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Internet, Wireless & Cloud

The internet is (hilariously) predicting 2023 trends

December 29, 2022

Via: Mashable

Listening to Jimmy Buffett unironically will be in next year if I have anything to say about it. Smash-burgers, however, will be out. With 2022 winding down, the Extremely Online have taken it upon themselves to predict the trends of […]


Internet, Wireless & Cloud

Google Fiber is launching 5-gig and 8-gig plans early next year

October 14, 2022

Via: The Verge

Google Fiber will offer 5Gbps and 8Gbps tiers starting in early 2023 (via 9to5Google). The company is pitching these new offerings for people like creative professionals, those that regularly work “in the cloud” or with large data, and households with […]


Internet, Wireless & Cloud

SpaceX wants to put Starlink Internet on school buses so kids can do homework

September 23, 2022

Via: TechSpot

SpaceX further noted that the overwhelming majority of participating students will not have access to high-speed broadband at home. According to cited figures, an estimated 17 million students in the US do not have access to an Internet connection at […]


Internet, Wireless & Cloud

DNS is now more important than ever for internet traffic

August 25, 2022

Via: Techradar

In 1992, librarian Jean Armour Polly coined the phrase “surfing the Internet” and for anyone that has since ridden its waves of data and information, chances are you have come across the term DNS. Today, the domain name system (DNS) […]


Computing, Software & Applications

Microsoft Edge update will eliminate and all-too-common frustration for web users

June 22, 2022

Via: Techradar

Getting access to some of the most popular online tools for Microsoft Edge should soon be easier than ever thanks to a new update. The company has revealed it is working on an upgrade for its browser that will give […]


Editorial

What is Web3?

December 22, 2021

Via: Neal Mitchell

The introduction of the Static Web, or Web1, was revolutionary. It didn’t get the same praise as its successor, Web2, but it was, nevertheless, an invention that eased a couple of hassles. Those who were fortunate enough to have lived […]


Internet, Social Networking

Instagram will now let creators practice live videos

October 14, 2021

Via: Mashable

Anyone who’s ever done an Instagram Live will know the prep behind it, making sure everything is just right: lighting, volume, Internet connection, the works. I do not count myself amongst these creators, but I can imagine it’s a stressful […]


Privacy, Security

Does a VPN Protect You from Hackers?

August 18, 2021

Via: The Hacker News

A virtual private network (VPN) is the perfect solution for a lot of issues you might experience online- accessing blocked sites, hiding your browsing activity, getting rid of internet throttling, finding better deals, and much more. But does a VPN […]


Internet, Wireless & Cloud

How to change your career to cloud computing

July 13, 2021

Via: Info World

The pandemic has brought us a dispersed workforce model. This means career opportunities can be dispersed also, and those looking to get into cloud computing from where they live have new opportunities to enhance or start a career in cloud […]


Internet, Wireless & Cloud

Verizon 5G Business Internet arrives in 21 more US cities

April 15, 2021

Via: Phone Arena

Verizon continues to expand its 5G services to additional cities in the United States. After bringing 5G Home Internet to a couple more locations less than a week ago, the Big Red announced today that 5G Business Internet is now […]


Internet, Social Networking

Facebook introduces a corporate human rights policy it will ‘strive to respect’

March 17, 2021

Via: The Verge

Facebook is addressing the criticism it’s faced for its role in human rights abuses by putting its values on paper in a new “corporate human rights policy” collecting “the human rights standards [it] will strive to respect.” Under the policy, […]


Internet, Wireless & Cloud

FCC authorizes $50 discounts for low-income households’ internet bills

February 26, 2021

Via: The Verge

The Federal Communications Commission voted unanimously on Thursday to adopt a program that provides emergency discounts of up to $50 per month toward broadband internet service for low-income households. The Emergency Broadband Benefit Program also provides up to $75 per […]


Internet, Wireless & Cloud

5G: everything you need to know

June 9, 2020

Via: The Verge

5G internet has been one of the biggest buzzwords in the tech world over the past few years. As the next generation of cellular technology, the faster speeds and lower latencies it offers promise to change everything from your phone […]


Internet, Wireless & Cloud

Internet speeds slightly decrease in the US and Europe amids COVID-19 lockdown

March 24, 2020

Via: Phone Arena

Due to the current virus-related lockdown in many states in the US and in many European countries, some people are getting concerned whether the networks can withstand the higher demand from people stuck at home. A study by Speedtest was […]


Privacy, Security

EFF: Encrypted DNS could help close the biggest privacy gap on the Internet

September 26, 2019

Via: TechSpot

Thanks to the success of projects like Let’s Encrypt and recent UX changes in the browsers, most page-loads are now encrypted with TLS. But DNS, the system that looks up a site’s IP address when you type the site’s name […]


Internet, Mobile, Smartphones, Wireless & Cloud

5G iPhone: why hasn’t Apple embraced next-gen internet in its 2019 devices?

September 11, 2019

Via: Techradar

5G is the biggest mobile tech story of the year. Major networks in the US, UK and Europe have launched 5G services, and you don’t have to be a hedge fund manager to afford them. But Apple has not joined […]


Internet, Social Networking

Mozilla and Firefox could be about to change the VPN and privacy market forever

June 17, 2019

Via: Techradar

News that Mozilla could release a suite of privacy focused tools and services to complement its popular Firefox browser sent tongues wagging across the security and privacy industry. Many believe this might be a blessing in disguise as it will […]


Internet, Wireless & Cloud

Why cloud storage needs to become more social

March 21, 2019

Via: Techradar

It’s common knowledge that the internet has changed the way humans use computers, as well as handheld computing devices like tablets and smartphones. The advent of wireless network technology removed geographic limitations, thereby inciting demand for the ability to access […]


Privacy, Security

Preventing data loss in a perilous digital age

October 19, 2018

Via: Techradar

After decades of an eager and unbridled embrace of the online ecosystem, companies and consumers are becoming painfully aware of the vulnerabilities associated with the digital age. A superfluous series of high-profile data breaches, cases of corporate mismanagement, and tragic […]


Internet, Wireless & Cloud

The Rise of Hyperconvergence and Composable Infrastructure Threatens Public Cloud’s Dominance

August 30, 2017

Via: Info World

2006 was an important year in the annals of cloud computing history. In the spring of 2006, just about 11 years ago, Amazon launched Amazon Web Services, known more commonly as AWS. Initially built to support Amazon’s internal infrastructure, AWS […]