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Google Expands Its Gigabit Fiber Internet To Olathe, Kansas
2013-03-20 14:58:43

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Google announced plans last July to rollout its Gigabit Fiber Internet service to residents of Kansas City, Kansas and Missouri. Like their competitors, Google´s Fiber can also be bundled with TV offerings. Unlike their competitors, Google Fiber offers Internet speeds nearing a Gigabit per second, or about 100 times faster than speeds from Comcast, Verizon and others. Until today, this service was only available to...

2013-02-16 23:03:24

Domain name registrar Namecheap is raising awareness about proposed legislation that will curb Internet freedoms and has launched a fundraising effort to raise money for the Electronic Frontier Foundation to help fight this act. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) February 16, 2013 Leading domain name registrar Namecheap has rang the alarm to fight against newly rebirthed CISPA, the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act. Relaunched earlier this week, CISPA poses a threat to of all Internet...

Internet Providers Continue To Maintain Fast, Reliable Broadband Speeds
2013-02-15 15:33:04

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Whilst many commercials feature the all too subtle disclaimer, “actual results may vary,” when it comes to advertised broadband speeds consumers are getting what was promised and sometimes more. Moreover, as consumers migrate to faster speeds, Internet Service Providers (ISPs) are continuing to deliver the speeds they advertise. According to the Federal Communications Commission´s (FCC) newly published...

America's Internet Report Card Says Broadband Is Great
2013-02-13 12:58:53

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Americans continue to complain about the quality of roads and highways and according to the Report Card for America´s Infrastructure pertaining to the automotive superhighway rated D- in 2009, the most recent report on public opinion on that aspect of American infrastructure. Opinion for the information superhighway however scored much higher according to a new report by a Washington D.C.-based think tank, which found the...

Congressman Wants Two Year Ban On Internet Legislation
2012-11-29 10:59:24

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Yesterday, California Republican Congressman Darrell Issa proposed a draft bill with intent to protect the Internet. Issa´s bill doesn´t encourage moving forward, such as installing high-speed fibers in rural areas or building Wi-Fi networks for whole cities. Issa´s draft bill also doesn´t stymie the progress of the Internet by proposing harsher punishment for copyright infringement or allow big...

New Internet Names Face Government Objections
2012-11-21 12:46:44

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) has been taking applications for new Internet address endings, allowing companies and organizations an opportunity to have specific, specialized web domains for themselves and their products. For example, Apple has applied to the domain ending “.apple,” meaning one day looking up information about the latest iPad could be as easy as typing in...


Word of the Day
cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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