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Australian mobile networks fifth-fastest globally: OpenSignal


Australia’s mobile networks have again risen in the global rankings to being the fifth fastest in the world with an overall speed of 26.25Mbps across 3G and 4G, according to telecommunications coverage mapping company OpenSignal’s latest report. South Korea was ranked first, with 37.54Mbps overall speeds — calculated on the ...

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Today's leading causes of DDoS attacks


Last fall, we saw the biggest distibuted denial of service (DDoS) attack ever. This year we’ll see even bigger ones. According to Akamai‘s latest State of the Internet Security report, here’s what’s behind them. Behind today’s DDoS attacks you’ll find botnets and they’re using the same old techniques hackers have ...

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AT&T announces unlimited data plan for all customers


File photo AT&T on Thursday announced the return of its unlimited data plan that will launch Feb. 17. Now, all four major US carriers offer an unlimited data plan, as customers demand more data for streaming video. The plan will be available to all consumer and business postpaid AT&T wireless ...

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What's the fastest web browser for the Mac?


Following on from the excellent work carried out by my colleague, Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols, where he benchmarked browsers running on Windows 7 and Windows 10, I’ve taken a look at how well browsers run on macOS 10.12 “Sierra.” The Internet of Things 10 types of enterprise deployments As businesses continue ...

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What's Windows 7's fastest web browser?


Windows 7 is still a sight more popular than Windows 10. By Federal Digital Analytics Program (DAP)‘s count, Windows 7 has a serious lead over Windows 10 — 25.2 percent to 17.4 percent. So, Windows 7’s web browser speeds matter a lot. Here’s what the benchmarks tell us. Chrome is ...

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Cisco's Q2 tops estimates despite revenue decline


Cisco Cisco’s second quarter financial results topped estimates but revealed lingering declines across business segments. The tech giant reported a net income of $2.3 billion, or 47 cents per share. The Internet of Things 10 types of enterprise deployments As businesses continue to experiment with the Internet of Things, interesting ...

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