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Topic: Internet

The First New 7 Top-Level Domains Go Live Today

All you need to know about the new Web suffixes

What's happening? Starting today (Jan. 29), the first seven of hundreds of new generic top-level Web domains—the suffixes that appear to the right of the dot in a domain name address—will…

The Lawmaker's Internet Trick or Treat

NetChoice's list of the 6 scariest Internet laws

What are the worst laws threatening the Internet? NetChoice has a list for that. For the fifth year, NetChoice, a public policy organization that promotes Internet innovation, has surveyed the legal…

Big Cable Offering Producers Incentives to Stay Off the Web

Include higher fees as well as threats to drop programming

Time Warner Cable and other pay-TV operators are offering incentives to producers to withhold content from Internet services, Bloomberg reported. Bloomberg's unnamed sources said the incentives take the form of higher…

Your Kids Have the Same Media Habits as You Do

Growing up digital

When it comes to technology, you don't stand a chance against your kids. Born into a digital world, tweens—those age 7-13—have unprecedented access to devices and gadgets. Half of 10-…

Marc Maron Talks About Tracking Down an Internet Troll

Shows up in an episode of his new IFC series

Specs Who Marc Maron Age 49 New gig Star, writer, producer of the new IFC series Maron Continuing gig Host of the podcast WTF With Marc Maron How did the idea to do a scripted show…

AOL Earnings Solid as Company Tries to Reinvent Itself

Advertising sees growth, but investors question reliance on dial-up

AOL posted solid first-quarter earnings today as it continues its turnaround. The media company's brand business is on somewhat shaky footing as AOL continues to profit mostly from a declining dial-up platform. Overall…

Hispanics Are the Most Digitally Savvy Group

A marketer's dream

There is no doubt the digital media universe continues to shift and evolve with the constant introduction of new platforms and ways for consumers to engage. Marketers looking for a…

One in Four Teens Uses a Cellphone to Get Online

Among adults, it's only 15 percent

Teens have been the most voracious online users for years. What’s changed in the past year is that they’re increasingly accessing the Internet on the go (thank Apple for that).…

Wired Still Connected After Two Decades

A magazine devoted to covering the digital disruption that threatens the publishing business ends up thriving

They say timing is everything. As luck would have it, in January 1993, a convergence of technology and talent forged the first consumer magazine that would define—and in essence, become—the voice…

Lawmakers Sound Sympathetic to Internet Group

Internet giants will drive agenda in Congress

In a sign that Internet giants will help drive the agenda in Washington, more than half a dozen lawmakers representing both sides of the aisle today paid homage to the $8…

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