News tagged ‘internet’

Monday, 17 Jun 2013

Google's Project Loon Gets Off the Ground

Google's Project Loon Gets Off the Ground

Google can never be faulted for not dreaming big enough. With their latest endeavor, Project Loon, Google is aiming to bring wireless networks to two out of three people on Earth with the help of balloons.

Monday, 8 Apr 2013

3 Gbps Internet from a Ceiling Lamp

3 Gbps Internet from a Ceiling Lamp

Scientists at the Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute (HHI) have developed a new means of high-speed data transmission using LED lightbulbs. The technology uses standard off-the-shelf LED room lights for data transmission, with speeds of up to 3 Gbps possible.

Wednesday, 6 Feb 2013

Instagram Now Available on Web

Instagram Now Available on Web

Instagram has just announced that users can now browse their full feeds in real-time at Instagram.com, which used to be just a placeholder for the app. While users can "like" or comment on pictures, they can't upload pictures or apply filters yet.

Pinterest to Secure More Funding, Company Valued at $2 Billion

Pinterest to Secure More Funding, Company Valued at $2 Billion

Popular photo sharing site Pinterest is reportedly in talks for a fresh round of funding that would value the company at around US$2 billion.

Monday, 3 Sep 2012

Pirate Bay Founder Arrested in Cambodia

Pirate Bay Founder Arrested in Cambodia

Acting on request from the Swedish government, Cambodian police has arrested, Pirate Bay founder, Gottfrid Svartholm, a few days ago in the Cambodian capital of Phnom Penh.

Friday, 17 Aug 2012

Facebook Shares Tumble to New Lows

Facebook Shares Tumble to New Lows

As Facebook shares tumble to new lows, its CEO Mark Zuckerberg has admitted for the first time that tumbling share prices could hurt them.

Friday, 29 Jun 2012

Google Chrome for iOS Tops Free Apps Chart

Google Chrome for iOS Tops Free Apps Chart

Less than a day after Google announces the availability of both Chrome and Google Drive apps for iOS devices, the former has already topped the free apps chart for iPhone as well as reigns second for iPad apps.

Chrome for Android Out of Beta, Comes with Google Nexus 7 and Available for iOS Devices (Update)

Chrome for Android Out of Beta, Comes with Google Nexus 7 and Available for iOS Devices (Update)

Google's Chrome web browser for Android is now out of its beta phase and ready for prime time, provided you have an Ice Cream Sandwich device that is. Chrome is also the default browser for Android devices running Jelly Bean. The Chrome app is now available for download in the iTunes app store for Singapore.

Thursday, 14 Jun 2012

Opera 12 Has Landed

Opera 12 Has Landed

Opera Software releases the official version of their web browser with a number of notable updates, such as new skinning system, more user friendly security badges, and an overall speed boost among others. Read on to find out what's new on Opera 12.

Thursday, 10 May 2012

Netherlands Becomes First European Nation to Pass Net Neutrality Law

Netherlands Becomes First European Nation to Pass Net Neutrality Law

Netherlands has just become the first European nation and also the second country in the world to pass a law on net neutrality.

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