Wealthy countries race to bring faster connections to more people, while the rest of the world struggles to get up to speed.
Twitter cofounders Evan Williams and Biz Stone discuss recent search deals, and Google’s Amit Singhal and Dylan Casey explain real-time search.
How Google's social networking product, Buzz, has changed in the time since its launch.
Google Fellow Amit Singhal explains how tweets and other real-time Web information is captured by Google search.
Researchers describe the potential benefits, and security challenges, of cloud computing.
Microsoft Researcher Kristin Lauter discusses cryptographic-based cloud access and search.
Watch Mark Sullivan, cofounder of Voter Activation Network, demonstrate a new voter database mapping interface called turf-cutter, which helps campaigns quickly divide territory before sending canvassers to knock on doors.
Watch Tom Daschle, the incoming secretary of health and human services, and Lauren Aronson, a member of Obama’s health-policy team, respond to online comments in this video made by the Obama transition team.
Mira Dontcheva, a researcher at Adobe Systems, explains how Zoetrope can be used to browse back through a Web page’s history. She demonstrates a few advanced techniques for looking at historic data and shows how to compare several Web pages over time.
How Evan Williams helped create the new social medium of microblogging.