An open-source scheme would impose a computational "cost" on junk mailers while leaving legitimate users of e-mail alone.
Evangelical Christians are using the new media environment to promote their own worldview and protect their traditions from what they see as a secular onslaught.
Traffic from peer-to-peer programs like Kazaa and Skype floods the Net. Now we see products that are aimed at channeling the traffic better. Guess who's behind them.
Sure, there's a new federal law, and e-mail filtering tools are getting better. But a growing alliance between spammers, hackers, and organized crime bodes poorly for the future of e-mail.
Michael Hawley's record-breaking photographic book on Bhutan is raising money for schools in the Himalayan kingdom.
If you're stuck in the rut of the default settings that Microsoft applies to its software, you're missing out: Here's as guide to customizing your system to strip away annoying "features" and enhance usability.
Osama's voice on tape proves that the leader of al Qaeda is still alive. Or does it?
PalmOne scores with the Treo 600: a powerful PDA that looks (and is marketed like) a cell phone. But software glitches mar its performance.
Parents have more control than ever before over how popular culture influences their kids. The trick is to treat media as an ally rather an enemy.
A new earthquake-proof village in Turkey offers residents instant community.