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US Lags Behind in Fiber-Optic Connection Race

Although the US has the highest number of fiber-optic broadband connections in the world, the technology is being adopted at a relatively slow pace in comparison to some other countries. Despite services such as Google Fiber, American households are not converting to high-speed internet as quickly as might be expected. According to statistics recorded by Full Article

A Guide to Google Panda and Penguin.

Although Google Panda and Penguin seem to be similar, in reality, the two algorithms differ; in this document, I have written a summary of how the two differ and ...Full Article

ThePirateBay changes domains after .sx seizure

Regular Pirate Bay users were shocked to discover that the infamous website seemed to have vanished off the internet, without any explanation. It was only when torrent news-focused website ...Full Article

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation delivers free internet to rural Vietnam

665 free public internet access points have been set up across rural Vietnam under the auspices of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF). The project, entitled “Improvement of ...Full Article

New website, haveibeenpwned.com, lets you check if you’ve been hacked

Over the past year an alarming number of companies have been hit by hackers – including prominent ones, like Adobe. With this in mind, an Australian software developer has ...Full Article

Meet the world’s first internet-controlled oven

If you’ve ever worried about a late lunch because you haven’t made it home from the supermarket yet, fear not! The Dacor Discovery iQ is here to remedy just that. ...Full Article

Akamai: 38% of malicious traffic comes from Indonesia

According to the latest Akamai report, the statistics for overall malicious internet traffic have changed significantly from Q1 of 2013 to Q2. Thankfully global DDoS attacks have decreased significantly, ...Full Article

Li-Fi advances even further

For those of us still trying to get used to the very idea of Li-Fi, this latest news might come as an even bigger surprise. After the Fraunhofer Heinrich ...Full Article

Researchers Achieve 1.4TB/s Internet Speed

Researchers working for Alcatel-Lucent and BT have managed to destroy previous internet speed records by achieving a fiber optic connection which clocks in at an incredible 1.4TB/s. The experiment ...Full Article

Netflix debuts 4K streaming

Netflix has started streaming season 2 of House of Cards in 4K HD, as well as some documentaries. Users had already noted that scenes in the hit show had ...Full Article