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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 way affects new posts negatively. According to programmer Ian Greenleaf, the problem occurs when a new post gets a few negative votes before it gets any 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

Broadband Reaches Three Quarters of British Homes

As of 2013, three quarters of British residents have access to a broadband internet connection at home, reports telecommunications surveyor and watchdog Ofcom. It is reported that currently, 21.7 ...Full Article

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 ...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

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