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Founder of MP3.com plans to launch Digital Audio Recorder.fm

02/24/2011, Yesterday, Michael Robertson, the founder of MP3.com announced that he will be launching a new online service called Digital Audio Recorder.fm or DAR.fm. If you know what DVR (Digital Video Recording) is, you’re halfway there – just take it to the...

Egypt goes back online

02/02/2011, All the brouhaha about Egypt’s line of communications among the masses getting cut off is now over, as the Middle East country is now back online. This means 5 days of not having access to your Facebook account (isn’t that a killer?), being...

Facebook is now the second most valuable internet company

01/28/2011, According to the latest report by Bloomberg, investors have evaluated Facebook and it now stands as the world’s second most valuable company. Previously in third place behind Amazon and Google, the world’s largest social network now stands in...

BlackBerry Internet Services now banned in Egypt

01/27/2011, In the latest move by the Egyptian government, they’ve decided to block yet another form of communication to the outside world – BlackBerry Internet Services (BIS). After blocking Twitter yesterday, Egyptian officials probably felt that it...

Comodo Console offers in-car Internet

01/25/2011, Getting connected on-the-go seems to be the buzzword these days, so it is no surprise to see wireless carriers come up with various methods of keeping their customers connected. Remember the good old days where staying online using GPRS or EDGE proved to...

PlayBooks will be able to tether to BlackBerrys

01/14/2011, RIM has recently announced that their upcoming QNX tablet, the BlackBerry PlayBook will be able to wirelessly tether to BlackBerry smartphones – so if you won’t have to get a new data plan just to go online with your PlayBook if you own a...

N600 Wireless Dual-Band Gigabit Router

01/05/2011, [CES 2011] The Netgear N600 is the “ultimate” router in Netgear’s offering and offers neat features like Clea Channel Selector: a technology that continuously seeks the clearest WiFi channel: this could be handy in a crowded condominium....

UK Legislatures Says Porn Should be an Opt-In Program

12/20/2010, In order to protect children, legislatures in the UK are urging UK Internet service providers (ISPs) to block pornographic content unless they opt into the service. The position would be a stark contrast to today’s Internet policy, which places the...

FTC Suggests ‘Do Not Track’ Option for Websites, Browsers

12/01/2010, In a draft on privacy regulation, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) says that companies are slow to adopt privacy rules and that self-regulation may not be enough. Taking that a step further, the agency is recommending that companies add a “Do...

U.S. DHS Shuts Down Websites Selling Counterfeits

11/29/2010, The United States Department of Homeland Security had shut down a total of 82 sites on the Internet on Cyber Monday’s post-Thanksgiving online shopping day. Those sites, which include a BitTorrent meta-search engine and e-commerce sites selling...

Demand for Cars with WiFi to Increase 40 Times by 2017

11/29/2010, iSuppli is forecasting that demand for cars with built-in WiFi will increase to 7.2 million vehicles in 2017, a 40-time increase from today’s 174,000 connected cars. Though integrated WiFi may provide a more limited role in getting road warriors...