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Broadband Prices Still Too High for Many around the World

  As super-speed internet services like Google Fiber roll out in towns and cities across America, broadband is still a distant dream for people around the world. A new report by the Alliance for Affordable Internet (A4AI) has found that a broadband internet connection still costs about half an average month’s income for millions of Full Article

Israel working on legalizing downloading

According to reports, members of the Israeli government are set to present a bill that would legalize the downloading of copyrighted material. Losses generated by downloading will instead be ...Full Article

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 ...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