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C Spire to Launch 1GB Internet in Mississippi

July 19th, 2018 (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 ...

Amnesty International suing UK government for spying

July 18th, 2018 (0)
Human rights organization Amnesty International is suing the British government for its involvement in the NSA/GCHQ spying scandal exposed by Edward Snowden, based on the impeachment of the UK’s Human Rights Act. Amnesty is seeking a formal confirmation of ...

10 Gigabit Wi-Fi Connections May Be Available by 2015!

July 18th, 2018 (0)
In recent years we’ve been a massive surge in internet connectivity and technology, allowing us to reach speeds that most of us never even dreamt of a few years ago. Although internet speed has been on the rise, Wi-Fi ...

Facebook joins the GSM Association, first social network to do so

July 17th, 2018 (0)
In a joint statement with the GSM Association, Facebook announced it had just become the latest member of the latter organization, meaning it will have greater say in the regulations and issues affecting wireless carriers globally. This is a ...

Tech giants address Obama and internet spying in open letter

July 17th, 2018 (0)
The world’s top tech companies have united to create the Global Government Surveillance Reform movement, in an attempt to counter the recent surge in internet surveillance that has dogged headlines all over the world over the past year. The ...

Akamai Reports Rise in Internet Speed

July 16th, 2018 (0)
Around the world, internet speeds were on the rise in the last half of 2013, with an average increase of 10% across 133 survey regions. On Tuesday, Akamai released its “State of the Internet” report for the 3rd quarter ...

Airfy to Give Free Wi-Fi in Exchange for Watching Ads

July 16th, 2018 (0)
A German company has unveiled an innovative new product which may be able to provide Wi-Fi to users in public for a relatively unobtrusive fee. Dubbed Airfly, the project isn’t exactly free but instead proposes a compromise of a ...

Mobile Data Consumption Rises by 80% in One Year

July 15th, 2018 (0)
In the past year, mobile data usage has skyrocketed as we all became more attached to our smartphones than ever before. In fact, according to data gathered by Ericcson, there has been an 80% rise in mobile data usage ...

BT Testing 1.4 Terabit Internet Connections

July 15th, 2018 (0)
While American consumers are currently debating whether internet Google Fiber’s 1 gigabit internet connections are really necessary, things are getting interesting across the pond. In the UK, telecoms giant BT is currently experimenting with a jaw-dropping 1.4 terabit internet ...

Reddit built on flawed algorithm, programmers claim

July 14th, 2018 (0)
Two separate programmers have announced that the algorithm Reddit is primarily built on is flawed. The algorithm, which the network uses to sort its posts, has a bug in a way affects new posts negatively. According to programmer Ian Greenleaf, ...