When you want to buy a paper book, you generally visit a bookstore - without having to know which book you want in advance, and which publisher has issued it.
Yahoo announced yesterday that it is making upgrades to its search engine that will bring up results in real-time.
The Federal Trade Commission has come down hard on a company which was found to be posting fake reviews of its products online.
Almost half of mobile device owners use their device to get some sort of local news information - but only ten per cent of them pay for it.
There are at least three different types of online sexual predator, a European study of convicted online groomers has found.
Egypt is back on the internet, after a five-day shut-down linked to unrest in the country.
Freedom of speech organizations are condemning a decision by the Saudi Arabian government to force all online ewspapers and bloggers to register with the Ministry of Culture and Information.
A prominent Russian tycoon believes that advances in Artificial Intelligence (AI) will catapult the online experience to new levels of sophistication.
One in six Americans has bought medication online without a prescription, says a White House forum, which has pulled together an industry group to fight the problem.
There's no privacy nowadays for even the tiniest members of society, with a survey revealing that eight out of ten children have some sort of online presence before they reach two years old.
What are you doing now, at the same time as reading this article? Be honest, now - because security firm PC Tools has done a survey, and says lots of you like to get jiggy while online.
American folk legend Woody Guthrie once famously said: "Some will rob you with a six gun and [others] with a fountain pen."
A recent study conducted by Pew indicates that more Americans are accessing the Internet on mobile devices.
US Cybersecurity Czar Howard Schmidt has proposed the creation of an online "identity ecosystem" to secure financial transactions in cyberspace.
If everybody that claims to be 'basically, Irish' really is, then it's hard to believe the rest of the world was inhabited two hundred years ago. Like the true cross, there seems to be rather more of it about than is quite plausible.
Rdio has announced a Cloud-based service that offers unlimited, on-demand access to five million songs across multiple devices.
Don't ban it, tax it: that was the message from supporters of internet gambling at a House panel meeting yesterday.
An undoubtedly well-meaning psychiatrist has claimed that video game dependence is similar to drug and alcohol addiction.
The IT department at Princeton University has reportedly managed to isolate the cause of the iPad's troubling WiFi woes.
Microsoft has introduced a new Windows-based phone designed specifically for individuals who need help in "actively navigating" their social lives.