Newspaper site is expected to launch "Journal Community" to allow paying subscribers to comment on individual stories, create discussion groups on specific topics, and seek advice.
The English and Chinese sites for the news service have been inaccessible since late Thursday, but the reason isn't clear.
The Wall Street Journal's Web site sends stock quotes and snippets of its news stories to AOL Instant Messenger users who sign up for the service.
The Wall Street Journal reports that Google used special code to sidestep the privacy settings in the browser and track Web users. Google says the Journal's got it wrong.
AT&T's general counsel posts a response to a Netflix op-ed piece criticizing usage-based pricing for fixed Internet service.
A technical glitch in the redesigned Wall Street Journal Web site has hampered access for some customers. The site suspended a front-page customization feature while technicians worked on the problem, which was corrected Monday afternoon, according to The Associated Press. The site relaunched Saturday morning, but site administrators learned of the glitch Monday morning as customers trying to log in began complaining. The problem's origin was unknown due to the number of new elements on the site coming live at the same time, including new servers and software, according to the AP.
The three most popular browsers let you search and surf the Web without online ad networks and other trackers monitoring you--if you have the right privacy settings and add-ons.
Dow Jones, the parent company of The Wall Street Journal Online, is considering a price increase for the news Web site. Steven Goldstein, vice president of Dow Jones, said the company is several months away from a decision about whether it will raise WSJ.com's subscription rate, which costs subscribers to the print edition an additional $29 annually and runs $59 annually for just the online version. Dow Jones is "looking to price the service fairly for the content that is available," Goldstein said. The Wall Street Journal Online is held up as one of the few successful subscription sites, although it has not reached profitability yet. The site had 574,000 subscribers as of March 31.
Intel's CEO implies in an interview Thursday that Google TV devices could be arriving a little sooner than previously thought.
The online arm of The Wall Street Journal intends to lay off some of its staff as part of a restructuring plan to reduce costs amid the Net advertising slowdown.