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China may Replace Wi-Fi with Li-Fi

August 25th, 2016 (12)
Scientists in China have successfully developed a method of connectivity known as Li-Fi, which allows data to be transferred via light, rather than the traditional radio frequencies. The new development has been spoken about by scientists since 2011, but ...

Sprint 4G LTE Wireless Coverage Expands to 40 More Cities

August 23rd, 2016 (0)
With subscribers practically banging down the doors for more data and faster mobile connections, Sprint has expanded its 4G LTE network to include another 40 cities around the US. This means that no fewer than 340 cities are currently ...

The problems of slow-start algorithm

August 23rd, 2016 (12)
We have already mentioned some of the problems that can arise from the use of slow-start, the algorithm invented in the early days of internet to avoid network congestion. The main principle of slow-start, when determining the largest possible ...

Optimize Your Hard Drive to Improve PC Speed

August 17th, 2016 (3)
Do you find that your computer just isn’t as expeditious as it used to be? Your hard drive may be to blame. Your hard drive is responsible for storing all of the data you have on your computer in ...

Israel working on legalizing downloading

August 15th, 2016 (0)
According to reports, members of the Israeli government are set to present a bill that would legalize the downloading of copyrighted material. Losses generated by downloading will instead be made up for through levies. Although levies may not be ...

C Spire to Launch 1GB Internet in Mississippi

August 13th, 2016 (0)
Internet service provider C Spire has announced the nine finalist cities for the Mississippi launch of its new 1GB broadband home service. This week C Spire announced the finalist cities, one of which will shortly become the first in ...

NSA may have used Google and Yahoo’s fiber-optic cables against them

August 11th, 2016 (0)
In the days of the Cold War, the Soviet Union was targeted by a spy operation code-named Echelon. The operation involved eavesdropping on the superpower and its allies through voice, fax and data traffic via satellite, microwave and fiber-optic ...

Speed Up Your Internet Connection

August 9th, 2016 (1)
The major cause of a slow internet connection in most cases is as a result of the Internet Service Provider. Whether this is the case or not, it is possible to optimize the internet connection through port functions with ...

Internet users warned to change passwords in wake of “Heartbleed” bug

August 4th, 2016 (0)
A number of popular websites have issued a warning to their users to change their passwords ASAP, after the discovery of a major bug known as “Heartbleed.” The bug, which targets sites using OpenSSL, enables hackers to retrieve code ...