The Wild, Wild Web Endures

The risks and dangers online make the Internet like the Wild West of yore, an IBM security consultant says.

Spam Spiked, then Slowed in February

Valentine's Day and financial fears inspired spam in February, security firm MessageLabs reports.

Spam Jumps in January, Study Says

MessageLabs reports that global Internet spam levels increased 4.9 percent in January.

Teleconferencing will be Big in 2008, Gartner Says

Video telepresence will become more prevalent, and the travel industry will lose out, analysts say.

Asia Leads in 3G Adoption

An analyst expects 564 million 3G subscribers in the Asia Pacific region by 2013.

Malware Sets Records in 2008

Security firm F-Secure reports record growth in viruses, bots and malware online.

Adobe Rules in Web Video

Adobe Flash dominates online videos worldwide, research reveals.


Election Web Traffic Sets CNN Record

The news site enjoyed a sharp rise in worldwide visitors on and around election day.

Economy, Election Inspire Spam

Spammers seize on financial and political news to lure you to opening their ads, Symantec reports.

Tech Spending Still Grows, But Slowly

Worldwide IT spending is forecast to grow 2.6 percent next year, with a bigger slowdown in the U.S., IDC says.

Strong Future Seen for Video Conferencing

Video conferencing markets are expected to grow, especially on the desktop, research shows.


Volvo Ocean Race Tracked Online

Viewers can follow action recorded by on-boat Webcams via mobile phone, PC, on terminals at each port stop.