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Broadcom Chip First to Bring Global Location to Wearables
Feb 20, 2014 - in News
Broadcom is kicking off Mobile World Congress a bit early with the unveiling of a brand new chip aimed at fitness trackers and smart watches.
BT Confirms Plans for 300Mbps Broadband Later This Year
Jul 11, 2013 - in News
And a new Home Hub for your troubles.
BT: Free Premier League Games for Broadband Customers
May 10, 2013 - in News
BT announced plans to give broadband customers free access to sports channels.
Google is Buying Provo's Existing Fiber Network for a Dollar
Apr 19, 2013 - in News
Google's picking up where Provo left off.
UK Retailer Offering Free Broadband with Gadgets
Apr 19, 2013 - in News
Would you like broadband with that?
Google Fiber and AT&T Promise Gigabit Internet for Austin
Apr 10, 2013 - in News
Austin residents promised gigabit internet from two companies.
Google to Offer Google Fiber Internet in Olathe, Kansas
Mar 21, 2013 - in News
It's your lucky day, Olathe.
Small UK Town Lays Its Own Fibre Broadband
Feb 16, 2013 - in News
The ultimate in DIY.
Liberty Global Buys UK's Virgin Media for $23.3 Billion
Feb 7, 2013 - in News
Deal will create the world's largest broadband provider.
FreedomPop Now Expanding into Free Home Broadband
Dec 12, 2012 - in News
With the Hub Burst, FreedomPop customers can use up to 1 GB of data for free every month.
Kim Dotcom Promises Free Broadband for New Zealand
Nov 5, 2012 - in News
Kim Dotcom has big plans for New Zealand's internet infrastructure.
Virgin Media Boosting Top Speeds to 120Mbps
Oct 10, 2012 - in News
Virgin Media is turning things up a notch.
ISP Sends Customer a Spare Router for His Cat to Nap On
Mar 5, 2012 - in News
Now that's customer service!
First Super Wi-Fi Network in the U.S. Finally Deployed
Jan 26, 2012 - in News
The first commercial TV white spaces network has been launched, leading to a nation-wide public internet access.
A Grandmother is the First to Get Super Wi-Fi
Apr 22, 2011 - in News
This isn't your father's Wi-Fi... it's your granny's!
Sponsored Article: Verizon Cloud-Based Online Backup and Sharing
Dec 9, 2010 - in Reviews
Online backup is a booming industry, with dozens of vendors providing storage in the cloud. The idea is a compelling one: for a few dollars a year, you have immediate and automatic offsite storage of your most critical files. No messing with tapes, making
Pigeon Beats Broadband in Speed Test... Again
Nov 15, 2010 - in News
Man vs. Nature. Nature wins.
HP to Settle Fraud Case With $16 Million
Nov 12, 2010 - in News
According to the FCC, HP will pay $16.25 million to settle a case of fraud which landed some jail time for a school district's former CTO and HP computer reseller.
Law Firm Facing Investigation After Details of 5,000 Broadband Users are Leaked to Pirate Bay
Sep 28, 2010 - in News
A UK law firm is facing investigation from the Information Commissioner after an unencrypted list containing the personal details of thousands of broadband customers was leaked online.
WD's Livewire Uses AC Outlets for Networking
Aug 24, 2010 - in News
WD's Livewire kit is ideal for creating network access outside a wireless router's reach.
Pirate Party Posts Manifesto Online
Mar 23, 2010 - in News
The Pirate Party, a UK political party that wants to reform copyright and patent law, has posted its 2010 election manifesto online.
The WinFast PxVC1100 Video Transcoding Card: Worth The Price?
Jan 28, 2010 - in Reviews
The SpursEngine-based WinFast PxVC1100, which centers on the same architecture as the PS3's Cell processor, shows off its ability to accelerate video encoding. But does its performance justify the price? Or is your money better invested in a faster CPU?