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Eric Schmidt: World Wide Web has yet to live up to its name

Google's executive chairman says the Internet is leaving the majority of the world's population behind.

By 20 June 2012

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Happy 20th birthday, World Wide Web!

On August 6, 1991, the World Wide Web made its debut as a publicly available service on the Internet. Now, 20 years later, we're giving it a big thank you for revolutionizing the world as we know it.

By 7 August 2011

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Humiliation via the World Wide Web

In the age of Google and YouTube, anybody can become a celebrity, villain, or laughingstock in no time.

By 26 February 2008

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Bye bye World Wide Web, welcome Giant Global Graph

It's the graph, stupid! Tim Berners-Lee, the father of the World Wide Web, has published a much discussed post about the future "Internet of things."

By 3 December 2007

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What if we called Web science 'psychohistory'? Internet pioneer recounts early notion

Web inventor Tim Berners-Lee had the sci-fi inspired name in mind, according to fellow innovator Wendy Hall, who spoke to CNET about the evolution of the World Wide Web.

By 10 December 2014

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HTML5 is done, but two groups still wrestle over Web's future

The World Wide Web Consortium finishes an update to this seminal Internet technology, but with two organizations in charge of the same Web standard, charting the Web's future is a mess.

By 29 October 2014

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Web founder: Europe's 'right to be forgotten' rule is dangerous

Tim Berners-Lee thinks scrubbing false information off the Web is fine, but the truth should be preserved for reasons of free speech and history. Also: the robots are already here.

By 10 December 2014

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Target, banks push to improve Web-based payments

A new World Wide Web Consortium group tackles issues like authentication and digital wallets. The eventual result could be electronic payments not so dominated by particular companies.

By 16 October 2014

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The tired GIF gets a modern-day makeover

Imgur's new GIFV format means animated images load faster, look better and play when shared on social networks. Will the 1987-era GIF format finally fade from use?

By 10 October 2014

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Yahoo Directory -- once the firm's cornerstone -- to shut down

The service will shut down on December 31 -- just one of more than 60 products that the company has discontinued over the past two years.

By 27 September 2014