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Millions of Americans Still Without Internet Access

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 behind their disconnected lifestyles? In recent years the internet has become an essential tool for education, Full Article

The problems of slow-start algorithm

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. ...Full Article

Internet speed test in India shows improving results

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 ...Full Article

New Android app turns wireless internet on and off automatically

The majority of smartphone users take leaving their phone’s WiFi on all the time for granted – even when not in a WiFi zone. The problem is that WiFi ...Full Article

Kansas City Residents Get Second Chance for Fiber

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. ...Full Article

South Korean Carriers Dish out 300Mbps Cellular Data Speeds

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 ...Full Article

How Altruistic is Zuckerberg’s Internet Initiative?

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 ...Full Article

Belgium forcing ISPs to monitor PirateBay proxies

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 ...Full Article

EU and Japan announce co-efforts in boosting internet speed

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 ...Full Article

Venezuela May be Blocking Internet Connections as Protest Break Out

As protests and violence erupt around Venezuela, it is possible that internet connections are also being censored across the highly government-controlled country. With authorities already heavily controlling television and ...Full Article