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US Still 8th in Terms of Internet Connection Speed

  According to Akamai’s quarterly State of the Internet report, the average American internet connection is still languishing in 8th place, trailing behind leaders like South Korea, Japan and Switzerland. Whilst the speed of the average internet connection around the world clocks in at a less-than-impressive 3.3 Mbps, America is at least ahead of the Full Article

Putin: NSA surveillance necessary for counterterrorism

Despite his country’s apparent welcome of NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, Russian president Vladimir Putin has gone on to claim that the agency’s surveillance activities are necessary for counterterrorism efforts. ...Full Article

Time Warner & Verizon to test TV on the Web

Two major providers of pay-TV in USA, namely, Verizon Communications, Inc., and Time Warner Cable Inc have planned to test their systems designed to offer television shows on the ...Full Article

New Renault Cars to Have High Speed Internet Connections

French car manufacturer Renault has teamed up with telecom company Orange to build high-speed internet connections into its future range of cars. Tests are already underway on the Renault ...Full Article

Facebook looking to launch mobile ad network

Facebook is reportedly planning to introduce a mobile ad network at its F8 conference at the end of the month. This should come as no surprise after Facebook started ...Full Article

Ofcom Identifies Possible Spectrum for 5G Connection

The UK’s telecommunications regulator, Ofcom, has potentially identified new spectrum bands which could potentially be used to transmit 5G mobile broadband connections in the future. With mobile connection technology ...Full Article

Pirate Bay working on new “anti-censorship” browser

The Pirate Bay has announced a new way to delude copyright agencies, which would mean using some very particular software to make its site accessible only to a certain ...Full Article

Technology Tycoons Sink $9 Million into School Broadband Project

Say what you like about the effects of connectivity on the population, but one this is certain; the internet has done a lot to bridge gaps between people. It’s ...Full Article

C Spire to Launch 1GB Internet in Mississippi

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 ...Full Article

Netherlands has Fastest Broadband According to Netflix

Although video site Netflix has only become available in the Netherlands over the last few months, the company has crowned the small European country as reigning king of streaming ...Full Article