| Jul 7, 2014
| 10:17 AM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Google Inc is rating Internet service providers' video streaming quality on a new website, the latest development in the fight between broadband providers and content companies over who is to blame for slow streaming speeds.
| Jul 7, 2014
| 12:40 PM
FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai recently described net neutrality — the Orwellian doctrine that prohibits the prioritization of Web content such as health-care communication or remote learning — as a "solution in search of a problem."...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Online video service Viewster has announced the winners of the second edition of the Viewster Online Film Festival.
Centering on the theme "Relationship Status: It's Complicated," participants from all around the world submitted films for a chance to win...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Brevity, so it has been said, is the soul of wit. John Oliver seems to believe the opposite is equally true.
The comedian has been letting loose on his new HBO program "Last Week Tonight," unveiling segments that can last anywhere from 15 to 20 minutes...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The big debate over net neutrality has some YouTube stars fearing that the end of the world is near.
The online community has been in a dither about the future of a regulatory provision that Internet service providers treat all traffic the same. The...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 2:45 PM
The end of net neutrality? More like the end of the world -- at least that was the prevailing thought during a Friday panel at VidCon.
In the wake of the FCC initiating a process to come up with new rules for an open internet, controversy has bubbled...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 11:50 AM
A protest by a group calling itself Occupy Google resulted in the arrest of 10 people late Tuesday night after they refused to leave the Internet giant's campus, according to police.
The protesters were staging a demonstration calling for Net...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 7:00 AM
When T-Mobile announced the other day that it would exempt streaming music services from its wireless data caps, I thought it was the best reason yet for Washington to stop the company from being swallowed up by Sprint. But some consumer advocates thought...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 11:20 AM
It's been a week for late-night host activism. Just days after John Oliver sicced his HBO show viewers on the FCC over Net Neutrality legislation, Stephen Colbert has declared war on Amazon.
The online shopping giant has been battling with the French...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has nominated Danielle Brazell as the new general manager of the city's Department of Cultural Affairs.
Garcetti's selection of Brazell as cultural affairs chief must be confirmed by the City Council.
Brazell is the...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 5:01 AM
Joined by four other Democrats active on tech issues, Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, unveiled legislation Tuesday that charts a sensible, middle-ground path on net neutrality.
Naturally, it has no chance of...