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Global internet connections show increase in 2013

Akamai Technology’s quarterly State of the Internet report has shown that global internet connections have seen an average increase of 4%, clocking a worldwide average of 3.1Mbps in Q1 of 2013. The report also highlights the global average peak speed at 18.4Mbps, thereby showing a positive increase all around over previous quarters. The highest speeds Full Article

Sochi Olympic Visitors Warned about Hacking ‘Minefield’

Over the last week, reports have already begun to surface over the apparently substandard accommodations at the Sochi Winter Olympics, but now it seems that there are bigger problems ...Full Article

What is a Dark Fiber Network?

Although the title sounds a little bit on the ominous side, a dark fiber network simply refers to an internet connection which is established using previously idle fiber-optic cables. ...Full Article

US government plans for an “internet kill switch” revealed

A recent court ruling has ordered the US Department of Homeland Security to make its plans for an “internet kill switch” available to the public. The plan, orchestrated under ...Full Article

66% of internet users in 1996 were in the US

A recent report conducted by Mashable and Statista revealed that the most internet users are in Asia, which was home to 42% of users in 2012. Europe is close ...Full Article

US Lagging Behind in High-Speed Internet Race

If you still have to suffer through lagging downloads and constantly-buffering YouTube videos, the problem may not be with you or your computer, it might be with your internet ...Full Article

Austin’s Gigabit Internet Race Speeds Up

As one of the fastest-growing tech hubs in America, Austin is set to be the site for one of the most competitive gigabit internet races in the country, with ...Full Article

Millions of Americans Still Without Internet Access

A recent study by the Pew Research Center has revealed that there are still millions of people around the US who live lives completely disconnected from the advancing online ...Full Article

Kansas City Residents Get Second Chance for Fiber

Residents of Kansas City who missed registration for the first roll out of Google’s super-fast Fiber internet service have the chance to sign themselves up for the service again. ...Full Article

How Altruistic is Zuckerberg’s Internet Initiative?

For a number of months, social media mogul Mark Zuckerberg has been rallying the troops behind Internet.org, his initiative to bring connectivity to the developing world. Although internet for ...Full Article