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The problems of slow-start algorithm

September 30th, 2017 (13)
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 ...

Apple launches iBeacon instore

September 30th, 2017 (0)
Apple’s iBeacon technology has now been activated across its 254 US-wide stores, giving shoppers real-time information on their iDevices as they look around the store. The location-sensing technology can be used to transmit details about products, events and offers. According to ...

Internet speed test in India shows improving results

September 29th, 2017 (0)
In spite of the outstanding IT development, India is still suffering from one of the slowest internet speeds in the world. According to the latest internet speed test, the average internet speed in India is around 1.3 Mbps, which ...

Kansas City Residents Get Second Chance for Fiber

September 29th, 2017 (0)
Residents of Kansas City who missed registration for the first roll out of Google’s super-fast Fiber internet service have the chance to sign themselves up for the service again. As of Wednesday, Google’s Fiber internet is available for people ...

How to increase PC Speed with Defragmentation

September 28th, 2017 (10)
Defragging is a utility program that is run through the system in order to better its performance speed and the end performance of the system. Defragging the computer should be done as a routine in order to enhance the ...

South Korean Carriers Dish out 300Mbps Cellular Data Speeds

September 28th, 2017 (0)
The next time you’re frustrated by patchy 3G coverage on your phone, try not to think about the fact that South Koreans enjoy 300Mbps connections on their smartphones. Whilst most of the developed world makes do with a maximum ...

How Altruistic is Zuckerberg’s Internet Initiative?

September 27th, 2017 (0)
For a number of months, social media mogul Mark Zuckerberg has been rallying the troops behind Internet.org, his initiative to bring connectivity to the developing world. Although internet for all might seem like a selfless gesture, there might be ...

EU Seeks to Ban Mobile Roaming Fees

September 27th, 2017 (0)
A new initiative by the European Union could mean that EU citizens will soon be allowed to travel from one country to the next without incurring hefty roaming charges from their mobile phone providers. According a report from Reuters, ...

Belgium forcing ISPs to monitor PirateBay proxies

September 26th, 2017 (0)
You’d think that blocking access to the infamous PirateBay was enough to satisfy Belgium, but now the country’s Supreme Court has taken it a step further. In a ruling issued yesterday, the Supreme Court of Belgium ordered the country’s ...

EU and Japan announce co-efforts in boosting internet speed

September 26th, 2017 (0)
The European Union and Japan are to fund research attempts to speed up internet data network transfer from 19.7 Mbps to 100 Gbps, it was announced. The initiative was presented in Tokyo on Monday, where industrial players and leading ...