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

North Korea

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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Google Buys Anvato to Feed Its Cloud

Google Buys Anvato to Feed Its Cloud

Google buys Anvato to feed its cloud, announced the company’s officials on Thursday, July 7, on their Cloud Platform Blog. Anvato Inc. is a video software company that provides editing, encoding, publishing and distribution of media. Anvato is the newest addition to Google Cloud Platform’s team. Google hopes that the recent purchase will prove valuable in enabling scalable media processing ...

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Facebook Introduces OpenCellular – the Open-Source Wireless Access Platform

Facebook Introduces OpenCellular

Facebook introduces OpenCellular, an open source wireless access platform that enables connectivity in the most remote areas of the Earth. The already designed and tested open source is also cost-effective, which can only translate to cheaper internet. The new platform by Facebook can support a wide range of communication options. Whether it is a IBox or an access point, users ...

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Twitter Just Twittered Out Searchable Stickers for Photos

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In a world of mildly amusing, 140-character messages, Twitter just twittered out searchable stickers for photos – and they’re just as amazing as you might’ve guessed. When was the last time you posted a photo that needed a little more pizazz? Now you can stylize all your artful masterpieces with… really cool hats and sunglasses! Twitter just announced that it ...

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The Brick Wall Illusion Is the Latest Internet Trend

"Brick Wall Illusion"

Were you tired of the gold and white, black and blue dress? Well now the brick wall illusion is the latest internet trend, and people are going wild trying to figure out the hidden object in the picture. According to the legend, whoever finds the abnormality in less than five minutes is a genius, judging by internet standards, of course. ...

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Kansas City Loses Free Internet via Google Fiber

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Some things are just too good to last, and we can hardly think of something better than free Internet. While Kansas City enjoyed the privilege of being the first to get Google Fiber, it’s also the first to lose it. To be perfectly honest, the service was not completely free, as Google require a rather expensive one-time installation fee of ...

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#FiberisComing to San Francisco with Great Internet Speeds

It’s time for the apartments, condos, and affordable housing properties in San Francisco to be equipped with Google Fiber, as the tech giant announced on Wednesday its plans to expand its Internet service even further. But instead of waiting until its own fiber cables would be installed, Google is taking the easier and faster route: using already installed fiber, allowing ...

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