Topic: Internet

Google’s ‘Project Shield’ Aims to Support Free Expression by Protecting Sites Against DDoS Attacks
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Google’s ‘Project Shield’ Aims to Support Free Expression by Protecting Sites Against DDoS Attacks

One of the best things about the Internet is the freedom users have to express themselves without any kind of censorship. Well, users in free countries, but that's another story. While most countries aren't actively … [Read more...]

NSA Spying Leads Five Major Internet Institutions to Abandon US Government
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NSA Spying Leads Five Major Internet Institutions to Abandon US Government

A number of the Internet’s core institutions are abandoning the United States government. How they’re doing it and why, however, is multi-fold. The directors of the five most major Internet institutions, that … [Read more...]

AT&T Says It, Too, Will Bring Gigabit Internet to Austin, Texas in 2014
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AT&T Says It, Too, Will Bring Gigabit Internet to Austin, Texas in 2014

Last April, Google announced that it was bringing its Google Fiber broadband service to Austin, Texas. Google Fiber offers very high Internet speeds -- up to 1 gigabit-per-second -- at prices that are competitive with … [Read more...]

Facebook and Several Mobile Companies Leading Charge To Increase Global Internet Availability
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Facebook and Several Mobile Companies Leading Charge To Increase Global Internet Availability

Major tech companies like Facebook, Samsung and others are banding together to increase the availability of the Internet around the world. As part of this global initiative, Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg … [Read more...]

Cox tests Internet TV service flareWatch at $35 a month
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Cox tests Internet TV service flareWatch at $35 a month

For cord cutters, the options for accessing live TV are scant. There is a ray of hope out in Orange County, California, though -- that's where Cox Communications is testing an Internet-delivered TV initiative called … [Read more...]

Time Warner Cable pays media companies to keep shows off the Web
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Time Warner Cable pays media companies to keep shows off the Web

Many industries have transitioned into our present Internet-driven world of 24/7 connectedness, but cable TV is one that still lags behind. While the technology is making strides toward reaching its potential, the … [Read more...]

This is not the Internet I signed up for
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This is not the Internet I signed up for

Yet here we are, staring the cold, hard truth right in the face: for all of the boundless potential the Internet holds, and for the seemingly limitless amounts of information the Web puts at our fingertips, this … [Read more...]

The Entitled Internet User
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The Entitled Internet User

There's something fundamentally different about the way we treat Web-based apps and services, versus the way we used to treat disk-based software. I can't say that I knew anyone growing up who demanded free, … [Read more...]

BitTorrent Sync Offers Secure Alternative to Cloud Storage
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BitTorrent Sync Offers Secure Alternative to Cloud Storage

BitTorrent has gone public with its new Sync service today, which can be described as cloud storage without the cloud. If that sounds at all confusing to you, don't worry, we'll explain. When you think about cloud … [Read more...]

Internet Providers Don’t Know How to Respond to Google Fiber
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Internet Providers Don’t Know How to Respond to Google Fiber

In the past few years, Google has taken up the enormous challenge of single-handedly bringing U.S. Internet speeds up to snuff with its Google Fiber service. None of that 2o Mbps, 50 Mbps or even 100 Mbps nonsense -- … [Read more...]