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Intel debuts gateway 'middlemen' for Internet of Things

Intel announces a new version of its embedded Atom chip, as well as a new "gateway" line for designers of intelligent consumer devices.

Google backs project to slash Internet costs worldwide

The search giant said Monday it has helped found a global coalition backed by Web inventor Tim Berners-Lee that hopes to dramatically cut the cost of Internet access.

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U.S. surveillance erodes its leadership in Internet freedom

Internet freedom has declined in the United States over the past year as a result of its surveillance policies, reflecting a trend that appears to have caught on worldwide, according to a recently released study.

Gender gap is widening online

Women are coming online later and less frequently than men around the world, according to a new report by the Broadband Commission Working Group on broadband and gender.

Web's gatekeepers embrace DRM for next HTML5 standard

Universal content protection methods make sense, but the EFF argues that embracing DRM goes against the philosophy of the open Web.

Security company dives deep into the 'Dark Web' for stolen data

Alex Holden, founder of security company Hold Security, is in the business of bringing companies bad news.

Sudan comes back online after 24-hour Internet blackout

Service was restored around 1 p.m. local time Thursday, according to an analysis performed by Renesys, an Internet performance management company.

15 percent of Americans find the Internet irrelevant and hard to use

The information superhighway is not for everyone. Fifteen percent of adults still don't use the Internet, primarily because it's not relevant to them or it's too difficult to use, a recent Pew survey said.

'Viceroi' algorithm improves detection of click fraud

A group of researchers have devised an algorithm they say could help advertising networks better detect fraudulent clicks.

Study: Internet sales tax software will be costly to implement

Opponents of a proposed Internet sales tax requirement contend that it would cost tens of thousands of dollars to set up along with ongoing maintenance costs.