A startup called Nicira is reinventing computer networking with an audacious goal: to make all kinds of Internet services smarter, faster, and cheaper.
Once, we stored our photos and other mementos in shoeboxes in the attic; now we keep them online. That puts our stuff at the mercy of companies that could decide to throw it away—unless Jason Scott and the Archive Team can get there first.
How Egyptian and Tunisian youth hacked the Arab Spring.
Google's growth plans depend in part on whether it can make the entire Web faster.
The last decade expanded what we could do online, but the Web's basic programming couldn't keep up. That threatened to fracture the world's greatest innovation engine—until a small group of Web rivals joined forces to save it.
Christopher "moot" Poole created 4chan, an online community where people are free to be wrong. Now big investors want a piece of his ideas.
Cyber attacks are increasing exponentially. Here's what recent episodes can teach us about thwarting cyber crime, espionage, and warfare.
Will China's Web, like its larger economy, comfortably combine extraordinary growth with government repression?
Twitter plans to become the leader in instant news--and make itself into a sustainable business in the process.
Information technology's next grand challenge will be to secure the cloud--and prove we can trust it.