Tag Archives: Internet

Gigabit internet finds a new home in Omaha, Nebraska

When it comes to gigabit internet, the headline buzz usually involves Google and some mid or south western American locale. But not today. No, today, the ridiculously high-speed internet spotlight falls on Omaha, Nebraska where local provider CenturyLink is poised to launch a pilot service. Starting Monday, the telco’s Lightspeed Broadband package ($150 a month for standalone service or $80 a month…
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Vermont Telephone Company’s gigabit internet service is live, half the price of Google Fiber

Remember how Google Fiber‘s recent announcement for planned service in Austin by 2014 spurred immediate competition from AT&T? It’s safe to say telcos in other areas have taken note about the gigabit speeds and roughly $70 montly pricing, too. According to a Wall Street Journal Digits blog post, Vermont Telephone Company is now offering gigabit-speed service to some of its customers…
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Tell your Members of Congress How New Internet Taxes Will Impact You

The big internet tax is upon us. Nobody likes to pay taxes but this one in particular will do more harm than good we believe. eBay, PayPal and StubHub have come together to push back and we support them in their efforts. Here is some of the information: On March 22, the U.S. Congress supported…
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Why you want Google Fiber

(CNN) — This week, tech giant Google made it official: Google Fiber is coming to Austin. Residents of the hip Texas city will be the beneficiaries of Internet speeds of 1-gigabit, roughly 100 times faster than current speeds. In Kansas City, where the service launched last fall, 1-gigabit service costs $70 per month. For $120…
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Audi and T-Mobile Team Up for $15/Month In-Car Wireless Data Service

Charlie White There’s a little secret about connecting to the Internet from your car: You usually must use your smartphone to do so, running up potentially shocking data charges along the way. T-Mobile and Audi want to make that cheaper for you with its new in-car data plan by offering wireless connectivity for $15 per…
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“This is for everyone”

Free Internet, Google Fiber and why this is for everyone. by Tim Berners-Lee aka TimBL founder of the World Wide Web Foundation Free is free. Free is good. Is it still that way? Reading many blogs and speaking to some more people it sometimes seems as either free is not free enough or free is overrated. Google,…
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“Money Can’t Buy Everything”

Yesterday, I have been browsing the web as usual. Looking for what’s new out there, something interesting when I stumbled upon this article on TechCrunch. The article was called “For the Single Founder Who Can’t Code”. I am in the market. Single Founder and want to code but I am still rather noobish, maybe I can learn…
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DailyTech – Microsoft Outs Internet Explorer 10 Platform Preview

Microsoft looks ahead to Internet Explorer 10 Microsoft just got Internet Explorer 9 out the door, but that doesn’t meant that the boys from Redmond are taking a break — they are already gearing up for Internet Explorer 10. Microsoft dipped its toes in the HTML5 waters with IE9, but it is doing a full-blown cannonball…
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DailyTech – Microsoft Releases Internet Explorer 9, Makes a Strong Case for Business Users

However, IE9 isn’t quite up to par with other consumer internet browsers on the market Microsoft’s Internet Explorer 9, Microsoft Corp.’s latest and greatest browser released today in finalized form.  So why should we care? Well two stories dominated when it comes to IE9.  The first the media will be sure to talk about; the other you’ll…
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