Category: Internet

Best Internet Deals for July 2020: AT&T, Spectrum, & More

The internet is growing increasingly intertwined with everything we do today. It’s also becoming more common throughout the world. As a result, fast and stable internet is less a luxury and more of a need for many — especially in modern times when so many people rely on the web for work, learning, and communicating with distant loved ones. You also need high-speed internet for data-hungry activities such as online gaming and the streaming of movies, live sports, and TV shows.

Thankfully, the ubiquity of high-speed internet means that you can get the bandwidth you need for cheaper prices

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Internet Indispensable to New Normal: 5 Top Picks for 2H20 – July 1, 2020

The significance of Internet has increased manifold amid the pandemic as it emerged as a beacon of light helping people cope with the new normal in a world with no vaccine in sight.

In fact, most economies globally are enduring the ordeal on the back of services related to video conferencing, gaming, online learning, to name a few. It goes without saying that Internet has been the factor facilitating digital transformation across industries and innovations in cloud computing.

Therefore, it comes as no surprise that Internet stocks are riding on massive demand for cloud computing services, courtesy of work-from-home, online

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In 2020, Californians will have new privacy rights online

The internet is going to look, and work, a little different starting today. That’s because Californians have new rights over how their personal information is gathered, stored and sold by any company operating in the state as of Jan. 1, thanks to the California Consumer Privacy Act, or CCPA.

As businesses scramble to get in compliance with the law, you’ve probably seen a rash of pop-up notifications and emails about privacy policy updates. You also may have noticed the small-print “do not sell my information” buttons that have started appearing at the bottom of websites.

But what are these new

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5 things to know before you buy a new router in 2020

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If you’re looking for more horsepower from your home network, a new Wi-Fi router might be in order. Problem is, shopping for an upgrade can get confusing in a hurry. What does all of the jargon mean? How fast is fast enough? Is it worth it to spend extra for a multipoint mesh router, or for one that supports the newest version of Wi-Fi, called Wi-Fi 6? Is it smarter to wait for Wi-Fi 6E routers due in stores in the coming year?

Don’t feel overwhelmed. There are certainly lots of specs and technical nuances that

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The Internet of Things in 2020: More vital than ever

If you work in IT, you’re probably safely ensconced at home right now, clinging to your laptop at the edge of your company’s network. The shift from office to home has been momentous. But it’s also symbolic of a larger trend: The network edge has become as important as the network core. Remote workers aside, the IoT (internet of things) is the biggest reason why the edge has become so crucial.

According to Gartner, a crazy variety of some 21 billion connected “things” are at this moment collecting data and performing all sorts of tasks. The majority are consumer devices,

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