Vodafone aims to compete with BT’s Openreach with massive 1Gbps broadband investment

Vodafone and CityFibre have announced a partnership which will bring FTTP (fibre-to-the-premises) to approaching five million homes and businesses across the UK.In other words, this will be Gigabit-capable fibre (1000Mbps) which...

Google Chrome will stop letting sites redirect you against your will in 2018

Pop-up ads were the great scourge of the early internet, but we now face a menace that's almost equal in annoyance: that of infuriating ads that automatically redirect you to different...

Australian mobile broadband faster than fixed line speeds

In an attempt to determine how Australia’s broadband performs on a global and domestic scale, Ookla, the company behind one of the most popular online speed tests, collected data from 16.3...

Cryptocurrency wallet blunder freezes up to $280 million of Ethereum

The world of cryptocurrency can be a volatile place, and not just in terms of the value of virtual coins, as a fresh blunder with Ethereum has illustrated, leaving hundreds of...

Telstra will compensate thousands of customers for broken NBN promises

After failing to deliver on the advertised speeds of its high-end NBN plans, Telstra will be compensating roughly 42,000 of its unhappy broadband customers.According to The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission...

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella: here's how we're different from Apple and Google

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella is in the middle of a world tour to promote his new book Hit Refresh, in which he talks about how he's in the process of reinventing...

Facebook now lets you make two-option polls with GIFs and photos

Two years ago Twitter started letting its users create polls for just about everything, making it easier for them to learn whether their followers prefer Westworld or Stranger Things, or decide...

Paytm Inbox lets you chat with friends, send and request money

Paytm has announced a new chat feature, allowing users to chat with their friends and family in the app itself. Branded as Paytm Inbox, it is a proper messaging platform that...

NBN Co now blaming birds for network woes

The latest post from NBN Co — the zany company tasked with rolling out our nation’s new National Broadband Network — is a little lighter in tone than usual, although it...

Microsoft’s browser is rapidly losing its Edge according to latest adoption stats

Microsoft’s Edge browser has dropped in popularity once again this month, according to the latest figures from one analytics firm.Netmarketshare’s stats for October show that Windows 10’s browser only has a...

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