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Opinion/Analysis

You’re Really Going to Miss Net Neutrality

By | Feb 9, 2017 at 2:25 pm

The internet is currently in its “wild west” phase. Illegal downloads, cyber attackers, and unregulated content roams free through this vast digital dystopia. Governments and corporations have widely debated the best ways to curb this unchecked power held by smartphone wielders and keyboard warriors….

Security

5 Cybersecurity Strategies Businesses Need to Implement in 2017

By | Mar 20, 2017 at 4:30 pm

Despite the prominence of cyber-attacks nationally, from politics-to-healthcare, most companies are doing little to protect themselves from hackers. According to Symantec, there were more than 429 million identities exposed in 2015 alone. Companies are at a higher risk of breaches now more than ever – 2016 breaches…

Aeronautics

The Internet Is Reaching Our Skies, and This Partnership Will Help

By | Feb 9, 2017 at 8:30 pm

There are several projects aiming to provide Internet access across the entire globe. Some well-known examples are Facebook’s Internet.org and Google’s Project Loon, both of which have the goal to expand Internet’s outreach and democratize access to it. Facebook and Google are pioneers in…

Education

5 Easy Ways to Learn a New Language on the Internet

By | Jan 7, 2017 at 10:30 am

The internet is a useful tool for many things, including learning a new language. Possible sources are online courses, specific websites or watching videos spoken in other languages, for example. But there are many more sources that can be used to learn a new…

Web

Download Torrents More Safely With These 4 Tips

By | Nov 30, 2016 at 8:30 pm

Torrents have a bad reputation, as they are usually associated with illegal downloads. However, the truth is that they can be much more useful than what appears. One of torrents’ best features is that, most of the time, download speeds are quite faster than…

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Trends

The Future of Overloaded WiFi Consumption [Infographic]

By | Nov 22, 2016 at 10:30 am

It has been about 20 years since the first devices with WiFi capability were created. The technology has caught on like wild fire and has quickly become a more popular option than traditional network cables. The reduced clutter has changed the home and workplace environment,…

Gear & Gadgets

This Router Leverages AI to Protect Your Kids

By | Nov 18, 2016 at 2:20 pm

Started in the 1940s, the research around artificial intelligence (AI) was developed solely with the goal of finding new features for the computer. It was nothing more than a project at the time. Nowadays, this is a popular topic and there are already several…

Opinion/Analysis

How the Rise of Chatbots Points to a New Internet

By | Oct 20, 2016 at 1:30 pm

Chatbots are, increasingly, a thing. Major investments from Facebook, Google, Microsoft and Amazon in 2016 have proven that the concept will become a major player in 2017 and onward. But how large a player will it be? And what’s the greater meaning behind the shift…

Opinion/Analysis

Niche Content Is Killing Fads

By | Sep 2, 2016 at 9:30 am

I read an interesting article in the Washington Post today, in which the downswing of the Pokemon Go fad was compared to other fads, like Candy Crush or Flappy Bird. The verdict? Fads are getting quicker. Specifically, apps are rising and dying in popularity…

Startups & Apps

A New Plugin Lets You Replace 404 Pages with Archived Versions

By | Aug 31, 2016 at 11:00 am

Hate 404 pages? Hate how the internet is rapidly disappearing and will inevitably continue its decay until nothing we’ve accomplished will ever remain? Have I got the plugin for you. The Internet Archive, at archive.org, remains the top resource for saving the easily lost…

Opinion/Analysis

You Can’t Trust the Internet to Continue Existing

By | Aug 24, 2016 at 9:45 am

“Our Incredible Journey” puts the ack! in acquihire. So says the tagline to this underground tumblr blog devoted to documenting the various purchase announcements of startups in the tech industry. And the various statements about “sunsetting” a product, why this means “great things,” and decisions to…

Google

Now Google’s Working on Wireless High-Speed Internet

By | Aug 15, 2016 at 10:00 pm

Google’s recent filing with the Federal Communications Commission is pointing to its plans for the future of the internet. Google appears to be trying to roll out a version of what techies call “wireless fiber,” a form of internet service that combines the benefits of…

Startups & Apps

Build a Great Web App With These 4 Tips

By | Aug 5, 2016 at 7:00 pm

A web app can be a bit of a challenging project when it comes to building a site, as developers have an obligation to predict the behavior of users and also make the experience as appealing and intuitive as possible. Flawed professionals have a…

technology

Why Internet Speeds Leave Americans Lagging

By | Aug 2, 2016 at 7:00 pm

If you’ve spent any time checking your email or surfing the internet while traveling in other countries, you probably noticed the internet was faster. When it comes to internet connection speeds, the United States doesn’t even crack the top twenty. The fastest internet in…

Google

How Google Is Looking to Transform How We Surf the Web

By | Jul 26, 2016 at 9:00 am

Google has far established itself as a leading company in tech and innovations. And what has helped them remain successful is by using their inventions to make Internet culture easier for consumers. In their latest announcement released on their company developer blog, Google officials…

Reports & Rankings

The Top 10 Countries for Fast Internet Connection

By | Jul 15, 2016 at 3:00 pm

At this point in history, internet is no longer a privilege, it’s a necessity. People work from home with high speed connections. Bankers make thousand-dollar transactions on their smartphones with the click of a button. Companies are forged and run through stable connections on a…

Trends

DOCSIS 3.1 Technology Makes Gigabit Internet Speed Possible

By | Jul 13, 2016 at 11:13 am

Hold on to your seats: next generation gigabit Internet speeds are now possible, with the revolutionary DOCSIS 3.1 technology. DOCSIS 3.1 supports blazing fast speeds of 10 Gbps on the downstream and 1 Gbps on the upstream – speeds that can easily rival alternatives like…