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"Could Trying To Fix Heartbleed Slow Down The Internet?" Experts Worry
The sheer number of sites attempting to revoke and reissue their security certificates following the reveal of Heartbleed could have an effect on the speed of browsers, say analysts.
"Embrace The Virtues Of The Internet" Says Iran President To Clerics
Iranian President, Hassan Rouhani, extolled the virtues of the Internet in a state speech on Monday. Rouhani's embracing of high-speed Internet has faced much opposition from political adversaries.
"We Don't Need The Internet" Says FCC Commissioner
The sole purpose of the Federal Communications Commission is to regulate cable, satellite, radio, television, wired and wireless communications.
"We're Completely Lost Without Internet Access" Say Young People
Can you function without an internet connection? We’d hope so, but another study has emerged which has shown that young folks find net connectivity and smartphones are just as important as fresh air to breathe.
‘Go Digital Newcastle’ Predicted to Boost City’s Economy by £150m
Yesterday Newcastle launched Go Digital Newcastle, an economy boosting plan intended to turn the city into one of the UK’s first super-connected metropolises.
“Apply For Broadband Grants Before It’s Too Late” Urges Vaizey
Digital Economy Minister Ed Vaizey has urged businesses to apply for £3000 broadband grants before it’s too late.
“Differences Across Country” In Superfast Broadband Rollout
A recent report by communications regulator Ofcom has found that although superfast broadband is on the rise in the UK, the rollout is uneven across the country.
“Digital Delivery Centre” Opens In Newcastle
HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) opened a new digital delivery facility in Newcastle earlier this week.
“Snooper’s Bill” Clears Parliament
The Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Bill, otherwise known as the Snooper’s Bill or Charter, has been successfully rushed through Parliament.
£250m Government Pot To Take Superfast Broadband Round The UK
An extra £250m of government funding has been added to the £1.2m already invested in ensuring 95% of UK homes and businesses will have access to superfast broadband by 2017.
150 London Underground Stations Gain Wi-Fi Access
Virgin Media has today announced the addition of six more stations across the capital, bringing the service that it launched two years ago up to the landmark figure.
20bn Online Payments To Be Made In UK This Year
Customers are increasingly opting to use a smartphone, tablet or PC to make bill payments as trust and security are finally persuading consumers to leave behind traditional services.
5G A Step Closer After Major EU-China Deal?
The two will cooperate to strengthen "the understanding, research and development" of the next-generation breed of superfast networks.
6.4 Million UK Adults Have Never Used The Internet
New figures from the Office for National Statistics showed that just 13 per cent of the UK population’s adults have never gone online.
A Million Countryside Users 'Shut Out' Of Broadband Britain
Remote areas in upper Scotland, Wales and some rural areas in England are kept out of the Internet due to poor broadband speed and consistency, confirms new report.
Aberdeen Becomes Scotland’s First Gigabit City
Aberdeen is now home to Scotland’s first Gigabit City – a project that aims to provide areas in need with fibre network infrastructure.
Amnesty Condemns “Farcical” IPT Hearing
Human rights charity Amnesty International has called last week’s Investigatory Powers Tribunal (IPT) “farcical” due to government’s refusal to explicitly confirm or deny surveillance practices.
Analysts Claim "Death Of The App Greatly Exaggerated"
Analytics company App Annie claims that suggestions that the popularity of smartphone apps is on the wane are greatly exaggerated.
Analysts Cooling On Internet of Things
According to Gartner, IoT's bubble of expectation is soon going to burst.
Angry London Tech City Startups Criticise Broadband
According to startups, London’s blooming technology scene is being stifled by a frustratingly easy problem to fix: Poor Internet connection services.

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