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Qualcomm releases internet processor for networks

Semiconductor company Qualcomm is set to release the brand new Qualcomm Internet Processor (IPQ), a new chip with a dual-core processor and a new packet processor engine that will increase performance for networking devices like routers and home gateways. The company stated that this was in response to the potential they felt networking devices still Full Article

Amnesty International suing UK government for spying

Human rights organization Amnesty International is suing the British government for its involvement in the NSA/GCHQ spying scandal exposed by Edward Snowden, based on the impeachment of the UK’s ...Full Article

Facebook joins the GSM Association, first social network to do so

In a joint statement with the GSM Association, Facebook announced it had just become the latest member of the latter organization, meaning it will have greater say in the ...Full Article

Tech giants address Obama and internet spying in open letter

The world’s top tech companies have united to create the Global Government Surveillance Reform movement, in an attempt to counter the recent surge in internet surveillance that has dogged ...Full Article

Akamai Reports Rise in Internet Speed

Around the world, internet speeds were on the rise in the last half of 2013, with an average increase of 10% across 133 survey regions. On Tuesday, Akamai released ...Full Article

Airfy to Give Free Wi-Fi in Exchange for Watching Ads

A German company has unveiled an innovative new product which may be able to provide Wi-Fi to users in public for a relatively unobtrusive fee. Dubbed Airfly, the project ...Full Article

Mobile Data Consumption Rises by 80% in One Year

In the past year, mobile data usage has skyrocketed as we all became more attached to our smartphones than ever before. In fact, according to data gathered by Ericcson, ...Full Article

Reddit built on flawed algorithm, programmers claim

Two separate programmers have announced that the algorithm Reddit is primarily built on is flawed. The algorithm, which the network uses to sort its posts, has a bug in a ...Full Article

Small Canadian Town Creates its Own Gigabit Internet Service

While some of us in big cities still can’t get access to a reliable and fast internet connection, the residents of a small town in Alberta, Canada, have gone ...Full Article

New Bill May Prevent ISPs from Slowing Online Video Services

A new Senate bill called the “Consumer Choice in Online Video Act” is taking aim at internet service providers who degrade rival video services and over charge customers. Submitted ...Full Article