The long read: The worlds biggest travel site has turned the industry upside down but now it is struggling to deal with the same kinds of problems that are vexing other tech giants like Facebook, Google and Twitter
Small internet providers expect a helping hand from the Federal Communications Commission Thursday, a move that could spur competition and perhaps lower prices. But the commission is also considering a more sweeping proposal that would hurt upstarts to the benefit Continue reading →
In March, Ajit Pai, the 45-year-old chair of the Federal Communications Commission, took to the internet—a community he joyfully inhabits and grudgingly regulates—to pay tribute to his favorite movie. “It’s not just, like, my opinion, man: 20 years ago Continue reading →
The relationship between platforms and their users has never been more fraught. To see the evidence, look no further than Congress today, where Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will testify about how his company reportedly mishandled data belonging to up to Continue reading →
In the early 2000s, Greg Wyler, former founder of a semiconductor company, was laying fiber in Africa. He wanted to do something that mattered. Semiconductors didn’t matter, you know? But linking people to each other and to information Continue reading →
Internet activists just got some unexpected good news from an unexpected source. Last summer the Federal Communications Commission floated the possibility of lowering its threshold for connections to be considered broadband. Now it's backing away from that idea.