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Wireless Carriers Reject Stolen Phone Kill Switch

March 31st, 2017 (0)
  South Korean company Samsung Electronics, the world’s number one smartphone manufacturer, has proposed the installation of an anti-theft measure which would allow lost or stolen phones to be instantly deactivated. Whilst this wireless “kill switch” might sound like ...

Is Google Fiber Coming Soon to a City Near You?

March 31st, 2017 (0)
Super high-speed internet services like Google Fiber could mean the end of slow downloads and endlessly buffering YouTube videos. Until recently, gigabit internet services have been limited, but Google’s latest plans to expand services to another 34 cities could ...

Which Companies Rule the Internet?

March 30th, 2017 (0)
This chart compiled by Mashable shows the 10 companies with the most frequently visited websites on the internet in July 2013. There are very few surprises here. Unsurprisingly out in the front of the pack is internet search giant ...

Tech Giants Join Wi-Fi Coalition

March 30th, 2017 (0)
With the growing rise for data and constant, reliable connectivity, technology companies have recognized the importance of expanding existing Wi-Fi networks. Late last week, 18 tech companies including Google, Microsoft, Comcast, Motorola, and the Consumer Electronics Association announced their ...

The 10 States with the Fastest Internet Speeds

March 29th, 2017 (0)
Akamai Technologies’ State of the Internet report has discovered the top 10 US states with the highest internet speeds: State Mbps Change Vermont 12.7 40% New Hampshire 12 28% Delaware 11.9 17% District of Columbia 11.3 28% Utah 11 ...

Google launches “Helping women get online” campaign in India

March 29th, 2017 (0)
With the focus on “internet for all” that seems to be spread throughout the technological world at the moment, Google has launched a new website aimed at India – specifically, the female population. With just one-third of India’s 200 ...

Wi-Fi Sharing Service Fon Arrives in US

March 28th, 2017 (13)
Over 12 million people around the world are already signed up to Wi-Fi hotspot network Fon, but the connection-sharing company now has its sights set on America as its new US headquarters opens up in New York City. The ...

AT&T Pushes to Expand Broadband to 57 Million Locations

March 28th, 2017 (0)
Ambitious telecommunications company AT&T has announced that it hopes to expand its U-verse broadband network up to 57 million locations by 2015. Considering the network now hosts 10 million customers on U-verse’s high speed internet service, the expansion (if ...

No plans for Google Fiber in New York City

March 27th, 2017 (0)
Google has had to come out and deny that a recent Fiber-related job posting based in New York City meant the service would be introduced there too. “Don’t read into the job listing,” a Google spokesperson said. “We’ve had ...

Take your Wi-Fi Everywhere with FreedomPop

March 27th, 2017 (8)
Unlimited Wi-Fi internet everywhere (the dream of the mobile communications age) is still a few years away from becoming a reality, but in the interim, you can stay connected wherever you go with FreedomPop’s MiFi hotspot. If you’re a ...