Stories by Jenny Oh

The Untethered Campus

Students at the University of Oregon in Eugene will surf the Web a little easier when they return to campus this month. Over the spring and summer, the university's network department installed and tested wireless network-access points, which let a student using a laptop with a special card tap into the network over radio frequencies.

Brick-and-Mortar Stores Want Respect

The air conditioning at the Las Vegas Hilton Convention Center was set on chilly Monday, but feelings about the Internet among attending shopping-center developers, designers and investors ran hot and cold. Dallas Mayor Ronald Kirk, a member of the Federal Advisory Commission of Electronic Commerce, and New York Times correspondent Thomas Friedman offered anecdotes on how technology has affected the brick-and-mortar world, like it or not.