A handful of Web sites are giving U.S. citizens the opportunity to participate in national political party conventions without having to travel to Philadelphia or Los Angeles.
A U.S. House of Representatives subcommittee heard conflicting testimony Monday over whether the Internet surveillance system being operated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) under the code name "Carnivore" threatens privacy in an age when government intrusion into personal communications...
With a nod to the far-reaching power of the Internet, Texas Governor George W. Bush Wednesday made a full-day event out of relaunching his presidential campaign Web site.
The U.S. House of Representatives voted almost unanimously Tuesday that spam should be unlawful.
The governing body for Internet domain names is meeting this week in Japan to draw up its blueprint for expanding the choice of Web site names available to the general public. However, the question remains whether simply allowing more alternatives to the ".com" suffix will solve the naming system's ...
Fighting for its life, online music swapping site Napster, rallied its legal defenses in an attempt to thwart a court challenge to shut it down. The company argued that its service was not anymore illegal than using a VCR to record television shows.
In an effort to add community dynamics to its e-mail offerings, Yahoo! (Nasdaq: YHOO) announced Wednesday that it will pay about $434 million (US$) in an all-stock transaction to acquire free group e-mail service eGroups. The eGroups acquisition will also boost the new Corporate Yahoo! enterprise se...
RealNetworks (Nasdaq: RNWK) announced Wednesday that it has forged an alliance with Nokia (NYSE: NOK) to distribute multimedia content to cell phones and other mobile devices.
Compaq Computer Corp. (NYSE: CPQ) announced Tuesday that it will partner with PacifiCare Health Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: PHSY) to develop a new Internet company that will focus on welcoming seniors into the digital age.
In an effort to help local car dealers keep pace with the increasing number of online auto sellers, the National Automobile Dealers Association on Monday launched DriversSeat.com, an Internet portal that links consumers directly to dealer Web sites.
The White House has commissioned a new portal, Firstgov.gov, to expedite information delivery to citizens from U.S. government agencies and services that are presently spread across more than 20,000 separate Web sites.
By launching seven new voice technology products, IBM (NYSE: IBM) declared its commitment Thursday to developing voice technology as a key channel for mobile Internet applications.
McDonald's Corp. (NYSE: MCD) announced Thursday that it will expand its Internet presence beyond the current online brochure it maintains by teaming with Accel-KKR, Inc. to form eMac Digital, a new company that will develop Internet-related businesses.
Mammoth online services provider America Online announced Monday that it will roll out its much-anticipated interactive TV service this week in three U.S. cities, selling enhanced TV for $14.95 (US$) on top of the standard AOL monthly access fee.
As federal regulators scrutinize its proposed merger with entertainment powerhouse Time Warner, Internet giant America Online (NYSE: AOL) is moving forward with plans to integrate the Web with non-PC technologies.
A group of 12 major Hollywood studios is asking a federal court to stop RecordTV.com from transmitting movies and TV shows over the Internet without acquiring distribution rights.
Key members of the U.S. House of Representatives Republican leadership gathered on Friday to launch GOP.gov, a Web site designed to inform the public about current issues and the views of GOP members of Congress.
EarthLink, Inc. (Nasdaq: ELNK), the second largest Internet service provider (ISP) in the United States, said on Thursday that it will buy top-ten ISP OneMain.com (Nasdaq: ONEM) for $308 million (US$) in cash and stock.
A new survey by digital entertainment research and information company Webnoize suggests that most college students who use Napster's controversial music file-swapping software would be willing to pay to keep that privilege.
Antivirus labs in Russia and Finland have identified a new e-mail virus that sends spam, or mass amounts of unwanted e-mail, to mobile phones.