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EU accuses three telecom companies of intentionally limiting internet speed

Three European telecom companies may be guilty of intentionally slowing down their internet speeds to the detriment of their competition. European Union antitrust regulators are investigating German-based Deutsche Telekom, French-based Orange SA, and Spanish-based Telefonica SA, who lease their networks to other providers due to the large shares they each have. Competition Commissioner Joaquain Almunia Full Article

South Africa Suffers from Priciest Broadband in the World

According to the latest figures by internet surveyors Ookla, South Africans have to deal with the highest average price for broadband in comparison to fellow internet users around the ...Full Article

Hacker holding MeetUp.com hostage

Meetup.com CEO Scott Heiferman has announced that the company has been hit by a DDoS attack, one that left the site reeling for about 24 hours. The hacker in ...Full Article

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 ...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

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

Linux worm targeting Internet-equipped devices

A new Linux worm targeting Linux computers can develop variants that can infect devices such as home routers, according to researchers. Symantec claims that the new worm, named Linux.Darlloz, ...Full Article