A man visiting his grandparents in Brazil woke up to hundreds of spiders floating in the sky one sunny morning. According to experts, the spiders built a giant cobweb above ground to catch mosquitos overnight.
Animals January 13, 2019
Google hands out badges to Web pages that treat mobile devices the best. It's the fruit of the months-long Accelerated Mobile Pages project, which is an open source effort to optimize mobile Web browsing.
Internet February 26, 2016
Google has updated Google Photos to bring Photo Spheres to the Web. Now, users can simply head to their Google Photos accounts to view the Photo Spheres that they made.
Apps/Software December 4, 2015
Google announced an update to its Data Saver functionality that will now remove images from loading at first to save users up to 70 percent of data on the Chrome app for Android.
Apps/Software December 1, 2015
A road in Texas has been transformed into creepy scenery as giant webs hang on a long stretch of trees. Experts say the spiders that made these webs are benign and are not harmful to humans.
Earth/Environment August 8, 2015
Until now, the only way to search Instagram was in the mobile app or with a third-party website. No more. Today, Instagram has added its own web search to instagram.com.
Internet July 20, 2015
The new quote tweet function, which allows users to add commentary to their retweets, is part of Twitter's overall scheme to increase user engagement.
Internet April 7, 2015
The father of the Internet says it's time to start printing out those important historical documents and photos before "bit rot" hits and renders them inaccessible. Yes, he's serious.
Internet February 16, 2015
After five years from launching the digital magazine for the iPad, Flipboard has finally unveiled a Web version of its service.
Internet February 11, 2015
The feather-legged lace weaver uses a charged silk measuring only a few nanometers thick to catch its prey. It achieves this by using a special combing technique and by violently pulling the thread.
Animals January 29, 2015
Remembering how it got here, Mozilla prepares to treat developers to an open-ended web browser. The new version of Firefox supports development tools that typically conflict when run in the same development environment.
Apps/Software November 3, 2014
A group of researchers recently unveiled COWL, a new web privacy system that works with web browsers, such as Firefox and Chrome, making web surfing safer and offering more flexibility to web developers.
Internet Culture October 7, 2014
AMD has just released a more detailed account of its first ARM-based server processor which is otherwise known as the Opteron A1100 “Seattle.” The latter was first announced in January.
Computers August 13, 2014
PBS Ideal Channel explores the idea of Internet dialects in different virtual communities. When it comes to web language, common ways of writing causes site-specific dialects.
Internet Culture August 8, 2014
FCC has voted 3-2 in favor of Internet prioritization taking place and Internet fast lanes to become a reality. This has caused a lot of dissent from tech companies and conservatives who want a neutral Internet.
Business Tech May 16, 2014
Various tech companies got together and sent Tom Wheeler and the FCC a letter expressing their desire for net neutrality. The companies are against preferential treatment, tolls or fast lanes when it comes to bandwidth.
Business May 9, 2014
Browser refresh is getting mixed reviews but it's still more secure than Internet Explorer and that may be enough to push it up in popularity.
Internet May 4, 2014
The Internet deserves a birthday present, says its creator Sir Tim Berners-Lee, and what better gift than increased security. Just days after thanking Edward Snowden for exposing the NSA surveillance program, Berners-Lee proposed the addition of a bill of rights for the Web.
Internet March 13, 2014
What could be found on the web in the years following the day 25 years ago when Sir Tim Berners-Lee pressed a button on his keyboard and officially created the world wide web can be easily summed up. Not much, but that was not to last as everyone from scientists to pizza makers hopped onto what would arguably become the greatest phenomenon of the 20th Century.
Internet March 2, 2014
The Web has just turned 25. However, even now 1 in 10 Americans chooses to ignore the Internet and instead of being on Facebook, Twitter or YouTube all day, they probably prefer sending out mail the old-fashioned way.
Internet February 27, 2014