30 years ago, one decision changed the course of our connected world

This was the first web page in the world. Thirty years ago, the World Wide Web fell into the public domain. Fabrice Coffrini/AFP via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption on/off Fabrice Coffrini/AFP via Getty Images This was the first web page in the world. Thirty years ago, the World Wide Web fell into the … Read more

Taiwan suspects that Chinese ships have cut the islands’ internet cables

NANGAN, Taiwan (AP) For the past month, bed and breakfast owner Chen Yu-lin has had to tell his guests that he couldn’t provide them with the Internet. Others living in Matsu, one of Taiwan’s outlying islands closest to neighboring China, have struggled to pay electricity bills, make a doctor’s appointment, or receive a package. To … Read more

Even influencers are afraid of the internet

My longest parasocial relationship, with a popular beauty influencer named Jenn Im, spans eight years. I discovered her in a vlog titled Meet My Boyfriend and since then, along with over 3 million other subscribers, have kept up with what she eats in a day and her monthly beauty favorites. Her videos have become a … Read more

5G Home Internet Comparison: T-Mobile vs Verizon on Price, Speed, Incentives

The 5G home internet competition in the US is heating up with T-Mobile and Verizon offering some great incentives to attract customers. Follow the speed, pricing and all the details for each provider in our 5G home internet comparison. Update 5/31/23: T-Mobiles 5G Home download speeds have increased and are now between 72 and 245 … Read more

Internet confuses Austin Lee

Photography by Marina Testino. All images courtesy of Austin Lee. Austin Lee was born the same year the internet as we know it was invented. In the years since 1983, both have become forces of innovation: Lee as an artist whose work occupies an uncanny valley between the physical and the virtual, and the Internet … Read more