Internet Access

  • 15 per cent of Americans don't use the Internet at all: Survey September 26, 2013

    New York: The Internet has become so entwined in their lives that many Americans might have trouble coping without it. But a new survey found that some 15 per cent of Americans - about 1 in 7 - don't use the Internet at all. Most of them prefer it that...
  • I want to get 5 billion people access to the Internet: Mark Zuckerberg August 22, 2013

    Facebook Chairman and CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks on expanding Internet access and says he wants to get the next 5 billion people access to the Internet. "The idea is to connect 5 billion people through a new campaign, that is internet.org," he said. ...
  • China may require real name registration for internet access December 25, 2012

    Beijing: China may require internet users to register with their real names when signing up to network providers, state media said on Tuesday, extending a policy already in force with microblogs in a bid to curb what officials call rumours and vulgarity. A law being discussed this week would mean people...
  • New app allows sharing of mobile Internet access June 11, 2012

    Toronto: Travelling and looking for Internet access? A new smartphone app allows users to share mobile Web access for free with other people nearby who have the same app. Called Open Garden, the app forms a mesh network that enables each person connected to it to relay it to other users. "Every...
  • Anonymous threatens to shut down the Net today March 31, 2012

    New Delhi: There is a strong possibility that you won't be able to indulge in your favourite internet activities like shopping and surfing due to a hacking group - Anonymous - which has threatened to shut down the net on Saturday. "Operation Global Blackout 2012 looks to shut down the Internet...
  • Youngsters accessing cocaine through Internet July 30, 2007

    Hollywood actress Lindsay Lohan's recent affair with drugs has again put use of drugs among the youth back in the spotlight. It is a reminder of young people's access to drugs which experts on drug abuse call one of the nation's most important challenges. ...