Ars Technica

Weak net neutrality won’t scare investors away from Internet startups

[Commentary] The Federal Communications Commission's proposal to let Internet service providers charge Web services for a "fast lane" probably isn't a good thing for the Internet -- even the FCC said so itself in 2010 when it warned that such paym

Yahoo is the latest company ignoring Web users’ requests for privacy

Yahoo announced that it will stop complying with Do Not Track signals that Web browsers send on behalf of users who wish to not be monitored for advertising purposes.

Google Now for Android will automatically remember where you parked

Here's a fun new trick that Google just patched into Google Now, the company's card-based personal assistant: it can now keep track of where you parked.

US State Department adopting social media to counter Al-Qaeda propaganda

The State Department unveiled that it is widely employing social media as a method to counter online violent extremism from Al-Qaeda and others.

Netflix researching “large-scale peer-to-peer technology” for streaming

Netflix is looking for an engineer to research using a peer-to-peer architecture for streaming.

Mayor in Twitter parody flap says his “freedom of speech” at stake

Peoria (IL) Mayor Jim Ardis, whose complaints led to a police raid to unveil who was behind a Twitter account impersonating him, now says his "freedom of speech" was at issue.

Aereo analysis: Cloud computing at a crossroads

The question of whether online broadcast television is to remain in the hands of a stodgy industry that once declared the VCR the enemy is being put directly before the Supreme Court.

Mission-critical satellite communications wide open to malicious hacking

Mission-critical satellite communications relied on by Western militaries and international aeronautics and maritime systems are susceptible to interception, tampering, or blocking by attackers who exploit easy-to-find backdoors, software bugs, an

Google Fiber finally rolling out Internet service to businesses

Google Fiber began as a service just for residents and public buildings like schools, libraries, and community centers, but it's now being expanded to cover businesses as well.

Google: Still no plans to bring Fiber to New York

A Google Fiber job posting in New York City has a bunch of tech news sites excited about the prospect of Google bringing its fiber Internet service to the Big Apple.

But Google says there are no such plans.