TV provided horrific news. The Internet provided emotional safety.
Community-owned wireless networks are gaining popularity-and could help bridge the digital divide.
An anonymous programmer has found a way to decrypt Microsoft Reader e-books, spurring digital-rights debate.
The Web is huge but not very smart. Computer scientists are beginning to build a "Semantic Web" that understands the meanings that underlie the tangle of information.
The Internet and globalization are creating new battle lines between producers and distributors of content.
Ecotourism, meet teletourism. You've seen it on TV. Now see it in person.
Medicine: New rules mean doctors must go digital.
Online multiplayer games are booming. But can Internet technology keep pace?
Our reporter visits a "cave" to see how virtual-reality environments can illuminate art as well as science.