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An Australian research team has recorded the fastest ever internet speed from a single light source – an absolutely astounding 44.2 Terabits per second. That’s more than 44,000 times faster than the highest speed connection available to consumers today. This incredible feat was made possible by a new kind of optical chip.Continue ReadingCategory: Electronics, ScienceTags: Communications, Monash U
Google opened its cloud-based game platform Stadia up to a wider audience today, but notes it has plans to amke changes to its default streaming settings to lessen Stadia's bandwidth use. ...
the initiative allows anyone in the world with an internet connection to access reading and research materials during the ongoing coronavirus crisis. The post internet archive lets anyone access 1.4 million books for free on national emergency library appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
With billions of people now self-isolating in their homes worldwide, the world's internet infrastructure is being pushed to its limits. In order to ease the strain, major streaming services are finding ways to reduce bandwidth.Continue ReadingCategory: Home Entertainment, TechnologyTags: Streaming Video, lockdown, Streaming
netflix CEO comments: 'to ensure internet access for all, let’s switch to standard definition when HD is not necessary.' The post with much of the world staying home, will changing habits lead to an internet collapse? appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Technological discoveries including the internet, mobile phones and televisions top the list of inventions which have had the ‘biggest impact’ on Brits’ lives, according to a new study.  However, the […] The post Internet and mobile phones have ‘biggest impact’ on Brits’ lives appeared first on ShinyShiny.
Access Now, a non-profit digital rights advocacy group, has released its annual report on global internet shutdowns. The report reveals governments around world increasingly shutting down the internet, often to stifle dissent, and frequently doing so during times of protest or elections.Continue ReadingCategory: Telecommunications, TechnologyTags: Internet, Gametrak Freedom, Governments, Global,
With tomorrow (Tuesday 11 February) marking Safer Internet Day, Raj Samani, Chief Scientist and McAfee fellow, talks about how to stay safe online… “Safer Internet Day shines a light on the […] The post Safer Internet Day: 7 top tips to staying secure online appeared first on ShinyShiny.
The Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) has released their very own stock photo library packed full of hilarious images of Canadian stereotypes. Hockey, maple syrup, poutine, moose (mooses?), they’re all there and they’re totally free to use as long as you give proper credit.The point of the stock photo library, explains the CIRA, is to enable people to “add a little
A lumberjack checking out a hockey player is a Canadian take on the 'distracted boyfriend' meme. Photo courtesy of CIRA/.CA.The Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA), the organization in charge of Canada's '.ca' top-level domain, has published a series of stock photos that poke fun at Canadian stereotypes. In a bid to get more people to add something 'uniquely Canadian' to their project is a social bookmarking place where you can share, find & discuss the best news around on most topics. We focus on hi-tech reviews, gadgets and geekery but we like almost anything that's awesome, appealing and thought-provoking! er6i9ds5mz

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