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Sky Announces Plans To Ditch The Satellite Dish

Sky Plan To Ditch Satellite Dishes These days, the option of having some form of home TV subscription is so common it’s practically standard. When it comes to certain ...

January 26, 2018 at 3:22 pm by
Iran Blocks Internet Access in Bid To Quash Protests

Iran Blocks Internet Access in Bid To Quash Protests

Blocking internet access seems to be the go-to move for any government trying to wrestle control. Now Iran is doing it in an effort to thwart protests. Protests which started ...

December 31, 2017 at 10:10 pm by

Over A Million Homes in the UK Don’t Get Decent Broadband Says Ofcom

Ofcom Report on broadband For 1st world countries, a decent broadband service is practically a necessity these days. While this might sound incredibly pretentious, try going a ...

December 18, 2017 at 1:12 pm by
Other Countries Holds Firm on Net Neutrality Rules Despite US Ruling

Other Countries Hold Firm on Net Neutrality Rules Despite US Ruling

With the US Federal Communications Commission overturning net neutrality protection rules recently, many consumers fear that it will cause a ripple effect. The fear is that ...

December 17, 2017 at 6:02 pm by
There are Two DJs Who Really Hate Ajit Pai Right Now

“Harlem Shake” DJ Taking Action Against Ajit Pai

US Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai is quite possibly the most hated man on the internet at the moment. He has successfully voted to repeal net neutrality ...

December 15, 2017 at 5:35 pm by
FCC Vote to Kill Net Neutrality–Releases Video Mocking Advocates

FCC Voted to Kill Net Neutrality–Releases Video Mocking Advocates

Right before the FCC votes to kill off US Net Neutrality rules, Chairman Ajit Pai released a “comedy” video, supposedly explaining the effects of the repeal. In a ...

December 14, 2017 at 8:04 pm by

Google Releases Lists of the Most Googled Subjects of 2017

Top Google Searches 2017 The end of the year is fast approaching and as often is the case at this time of year, we get a lot of top 10 lists. Google, however, has released one ...

December 13, 2017 at 6:23 pm by
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Vint Cerf, ‘Father of the Internet’ Joins Growing Group of Net Neutrality Supporters

Net Neutrality This Thursday could shape the future of the internet. On the 14th of December, the FCC in America will vote on whether to repeal the protections currently in ...

December 12, 2017 at 2:18 pm by

Russia Might Want to Build Its Own Backup Internet Infrastructure

Russia to build its own independent internet? Nothing is certain at the time of writing, but the country has expressed an interest in becoming less dependant on western ...

December 1, 2017 at 9:34 am by
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UK ISPs Banned from Advertising ‘up to’ Internet Speeds

We’ve all seen ads by internet service providers – usually the one we’ve signed up with – advertising ‘up to’ internet speeds that only a lucky handful are able to ...

November 24, 2017 at 5:02 pm by
Canada Officially Strengthens Commitment to Net Neutrality

Net Neutrality Abolition Formally Proposed by FCC in the US

Net Neutrality under attack again as major US Telecoms provider launches bid to overturn protective legislation If you care about the internet in any way, shape, or form, you ...

November 22, 2017 at 4:38 pm by
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KFC Sell Internet Escape Pod for $10,000 – Yes, the Chicken KFC!

KFC has revealed the Colonel Sanders Internet Escape Pod for just $10,000 Black Friday is coming. With many shops already pre-emptively tempting us with their offers, a lot of ...

November 17, 2017 at 1:34 pm by
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New Ransomware Attacks Reported in Russia and Ukraine

Ransomware on the rise again! If you were to ask someone this time last year ‘what is ransomware’ the likelihood is that they wouldn’t know. In truth, I ...

October 25, 2017 at 10:24 am by

Developer Creates Virtual Modem for Airgapped Computer

Developer Martin Kirkholt Melhus, his work hampered by his employer’s airgapped computer, desperately wanted to connect to the internet. Consequently, spying a nearby ...

October 20, 2017 at 4:09 pm by

Researchers Using Colour to Boost Broadband Speeds

A team of UK researchers is working on a simple new way to speed up existing broadband networks. In fact, it’s as easy as changing the colour of transmitted light. The ...

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