Tag Archive: traffic

Mar 27 2014

Comcast, Verizon and AT&T plan on killing off Netflix with bandwidth fees

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Netflix is under siege. I love how the ISPs in the United States are offloading the responsibility of building up and extending their networks to hold and maintain higher bandwidth traffic, while trying to offload the cost of that network expansion to another company— Netflix. Comcast, Verizon and AT&T all have TV customers, all provide …

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Mar 24 2014

Netflix and Enemies of the Internet

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This past week’s been pretty interesting when it comes to the neutrality,Netflix and the future of the Internet. We saw lots of new developments with Netflix and Comcast, as well as openly pointed discussions about backbone Internet service providers upset about Internet service providers charging for Internet service to customers in the last legs of …

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Aug 15 2013

The Encrypted Internet: The Security Effects of Edward Snowden

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Regardless of how individuals may feel about Edward Snowden and the information that he leaked about the surveillance that the NSA was doing; the results of what he provided is going to be a tipping point in how the Internet handles communication going forward. The NSA has confirmed that it doesn’t intentionally collect information on …

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Apr 01 2013

How to convince your employer to let you work remotely

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Barring the recent idiocy decision from Yahoo; there’s a growing trend for employers to allow for remote users. Some people refer to this as working from home, telecommuting or teleworking; basically the person doing the job is doing everything without having to physically go to the office. Some employees want to work from home to …

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Jan 11 2013

Increased Consumer Expectations in 2013: How 4G Has Upped the Ante

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As the world has become more wired, we have continued to expect more and more out of our mobile devices. Mobile phones are now handling many of the tasks that used to be delegated to computers like emails, social media, and music and video uploads. While 4G has recently been widely rolled out, we have …

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Nov 06 2012

Skype shares good news; the death of Microsoft Messenger

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Skype says they have good news to share; the death of Microsoft Messenger. Microsoft messenger has been one of those bloated instant messaging applications that Microsoft loves to push to all their desktops, but the problem with Microsoft Messenger is that it’s never been something that most people would consider ‘open’. Microsoft has always held …

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Aug 22 2012

How Angie’s & Craig’s Lists Have Changed Internet Exchange

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The beauty and the frustration of the internet lies in the fact that it is constantly changing. The rapid influx of new websites, new methods of driving web traffic, and new trends has effectively eliminated the phrase “business as usual” from any understanding of internet exchange. Certain companies, however, have managed to maintain relatively unchanged …

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Aug 07 2012

A week after Digg.com was reborn – it’s on death row

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Now that I have had a full week of the new Digg, I have formed my opinion of the newly revamped site. It has a LONG way to go. Digg was purchased for $500k and then it was announced the site was going to be completely rewritten in 6 weeks, but it actually jump started …

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Apr 20 2012

Apple MAC users learn that they’re not untouchable…

Over the past couple days there’s been a lot of traffic and a lot of articles written about the Apple Mac being attacked by a backdoor Trojan. At last count, it was indicated that roughly 600 to 700,000 Mac users were infected with the virus. since early April, the reports of the viruses have been …

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Feb 08 2012

Is Google being hypocritical with their services?

About a month ago, I was checking my stats for my website through Google Analytics and everything had been going just fine over the past couple of months, but one day my site visitors and pageviews took a dive, like a 60% dive in visitors. I realize that from day to day things can change …

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