Category Archive: Internet News

FCC votes to end net neutrality
  • 14
    Dec

FCC votes to end net neutrality

By Michelle Fitzsimmons The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has voted to repeal net neutrality rules that guaranteed an open internet.Today's vote sees the FCC roll back net neutrality rules put into place during Barack Obama's presidency. Under the Obama-era rules,...

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Microsoft is giving Bing new AI smarts in the battle against Google
  • 14
    Dec

Microsoft is giving Bing new AI smarts in the battle against Google

By Darren Allan Microsoft is hoping to push its search engine harder in the war against Google, with the fresh introduction of new AI features for Bing, along with a partnership with Reddit.At Microsoft's AI conference in San Francisco, the...

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Facebook brings Snapchat-like AR filters to the Messenger app
  • 12
    Dec

Facebook brings Snapchat-like AR filters to the Messenger app

By Leif Johnson Image credit: Facebook Virtual reality may be comparatively stuck in the mud for the time being, but augmented reality is in full gear. Facebook realizes this, and to that effect it has announced it's bringing new Snapchat-style...

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Get a £100 Amazon voucher with Virgin broadband and TV deals until Thursday
  • 12
    Dec

Get a £100 Amazon voucher with Virgin broadband and TV deals until Thursday

By Adam Marshall If you want lightning-fast fibre optic internet, stacks of TV channels, the ability to record your favourite shows and half a year of free Netflix, then Virgin Media's premium TV and broadband bundles have a 100% hit...

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Huge database of 1.4 billion credentials on dark web could contain your login
  • 12
    Dec

Huge database of 1.4 billion credentials on dark web could contain your login

By Darren Allan A massive database of hacked (or otherwise leaked) user credentials is available on the dark web, carrying details pertaining to a staggering 1.4 billion people.Note that this isn't a fresh data breach, but rather a compendium of...

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The best CDNs of 2018
  • 9
    Dec

The best CDNs of 2018

By Mike Williams Content delivery networks (CDNs) work to accelerate almost any website by caching its files in servers around the world. Whether your visitors come from Europe, North America, Asia or anywhere else, content is automatically served from the...

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YouTube's new paid music streaming service could launch in March
  • 8
    Dec

YouTube’s new paid music streaming service could launch in March

By Leif Johnson Google does many things well, but one thing it struggles with is coming up with a paid streaming music service that can keep up with Spotify and Apple Music. It's already got Google Play Music, YouTube Red...

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EE is giving away reward cards worth up to £125 with all broadband deals for two weeks only
  • 8
    Dec

EE is giving away reward cards worth up to £125 with all broadband deals for two weeks only

By Adam Marshall Although EE is more famous for its mobile phone tariffs, the brand is becoming a growing force as an internet provider. That's thanks to the fact that it tends to offer such competitive pricing on its broadband...

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UK government is cracking down on criminal usage of Bitcoin
  • 4
    Dec

UK government is cracking down on criminal usage of Bitcoin

By Darren Allan The UK government is clamping down on cryptocurrency, imposing regulation on the likes of Bitcoin in light of its potential use in terms of money laundering, and indeed tax evasion.Platforms which trade in virtual currencies will be...

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Vodafone announces NBN plans with 4G backup during installation or repairs
  • 3
    Dec

Vodafone announces NBN plans with 4G backup during installation or repairs

By Sharmishta Sarkar Vodafone might be a tad late in joining NBN bandwagon, being the last major Australian telco to announce its NBN service, but the company is doing so in style.Starting today, Vodafone NBN plans are available in Sydney,...

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