Wednesday, May 27, 2015
Posted by John Lister
Reader's rate:
4
The majority of people in the world could be using the Internet within a couple of years according to new projections. The growth has largely been driven by cheaper and more widely accessible mobile Internet service. The figures come from the International Telecommunication Union, a United... + continue reading
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
Posted by John Lister
Reader's rate:
4.333335
A French grocery chain is turning its overhead lighting into a way to send special offers directly to shopper's phones. It's seen as a way to experiment with technology, while still serving a more basic function. The lights are created by Philips and are being tried at a Lille branch... + continue reading
Friday, May 22, 2015
Posted by Dennis Faas
Reader's rate:
5
Infopackets Reader Terry W. writes: " Dear Dennis, Whenever I click on a link via email, I get an error stating that 'This operation has been canceled due to restrictions in effect on this computer.' I don't understand why I receive this error message, as my user account has administrator... + continue reading
Thursday, May 21, 2015
Posted by John Lister
Reader's rate:
4.5
Google has apologized for an ongoing quirk by which searching for racist terms in Google Maps brings up the White House. It's the latest in a string of embarrassing problems with the site. The precise results users get on Google Maps depends on what they type into the search query,... + continue reading
Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Posted by John Lister
Reader's rate:
5
Some of the largest tech firms are urging President Obama to drop plans to make it easier for law enforcement and security agencies to access Internet communications. They say the President should resist any idea for such firms to implement mandatory "backdoors." The proposal... + continue reading

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