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Google Chrome for Android to Get Big Speed Boost

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According to statistics, last year was the first one during which the world population surfed the internet on their mobile devices more than on their computers. Nowadays, about 55% of all internet browsing is done from a tablet or from a smartphone. This is proof that while apps are fun and useful, it’s the mobile browsers people need the most. ...

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Google Has A School Program to Help Kids with Hackers

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The new “Be Internet Awesome” educational program from Google aims at teaching kids how to protect themselves from phishing, internet harassment, how to have strong passwords and many other important internet security essentials. The program also includes a classroom curriculum and the “Interland” videogame. Teachers, YouTube videographers, and internet safety and literacy organizations worked together in an effort to teach ...

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Google Search Will Now Show You Nearby Events

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On Wednesday, Google updated its app and mobile experience in the United States. The purpose of this new update is to help users even more than before. So, Google Search will from now on find the nearest concerts, events, festivals or matches in your area. It will display them to you, even if they are happening now or in the ...

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Disney Gives Up on PewDiePie because of Anti-Semitic Posts

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Disney reportedly cut the ties with Internet sensation and YouTube gamer PewDiePie (Felix Kjellberg) after he posted some videos with anti-Semitic messages. He currently has 53 million subscribers on his YouTube channel. One of the videos which really upset Disney and made them end the collaboration showed two men laughing while holding a banner with the message “Death to all ...

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Level of cybercrime is growing in 2016. Here’s what you must know

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Recently, cybercrime has been reaching very high levels all around the world. Especially this year. But experts say that it may grow a lot more in the years to come. This is information provided by the Europol. The agency also warned people that some trends are growing larger with each passing day and that cyber offences are slowly taking the ...

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North Korea ’s Internet. What does it look like?

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Everybody now knows that North Korea famously bans access to the internet for its people. But as a matter of fact, North Korea actually has a few web sites that work. Some of them even visible from outside the country. Most of them have always been accessible, but recently, a comprehensive list which includes all of them has been released ...

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Verizon Rolls Out LTE Advanced Network

Verizon Rolls Out LTE Advanced Network

Verizon rolls out LTE Advanced Network, a wireless network claimed to be better than its competitors. The company launched the new service on August 29. LTE Advanced Network will offer up to 50 percent faster speeds and will cover around 450 cities in the United States. What is the LTE Advanced Network? Verizon recently introduced the new technology as “Powering ...

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Comcast Launched GB Internet Service in Chicago

Comcast Launched GB Internet Service in Chicago

Comcast launched GB internet service in the Chicago area. The company has begun offering the gigabit internet this Wednesday. This follows Comcast’s other tests in the cities of Atlanta and Nashville, both trials having started earlier in 2016. Comcast’s new high-speed internet service delivers up to 1GB per second (Gbps) and uses the DOCSIS 3.1 technology to deliver such impressive ...

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Facebook Wants to Focus on Laser-Based Internet

Facebook Wants to Focus on Laser-Based Internet

Laser-based internet for wireless networks is one of the things Facebook is focusing on right now. Wired networks already use lasers to carry data through the optical fibers. Wireless ones, however, are based on microwaves and radio frequencies. Facebook wants to change that in order to provide a better service for internet users. Facebook’s Connectivity Lab is looking into ways ...

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