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internet data caps confusing
2014-07-30 04:14:26

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online While most of the larger ISPs in the US are now using monthly data caps, customers often overpay for services because they incorrectly estimate the amount of information they consume online, according to the findings of a preliminary US Government Accountability Office (GAO) report released on Tuesday. According to Grant Gross of PC World, the GAO found that all four of the largest mobile carriers in the US (Verizon, AT&T,...

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2013-05-12 08:46:02

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports — Your Universe Online A Washington DC-based federal appeals court has ruled that patents held by an Australian electronic financial marketplace are not valid because they are too abstract to qualify for such intellectual property protection. The ruling, which was handed down on Friday, pertains to a computerized trading platform which had been patented by Alice Corporation, a firm which deals in trading risk management and investment contracts....

GoDaddy Backs Off Support Of SOPA
2011-12-26 05:23:54

Facing massive boycotts and protests over their support of the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA), Internet domain name registrar GoDaddy.com has reversed course and withdrawn their support from the controversial legislation. The negative backlash over the firm's support of SOPA (also known as H.R.3261) forced GoDaddy to take a second look at the bill, new CEO Warren Adelman told Grant Gross of IDG News on Friday. Adelman added that the company has concerns over -- in Gross' words -- "the...

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2010-03-15 06:50:00

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will unveil plans on Tuesday to both dramatically increase the speed of broadband Internet for most of the U.S. and free up additional space for wireless service. Both proposals have drawn mixed reaction from those affected. One of the primary goals of the new legislation is to increase online connection and download speeds by nearly 25-times their current levels. The FCC report states that they would like to have 100 Mbps speed available to 100...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.