People who seek anytime, anywhere Internet access face trade-offs between 3G service over cell phones and high-speed WiFi data "hot spots." Could high-quality phone calls over wireless networks tip the scales in favor of WiFi?
Switching from paper to electronic record keeping can save lives. And now the U.S. government is pushing to accelerate the transition.
Routers with speeds approaching 100 terabits/second will be the foundation for every last digital service we can imagine (and some that we can't).
A hodgepodge of regulatory rulings could curtail the growth of voice-over-Internet technology.
The king of search is tapping into what may be the largest grid of computers on the planet. And it remains extraordinarily secretive about its core technologies-perhaps because it senses a potential competitor in dotcom era flameout Akamai.
Data mining is a start, but it misses the critical pieces of information that are transmitted by word of mouth. Social networking systems can foster collaboration.
Will graphical search interfaces make a picture worth a thousand links?
The real story behind America's productivity revival is the way companies have combined digital technologies with digital organization.
Evangelical Christians are using the new media environment to promote their own worldview and protect their traditions from what they see as a secular onslaught.
A website's fortunes depend hugely on its placement in the Google search rankings. Critics who object to one company having so much power offer ways to level the playing field.