Tag Archives: Internet News: Broadband, Telecoms, Social Networks, ISP’s

Robots to have their own internet

Robots will soon have their own version of the internet and wikipedia in order to help them learn and master tasks. European scientists have begun the project, called RoboEarth. The project.. more
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Google and Twitter give Egyptians a voice on the net

The trouble in Egypt continues, with the ruling regime having cut citizens off from the Internet. This began late last Thursday night, when all the major ISPs closed down their networks.. more
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Egypt “switches Internet off” amidst protests

The Egyptian government has made a worrying and startling move, by essentially shutting down the majority of Internet access in the country. According to a report in the Guardian, all the.. more
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Myspace cuts half its staff for site restructure

Myspace has announced that it means to cut half of its work force due to a massive site restructure. “These changes were purely driven by issues related to our legacy business, and in no way reflect the performance of our new product” Myspace CEO Mike.. more
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Ofcom makes more frequencies available for 3G

Ofcom has announced that the airwaves used by network operators for 2G services (texts and calls) will be opened up to be potentially re-allocated to 3G services (mobile Internet). Previously, operators only had access to a limited amount of spectrum for 3G, the remainder being.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Mobile Phone News: Networks, Handsets, Mobile Computing, Smartphone News

BT Content Connect tramples on net neutrality?

BT has been accused of leading the charge towards a two-tier Internet where certain content is prioritised with fast lanes via the introduction of a new service called Content Connect. Content Connect is a BT Wholesale product which is designed to allow ISPs to deliver.. more
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Scientists claim modern media is physically addictive

There’s one born every minute. Not a sucker, but a study, and the latest one which has been brought to our attention is a report on living without contemporary media such as computers, mobiles and TVs. Unplugged, as it’s called, was organised by the University.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Computer News: Hardware, Tablet PC's, Computing

Tech companies write to Vaizey advocating open Internet

A group of technology companies and net freedom supporters have penned a letter to Ed Vaizey and the UK government in general, stressing the need to maintain net neutrality in this country. The letter follows concerns sparked by Vaizey’s recent comments, in which he appeared.. more
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Ed Vaizey says he wants an open Internet

Ed Vaizey has come out in damage control mode after he spoke on the subject of net neutrality earlier this week. On Wednesday, he seemed to push aside the principles of net neutrality – the fair and equal treatment of all Internet traffic – in.. more
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Social networking threatens UK jury system

Lord Judge – the Lord Chief Justice who certainly has a very fitting name – has come down hard on social networking sites and the Internet in general, regarding trials in the UK. He claims that widespread use of the net and the likes of.. more
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