Brian Fung

A survey of 911 dispatchers reveals the horrible, human cost of bad technology

Find Me 911, a coalition of first-responders, issued a new report on wireless 911 calls.

How China and Russia are trying to undermine the Internet, again

The last time the world got together to talk about how the Internet should work, China and Russia proposed making it easier for individual governments to control what their citizens can see on the Web.

The Aereo case is being decided by people who call iCloud ‘the iCloud.’ Yes, really.

[Commentary] In the end, the Supreme Court's ideal frame of reference was the phonograph.

Everything you need to know about Aereo, the Supreme Court and the future of TV

[Commentary] Depending on the outcome of the Aereo case, the battle could either solidify TV networks' grip over their content or throw the doors open to a future where consumers will be able to get traditional, over-the-air programming over the I

What the Apple wage collusion case says about Silicon Valley’s labor economy

[Commentary] Tens of thousands of software engineers are currently suing Apple, Google and a host of other companies for a shot at reclaiming wages they say the tech firms stole from them.

The decades-old idea that could break the net neutrality logjam

Ever since the DC Circuit court ruled that the government can't ban Internet providers from blocking or prioritizing Web traffic, the Federal Communications Commission has been looking for a way to get around the ruling.

How a common law enforcement tool could be abused to spy on you illegally

Privacy advocates are warning that the legal gray area in a key court case may make it easier for the government to spy on Americans illegally.

The insanely fast Wi-Fi router you’ll probably never need

The average American household connects to the Internet at a rate of 10 megabits per second. Not bad, but also not fantastic -- by way of comparison, a single HD Netflix stream takes up 5.8 Mbps of bandwidth.

Heartbleed is about to get worse, and it will slow the Internet to a crawl

The Heartbleed bug has put many consumers' user names and passwords at risk. Undetected for two years, the bug quietly undermined the basic security of the Internet.

No joke, this company wants to be hacked with Heartbleed

Most of us have spent the last few days trying not to fall victim to the Heartbleed bug -- changing passwords, checking routers, making sure we're protected, and so on.