Akamai's annual State of the Internet report has been released this week, with a veritable boatload of useful facts and figures about global net speeds, DDoS attacks, the effects of natural and man-made disasters on the internet and lots, lots more.
New research by the Internet Safety Technical Task Force has shown that the web may not be as dangerous a place for children as first feared, and that the kids that are usually at risk are the ones that put themselves in danger.
We love the internet, but not everyone seems to share our enthusiasm. Some people hate it because it's destroyed their business models. Some hate it because people slag them off online. And some hate it because they're crazed totalitarian nutcases. Let's find out who they are.
UpdatedIn what must be the strangest and most original way to unleash a potential product into a marketplace, Google has let slip about its plans to create its own web browser.
Podcasts, one of the few things you can listen to for free on your MP3 player, have had a “positive effect” on radio listening in the UK, according to Rajar, an audience measurement body.
Digg has put some new tools into private beta to narrow the stories you have to sift through. The Digg Recommendation Engine is a new feature that links up stories you have dugg to ones that you might like to Digg.
Want a way to keep the kids happy this summer for free? And you live in the US (or at least know how to use an IP blocker)? Then plop them in front of the internet and let them watch a Disney film for free.