Within the next 15 years, persistent coastal flooding will submerge more than 4,000 miles of the fiber-optic conduits that carry internet traffic in the United States.
“People tend to trust user reviews when shopping online and use them to decide which products to purchase, but that doesn’t cut it for medical apps,” says Dr. Timothy Plante.
“The consumer needs to be aware when they’re reading these things, is this one review [of the physician] or 30 reviews?” said Mayo’s Dr. Sandhya Pruthi. “That’s the take-home for the consumer.”
The debate about net neutrality is essentially over the question of whether internet service should be viewed, and regulated, as a utility.
Culturally, the Wi-Fi network name more or less lands somewhere between a vanity plate (but more democratic) and a custom doormat (but more ephemeral).
A $16 million project will bring broadband to 20 cities in Renville, Sibley, Nicollet and McLeod Counties. Mille Lacs County hopes a feasibility study now under way results in similar improvements.
Since it’s a barometer of a community’s psychological well-being, Twitter can also serve as an effective tool for predicting that community’s heart-disease rate.
Obama released a video Monday morning endorsing net neutrality.
A fake Facebook application run by the Thai government tricked hundreds into disclosing personal information. It comes as Thailand’s military rulers increase media censorship.
Bruce Joshua Miller edits of book of essays that highlights what happens when writers leave their computer screens and go outside to touch, see, meet and explore.
Harvard researchers found that Wikipedia pages were slow to update drug information with FDA safety warnings, delaying critical information for as long as a year in some cases.
WASHINGTON — Whether you like it or not, the next few months are going to be a crash course in net neutrality.
WASHINGTON — The FCC opened up a public comment period on new net neutrality rules on Thursday.
An estimated $30 billion to $40 billion in illicit funds are laundered through the state’s commerce each year, says a new report on transnational criminal activity.
As a result of the court ruling, telecommunications giants are now free to charge higher rates for certain content providers. Critics say it will create a system of online haves and have-nots.
But will banning online comments help? Perhaps not, suggests psychologist Maria Konnikova on the New Yorker’s website.
Explore where residential fiber-optic cable is appearing in Minneapolis.
It’s pretty clear that people without the internet in their home or in their pocket are going through life with some major hurdles that could be easily removed if we wanted to level the playing field.
Egypt’s naval forces caught three scuba divers trying to cut an undersea internet cable in the Mediterranean on Wednesday.
One cannot help but notice that Gangnam’s successor, the Harlem Shake, has not only emerged, but peaked, filtered to the small markets and died out at a much higher speed.