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Verizon could provide the first 5G home Internet service in the United States, coming in October

Verizon is set to launch the first 5G wireless home Internet service in the United States on October 1 in four cities across the United States.

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AT&T reveals what cities will get 5G wireless in 2018 and 2019

At its Spark conference in San Francisco on Monday, AT&T offered an update on its 5G deployment plans for the next two years.

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Social media and trolls: The end is near

A new service uses NFC and blockchain to end trolling forever. (And just in time.)

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What is a search engine, anyway?

If you think a search engine exists as an index to the internet, it’s time to update your thinking.

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Can the internet crash? How the unthinkable could happen

If the dark day comes when the internet does experience a global crash, the thing that takes it down will be, almost by definition, the thing we didn't see coming.

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What is cryptojacking? How to prevent, detect, and recover from it

Criminals are using ransomware-like tactics and poisoned websites to get your employees’ computers to mine cryptocurrencies. Here’s what you can do to stop it.

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Microsoft shines a 'spotlight' on Bing news searches to add more context

Certain searches using Microsoft's Bing search engine will generate a spotlight that includes a timeline and multiple perspectives from web-based sources.

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Why abandoned domain names are so dangerous

Abandoned domain names are low-hanging fruit for attackers, who can use them to access sensitive email or customer data.

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Searching for Bing: How Microsoft's search engine has lost its way

Though Microsoft Bing continues to gain share in search, here are several reasons for choosing Google instead as your preferred search engine. Microsoft, of course, has other ideas.

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Mozilla sets termination date for Firefox's legacy add-ons

The company will stop supporting Firefox ESR 52, the final release that is compatible with legacy add-ons, in two weeks.

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DHCP defined and how it works

Dynamic host configuration protocol simplifies and improves the accuracy of IP addressing but can raise security concerns

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Why DHCP's days might be numbered

Dynamic host configuration protocol (DHCP) still assigns dynamic addresses for IPv4 networks, but two newer protocols – SLAAC and DHCPv6 – are vying to do the job for IPv6.

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Mozilla tests Firefox add-on that steers users toward serendipity

The new 'Advance' add-on takes into account a user's browsing history to recommend other sites to explore.

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The Brave browser basics – what it does, how it differs from rivals

The web browser from Brave Software relies on an unusual business model: it strips out ads from websites, replaces them with its own ads, then allows users to send money to sites they like.

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EU lawmakers threaten businesses relying on Privacy Shield

A vote by European Union lawmakers seeking to suspend Privacy Shield could spell bad news for businesses that have built their GDPR compliance strategy on adherence to the EU-U.S. data transfer agreement’s principles.

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How to get Amazon Prime for free for Prime Day

Prime Day starts on Monday, July 16. If you're not a Prime member already, here's how to become one without paying a cent before the big day.

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Google flips switch on Chrome's newest defensive technology

With 'Site Isolation' in use, the browser should be better protected from Spectra-like attacks designed to steal info such as log-on credentials.

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What is the Tor Browser? How it works and how it can help you protect your identity online

The Tor Browser is a web broswer that anonymizes your web traffic using the Tor network, making it easy to protect your identity online.

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Amazon Prime Day Deals start now: Save on Echo Show, movies, Twitch, and more

Amazon Prime Day is officially July 16, but there are already a few good deals available—as long as you're a Prime Member.

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What is the Epic browser (and what makes it different)?

Privacy is the top priority for the Chromium-based web browser.

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