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EU outlines strict net neutrality rules

The prospect of a two-speed internet, where some people pay for faster access to web services, looks less likely after the EU published strict new net neutrality rules.


01/08/2016  |  Full story...

Facebook drones to beam internet access from the sky

Facebook has unveiled Aquila, a drone that the social network hopes will deliver internet to the masses- along with the extra ad dollars that come with it.

05/08/2015  |  Full story...

10 astonishing technologies that power Google's self-driving cars (infographic)

Google is leading the way in self driving cars, with its automonous vehicles now hitting public roads in the US. The new infographic from autocare business National lookt at 10 technologies that power the next big thing in transportation.

07/07/2015  |  Full story...

Facebook opens to more websites following backlash

Facebook has opened up its controversial service in India, letting more websites and other online services to join its "free mobile data" scheme.

05/05/2015  |  Full story...

UK ad spend hits four year high as digital dominates

Digital ad spend grew 5.8% increase in 2014, with digital now accounting for most investment, according to new research.

23/04/2015  |  Full story...

Facebook suffers setback as Indian firms withdraw from scheme

A group of Indian technology and internet companies have pulled out of Facebook's initiative, claiming it threatens the principle of "net neutrality".

17/04/2015  |  Full story...

Poor internet connections ‘cost UK economy £11bn a year’

Despite a growing reliance amongst businesses on the internet, recent research has discovered that slow internet connections are costing the UK economy £11bn a year in lost productivity, as millions are left unable to work during periods of IT downtime.

24/03/2015  |  Full story...

No more two-speed internet fears? US Net Neutrality rules approved

US regulators have approved net neutrality rules banning broadband providers from charging to put online services in a two speed internet, giving higher paying customers an .internet fast lane’.

27/02/2015  |  Full story...

Google invests in SpaceX rocket program

SpaceX, the independent space exploration programme backed by billionaire Elon Musk, has won a $1bn (£660m) investment from Google and Fidelity Investments to boost innovation in space transport and satellite manufacturing.

22/01/2015  |  Full story...

Facebook ‘boosted global economy by $227bn last year’- report

Facebook has enabled global economic impact of USD 227 billion and 4.5 million jobs around the world in 2014, according to a report.

20/01/2015  |  Full story...

Top brands talked about at CES: Samsung, Panasonic and Intel lead the way

CES wrapped up last week, unveiling the emerging technologies for consumers as wearables and connected devices go mainstream. The technology event has been a big conversation in the media this week, particularly on Twitter. With varied responses to the emerging technologies, Hotwire wanted to share some social media stats and analysis from the event.

13/01/2015  |  Full story...

Tesco sells broadband and Blinkbox to Talk Talk

Talk Talk has bought Tesco’s broadband and its Blinkbox online movie streaming service as the telco joins the race for providing ‘quad play’ (mobile phone, broadband, pay TV and fixed-line telephone) to its customers.

09/01/2015  |  Full story...

Global internet users surpass 3bn… but mainly in rich countries

Over 3 billion people are now connected to the internet, marking an increase of 6.6% over last year, according to new research.

03/12/2014  |  Full story...

Google ad server outage: ‘Bannergate’ hits nearly 60,000 websites

In a stark reminder of how reliant modern business is on digital marketing, a Google DFP power outage on Wednesday night affected 55,185 sites and cost millions of pounds in lost revenues for publishers.

14/11/2014  |  Full story...

Internet, privacy and surveillance – Implications for consumer behaviour

Glenn Greenwald was one of the first reporters to see — and write about — the Edward Snowden files. In this searing talk he exposes the challenges of privacy in a digital world and attacks the CEOs of Google and Facebook for their stance. He makes a strong case for why you need to care about privacy, even if you’re “not doing anything you need to hide."

Watch his full TED speech here:

14/10/2014  |  Full story...

Sites protest net neutrality threat with internet ‘Go Slow Day'

A number of leading websites, including Mozilla, Reddit, KickStarter, FourSquare, Vimeo, and Meetup will become slow to use this Wednesday (10th September) in protest over the US governments net neutrality proposal that could see the formation of a two-tiered internet- giving priority to higher paying customers.

09/09/2014  |  Full story...

New domain .London opens amid cybersquatting fears

From 9th September 2014, Dot London domain names will again be available for registration, available on a first come, first served basis.

Watch the promo video for .London here:

09/09/2014  |  Full story...

Google links Asia and US with giant underwater cable

Google has teamed up with five Asian telecom firms to build a $300mn underwater cable across the Pacific Ocean to cater for rising internet use in both the US and across Asia.

14/08/2014  |  Full story...

Facebook trails ‘free’ internet access in Zambia… but only for select sites

Facebook is testing is free internet access scheme in Zambia, giving mobile and web users access to a select number of sites.

01/08/2014  |  Full story...

YouTube shames ISPs for poor streaming perfomance

Google is following Netflix’ strategy by introducing a new pop-up bar on YouTube that warns users if their videos fail to stream smoothly- reminding them that they should blame their ISPs rather than the video sharing site.

08/07/2014  |  Full story...

Internet ‘not responsible for dying newspapers’

The demise of the newspaper industry has been a topic of debate in the media these last few years and it was widely thought that the blame lies with the internet. But a new American study that analyses the price of attention paid to advertisements shows that in fact the internet is far from responsible.

16/06/2014  |  Full story...

Google ‘adds $1bn satellites’ to global wi-fi scheme Project Loon

Google is investing a further $1bn into its ‘Project Loon’ wi-fi project with a fleet of satellites supporting its existing balloons, according to a news report.

03/06/2014  |  Full story...

Plans for two-speed internet get go ahead in US

Regulators have given the go ahead for new rules would let content firms charge more for faster delivery of traffic to their users, in move that critics say could end ‘net neutrality’.

16/05/2014  |  Full story...

High speed internet "culture shock" for Mogadishu

Residents on the Somalian capital Mogadishu have been experiencing a form of “culture shock” since fibre optic services launched over the last week, an Internet provider has told the BBC.

14/04/2014  |  Full story...

Facebook to “beam internet” to developing world with Wi-Fi drones

Facebook plans to “beam internet to people from the sky” via a fleet of drones satellites and lasers, in a new project that will rival Google’s Wi-Fi balloon scheme ‘Project Loon’.

Watch this video explaining how the service will work below:

31/03/2014  |  Full story...

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