Reddit’s Alexis Ohanian Talks With Stephen Colbert About Open Internet

Last night, Stephen Colbert’s guest on The Colbert Report was reddit co-founder and open internet advocate Alexis Ohanian. Ohanian is promoting his new book, Without Their Permission, where he explores “the future of the internet for fun, profit, and the good of humankind.”

Deep-Sea Wifi Being Developed

October 21st, 2013

Researchers at the University of Buffalo are developing an underwater wifi network for use at sea. Alas, hold your horses – This doesn’t mean there will be any Snapchatting, Instagramming, Facebookery, Tweeting, Vining, Myspacing, Google Plussing, Tumbing, Flickring, Foursquaring, Goodreading, Pinning or Yelping underwater any time soon. The program is intended for more practical uses, like monitoring ocean life and for helping to give advance warning of tsunamis.
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Small Portion Of Users Affected By Gmail Service Disruption

September 23rd, 2013

If you’re experience issues with Gmail, it’s probably not your fault. Google has confirmed that the service is suffering a small “disruption” that is affecting a small portion of users.
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Regional ISP Speed Index Reports Are Now Being Put Out By Netflix

September 16th, 2013

Netflix put out its first Regional ISP Speed Index Snapshot looking at the greater Boston area. We’ll be seeing more of these regional reports to come.
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Leawood, Kansas Is The Next Town To Get Google Fiber

August 26th, 2013

Google announced that Leawood, Kansas’ City Council has voted to make the town the 14th Kansas City area to get Google Fiber.
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By 2017 The IT Security Market Will Hit $30 Billion

August 14th, 2013

As the internet has grown, so have the dangers of its interconnectedness. Business of all sizes are at risk for multiple types of intrusions into their networks, including the relatively new phenomenon of hacktivism.
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Global Internet Speeds Are Still Getting Faster

July 24th, 2013

Most of us in the U.S. love to rag on our ISPs and blame them for what we perceive as painfully slow Internet speeds. Our ISPs certainly do deserve their fair share of criticism, but we should also celebrate when things are headed in a positive direction. The latest report from Akamai is cause for celebration as it shows things are looking up in the ol’ U.S. of A.
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FCC Grants Google’s White Spaces Database Its Final Certification

July 1st, 2013

Google just announced that its White Spaces database has received its final certification from the FCC.
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Gigabit Internet Coming To Another Rural ISP

June 10th, 2013

Vermont Telecom made headlines in late April when it announced it would bring Google Fiber-like Internet speeds to its customers for only $35 a month. Now another rural ISP has started to offer gigabit Internet, but at a more expensive cost.
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Grandview, Missouri Next To Get Google Fiber

May 20th, 2013

Google Fiber may be coming to more cities around the country, but the company is still solely focused on building out its current Fiber network in Kansas City. It probably won’t be done there for a while either as more neighboring cities are welcoming Google Fiber with open arms.
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