The next version of the Internet Protocol, IPv6, will supply the world with addresses by the trillions. Too bad it will also make the Net slower and less secure.
Companies aiming to cut site development costs tend to de-emphasize usability. A new markup language-XHTML2-should help put an end to that unwise trend.
The handwringing about obsolete formats is misguided. The digital files we create today will be around for a very, very long time.
Making it easier to make friends and influence people on the Web.
A new generation of e-payment companies makes it easy to "pay as you go" for inexpensive Web content, portending big profits for online businesses.
Fresh from upending the music industry, the duo behind file-sharing phenom Kazaa turn their attention to telecommunications.