Internet

Letter | Deployment of DEW Line inspired today’s internet

In your July 31st “Today in History” feature you mentioned deployment of the “Distant Early Warning Line” on that date in 1957. Interesting bit of trivia is that experience with the DEW Line, and the SAGE (Semi-Automatic Ground Environment) sites that composed it, were a very direct inspiration for what eventually became the Internet. — …

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While You Weren’t Watching, Fiber Broadband Leapfrogged DSL and Cable in Much of the World

Government subsidies and pandemic-era telecommuting have quietly fueled the growth of broadband fiber networks, propelling the fast connection technology from an exotic, expensive technology niche to the mainstream. In the US, the Rural Digital Opportunity Fund and Broadband Equity, Access and Deployment programs encouraged internet service providers to bring higher-speed access to places that previously …

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How Russia Talk Over Ukraine’s Internet in Occupied Territories

Internet traffic in Kherson is being diverted through Russia Internet routing data for a service provider in Kherson shows traffic beginning to flow through Russian networks in May before fully transitioning by early June. Internet traffic routed through: Source: Kentik Several weeks after taking over Ukraine’s southern port city of Kherson, Russian soldiers arrived at …

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Internet giants in favor as Ireland tightens rules on datacentres

Emergency restrictions on datacentre investment have become government policy in Ireland, creating some respite after botched planning left its electricity grid too weak to support its fastest-growing industry. Announcing the policy in casual comments to national media while on a state visit to Japan in July, Irish premier Michael Martin insisted its temporary squeeze …

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Starlink Maritime low-latency internet device provides 350 Mbps download speeds at sea

Connect easily even from remote waters with the Starlink Maritime low-latency internet device. This easy-to-install gadget gives everything from merchant vessels to oil rigs to premium yachts a connection no matter where they are. Additionally, this device is also capable of holding up against rocket engines. And it handles extreme cold, heat, hail, sleet, heavy …

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Internet Remains Undefeated Following Springbok Win | Rugbydump

South Africa got their Rugby Championship campaign underway with a convincing 26 – 10 win over New Zealand in Mbombela on Saturday evening. An already under pressure All Blacks side took to the field hoping to rectify the issues they had in their historic home series loss to Ireland in July. Unfortunately for Ian Foster’s …

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Watch: German Women Dancing To Hit Bollywood Song Patakha Guddi Win Internet

The video has garnered over 209,000 likes and more than two million views. A video of two German women dancing to AR Rahman’s hit song ‘Patakha Guddi from the 2014 blockbuster movie ‘Highway‘ has gone viral on the internet. Palina Paleeva, from Paderborn, Germany, shared the video on Instagram. She was also accompanied by another …

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