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

Fix the Web campaign aims to address Internet accessibility

When it comes to real life, the disabled are considered with measures such as wheelchair ramps alongside stairs. But the online virtual world is something which often fails to take disability.. more
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Weekend NewsBytes: Europe running short on Internet addresses; Palm Pre 2 gets UK launch date

Europe will run out of web addresses in just six months time, Vint Cerf, the Vice President of Google, has warned. Current IPv4 addresses, which consist of four sets of numbers,.. more
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Web addresses to run dry by spring 2011

Europe is going to run out of web addresses in just six months time, the Vice President of Google, Vint Cerf, has warned. This is a thorny issue we’ve written about.. more
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Webroot snaps up security outfit Prevx

Californian security firm Webroot has bought up UK based anti-malware experts Prevx. Prevx specialises in cloud-based anti-malware protection, and Webroot intends to integrate the firm’s technology to bolster its own cloud security services. Prevx is based in Derby and has been up and running for.. more
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Government suggests ISP mediation over web content

Government Minister for Culture and Communications Ed Vaizey has suggested that Internet Service Providers should be given powers to mediate content on the net. Well, not so much given powers, as to have them forced upon them, as the responsibility and time taken to effectively.. more
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Concern over parental controls on kids’ mobiles

Internet safety guru Tanya Byron has been busy compiling a guide to help keep children safe on the net, in conjunction with Carphone Warehouse. And a survey undertaken as part of this project has revealed a lack of know-how on the part of parents whose.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Mobile Phone News: Networks, Handsets, Mobile Computing

BBC announces HD Sound for online radio

The BBC has decided to bring HD Sound, high quality audio streaming, to its online radio broadcasts. The Beeb’s HD Sound, which uses improved encoding and a higher bit rate, will be available on Radio 3 beginning in December. But if you want a sneak.. more
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Get Online 2010 campaign kicks off

Get Online Week 2010 starts today, with some 3,000 events planned across the UK. The organisers hope to help some 80,000 people get online, out of the ten million or so British citizens who aren’t yet connected to the wonderful web. The many events which.. more
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ONS says 9.2 million Brits have never been online

The Office for National Statistics produced a report on Internet access yesterday, which showed that 9.2 million people in the UK have never been online. That figure represents 18% of the population, almost one in five. At least that number was down from the figure.. more
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Google and Verizon talk open Internet

Last week, there was lots of speculation about whether Google and Verizon were putting their heads together to carve out some sort of deal for premium lanes on the Internet. In other words, the deployment of special fast lanes for certain net traffic – say.. more
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