Tag Archives: Internet

Wi-Fi is coming to New York City Subway

Bloomberg reports that $200 million will be spent to wire six subterranean stations in New York City. It will take about two years to add Wi-Fi along 14th Street at Sixth, Seventh and Eighth avenues and 23rd Street and Eighth Avenue. During another four years city will install antennas in the remaining 271. Thanks to

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Most content on BitTorrent is illegal

A new study out of the University of Ballarat in Australia has confirmed that the majority of content on BitTorrent is illegal. Researchers checked torrents from 23 trackers, the total sample consisted of 1,000 torrent files. They found that 89 percent of the files were confirmed to be illegally shared and most of the remaining

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.CO Domain Names Available,

Registry operator of dotcom (.co) domains, .CO Internet S.A.S. announced that its domain names are available now through registers such as GoDaddy.com, Register.com, Network Solutions, and others. Similar to dotcom (.com) domains, .co are available to everyone. Dotco domains are already widely recognized, more than 20 countries already use them for their country-specific domains (for

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Mobile Internet Users in US – survey

Pew Internet (Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project) performed a telephone survey of 2,252 US adults in April and May 2010 regarding mobile activity. One of the most impressive information is how large the mobile internet audience is. 82% of respondents said they owned a mobile phone. It translates into 187 million, out

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Mobile Video Stats

According to a report from nielsen.com, more than half (55%) of the mobile video audience is adults aged 25-49. Other data from this report shows that 20.3 million people who watch mobile video in the U.S. spend on average 3 hours and 37 minutes each month watching video on a cellphone. The report clearly shows

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World Cup Online

The 2010 FIFA World Cup is coming live from South Africa starting June 11. There are few websites that will allow you to watch this World Cup Online. The first one is ESPN3.com, which will stream most of games in real time on its website. Live streaming from ESPN3 will be available to customers of

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Quality of Wikipedia

Researchers from Thomas Jefferson University checked the accuracy of information on the popular open-source encyclopedia Wikipedia with that on the National Cancer Institute’s Physician Data Query. PDQ is a professional database that is peer-reviewed and edited. Both sources were fact-checked against textbooks. The final conclusion: Wikipedia is accurate but poorly written. Results shows that Wikipedia

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Wireless-Only

According to the latest data from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) – one out of four households in the U.S. is now wireless-only. Only about 15% of households still have a landline, however those households report that they now receive almost all of their calls on their wireless phone. Data shows that

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Web is dominated by young adults

According to the latest study from BlogHer andiVillage, young adults (ages 18-25) are the top group in reading and writing blogs. Nearly one-third reporting read web blogs and over 40% blogging themselves. 12.8% of web bloggers are seniors.

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Twitter goes international

Matt Sanford, a lead engineer in Twitter’s team, accounted that more than 60 percent of registered Twitter accounts come from outside the U.S.

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