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ICANN considers a raffle for new top-level domains

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers has proposed holding an old-fashioned raffle to determine which applications for new top-level domains should be handled first.


Save the Web's best bits for later with Pocket

Found something on the Web you don't have time to read? One click puts it in your Pocket (app) for later reading on the go.

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W3C launches Web Platform Docs to help designers and developers

In an effort to better acquaint Web developers with the open technologies that can be used to build Web applications, the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) has launched a Web site with tutorials and other documentation that cover most of today's Web standards, including the emerging HTML5 set of standards.

Swizzle Sweeper turns inbox-cluttering newsletters into a simple daily digest

This ingenious service not only manages that onslaught of newsletters, but also helps you unsubscribe from the ones you don't want.

US agencies seize 686 websites accused of selling fake drugs

Two U.S. agencies have seized 686 websites accused of selling counterfeit and illegal medicines as part of an international crackdown on online sales of fake drugs.

Internet pioneer Dr. Leonard Kleinrock is still pushing emerging technologies

It's not hard to find Internet pioneer Dr. Leonard Kleinrock -- he's been at UCLA for 50 years, since 1963.


igHome gives displaced iGoogle users a familiar home

Still shopping for a replacement for your ill-fated iGoogle home page? Developer Mike Sutton offers a very familiar-looking alternative.

Drive-by Wi-Fi: Staying connected on the road

Free Wi-Fi is easier than ever to find on the nation's highways and byways. You just have to know where to look.


Study: Estonia, U.S. have most Internet freedom

Residents of Estonia have the most freedom to do what they want on the Internet, with the U.S. ranking second among 47 countries examined by a group that pushes for democratic freedoms worldwide.

How the U.S. is winning the race to next-gen Internet

With the worldwide supply of IPv4 addresses rapidly dwindling, the United States is pulling ahead of its global rivals in the deployment of next-generation Internet services based on the emerging IPv6 standard.