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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

Cable Still King in US Connection Market

Internet connections have now been adopted by over four-fifths of homes within the United States, but of the multiple types of broadband available, cable networks definitely reign supreme. According ...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

Half of All Internet Traffic Goes to Netflix and YouTube

As video and audio streaming continue to be the biggest sources of data consumption on the internet all around the world, the Global Internet Phenomena Report has reported that ...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

Europol Warns About Wi-Fi Hotspot Dangers

The European Union’s law enforcement agency is taking measures to inform people about the possible dangers involved in connecting to a public Wi-Fi hotspot. Europol’s cybercrime center reports a ...Full Article