You could be forgiven for thinking this was already a thing, but Waymo's self-driving taxis are reportedly starting to be equipped with free Wi-Fi for passengers. Yes, the subsidiary of internet giant Alphabet apparently didn't already have the technology. This, despite Google's autonomous vehicles each requiring a huge data pipe to the cloud for self-driving purposes.That's … [Read more...] about Waymo driverless taxi service tests free Wi-Fi
They cut the Internet so that people cannot communicate, to prevent them from gathering Tweet Email Recommended Stories Sudan army rulers admit dispersing sit-inThe UN confirms the killing of 17 people and the burning of more than 100 houses in Deleij village in Darfur Sudan crisisIt is unfortunate that people in Sudan are suffering in such a … [Read more...] about In Sudan, Internet users find ways to beat blackout
Consolidation in any sphere of business is not a new phenomenon. In many cases, it’s a natural evolution as industries and markets seize the opportunity to reduce competition, costs and make the most of economies of scale – and this is just as true online as any other market. However, as we explored in our 2019 Global Internet Report, consolidation in the Internet … [Read more...] about Does consolidation help or hinder the internet?
Imagine this; you want to watch the recently released series of Game of Thrones on Amazon Fire Stick. Unfortunately, you can't watch it because the content is geo-locked. This is not only frustrating but also annoying, and hinders maximum enjoyment on your screen. Many Amazon Fire Stick users experience this blockade because the content the device offers varies from one region … [Read more...] about 6 VPNs that Work Best with Amazon Fire Stick
Broadband internet can be downright dismal in many households in the United States — pricey speed tiers and usage quotas tend to cripple the experience. On the other hand, cellular carriers are pouring in money towards speedy 5G and smartphone use is on the rise for a variety of other reasons. All of this to say that it's no surprise the Pew Research Center has come out … [Read more...] about Smartphone-only internet use in US has doubled in six years