The complexity of the Internet is overwhelming some older routers, but these systems can easily be upgraded.
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I’m MIT Technology Review’s research editor. I spend my days taking things extremely seriously and attempting with all my nerdy might to piece together bigger pictures from the bits and shreds of truth I manage to filter from the information barrage. I’m particularly obsessed with the energy-related challenges facing humanity and the future of the Internet.
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Venture capitalist Mary Meeker’s comprehensive Internet report shows how quickly Chinese companies are gaining online clout.
Tweets in Turkish are down but not out, even as Turkey's prime minister tries to block Twitter inside the country.
“Transparency reports” reveal insights about the requests made in the name of national security—including information that was previously kept secret.
Twitter’s footprint is growing fast, although English speakers in the U.S. remain the largest demographic. The trick now is to turn its global presence into advertising dollars.
Drawing on millions NFL team page “likes,” Facebook reveals every county's favorite Super Bowl team
Sales of dedicated e-readers like Amazon’s Kindle are falling now that people are buying all-purpose tablets like the Kindle Fire instead.
Not as hard as you might think, but some countries are more vulnerable than others.
New numbers support speculation that the shrinking print advertising industry will fall behind its fast-rising digital counterpart.
A visualization of the ZeroAccess botnet reveals a vast empire of fraud.