The inventor of the Web is launching a new university program that aims to improve the online experience.
Researchers have designed an automated system to identify characters in television shows, paving the way for better video search.
Podcaster Jennifer Chu reports on the future of online applications from the Emerging Technologies Conference at MIT.
Move over, Rand McNally: Google Earth is becoming the standard tool for organizing geographical information.
The popular photo-sharing website Flickr has made it easy to place pictures on a map--potentially changing Web search, travel, and local news.
Companies are finding ways to stream high-definition TV signals over the Web. Could the technology make low-quality video at sites like YouTube a distant memory?
A new study questions the common assumption that search engines control the hierarchy of the Internet.
How tags exploit the self-interest of individuals to organize the Web for everyone.
The Web portal's head of research discusses the company's new strategy.
An Internet without net neutrality might become as fragmented as U.S. mobile phone networks, say some observers. But history may hold even richer lessons.