Category: Internet

How to Shop for an Internet Service Provider in 2020

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The importance of an internet connection – for school, work, entertainment, and news – is more apparent than ever due to COVID-19. Still, shopping for internet can be daunting. With more than 2,000 internet providers in the United States offering roughly 10,000 plans at dozens of different speeds and prices, it can be difficult to know what you really need. If you’re stuck, take a breath. Based on my research upgrading my home internet outside of Los Angeles, I’ll show you how to understand an internet plan and master terms like “data caps”, “DSL” and “fiber”. Before you know it,

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The Virus Changed the Way We Internet

Stuck at home during the coronavirus pandemic, with movie theaters closed and no restaurants to dine in, Americans have been spending more of their lives online.

But a New York Times analysis of internet usage in the United States from SimilarWeb and Apptopia, two online data providers, reveals that our behaviors shifted, sometimes starkly, as the virus spread and pushed us to our devices for work, play and connecting.

We are looking to connect and entertain ourselves, but are turning away from our phones






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First U.S. Covid-19 death

Feb. 29

First U.S. Covid-19 death

Feb. 29

First U.S.

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The Future of the Internet – 7 Big Predictions of 2020

The thing about technology is that it is always evolving, and nothing grows as fast as the Internet. Today, the internet aspect is not just about computers, smartphones, laptops and tablets anymore.

In a relatively short period of time, the internet and World Wide Web are creating great surprises to access new ideas, thoughts, knowledge and more information.

Here are 7 major predictions of what is yet to come with the Internet in 2020 – which is not that far off from where we are today.

1. Over 5 billion people will use the Internet by 2020

Started in 2015,

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SpaceX’s Starlink Broadband Service Will Begin in 2020: Report

SpaceX, the private spaceflight company known for reusable rockets and a giant, shiny Starship, will begin offering its own satellite internet service in 2020, according to SpaceNews. In fact, the U.S. Air Force is already testing it in planes.

To build the service, SpaceX will have to launch up to eight Falcon 9 rockets filled with the company’s Starlink satellites, SpaceX President and Chief Operating Officer Gwynne Shotwell told SpaceNews and other reporters this week at the 70th International Astronautical Congress in Washington.

“We’ll continue to upgrade the network until mid to late next year,” SpaceNews’ Jeff

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Remember when the internet was supposed to be transparent and democratic? There’s still hope

Once upon a time, the internet was seen a wondrous fount of knowledge and information, empowering users and spreading democracy. This utopian view resonated widely with early adopters in the 1990s, after the end of the Cold War, but it resonated much more broadly around the world in 2011, during the Arab Spring. There were always dark shadows noted by observers, as in Gene Rochlin’s 1997 book, “Trapped in the Net,” but collectively we’ve been blindsided and bewildered by how different the online experience has become — how much of a marketplace for rumor, fear, conspiracy theories and

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