line phone carrier, hijacked  15 percent of the world’s internet traffic routes. The traffic, which was re-routed through servers in China, included data from the U.S. government and...