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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 behind, with 27% of all internet users. In comparison, the US holds 14% of the internet population – as compared to 66% in 1996. The chart 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

EU Seeks to Ban Mobile Roaming Fees

A new initiative by the European Union could mean that EU citizens will soon be allowed to travel from one country to the next without incurring hefty roaming charges ...Full Article

Belgium forcing ISPs to monitor PirateBay proxies

You’d think that blocking access to the infamous PirateBay was enough to satisfy Belgium, but now the country’s Supreme Court has taken it a step further. In a ruling ...Full Article

EU and Japan announce co-efforts in boosting internet speed

The European Union and Japan are to fund research attempts to speed up internet data network transfer from 19.7 Mbps to 100 Gbps, it was announced. The initiative was ...Full Article

Venezuela May be Blocking Internet Connections as Protest Break Out

As protests and violence erupt around Venezuela, it is possible that internet connections are also being censored across the highly government-controlled country. With authorities already heavily controlling television and ...Full Article