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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...

Microsoft looks to HTTP 2.0 for faster Internet

03/28/2012, Speed is king – never mind if it is on the asphalt or in the digital world. Microsoft has plans to increase the speed whenever you are online after submitting their proposal for a faster Internet protocol to the standards body that have been charged...

SOPA Protest Day: the largest digital protest ever (infographic)

01/30/2012, On January 18th, it was hard to miss what was the largest (digital) protest in world’s history as millions of people, and the largest internet companies stood up against the proposes SOPA and PIPA laws (watch the 5mn “what is SOPA” video...

China boasts over half a billion Internet users

01/16/2012, China’s government might be pretty restrictive when it comes to what their citizens can and cannot see over the Internet, while ensuring not a single person of the general populace is able to own a Facebook account, but that does not mean Internet...

Go Daddy withdraws SOPA support

12/23/2011, Last month, the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) was proposed in an attempt to curb and stop online piracy – in theory. In reality, it is a highly controversial law that if passed, would allow anyone to sue and shut down a website just because some...

Mozilla introduces gamepad support to Firefox

12/05/2011, It looks like Mozilla is about to take web gaming to a whole new level. The company has recently announced the introduction of the Gamepad API (application programming interface) which will let game developers enable gamepad access from within Firefox. At...

Is SOPA supported by Apple, Microsoft and others?

11/18/2011, Yesterday, we’ve posted a 5mn introduction to Stop Online Piracy Act (aka SOPA) proposed law, that is being debated right now. If signed into law, SOPA could let anyone sue -and shutdown- a site like YouTube because one user uploaded some illegal...

Time Warner Cable users experience outage

11/07/2011, Most of us with a decent Internet connection these days might have gotten far too comfortable in our respective comfort zones – that an outage, even a short one, might actually irk us to no end. Well, I guess the same applies to a bunch of Time...

ZyXEL MWR102 portable wireless router

10/26/2011, Travelers on the go probably have multiple device that could use a wireless internet connection, such as tablets, smartphones and laptops. Unfortunately sometimes not all hotels or locations provide free WiFi, sometimes providing users with a single LAN...

iPhone 4S battery not as good as iPhone 4?

10/17/2011, Apart from Apple’s brand new iPhone 4S featuring an A5 dual-core processor, one of the features boasted by Apple regarding the iPhone 4S is its supposed longer lasting battery, which we guess can help seal the deal for some who may be worried about...

Verizon makes changes to its privacy policy

10/13/2011, For Verizon customers: just in case you haven’t noticed or haven’t bothered to pay attention, the carrier has recently made a significant change to its privacy policy for mobile users this week. Its privacy policy now mentions that in order to...

Gulf Air offers live TV and Internet – a world’s first

10/13/2011, We do know that you can access the Internet via Wi-Fi while you’re on your way halfway across the world in a comfortable plane seat (assuming you’re on Business Class, of course), but how many of you wished that you need not subject yourself...

Amazon Silk Browser arriving on desktop computers in the future?

09/29/2011, Amazon’s Silk browser that made its debut yesterday at the announcement of the Fire tablet surprised a lot of people (despite the fact that Opera has been doing it for some time already). But just in case you weren’t up to speed about...