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.
The Truth About Cloud Storage and Its Future
5 Ways to Keep Your Information Secure in the Cloud
Are my files really safe if I store them in the cloud?
Kazakhstan Is the Latest Country to Shut Down the Internet; Here's How
Can the Internet Break From Overuse?
Could an Attack on Undersea Cables Take Down the Internet?
How to End an Email
Could Your Computer Help You Be More Polite?
If You BCC Someone on an Email, Can the Recipient Find Out?
It's Time to Enter the Doodle for Google Contest!
How to Access the Dark Web
How to Change the Language in Google Chrome
How to Enable Google Chrome Dark Mode on All Your Devices
How to Delete a Gmail Account
How Websites Use 'Dark Patterns' to Trick You Online
Twitter Is Finally Getting an Edit Button
Doomscrolling Is Messing With Your Mind, But You Can Break the Habit
Elon Musk Owns Twitter. What Could Possibly Go Wrong?
Google Easter Eggs: Sweet Treats Hidden in Plain Sight
10 Reasons Why You Should Care About Net Neutrality
What is deep linking?
6 Reasons Your WiFi Keeps Disconnecting and How to Fix It
What's the Difference Between a Modem and a Router?
Why Haven't WhatsApp and Other Text Messaging Apps Taken Off in the U.S.?
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By Chris Opfer
New research out of the Netherlands suggests a way to rethink how we get the data we need from the internet and other networks to our devices — at super-fast speeds.
Google's CAPTCHA will use browsing habits to predict your humanity, only relying on the irritating jumble of letters for suspicious, potential bots.
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By Dave Roos
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By Chris Opfer
There's a lot of live-streaming going on lately. As a result, courts may soon be busy defining when it's appropriate to record or broadcast video.
The social media giant activated its Safety Check feature for the first time in the U.S. on Sunday after the Orlando attack. Here's the scoop on how it works.
By John Donovan
In an odd twist, retweeting could be negatively affecting your memory of the content, and causing comprehension declines even after your Twitter session is over.
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The hugely popular streaming platform wants you to know that it isn't just for gamers.
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