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Internet Pioneers Pick $1.5 Million Prize

03/19/2013, The only reason you can read this on your computer or mobile device is because of the Internet, where five engineers were the ones behind the Internet. Good to know that after all of these years, these engineers were given additional recognition, where...

Woman Allows Internet To Name Her Baby For $5,000

02/28/2013, Before a child is born, parents have a tough decision coming up with a name for their upcoming bundle of joy. Thousands of questions pop into their heads as they try to ultimately pick a name that would fit their child, who they have yet to meet....

Europe Spends 3.5M Euros To Fight Network Latency

02/14/2013, When it comes to networking, a lot of people focus on the bandwidth side of the issue, but latency is sometime a much bigger problem (especially on wireless networks). Network latency is that the that it takes an information packet to go from one computer...

Cuba Confirms Underwater Fiber-Optic Cable To Venezuela Is Active

01/25/2013, A report by Internet analysis firm Renesys was released earlier this week where they believe Cuba activated an undersea fiber-optic cable the week prior, bringing broadband speeds to the country. The undersea fiber-optic cable has officially been...

Cable Providers Looking To Raise Rates For Heavy-Internet Users

01/04/2013, We think it’s safe to assume our readers are fans of the Internet and all of its glorious uses like reading up on the latest news in tech, streaming music and movies and chatting it up with your friends through Skype. But as we’re enjoying all...

China Legalizes Deletion Of “Illegal” Posts Or Pages

12/28/2012, A couple of days ago it was reported that China was seeking to further tighten their control over the internet by having users register for internet access by using their real name. Now in a newly announced law, it seems that China has now legalized the...

New York Police Department Looks To The Internet For Answers

12/21/2012, It is better to try to keep a bad thing from happening than to fix the bad thing once it has happened. The New York Police Department is on a quest to figure out ways to identify potential “deranged” gunmen on the Internet, in an effort to avoid...

Time Warner Cable Boosts Standard Internet Speeds By 50% For Free

12/21/2012, Time Warner Cable may not be the cream of the crop in terms of watching Netflix on, but the company has announced it will be boosting its download speeds to its Standard Internet customers by 50% at no additional cost. The boost will take Time Warner...

Internet has officially more stars than the universe

06/07/2012, Just how many addresses does the Internet have? Definitely far more than the number of people on this planet, and in order to cut to the chase, we are looking at more addresses compared to the stars in the universe. Yesterday marked a historical moment in...

Dutch court blocks The Pirate Bay

05/11/2012, For those living in the Netherlands, where “coffee shops” serve far more that just some caffeinated goodness in your mugs, it seems that there is a wee bit of extra protection introduced into the society at the moment. According to the Dutch...

Porn site gets more than 4 billion hits a month

04/09/2012, If you want to make money on the Internet, it only makes sense that you run a porn site, although getting material for your site could prove to be quite the challenge unless you have enough capital in the first place. It seems that 30% of all web traffic...

Iran to unplug the Internet, replacing it with their own

04/09/2012, The country of Iran intends to unplug the Internet and release their very own alternative, which they claim to be “clean”. Aren’t you glad that your government is not that repressive (unless you are from North Korea, of course). Iran has...