Tag Archive: Internet

Mar 14 2016

Wire Pushes Open Standards And End-to-End Encryption For Video Chat

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I like trying to keep track of applications that gives users the ability to do video chat, and Skype and Google Hangouts are probably the most common right now among most users, but last year the Scott co-founder Janus Friis launched a new project called Wire. The application is compatible with modern-day browsers such as …

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Mar 09 2016

FCC looking to give low-income families broadband Internet service for under $10

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I saw in a blog post today by the FCC Chairman Tom wheeler that the FCC is planning on extending the Lifeline program to give low-income families access to broadband internet service. While some people don’t have access to broadband internet service at all, most don’t have broadband internet service because the price is too high. …

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Feb 22 2016

The FCC Says That Cable Customers Can Ditch Their Cable Boxes For Streaming Services

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This past week should have been pretty exciting for customers who are fed up with their cable companies and Cord Cutters alike. Last week, the Federal Communications Commission ruled that customers should be able to get their cable through other venues besides having to rent a cable box. This means that customers should be able …

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Feb 16 2016

With Luck, Deadpool Will Change The Rules For Comic Book Movies

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Like a lot of other people this past weekend, I went to see the new Deadpool movie; actually, I saw twice. If I’m being completely honest, would go see the movie the first time to make sure that it was kid friendly; it wasn’t. There was a lot of F-bombs, violence and language. It was …

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Feb 08 2016

Internet: Xfinity Comcast vs. EPB

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There continues to be a battle in Tennessee to allow municipalities that provide Internet service to expand beyond a certain range. Companies like AT&T and Comcast, and other cable companies, are fighting to keep their territories monopolized. Comcast’s strongest point with customer retention as a do with long-term customers who don’t like change or are …

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