Google is buying a provider of digital video compression technology, giving the search leader a way to cut costs for its popular video-sharing site YouTube.
Thousands of people clashed with security forces in the streets after a symbolic 40-day period since the death of protesters. Thirty years ago, such protests helped bring down the Shah.
Webmasters face criminal charges for comments posted on their websites deemed offensive to the royal family.
The first overland link to the Internet will drive down prices and bring more opportunities for Afghans, say officials. But security has prevented parts of the network from being finished.
Chris Anderson explains why ‘free’ may be the most compelling price of all in today’s market.