Topic: Internet

Pew Research Learns That Most of Us Go Online, Wouldn’t Mind Giving Up Social Media
01

Pew Research Learns That Most of Us Go Online, Wouldn’t Mind Giving Up Social Media

The Pew Research Center has released quite the findings of an interesting survey today, confirming what most of us already know - we are absolutely addicted to the internet. In the survey of slightly over 1,000 adults … [Read more...]

Netflix Reaches Agreement with Comcast to Fix Throttled Streaming Speeds
02

Netflix Reaches Agreement with Comcast to Fix Throttled Streaming Speeds

Video streaming giant Netflix and Internet service providing monolith Comcast have reached an agreement this week that aims to smooth the quality and performance of streamed content from Netflix for Comcast … [Read more...]

FCC Isn’t Appealing Court’s Ruling Against Net Neutrality, But Isn’t Giving Up Either
01

FCC Isn’t Appealing Court’s Ruling Against Net Neutrality, But Isn’t Giving Up Either

The Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, Tom Wheeler, laid out new several new proposals for network neutrality rules in a statement today, also saying that the agency won’t appeal a court … [Read more...]

Comcast is Building Its Public WiFi Network from Inside Your House
21

Comcast is Building Its Public WiFi Network from Inside Your House

Ever notice that xfinitywifi seems to appear on your smartphone, tablet, or laptop pretty much anywhere?  Well, the reason for that is because in mid-2013 Comcast started turning customers' Internet connections (home … [Read more...]

SocialWire Knows What You Want to Buy on Facebook
00

SocialWire Knows What You Want to Buy on Facebook

The way that brands used to advertise on the Internet is that they would throw millions of dollars at major sites like AOL and Microsoft and hope their ad  got noticed.  Now, social media advertising is where brands … [Read more...]

Evidence Surfaces of Verizon Capping Bandwidth After Net Neutrality Ruling
51

Evidence Surfaces of Verizon Capping Bandwidth After Net Neutrality Ruling

When the appeals court in Washington invalidated the FCC’s Net Neutrality rules last month, many wondered how long it would take for Internet providers to start using the ruling to limit their customers’ bandwidth. … [Read more...]

EasyPost Raises More Capital To Disrupt Shipping API
01

EasyPost Raises More Capital To Disrupt Shipping API

If you are a developer, then you know that integrating shipping into an e-commerce site can be a huge pain in the neck.  Many of the major carriers like FedEx and UPS use complex APIs like SOAP and XML that many … [Read more...]

Firefox Windows 8 App Delayed Again, Now Slated for March
00

Firefox Windows 8 App Delayed Again, Now Slated for March

Windows 8, Microsoft’s latest home and mobile operating system for desktops, laptops and tablets, has been out for nearly two years. And unlike Microsoft’s own Internet Explorer, web company Mozilla has still yet to … [Read more...]

If 2013 Focused on IoT Hardware, 2014 Should Focus on IoT Apps
00

If 2013 Focused on IoT Hardware, 2014 Should Focus on IoT Apps

Editor's Note: This is a post by Jackson Bond who is the co-founder of Relayr, the team behind the WunderBar. It’s the easiest way to start developing apps for the Internet of Things — without needing to know about … [Read more...]

Look: Just Ditch Your Yahoo Mail Account Already
22

Look: Just Ditch Your Yahoo Mail Account Already

Back in October, our own Jeff Weisbein asked a question about whether or not Yahoo’s CEO Marissa Mayer might be slipping in her attention to detail—specifically because of the big, big problems regarding the revamped … [Read more...]