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Net gains, Net pains

In an ever more connected world, you sometimes have to take the bad with the good.

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In an ever more connected world, you sometimes have to take the bad with the good.

Making connections in a house divided

Almost everyone starts out the same way: overwhelmed. But you really can become a master of home networking.
October 8, 2005

Net blackout sparks talk of new rules

Rep. Rick Boucher wants to amend the Telecom Act to deal with feuding Internet companies.
October 7, 2005

What's next for the Web? Ask these folks

roundup At the Web 2.0 conference in San Francisco, Internet executives sound off on the future of entertainment and media.
October 7, 2005

Darknets: P2P by invite only

Exclusive peer-to-peer networks are walking a tightrope between legal activities and illegal file sharing.
The New York Times
October 7, 2005

Getting your appliances to talk to one another

Anticipating a wireless cacophony, Selino Lo and others hope to create uniform standards to link a host of consumer electronics.
The New York Times
October 7, 2005

Blackout shows Net's fragility

High Impact A dispute between major Internet backbone companies has selectively shut down e-mail and Web sites for many online.
October 6, 2005

Comcast to stream NHL games

Cable giant will let broadband subscribers watch up to two hockey games a night free of charge.
October 5, 2005

Korea's high-tech utopia

New Songdo City is being viewed as an opportunity to show off technological prowess and attract foreign investment.
The New York Times
October 5, 2005

EarthLink wins Philly Wi-Fi contract

Net provider beats HP for high-profile contract to provide $20-a-month wireless Net access to city residents.
October 4, 2005

Google faces obstacles in S.F. Wi-Fi bid

Lawsuits or legislation could stymie deal, San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom says.
October 3, 2005