Internet Technology

We look to the Internet for news, socializing, shopping, research and more. From HTML code to instant messaging, we'll break down what's really going on whenever you log on, send an e-mail, visit a popular Web site or post to a blog.

Do you wallpaper your home or office with sticky notes? Perhaps an online reminder service would help you remember things and save paper, too.

You've been to lots of .coms, but have you been to a Web site with an address at .info? If so, you can thank the International Ad Hoc Committee.

With movies, television, music and more being offered on the Internet these days, you need faster connection speeds. Is fiber optic technology the answer?

Google is the undisputed leader in searching the Web, but the company doesn't like resting on its laurels. What other products does the Internet behemoth offer?

During the Internet boom, it was easy to find offices with pool tables. But Google's main office has swimming pools, free snacks and on-site medical care.

With a rise in instant messaging, security is important to protect your computer and your family.

Instant messaging and e-mail are useful communication tools. And you're either an IM fan or a staunch e-mail loyalist. So which is more popular and why?

Many people assume that the World Wide Web and the Internet are one and the same. But despite its size, the Web contains only a small fraction of the content on the Internet.

Have you ever stumbled upon a cool Web site and shared it with your friends? is an online social network that allows you to do just that with millions of users.

Making out-of-town business meetings can be challenging, especially when you have trouble finding the meeting site. Using Google Maps on your BlackBerry will help you beat the bad direction blues.

Video instant messaging is becoming a more common alternative to regular instant messaging. Learn more about video instant messaging in this article.

Google Docs lets you work on word processing, spreadsheets and presentations from any Internet-enabled computer. Are you ready to toss your productivity software?

Google wants to organize all the information on the Internet, but to store that data, the company created its own computer file system.

The weather can change instantly, depending on your location. Learn how you can receive up-to-the-minute weather alerts, no matter where you're at.

Paper planners are portable and reliable but inflexible. And if you leave yours on your desk at home, you're out of luck when you get to work.

You probably already have a wireless Internet card preinstalled in your computer, but what if a WiFi hot spot isn't nearby?

Cloud storage sounds like a meteorological phenomenon, but it's a method of keeping computer files on a networked drive. It's very convenient, but are your files safe?

The evolution of dance, a laughing baby, Filipino inmates performing Michael Jackson's "Thriller" video: This is what we watch on YouTube. How did it get there?

Are you an instant messaging fanatic? Click here to learn about how Google Talk works.

Chat rooms give us the chance to discuss anything and everything with people around the world. How do you get started, and what do you need to watch out for?

Are you interested in downloading and purchasing music from Napster using your cell phone? Learn about how Napster Mobile works in this article.

Cloud computing allows you to access files and programs on your computer from across a network. It's really convenient, but what are you giving up in return?

The online social network Friendster connects you to your friends and your friends of friends. Can Friendster help you to find a job or to reconnect with that special someone?

Mobile broadband services allow you to stay connected to the internet from portable devices. Learn more about mobile broadband services.

On-hold messaging is common with many business telephone systems. Learn more about how on-hold messaging works.