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Seattle’s gigabit internet plans rocked by problems, mayor claims

Seattle’s plans for its own gigabit internet service have run into a few obstacles, if outgoing mayor Mike McGinn has anything to say about it. McGinn has cast doubt over the plans he put into motion himself, which would see the service extended to 12 Seattle neighborhoods by March 2014. In an interview with Seattle-based Full Article

Could Fiber Internet Speeds Come from Phones?

Israel-based tech company Sckipio Technologies has announced that it has raised $10 million to fund its research into the creation of microchips capable of delivering super-fast internet speeds over ...Full Article

C Spire Starts Pre-Registration for Gigabit Internet Service

The residents of nine lucky Mississippi cities can get ready to start signing up for lightning fast gigabit internet connections thanks to C Spire’s fiber rollout. Regional wireless provider ...Full Article

65% of Email Is Read on Mobile Devices

As much as 65% of all e-mail received in the US is first accessed on a mobile device according to an enlightening study on US Consumer Device Preference by ...Full Article

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 ...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

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

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

Web Creator Tim Berners-Lee Warns about Internet Surveillance

The man responsible for creating the internet as we know it, Sir Tim Berners-Lee, spoke out this week when he warned about the growing threat of online surveillance and ...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