An international conference is underway, discussing the transition plan for Internet governance and how multiple "stakeholders" will play a role in that transition.
Like a Snapchat-for-adults, Wickr 2.0 throws some fun usability features and a new interface over its unusually high encryption and deletion standards.
This year's Web 2.0 Summit is hardly limited to the Internet. In addition to Web startups, featured speakers are talking about what to expect next from Dell, Foursquare, and even Angry Birds.
New geopolitical rift isn't east-west or north-south: it roughly tracks commitment to free expression. The U.S., Canada, Europe, Japan, and their allies are now facing off against the likes of China, Russia, Libya, Nigeria, and dozens of other nations.
Two of today's greatest innovators in transportation and electricity consumption chat at this year's Web 2.0 Summit. Find out what, or if, you'll be driving in 2014.
The German government doles out common-sense advice on using Windows 8 and TPM 2.0 chips in conjunction, but it's distorted by some observers into wild claims of "back doors."
The government has spoken out against EU plans to kill roaming charges and bring the telecoms industry into line across the continent.
Nigeria, Cuba, Algeria, and Saudi Arabia persuade a majority of summit delegates to support giving a United Nations agency a more "active" role in Internet governance.
Telecoms summit grinds to halt after China and Algeria object to human rights language, an interruption that follows a vote to give a U.N. agency a more "active" role in shaping the Internet.
The Web 2.0 Summit conference in San Francisco made plenty of attendees and speakers nervous about the level of ill will in the Valley these days. But here's a thought: Isn't that just business?