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The internet space race is on: Google Loon vs Facebook drones vs SpaceX satellites

The internet space race is on: Google Loon vs Facebook drones vs SpaceX satellites

By 11 November 2014

Cabling the world to spread internet access is an expensive and time consuming process, especially when taking to the skies for wireless coverage is far easier. That's why Google, Facebook and now Elon Musk's SpaceX are all heading towards the stars to... >>

How to get Wi-Fi on the London Tube for free

How to get Wi-Fi on the London Tube for free

By 3 November 2014

Having launched to help visitors to the 2012 London Olympics stay connected on their travels, Virgin Media's Tube Wi-Fi network has become a standard service for commuters and passengers alike over the intervening years. And thanks to deals with the networks,... >>

100% free internet... who are they kidding?

100% free internet... who are they kidding?

By 28 August 2014

If you are constantly looking for free Wi-Fi then FreedomPop has the answer. Forget about trekking it to Starbucks or frantically searching for your neighbour's unsecured, open Wi-Fi network. FreedomPop will hook you up with 100% free high speed wireless... >>

Internet.org is live, bringing free mobile internet to Africa

Internet.org is live, bringing free mobile internet to Africa

By 31 July 2014

Mark Zuckerberg, king of Facebook, has launched his Internet.org service in Africa to bring internet to areas that otherwise couldn't get online. On the face of it this Facebook funded venture is wonderful. Launched in Zamibia initially it'll allow people to... >>

Google is reportedly building a fleet of satellites for world domination of internet coverage

Google is reportedly building a fleet of satellites for world domination of internet coverage

By 2 June 2014

Google is reportedly working on its own satellites that will cover the globe delivering worldwide internet access. The project, reported by The Wall Street Journal, is estimated to cost the mighty G between $1 billion and $3 billion. That should cover... >>

MaidSafe is the internet re-born: Faster, safer, cheaper and totally anonymous

MaidSafe is the internet re-born: Faster, safer, cheaper and totally anonymous

By 14 February 2014

It's difficult to write this without hyperbole, but MaidSafe could potentially re-invent the internet much in the way apps changed software. A decentralised network that's totally secure, anonymous and free for everyone to build on - is this the beginning... >>

Shiver me timbers! This map of the internet is a treasure

Shiver me timbers! This map of the internet is a treasure

By 31 January 2014

If the internet is the modern day version of the pirate-laden seas of old, then this map is a treasure to be enjoyed. The Map of the Internet depicts software and hardware companies organised geographically. Even with Pirate Bay on its own island, as... >>

BT to spend £50 million bringing fibre broadband to more UK cities

BT to spend £50 million bringing fibre broadband to more UK cities

By 24 January 2014

BT will be throwing a hefty £50 million at fibre broadband expansion. This will bring greater connectivity to more than 30 cities and over 400,000 properties, it has announced. BT's fibre broadband offers speeds of up to 300Mbps with the likes of BT... >>

Bitcloud wants to decentralise the internet, will pay you to help

Bitcloud wants to decentralise the internet, will pay you to help

By 24 January 2014

Bitcloud, using the same method used to create Bitcoins, plans to rebuild the internet so it's no longer controlled by internet service providers, governments and corporations. This decentralising will mean users perform tasks like storing, routing and... >>

Superfast satellite internet coming to UK trains, planes and boats

Superfast satellite internet coming to UK trains, planes and boats

By 21 January 2014

Ofcom has just announced that it's going to free up satellite bandwidth to allow superfast internet access on trains, boats and aircraft in the UK. The new broadband speeds should deliver 10 times faster connections than are currently available while... >>


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