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Google Fiber May be Coming to Portland Soon, Will It Ever Be Available in Your City?

Google Fiber is up to 100 times faster than today’s average broadband service. With connection speeds of up to 1,000Mbps, everything you could possibly want online is available to you instantaneously with Google in control. There is no buffering, everything is presented in crystal clear high-definition, and it’s cheap. In other words: It’s the perfect […]

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The Net Neutrality Debate Will Determine the Future of the Internet, What are You Going to do About it?

  If you’ve been paying attention to the news in recent weeks, you’ve probably heard the term “net neutrality” thrown around quite a bit. And, depending on who’s talking about it, their definitions are usually contradicting and confusing. This blog post aims to simplify what’s going on with the subject, what the FCC’s recent ruling […]

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ICANN – But for How Long? Should the US Relinquish Control of the Internet?

Update 4/10: News agencies reported today that “a House Energy and Commerce subcommittee” has decided to give this a second thought. They will work with unidentified international “stakeholders” to form a transitional plan. Transition to what? We don’t know either. Please standby. Original story below: Last month, news agencies were reporting the Obama Administration’s movement […]

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Facebook is Using Drones to Bring the Internet to Millions of People

It’s been a busy couple of weeks for Mark Zuckerberg. A couple of days after buying Oculus VR for $2 billion, the social media mogul announced his Connectivity Lab campaign. The initiative’s goal is to use new aerospace and communications technologies to improve and extend Internet access for millions of people across the globe — […]

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