It's a sadly familiar story from the high-flying market of the past few years: Speculator thinks values will continue to go up, up, up. Overbids for a hot property. Can't keep up with the payments. Lender is forced to foreclose. Only this isn't about real estate — it's about the most expensive
What is Bill Gates up to? That's the big question the blogosphere has been pondering ever since it was discovered Gates had created a new company bgC3.
Q: I recently lost my job and am thinking about starting a business. I have a good idea for a website but I am concerned about all of the competition. Do you think it is possible to make my online business different and better, and if so, how? — John (Part 2 of 2; see Part 1 ) Note that I am not
Get ready for ".nyc" and ".ebay." Starting in early 2009, almost any word will be able to replace ".com" in a Web page address. That opens the door for addresses such as www.restaurants.sanfrancisco or www.books.amazon. The decision was made Thursday by the organization that manages the technical
Commercial pressures are weakening the security of the domain name system that helps route Internet traffic, according to a...
Hong Kong's ".hk" is now the world's most dangerous domain for surfing and searching, according to a report released Wednesday by security company McAfee, but the survey's methodology may mean it is not as risky as its seems. The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR) moved from number 28 in
Hackers took over and defaced Comcast's Web portal for several hours overnight, leaving a cryptic message on the site that the company's 14.1 million subscribers use to access e-mail, news and technical support. The front page of Comcast.net went down shortly before 11 p.m. ET Wednesday and was
Hackers gained access to the domain-name registration record for Comcast.net, knocking the company's Web portal offline.
Without the imagination and hard work of these fifty innovators, technologies you use every day might never have been invented.