Proclaimed Dead, Web Is Showing New Life

The growth in popularity of closed-off Internet zones like applications from Apple is sapping the Web’s innovation, some fear. But rumors of the Web’s death are premature.

Why Twitter’s C.E.O. Demoted Himself

Evan Williams may embody a classic Silicon Valley type: the entrepreneur with good ideas for a start-up, but not the leader to execute a sophisticated business strategy.

Fair Game: For-Profit Schools, Tested Again

The Securities and Exchange Commission has requested information about stock sales made by some top officials of the Apollo Group, which owns the University of Phoenix.

U.S. Says Genes Should Not Be Eligible for Patents

The federal government said that human and other genes should not be eligible for patents. The new position could have a huge impact on medicine and on the biotechnology industry.

YouTube Chief Hurley to Step Down

Chad Hurley, one of the founders of YouTube, is stepping down, formalizing a transition with Google that has been in the works for some time.

U.S. Hears Echo Of Japan’s Woes

The confidence American policy makers had that the U.S. could avoid the economic fate of Japan is now waning.