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Syria And The Internet Divorces

05/07/2013, Syria is not exactly the shining example of being a stable country at this point in time, not to mention the fact that the Syrian electronic army recently hacked 11 Twitter accounts belonging to the Guardian. Having said that, it seems that Syria’s...

Internet Sales Tax Passes In Senate, Moves On To The House

05/07/2013, If you’re a regular Internet shopper, you were probably paying close attention to the news yesterday as the U.S. Senate was in the process of voting on a bill deemed the “Internet Sales Tax” bill. Unexpectedly, the Senate passed the bill...

CenturyLink To Provide Gigabit Internet In Omaha

05/01/2013, There’s no doubt that gigabit internet is definitely the future, and the FCC Chairman certainly likes it, as he wants to see gigabit internet in all 50 U.S. states by 2015. Google has been working extensively in this arena, it is currently in the...

Russian Government Begins To Selectively Censor Their Internet

04/01/2013, We’ve heard of countries such as China who are heavily censoring the internet, and it seems that Russia has joined in as well. According to a report by The New York Times, the Russian government has recently begun enforcing a new law which was...

Chinese Gamer Spends Six Years At Internet Cafe

03/29/2013, We’ve published a number of stories of gamers around the world who had their lives cut too short after spending way too many hours at local Internet cafes. But you rarely hear similar stories of gamers practically living at an Internet cafe for...

Internet Slows Down After History’s Biggest Cyber Attack

03/27/2013, Is it possible to experience a “traffic jam” on the anecdotal information superhighway? The simple answer, yes! I noticed it around 9 hours ago, but did not give too much thought into it, thinking that my local ISP’s underwater cable somewhere is...

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...