News tagged with internet usage

Google launches Internet-beaming balloons

Wrinkled and skinny at first, the translucent, jellyfish-shaped balloons that Google released this week from a frozen field in the heart of New Zealand's South Island hardened into shiny pumpkins as they ...

dateJun 15, 2013 in Telecom
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US intelligence chief backs Internet spy program

The top U.S. intelligence official stressed Saturday that a previously undisclosed program for tapping into Internet usage is authorized by Congress, falls under strict supervision of a secret court and cannot ...

dateJun 09, 2013 in Internet
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FCC survey shows need to teach broadband basics

(AP) -- The government's plan to provide fast Internet connections to all Americans will have to include some basic instruction in Web 101, according to a new survey of Internet users and non-users.

dateFeb 23, 2010 in Telecom
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Smartphones drive complaints spike in Australia

Complaints about mobile phones to Australia's telecoms watchdog jumped nine percent in a year, accounting for two-thirds of all gripes received due to growing smartphone use, a study said on Monday.

dateOct 29, 2012 in Business
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