OneWeb’s satellite network approved to bring the internet to isolated spots

The Federal Communications Commission approved a plan by OneWeb to put satellites closer than ever to the Earth's surface, which will result in much faster communications than older networks at...

Are jerkasses stealing your Wi-Fi? Here’s how to find out, and stop them

Is your internet connection running slower than usual? Do Netflix movies show up in a lower resolution than expected? One of your neighbors might be stealing your Wi-fi. If so,...

SpaceX will start launching more than 4,000 broadband internet satellites in 2019

Potentially ideal for people currently residing in rural areas of the world, SpaceX is moving forward with launching a mesh network of satellites that will provide internet service within the...

Are you sacrificing your privacy for cheaper internet?

Earlier this month, President Trump signed off on an order that halted upcoming rules that would’ve prevented internet service providers from collecting and sharing user data without consent. As it stands,...

What’s it like to use AOL dial-up internet in 2017?

It wasn’t so long ago that dial-up was normal, but going back to 56K after years of faster connections can be a frustrating experience. The post What’s it like to use...

Through the wire, to the limit, to the wall: the 5 best ethernet cables

While our world may be transitioning to wireless connectivity, Ethernet connections are still faster and less prone to lag times than traditional Wi-Fi networks. Here are five of our favorite...

A major internet outage in Germany on Sunday was probably a botched hack attack

Nearly a million internet users in Germany were knocked offline for much of Sunday and Monday following what's believed to have been a failed effort to hijack customer routers for...

Crunch Report | Tesla Acquisition of SolarCity Approved

LinkedIn now blocked in Russia, Tesla acquisition of SolarCity is approved, SpaceX wants to bring internet access to everyone, AOL lays off 7 percent of workforce, Zesty replaces CEO and...

Unicode Consortium greenlights gender-inclusive, breastfeeding, and hijab emojis for 2017

Unicode Consortium approved 56 emojis for release in 2017. The emojis include a woman breastfeeding a baby, a woman wearing a hijab, and a “gender-inclusive” child, adult, and older adult,...

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InFocus launches Snap 4, Turbo5 Plus smartphones in India starting at...

InFocus has launched the Turbo 5 Plus and Snap 4 smartphones at an event in New Delhi. The Snap 4 retails for Rs...

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