Tribe.net Sold to NBC

Tribe.net is being sold to NBC. The sale marks the official end of an era for a service that at one time was determined to bring Friendster-like social networking to the local level via various city "tribes" run by newspapers,…

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Backfence Adding Chicago

Backfence, the hyper-local news and information site operating in several Washington D.C. suburbs and the Bay Area, is expanding. Chicago will be its third metro area, and it is continuing to go deeper into the suburbs of its existing markets.I…

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DSL Usage Surpasses Cable Modem

DSL subscribers have surpassed cable modem subscribers, according to a survey by The Pew Internet & American Life Project.Pew Director Lee Rainie, speaking June 29 at The Media Giraffe conference at The University of Massachusetts in Amherst, said it was…

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