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Cloud-based gaming service has predictably high latency
— 4:06 PM on July 9, 2010

It's mid-afternoon on a Friday, so my head's a little in the clouds. But then so is everything else these days. Cloud-based storage...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Internet

The Pirate Bay hacked, user information exposed
— 3:33 PM on July 8, 2010

Popular BitTorrent tracker The Pirate Bay has been hax0red. A group of Argentinians with l33t skillz reportedly gained access to the site's administrative...

Type: News story Tags: Internet

First Firefox 4 beta arrives with tabs on top
— 6:00 AM on July 7, 2010

Between Chrome, Opera, and this latest pre-release version of Firefox, web browsers are starting to look more alike than ever. Mozilla put up the...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

Internet Explorer sees renewed usage share growth
— 9:36 AM on July 2, 2010

Eventually, Microsoft's renewed efforts to curb Internet Explorer's decline in popularity ought pay off. In fact, they may already be. IE marketing chief Ryan Gavin...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

YouTube: HTML5 video ain't good enough yet
— 2:05 PM on June 30, 2010

Is HTML5 about to take over as the standard for video on the web, as people like Steve Jobs suggest, or does it still...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Internet

Google backs down in conflict with China
— 6:00 AM on June 30, 2010

In March, a feud between Google and the Chinese government culminated with the former setting up an automatic redirect, which forwarded visitors of its...

Type: News story Tags: Internet

Latest IE 9 Platform Preview plays H.264 video via HTML5
— 5:06 PM on June 23, 2010

If you had any remaining doubts about Microsoft's intent to support HTML5 video, prepare to cast those aside. The company has released a third...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

Chrome 6 will have PDF viewing built in
— 9:11 AM on June 21, 2010

Not content to build Flash into Chrome, Google now intends to make Adobe Reader an unnecessary download, as well. The company says the latest developer...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

Extension sync on its way to Chrome 6.0
— 9:18 AM on June 18, 2010

If you own and use multiple computers, odds are you find value in browser synchronization features, which remove the need to copy bookmarks and settings...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

Peer-to-peer throttling is bad, says Verizon
— 9:30 AM on June 17, 2010

Got FiOS? If so, Verizon might not start depriving you of that sweet, sweet bandwidth for peer-to-peer file sharing. At least not anytime soon. The...

Type: News story Tags: Internet

Google adds new YouTube video editor
— 4:24 PM on June 16, 2010

Could touching up clips in Windows Live Movie Maker or iMovie before uploading them to YouTube soon be a thing of the past? The unofficial...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

New Google index promises fresher results
— 1:25 PM on June 9, 2010

New content may start finding its way onto Google quicker all of a sudden. The search company says it has completed work on Caffeine,...

Type: News story Tags: Internet

Opera pokes fun at Chrome speed test videos
— 12:08 PM on May 28, 2010

The raw performance of Google's Chrome web browser may make more headlines, but Opera Software still claims to have the "fastest browser on Earth."...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

Stable Chrome 5 is out for Windows, Mac, Linux
— 1:42 PM on May 26, 2010

Google products once proudly distinguished themselves by toting "beta" badges for months at a time. Now, those badges are quick to come off. Google

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

Google TV aims to bridge TV, web this fall
— 2:51 PM on May 20, 2010

The areas of overlap between Google and Apple have just grown a little bit larger. Earlier today, the search giant announced Google TV, a...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Internet

Google throws new format into HTML5 video cage match
— 4:41 PM on May 19, 2010

Until today, the HTML5 video codec debate was at a stalemate. Apple, Google, and Microsoft were publicly backing H.264 exclusively, while Mozilla and Opera were...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

Google apologizes for inadvertent Street View snooping
— 4:02 PM on May 17, 2010

Google has apologized for inadvertently collecting Wi-Fi data with its Street View project. Yes, those dorky-looking Street View cars that have been patrolling...

Type: News story Tags: Internet

Firefox 4 could be out in November
— 9:38 AM on May 11, 2010

With Microsoft hard at work on Internet Explorer 9 and Google already offering beta releases of Chrome 5, the Mozilla folks are under...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software