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Austin’s Gigabit Internet Race Speeds Up

August 31st, 2018 (0)
As one of the fastest-growing tech hubs in America, Austin is set to be the site for one of the most competitive gigabit internet races in the country, with interest coming from major providers such as Google and AT&T, ...

Wi-Fi Spreads along New York Subway System

August 31st, 2018 (0)
New York City commuters will soon have more chance to stay connected while they travel thanks to increased Wi-Fi and mobile coverage in subway stations. This week, Transit Wireless unveiled the second phase of the wireless rollout project, set ...

Millions of Americans Still Without Internet Access

August 30th, 2018 (0)
A recent study by the Pew Research Center has revealed that there are still millions of people around the US who live lives completely disconnected from the advancing online world. Who are these people and what are the reasons ...

The problems of slow-start algorithm

August 30th, 2018 (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

August 30th, 2018 (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

August 29th, 2018 (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

August 29th, 2018 (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

August 29th, 2018 (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

August 28th, 2018 (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?

August 28th, 2018 (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 ...
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