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Restricting Internet Access Is Now a Human Rights Violation

By | Jul 5, 2016 at 2:00 pm

At this point in history, internet access is a necessity. You need it to go to work. You need it to hang out with friends. You even need it to see what’s happening in the news. And while many of us freak out when our…

News

Net Neutrality Scores Presumably Short-Lived Victory

By | Jun 15, 2016 at 4:00 pm

The battle for net neutrality has been a war for the ages. With this generation’s most prized possession on the line, corporations continue to insist that monetizing internet “fast lanes” for prioritized use is the best future for the technology. But the Federal Communications Commission,…

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Startups & Apps

Never Unplug Your WiFi Router Again with ResetPlug

By | May 4, 2016 at 10:00 pm

The internet is a fragile necessity. People rely on it for everything from banking and exercising to chatting and organizing. But when the WiFi goes out, everyone knows what to do: unplug it and plug it back in. This practice was made popular by the episode…

Google

Google Fiber to Offer Free Internet Access to Public Housing Residents

By | Jul 15, 2015 at 2:00 pm

Google has just announced in a blog post that Google Fiber will be offering its high-speed Internet service to those living in public and affordable housing properties in any of Google Fiber’s current and future markets. According to the blog post, written by Google…

Communication

NYC

WiFi Map Hits 7 Million User Milestone

By | Jan 21, 2015 at 9:00 pm

WiFi Map has made it their mission to crowdsource data in an effort to help people find access to WiFi hotspots around the world. Users go around to public WiFi hotspots, rate the strength of the network, share the passwords, and leave additional helpful comments….

Events

Miami

Long Live Innovation! Blogger Yoani Sanchez Talks Tech in Cuba

By | May 7, 2014 at 11:00 am

Imagine not being able to access Facebook or Twitter from your phone or computer whenever you like … don’t panic, it’s only counterfactual in your case, but a reality for many people in various countries.  In a country where there is little to no…

Mobile

Inflight Internet Provider Aircell Set to Expand with $35 Million Investment

By | Feb 7, 2011 at 2:58 pm

Great news for business travelers!  Aircell, the leading provider of inflight wi-fi, just secured $35 million in funding to expand service on commercial and private flights. Aircell’s broadband network is currently installed on all AirTran Airways, Virgin America and mainline Delta Air Lines flights…