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EU Parliament Shuts Down Wi-Fi after Hacking Attack

Following a potentially damaging attack by a hacker, the European Parliament has shut down its Wi-Fi until the network connection can be made more secure. Though the Parliament’s connection was thought to be secure, experts are advising that the public Wi-Fi be disconnected following the exposure of a few weak security practices. The hacking attack Full Article

Get mobile internet access in the absence of 3G or Wi-Fi with Be-Bound

Be-Bound is a new mobile app with one promise: to keep you connected to the internet, even when there’s no data connection or Wi-Fi available. While the very idea ...Full Article

Study Finds That Kids Can Disable Internet Filters

A nasty shock for concerned parents everywhere: a new survey in the UK has found out that a significant portion of kids aged 12-15 years old can disable or ...Full Article

Dish and Sprint Test LTE Broadband Internet in Texas

Sprint has teamed up with satellite television provider Dish to develop a trial service for a wireless network in Corpus Christi, Texas. Following a negative corporate relationship throughout this ...Full Article

“White Space” Signals May Be the Key to Connecting Africa

Although Africa is the second-largest continent on the planet, both in terms of land mass and population, only a small portion of people have access to the internet. As ...Full Article

China may Replace Wi-Fi with Li-Fi

Scientists in China have successfully developed a method of connectivity known as Li-Fi, which allows data to be transferred via light, rather than the traditional radio frequencies. The new ...Full Article

US ranks lowly in terms of international download speeds

Speedtest.net owners Ookla have recently released global internet speed rankings, where the US has placed a sluggish 31st in download speed tests. Asia and Europe are occupying most of ...Full Article

Could Wi-Fi be Harmful to Health?

It’s a question that is inevitably asked of every piece of technology the more common it becomes: is this safe? From cellphones to microwaves, new technology always comes with ...Full Article

UK Transport to Receive Superfast Satellite Internet

Travelers in the UK could soon benefit from speedy internet connections on planes, boats and trains thanks to telecoms watchdog Ofcom’s recent approval of satellite broadband. This change in ...Full Article

Verizon Continues LTE Expansion across Selected Cities

As America’s mobile carriers continue to bicker and battle over wireless technology and FCC approval, Verizon has once again expanded the reach of its LTE network, bringing faster wireless ...Full Article