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New Zealand Parents Spark School Wi-Fi Panic

July 31st, 2016 (0)
A pair of New Zealand fathers have successful petitioned to have Wi-Fi removed from a local elementary school after becoming concerned over health risks. Te Horo School turned off the classroom Wi-Fi connection after parents complained that the signals ...

Who is using your Wireless Internet Connection for Free

July 31st, 2016 (0)
Do you use a wireless internet connection at your home? Does it often appear to work slower than it is supposed to? Maybe someone is tapping into your wireless network connection, browsing the internet at your expense and decreasing ...

What You Want to See on your Internet Speed Test

July 30th, 2016 (0)
Everyone wants to know that they’ve got the internet speeds that their carrier promises them, but internet speed tests can sometimes be a little on the confusing side for the uninitiated. If you’re using the speed test over a ...

Stores Use Wi-Fi to Track Customers

July 30th, 2016 (0)
Anyone who carries a smartphone around (and that’s about 64% of us as of this year) may now be giving up new information to stores as Wi-Fi signals are used to track your shopping habits. Although stores might not ...

BT Ad Removed Over Misleading Broadband Claims

July 29th, 2016 (0)
British telecom company BT has been given a dressing down by the UK’s Advertising Standards Agency (ASA) over an ad which made “misleading” claims regarding the company’s broadband speeds and competitive packages. The ad in question made claims that ...

WISP – the next wireless internet service

July 29th, 2016 (0)
Currently most Internet users get service from either a telephone company or a cable company, i.e. through physical connections. The invention of WISP will see an end to that. A WISP (wireless Internet Service provider) doesn’t require a wire ...

Japanese Government Creating Internet Fasting Camp

July 28th, 2016 (5)
The Japanese government are reportedly making plans to try and curb the latest epidemic that’s sweeping through the country: internet addiction. According to reports, it is estimated that over 500,000 Japanese children aged between 12 and 18 may be ...

Company Plans to Beam Free Wi-Fi to Earth from Space

July 28th, 2016 (0)
Across the globe, people are paying through the nose to connect to the internet at home and while they’re out and about. One ambitious company aims to put a stop to all of that by granting free Wi-Fi access ...

Network of Mini-Satellites Could Provide Global Wi-Fi Coverage

July 27th, 2016 (0)
Although most places in the developed world host enough Wi-Fi networks and mobile data coverage to keep technophiles happy, there are still plenty of places where internet access is next to impossible. The “Outernet” project is one potential solution ...

White House Supports Net Neutrality

July 27th, 2016 (0)
Weeks into the rising controversy surrounding Net Neutrality laws, White House Chief Technology Officer Todd Park has taken an official stand in favor of the FCC’s endangered policy. “Absent net neutrality, the internet could turn into a high-priced private ...
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