February 1, 2013
by James Plafke
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Submarine cable map details the secret world of the underwater internet

Even though we’re living in 2013 and can stream entire seasons of TV shows in between banking and sending work emails on our phone alone, sending data around the world is not exactly an easy feat. The internet exists how it does today thanks to the hel… Continue reading

November 21, 2012
by Jon Fingas
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NTT cuts fiber internet prices in Japan, may be reacting to an LTE generation

As manic as LTE adoption has been in the US, it could be triggering a full-fledged generational rift in Japan. NTT is cutting prices for fiber-to-the-home internet access by as much as 34 percent in the midst of falling landline subscriptions, and Au… Continue reading

May 30, 2012
by Jon Fingas
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ICANN stops taking custom domain names at 7PM ET, details the TLD explosion June 13th

ICANN anticipated that we’d see the first fruits of its open season on top-level domains (TLDs) roughly a year after the hunt began; sure enough, it’s winding down applications tonight. If you have the $185,000 plus $25,000 per year to make a domain … Continue reading