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New Zealand Parents Spark School Wi-Fi Panic

May 31st, 2018 (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

May 31st, 2018 (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 ...

Stores Use Wi-Fi to Track Customers

May 30th, 2018 (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

May 30th, 2018 (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 ...

Japanese Government Creating Internet Fasting Camp

May 29th, 2018 (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 ...

Facebook acquires mobile data compression startup Onavo

May 29th, 2018 (11)
As part of Internet.org, the affordable internet initiative it helped set up, Facebook has purchased Israeli mobile data analytics company Onavo. Onavo has established itself as a leader in the mobile app field, having developed data compression solutions for ...

Mobile Web Use Doubles in 4 Years

May 28th, 2018 (12)
Once upon a time you had to find an actual computer if you wanted to check your email, search the internet, or update your social media accounts, but for many people, those days are a long-gone part of the ...

Why you should check your Internet connection speed

May 28th, 2018 (0)
Running regular checks of the health of your internet connection should go without saying. If you’re paying for a certain speed and it is not meeting your standards, then your Internet Service Provider (ISP) could be lying to you. ...

UK Cathedral Pulls Wi-Fi Network over Unrestricted Access

May 27th, 2018 (7)
Church of England authorities at Chester Cathedral in the UK have removed the venue’s Wi-Fi network in a fluster after it was discovered that there were no restrictions placed on the holy connection. Chester Cathedral’s Wi-Fi network was removed ...

World Internet Connections Mapped

May 27th, 2018 (13)
  Spending a lot of time on the internet, you might be forgiven for forgetting what a tiny little corner of it you inhabit.  All the sights you know and visit only make a miniscule fraction of the internet ...
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