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Global Average Internet Connection Speed Rises 26 Percent in 4Q16

Akamai's State of the Internet Report pegs the global average internet connection speed at 7.0 Mbps......»»

Category: networkSource:  enterprisenetworkingplanetMar 10th, 2017

Touch panel maker GIS raises over US$200 million via GDR sale

Touch panel maker General Interface Solution (GIS) has completed selling 30 million new shares in the form of global depository receipts (GDRs) raising US$207 million to finance capital spending in 2017......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News3 hr. 13 min. ago

Roadside Cameras Infected with WannaCry Virus Invalidate 8,000 Traffic Tickets

Long-time Slashdot reader nri tipped us off to a developing story in Victoria, Australia. Yahoo News reports: Victoria Police officials announced on Saturday, June 24, they were withdrawing all speed camera infringement notices issued statewide from.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News9 hr. 45 min. ago

SpaceX successfully launches and recovers second Falcon 9 in 48 hours

 SpaceX has succeeded in launching another Falcon 9 into space, this time for client Iridium, a global satellite telecommunications provider. The Iridium-2 mission on Sunday saw a Falcon 9 take off from SpaceX’s Vandenberg Air Force base i.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News14 hr. 53 min. ago

Watch SpaceX launch 10 satellites into orbit with a Falcon 9 live right here

 SpaceX is attempting its second launch in under 48 hours today at 4:25 PM EDT (1:25 PM PDT), from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. The launch will be the second for client Iridium, a global telecommunications and data provider. The payl.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News17 hr. 45 min. ago

What Happens When Geoengineers "Hack The Planet"?

Dan Drollette shares an article by an Oxford physics professor who's concerned about the popularity of radical new proposals to fight global warming. The Christian Science Monitor wonders if it's time to re-engineer our climate. MIT's Technology Rev.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 25th, 2017

Should Your Company Switch To Microservices?

Walmart Canada claims that it was microservices that allowed them to replace hardware with virtual servers, reducing costs by somewhere between 20 and 50 percent. Now Slashdot reader snydeq shares an article by a senior systems automation engineer ar.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 24th, 2017

FCC approves OneWeb"s low-latency internet satellite network for remote areas

The Federal Communications Commission approved a plan by OneWeb to put satellites closer than ever to the Earth's surface, which will result in much faster communications than older networks at higher orbits. The post FCC approves OneWeb's low-l.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 24th, 2017

FCC Grants OneWeb Approval To Launch Over 700 Satellites For "Space Internet"

OneWeb has been granted approval from the FCC to launch a network of internet-beaming satellites into orbit. FCC chairman Ajit Pai said in a statement: "Humans have long sought inspiration from the stars, from the ancient Egyptians orienting the pyra.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 24th, 2017

Nasdaq Rises 1.8% as Sector Shifts Lift Stocks

Health care and tech were the week’s big winners, while energy headed south. Biotech lifts off. Why Whirlpool looks cheap......»»

Category: financeSource:  barronsRelated NewsJun 24th, 2017

Love reading? This OnePlus 5 feature is something you can"t ignore

OnePlus 5 has much to talk about, but we focus on one that really makes sense. Now we all know that the OnePlus 5 is officially unveiled globally and in India. While our team has done the OnePlus 5 review soon after the global launch, I got to.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated NewsJun 24th, 2017

Western Europe Consumer Internet Access Forecast, 2017–2021

This IDC Market Forecast provides an updated view of the consumer internet access market in Western Europe with an outlook until 2021. It provides connection and spending data by technology, user type, and country."The internet access market in Weste.....»»

Category: consumerSource:  idcRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2017

How Perceived Benefits of Cloud Marketplaces Vary from Realized Benefits

This IDC Survey Spotlight shows data from a small sample of IDC's CloudView Survey, IDC's premiere global benchmarking web survey fielded in March 2017. The survey reached more than 11,000 respondents from 31 countries and asked over 6,000 heavy clou.....»»

Category: consumerSource:  idcRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2017

Three Men Sentenced Following £2.5m Internet Piracy Case

Three men from the UK have been sentenced after pleading guilty to providing unauthorized access to pirate movies, music, games, and books. The main player, who allegedly made £500,000 over a number of years, was handed a 24 month suspended sentence.....»»

Category: internetSource:  torrentfreakRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2017

Sedo Names New Global Chief Sales Officer - Matthias Meyer-Schönherr Fills Spot Vacated by Dima Beitzke

Domain sales and monetization giant Sedo announced a key change in the company's management team today resulting in Matthias Meyer-Schönherr moving into the role of Chief Sales Officer (CSO) Global......»»

Category: internetSource:  dnjournalRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2017

Razer makes virtual currency push with $20M investment in Asian payment firm

 Razer has invested close to $20 million into Malaysia-based online payment firm MOL Global as part of a push to establish its virtual currency for gamers in Asia. The deal sees Razer subsidiary ZV-Midas buy equity from existing backers MOL Inv.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  crunchgearRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2017

Tata Consultancy Services among top two job creators in US from 2012 to 2016: Study

TCS recruited more than 12,500 US employees from 2012-2016. The post Tata Consultancy Services among top two job creators in US from 2012 to 2016: Study appeared first on Tech2. Global IT services, consulting and business solutions organisation.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  tech2Related NewsJun 23rd, 2017

Russian communications watchdog threatens to ban Telegram app over lack of compliance

The app is one of several targeted in a legal crackdown by Russian authorities on the internet and on social media sites in particular. The post Russian communications watchdog threatens to ban Telegram app over lack of compliance appeared first on.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  tech2Related NewsJun 23rd, 2017

Tesla Inc to define its China production plans by the end of the year

Tesla has said it wants to build electric cars in China to avoid a 25 percent tariff on imported vehicles. The post Tesla Inc to define its China production plans by the end of the year appeared first on Tech2. Tesla Inc took a step closer towar.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  tech2Related NewsJun 23rd, 2017

Shopping on-demand saves you money – here’s how

You’ll never forget the early days of the internet: The bad graphics, the slow speeds, and that trademark dial-up sound.    If you had a fast enough modem to get online within an hour of logging on, you knew the peak of online shoppin.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2017

Very normal cat video ends with an unexpected twist

Quality cat videos are essential to the stability of the internet. It's hard to think what this place would be like without videos of weird felines constantly gracing our screens. But given the influx of cat videos out there, something good better ha.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2017