WASHINGTON (CBS DC) – Heavy Internet users may see their prices rise as Time Warner and other cable providers continue testing a new business model that charges customers based upon the amount of data they use.
“Usage-based pricing” – which is similar to most wireless plans – is what cable companies are looking to use for all Internet due to congestion they claim is clogging up many networks. In a December report, the [...]
Enrique Pena Nieto took the oath of office as Mexico’s new president on Saturday, promising a list of specific reforms that are part old-party populist handouts to the poor and new assaults on the entrenched systems and sacred cows that have hampered the country’s development.
Pena Nieto, marking the return of the institutional Revolutionary Party, or PRI, promised everything from a new integrated program to prevent crime to ending the patronage [...]
The Federal Communications Commission is eyeing a proposal to tax broadband Internet service.
The move would funnel money to the Connect America Fund, a subsidy the agency created last year to expand Internet access.
The FCC issued a request for comments on the proposal in April. Dozens of companies and trade associations have weighed in, but the issue has largely flown under the public’s radar.
“If members of Congress understood that the FCC is contemplating [...]
Internet users scanning their Twitter feeds or Facebook accounts Sunday might want to add one more quick click to check their computer for malware.
Thousands of people around the country whose computers were infected with malicious software more than a year ago faced the possibility of not being able to get online after midnight EDT.
At 12:01 a.m. EDT, the Federal Bureau of Investigation planned to shut down the Internet servers [...]
Go to the following website:
If you see a red background, your machine has been infected, and green signals good news, however, you could still be at risk.
What is the DNS Changer and What action to follow if you are infected, Click Here:
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Top DNS Changer Infections by Country (So Far)
US = 69,517
IT = 26,494
IN = 21,302
UK = 19,589
DE = 18,427
FR = 10,454
CN = 10,304
Will YOU lose the internet on [...]
via Athens News:
The Italian-Spanish solution for direct recapitalisation of banks cannot be applied to Greece at present, since the country has already signed a Memorandum of Understanding for its bailout loans, Eurogroup chairman and Luxembourg Prime Minister Jean-Claude Juncker clarified in an interview with the AMNA webTV internet service on Friday.
He noted, however, that Europe had to take into account the impact of the austerity measures, especially on low income groups, [...]
From Thoughts From The Canyon:
“I want to cancel my Internet service.” Those seven magic words sent Heather, the Cox retention agent, into a robotic like state.
“Sir, you’ve been a loyal customer for 13 years, may I ask why you’re leaving us?” What I felt like saying was, “You’ve been jacking up my Internet fees at a ridiculous rate for six years, it’s time for a little payback.”
Instead, to get what [...]
Qualifying families can also purchase a netbook computer for just $149
While technology relentlessly marches forward, it’s important to remember that there are families across the United States who remain without internet service, or even a computer of any kind. As cable and fiber-optic technologies become more widespread, low-income families are left with few choices when it comes to getting online. Comcast hopes to change that by offering internet service for just [...]
Twitter Inc., the fast-growing Internet messaging service, is privately raising hundreds of millions of dollars in a new financing round that values the company at as high as $7 billion, said a person familiar with the matter.
The move comes seven months after Twitter, which lets people broadcast and read messages called tweets, raised $200 million in a financing round led by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & [...]
Internet service has been completely severed in violence-torn Libya for the second time in two weeks, US online traffic monitoring firms said Friday.
Arbor Networks said all Internet traffic in and out of Libya “abruptly ceased” between 1630 GMT and 1700 GMT on Thursday.
“This outage follows several weeks of periodic Internet outages and reduced traffic volumes likely related to the ongoing social and political events in the country,” [...]