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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

EFF Honors Chelsea Manning, an IFEX Leader, And TechDirt"s Editor

An anonymous reader quotes the Electronic Frontier Foundation: Whistleblower and activist Chelsea Manning, Techdirt editor and open internet advocate Mike Masnick, and IFEX executive director and global freedom of expression defender Annie Game are t.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News1 hr. 39 min. ago

Move over, activated charcoal. Try the matte black latte.

Activated charcoal—the trendy margarita ingredient and cleaning agent—is nothing compared to a matte black latte.  The new drink from Round K in New York City is even darker than the activated charcoal recipes that swept the internet.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News3 hr. 3 min. ago

Silk Road: Google search unmasked Dread Pirate Roberts

The man who beat the FBI to identify the mastermind of global online drugs market Silk Road......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated News3 hr. 23 min. ago

Facebook zooms in on visual content to help celebrate World Photo Day

August 19 is World Photo Day -- and Facebook wants to make sure users are up to speed on all the latest photo tools. The social media platform also shared some stats on just what kind of photo filters are used the most. The post Facebook zooms in on.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News7 hr. 23 min. ago

GM cybersecurity chief to head global vehicle safety

Jeffrey Boyer, GM's global safety chief who helped shape the company's safety operations following its ignition-switch crisis, is retiring and will be replaced by Jeffrey Massimilla, the company's chief cybersecurity officer......»»

Category: autoSource:  autonewsRelated News21 hr. 54 min. ago

Upgrade your commute with this electric skateboard from the future

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. If you live anywhere near a city, you've likely seen a skateboarder flying past uphill at breakneck speed. No, this is not magic—these skater.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News21 hr. 54 min. ago

China"s online court heard its first case today

The Hangzhou Internet Court, a new online court in China that will hear internet-related civil cases, had its first trial today. Today's copyright infringement case was between a novelist and a web company that offered her novel to onli.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News22 hr. 3 min. ago

Comcast Completes Xfinity Mobile Rollout in U.S.

Comcast Corp.'s new cellphone service is now available in all its U.S. markets, the company said Thursday. Comcast launched Xfinity Mobile -- which the company says can save consumers 30 percent on wireless bills -- earlier this year to its employees.....»»

Category: topSource:  scitechtodayRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

Chinese "cyber-court" launched for online cases

The court will specialise in internet-related cases as the number of online disputes rises......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

We"re at a crossroads for free speech online, and it could change the internet as we know it

After decades of operating in the shadows of the web, online racists are now the focus of deserved intense anger and sudden action by the entities that once blithely hosted them. While there's never been a tacit endorsement from the internet's gateke.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

Opinion: Stop Focusing On Player Counts So Much

Why a game’s player count doesn't really matter unless it's actually hurting the game. As soon as LawBreakers released last Tuesday, there were people in comment sections and forums around the internet declaring it a “dead game.” Accordin.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

The internet waves goodbye to Steve Bannon with its middle finger

Few happy moments still exist in the Twitterverse anymore, so when Steve Bannon resigned from the White House, the tweets flew fast, furious, and anti-fascist.  On Friday, The New York Times reported that the White House was planning to force ou.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

The internet is saying goodbye to Steve Bannon by trolling him with Confederate statue jokes

Steve Bannon, Trump's White House Chief Strategist, has officially left the building and the internet can't help but notice his impeccable timing. Amidst a nationwide debate over the decision to remove Confederate monuments — which Trump sees a.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

Options for neo-Nazis on the internet are starting to shrink

If you're an American who's ever wondered what it would be like to have had the internet and today's technology during the time of Nazi ascension in Germany, take a look around. You're soaking in it. While a whole lot of.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

Google countdown teases Android O reveal during solar eclipse

Google is capitalizing on the solar eclipse hype to tease out the latest version of Android. On Monday at 2:40 PM Eastern, the internet juggernaut says we'll "meet the next release of Android and all of its super (sweet) new powers." Gi.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

Why a Brit turned his Volkswagen Passat into a garden shed on wheels

A British man dropped his garden shed on a Volkswagen Passat chassis, and he's out to set speed records in it. He recently added a nitrous oxide injection system in a bid to break the 100-mph barrier. The post Why a Brit turned his Volkswagen Passat.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

Is your mouse causing wrist pain? Try the Anker wireless vertical mouse ($20)

If traditional mouses are causing you discomfort, the Anker wireless vertical mouse might be the solution. Now 60 percent off on Amazon, this ergonomic mouse shifts your hand into a vertical grip for more natural wrist alignment. The post Is your mou.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

Microsoft wants you to know that Bing is ‘bigger than you think’

Microsoft posted Bing usage data in an effort to woo advertisers, claiming that its browser commands nine percent of the worldwide search engine market and 33 percent of the U.S. market. The post Microsoft wants you to know that Bing is ‘bigger.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

Porsche forges carbon fiber in the wheel

Porsche has developed an all-carbon-fiber-reinforced plastic wheel and says it will be the first global automaker to offer the wheel when it debuts in early 2018 as an option on the 911 Turbo S Exclusive series......»»

Category: autoSource:  autonewsRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

Stolen "Diablo" fan art is being used as a symbol of Ukraine"s fight against Russia

The above image was created by Toby Lewin for a Blizzard Entertainment fan art contest in 2011, and has since spread far and wide around the internet and the world. On Tuesday, it popped up on a monument honoring Ukrainian soldiers. SEE ALSO: Blizzar.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017