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Internet Week Brings Together the Brains, the Tech Sessions, conferences kick off Monday throughout NYC

Internet Week, a slate of showcases, conferences and workshops around New York City spanning the depth and breadth of the tech industry, kicks off May 14. The annual gathering this year…

May 8, 2012, 5:01 PM EDT

GroupM: Global Web Ad Spend Up 16 Percent in 2011 New research says marketers spent $84.8 billion

Internet advertising rose 16 percent to $84.8 billion in 2011, accounting for more than 17 percent of all global measured media spending according to new research from GroupM. The WPP Group…

April 9, 2012, 11:43 AM EDT

New Service Delivers Broadcast TV on the Internet Aereo aimed at cable TV cord cutters

A service aimed at cable TV cord cutters is set to launch in New York on March 14. The service, called Aereo, streams live broadcast TV channels to all Internet-enabled…

February 14, 2012, 5:33 PM EST

Privacy Firm TRUSTe Raises $15M in New Funding Plans to expand products, globalize presence

To keep up with the privacy challenges that grow in lockstep with the booming data economy, privacy management firm TRUSTe today announced that it has raised $15 million in new…

January 23, 2012, 9:00 AM EST

ANA Offers Olive Branch to Icann ANA proposal would set up "Do Not Sell" TLD list

The Association of National Advertisers offered a small olive branch to the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, just three days before the organization is set to begin accepting…

January 9, 2012, 5:27 PM EST

Icann Set to Launch TLD Plan on Thursday 'Adweek' talks to Beckstrom about why advertisers should embrace the plan

Over the objections of advertisers and a number of lawmakers and regulators, the organization in charge of the Internet domain system will begin the process this Thursday of accepting applications…

January 9, 2012, 4:29 PM EST

Commerce Dept. Treads Lightly in Dispute Over Rollout of Top-Level Domains Icann likely to charge ahead with TLD plan

The Commerce Department this week waded into the growing controversy over the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers' plan to unleash hundreds of new top-level domains on the Internet.…

January 4, 2012, 11:49 AM EST

House Hearing to Icann: What's the 'Dot' Rush? Icann refuses to slow down or change TLD plan

The corporation that is set to unleash hundreds of new top-level domains on the Internet was on the congressional hot seat for the second time in a week. And for…

December 14, 2011, 12:59 PM EST

Managing the 'Sharepocalypse' Bottlenose dashboard aims to make social streams smarter

Call it information overload, drinking from a firehose or “sharepocalypse.” Social media feeds are only increasing in speed, and as the content piles up, users tend to tune out. Bottlenose, a…

December 13, 2011, 4:50 AM EST

Netflix Takes Up a Third of Internet Bandwidth Traffic shifting from computers to connected devices

Netflix may have lost 800,000 subscribers last quarter, but there are still more than enough streaming fans left over to hog nearly a third of peak Internet bandwidth. According to the…

October 27, 2011, 12:07 PM EDT