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19 Million Lack Broadband Access: FCC
2012-08-22 10:15:35

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A growing number of Americans now have high-speed Internet access, but 19 million still remain without, according to an annual broadband progress report released Tuesday by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). “The nation has made significant progress expanding high-speed Internet access in recent years, but further implementation of major reforms newly adopted by the Federal Communications Commission is required...

Google Fiber Promises Lightning-Fast Internet
2012-07-27 08:48:22

Derek Walter for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Google is seeking to obliterate Internet and TV service as we know it. The company unveiled its plans yesterday to offer Internet service to Kansas City residents at speeds of one gigabyte per second, about 100 times faster than what is available from current Internet service providers. The Internet can also be bundled with a TV service, providing a direct competitor to companies like Comcast, Verizon and AT&T. Google Fiber...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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