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Google and Microsoft – When higher internet speed causes congestion

December 28th, 2016 (13)
The servers of Microsoft and Google are trying so hard to offer you a speedy download that they slow down all other uses of the internet. How does this happen? The creators of the basic internet protocols had to ...

São Paulo Wi-Fi Scheme Cheaper than Expected

December 26th, 2016 (11)
The city of São Paulo, Brazil is currently in the process of tendering a system of Wi-Fi hotspots coordinated in strategic locations. The good news for city officials is that the final contract for the installation of the public ...

How to Check Computer Speed

December 6th, 2016 (0)
If you have purchased a state of the art PC with a powerful processor, oodles of RAM and a high capacity hard disk, then you will certainly be interested in getting the best possible performance out of it. You ...

EU Parliament Shuts Down Wi-Fi after Hacking Attack

December 6th, 2016 (0)
Following a potentially damaging attack by a hacker, the European Parliament has shut down its Wi-Fi until the network connection can be made more secure. Though the Parliament’s connection was thought to be secure, experts are advising that the ...

Ofcom Identifies Possible Spectrum for 5G Connection

December 1st, 2016 (0)
The UK’s telecommunications regulator, Ofcom, has potentially identified new spectrum bands which could potentially be used to transmit 5G mobile broadband connections in the future. With mobile connection technology advancing at such a staggering rate, new frequencies are always ...