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Internet celebrates its 50th birthday today - This is how it all started (..with a crashing connection)
Internet celebrates its 50th birthday today - This is how it all started (..with a crashing connection)
Exactly 50 years ago today, on 29th of October, 1969, the first message was sent over something that we nowadays recognize as the Internet. ...... 29 Oct 2019 - 1 comment
As cable TV falters, broadband prices go up
As cable TV falters, broadband prices go up
Cable TV has been in decline for quite some time and there's no reason to believe that cord-cutting is slowing down any time soon. Netflix et ...... 20 Oct 2017 - 2 comments
Google announces new approach with Fiber in Louisville and San Antonio
Google announces new approach with Fiber in Louisville and San Antonio
Google has been slowly but surely expanding its fiber optic internet, aptly called Google Fiber, around the country. Originally started in Kansas ...... 08 Oct 2017
China to spend over $180 billion to boost Internet speeds in coming years
China to spend over $180 billion to boost Internet speeds in coming years
The Chinese State Council has said today that the government will invest $182 billion to boost Internet speeds in the world's most populous nation by 2017. ...... 21 May 2015
Salt Lake City is the next lucky city to get Google Fiber gigabit Internet
Salt Lake City is the next lucky city to get Google Fiber gigabit Internet
Google has announced that Salt Lake City, Utah is the next lucky city to get access to Google Fiber Internet and TV. The Internet service, ...... 25 Mar 2015
AT&T will match Google Fiber's 1Gb speed, price in Kansas City
AT&T will match Google Fiber's 1Gb speed, price in Kansas City
Starting this weekend, ISP AT&T has announced it will match Google Fiber's speed and price in Kansas City. Google Fiber costs just $70 a ...... 19 Feb 2015 - 7 comments
Google expanding Google Fiber to four new cities
Google expanding Google Fiber to four new cities
Although still unconfirmed, it appears that Google is expanding its gigabit Internet Fiber service to four new cities, including its biggest metro yet. ...... 27 Jan 2015 - 2 comments
Official: Google and Fidelity invest $1 billion in SpaceX
Official: Google and Fidelity invest $1 billion in SpaceX
SpaceX, Elon Musk's space travel and satellite company, has raised $1 billion in new funding from Google and Fidelity, who now take a 9.9 percent ...... 21 Jan 2015
Report: Google to invest in SpaceX to bring cheap Internet to all
Report: Google to invest in SpaceX to bring cheap Internet to all
According to new reports, Google is close to investing in Elon Musk's rocket and satellite company SpaceX. Google, in their investment, would ...... 20 Jan 2015 - 5 comments
Is your country censoring your browsing? Try out PirateSnoop
Is your country censoring your browsing? Try out PirateSnoop
If you live in a country where censorship is prevalent, PirateSnoop hopes to save the day. PirateSnoop is a bundle package of SRWare Iron ...... 18 Jan 2015
North Korean Internet still having intermittent blackouts
North Korean Internet still having intermittent blackouts
According to multiple reports, North Korea is having its second day of intermittent Internet blackouts. Yesterday, most of North Korea's ...... 24 Dec 2014
Elon Musk wants to bring Internet to the whole world via 700 small satellites
Elon Musk wants to bring Internet to the whole world via 700 small satellites
According to sources, Tesla and SpaceX founder and CEO Elon Musk is looking to bring Internet to even the most remote areas of the world via ...... 10 Nov 2014 - 8 comments
Google releases map of new cities that may get extremely fast Google Fiber Internet
Google releases map of new cities that may get extremely fast Google Fiber Internet
Google has released a new map and blog post highlighting cities that may be next to get the company's gigabit Fiber Internet. The Internet, ...... 19 Feb 2014 - 15 comments
Next Xbox will not require always-on Internet connection
Next Xbox will not require always-on Internet connection
According to Ars, citing an internal Microsoft email, the upcoming Xbox sequel will not require an always-on Internet connection, as widely rumored. ...... 07 May 2013 - 19 comments
Men arrested for trying to sever undersea Internet cable
Men arrested for trying to sever undersea Internet cable
Egyptian police have arrested three men this week for trying to sever an undersea Internet cable. The cable, the SEA-ME-WE 4 main line, ...... 28 Mar 2013 - 5 comments
Comcast, Cablevision detail their Copyright Alert System 'punishments'
Comcast, Cablevision detail their Copyright Alert System 'punishments'
Earlier this week, the major ISPs in the U.S. rolled out the "six strikes" Copyright Alert System (CAS). The system is designed to educate ...... 01 Mar 2013 - 25 comments
Iceland is trying to ban Internet pornography
Iceland is trying to ban Internet pornography
The government of Iceland is drafting plans to ban Internet pornography (and print, as well) in an effort to block children from seeing violent ...... 26 Feb 2013 - 8 comments
France to make large investment in high-speed broadband for citizens
France to make large investment in high-speed broadband for citizens
French president François Hollande has announced this week that the government will make a large investment to ensure that every household in ...... 22 Feb 2013
China's internet population jumps to 564 million
China's internet population jumps to 564 million
Thanks to mobile, China's Internet population has grown significantly, again. According to a new report from the China Internet Network Information ...... 16 Jan 2013 - 1 comment
China hits 1.1 billion mobile users
China hits 1.1 billion mobile users
China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) has posted new astonishing numbers today about the nation. As of November ...... 25 Dec 2012 - 1 comment
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