Networking

Porn

Just one in seven households use porn filters

News 24 Jul, 2014 Clare Hopping

Ofcom report finds fewer people are using filters than previously hoped

Broadband speed

BT's diverts fibre optic broadband to Isles of Scilly

News 24 Jul, 2014 Clare Hopping

The month-long project will see the remote island get higher-speed connections within six months

Pirate bay

The Pirate Bay traffic doubles despite ISP block

News 21 Jul, 2014 Caroline Donnelly

File-sharing site gets bulk of its traffic from the US

Tube

Three to offer free Wi-Fi to customers on the London Underground

News 18 Jul, 2014 Rene Millman

Joins other mobile operators on Virgin Media-backed network on the tube

Google+

Google: Fake names are fine on Google+

News 17 Jul, 2014 Clare Hopping

Google will now let you use a fictional name on your Google+ profile

Innovation

Sensor-based car seats can detect driver fatigue

News 17 Jul, 2014 Clare Hopping

Nottingham Trent University researchers have developed technology to wake drivers up if they fall asleep

BT email service outage fixed after several days

News 16 Jul, 2014 Rene Millman

BT fixes fault after users left with no email service for several days

Broadband plugs

Government broadband delivery targets "lack ambition", claim SMBs

News 14 Jul, 2014 Caroline Donnelly

The Federation of Small Businesses has blasted the Government for over-looking the broadband needs of SMBs

Google unblocked in China as Tiananmen Square anniversary passes

News 10 Jul, 2014 Alex Hamilton

Google services are availible again to Chinese users following disruption during the 25th anniversary of Tiananmen Square

European Commission

European Commission embarks on EU-wide broadband deployment push

News 10 Jul, 2014 Caroline Donnelly

European Commission unveils "Connected Communities" scheme to improve EU-wide broadband availability

Advertising word cloud

Eyeo taken to court by German marketers

News 9 Jul, 2014 Clare Hopping

The marketers claim advertising revenues are being affected by Adblock Plus

Bill Gates

Bill Gates backs remote controlled 16-year contraceptive implant

News 8 Jul, 2014 Caroline Donnelly

Ex-Microsoft CEO has reportedly inspired the development of a wireless contraceptive implant

Gowex bankruptcy: Local councils vow to proceed with free Wi-Fi projects

News 7 Jul, 2014 Caroline Donnelly

Free Wi-Fi & smart cities tech provider goes under, but Newcastle & Gateshead promise to proceed with deployment plans

Virgin Pendolino Train

Government promises faster Wi-Fi on trains by 2018

News 7 Jul, 2014 Clare Hopping

£90 million will be invested, part-funded by fines imposed on National Rail for poor service

Facebook keyboard

Facebook acquires Liverail for $500m

News 4 Jul, 2014 Clare Hopping

The online video advertising platform will provide a new revenue opportunity for the social network

world wide web address

New .uk domain name passes 100,000 registrations

News 3 Jul, 2014 Alex Hamilton

Amazon, Apple and Starbucks among big firms registering for new domain

Banned

UK ISPs block 1/5 websites on child protection grounds

News 2 Jul, 2014 Alex Hamilton

ISPs are blocking perfectly legal web pages in an attempt to protect children from the internet, a study suggests

5

Dell Networking N4032 review

Reviews 2 Jul, 2014 Dave Mitchell

Dell’s N4000 campus switches show off a brand new OS and reduced costs for 10GbE upgrades.

Facebook

Facebook's mood-changing news feed tests prompt apology from researchers

News 1 Jul, 2014 Clare Hopping Caroline Donnelly

Facebook managed to change 700,000 users' moods just by tweaking timelines on the social network, much to the chagrin of users

BT

BT apologises for UK-wide weekend broadband outage

News 30 Jun, 2014 Clare Hopping

The broadband supplier posted the apology on Twitter

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