OneDrive storage free upgrade to 15GB

Microsoft has announced that they are increasing the base storage space on OneDrive from 7GB to 15GB and for Office 365 users to 1TB. See the whole article here.

FCC Releases Fourth “Measuring Broadband America” Report

NEWS Federal Communications Commission 445 12th Street, S.W. Washington, D. C. 20554 This is an unofficial announcement of Commission action. Release of the full text of a Commission order constitutes official action. See MCI v. FCC. 515 F 2d 385 (D.C. Circ 1974). FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: NEWS MEDIA CONTACT: News Media Information 202 / 418-0500 […]

Internet Traffic Exchange: Time to Look under the Hood |

by: Julie Knapp and Walter Johnston, Office of Engineering & Technology June 18, 2014 No one company defines your personal Internet experience. The Internet Service Providers (ISPs) that sell you Internet access are only one part of a complex ecosystem that also includes backbone providers, content delivery networks, and other Internet traffic actors. The connection […]

Cyber crime costs global economy $445 billion a year: report | Reuters

LONDON Mon Jun 9, 2014 6:38am EDT   An illustration picture shows a projection of binary code on a man holding a laptop computer, in an office in Warsaw June 24, 2013. Credit: Reuters/Kacper Pempel LONDON (Reuters) – Cyber crime costs the global economy about $445 billion every year, with the damage to business from […]

Netflix blames slow speeds on Verizon, other Internet providers

WASHINGTON/LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Netflix Inc is telling customers that Verizon Inc and other Internet providers are to blame for slow speeds as the video streaming service pushes to avoid paying for faster delivery of its movies and TV shows. Netflix has been calling on the U.S. Federal Communications Commission to do away with fees […]

Amazon stirs smartphone launch talk with June 18 event | Reuters

SAN FRANCISCO Wed Jun 4, 2014 5:56pm EDT   A zoomed illustration image of a man looking at a computer monitor showing the logo of Amazon is seen in Vienna November 26, 2012. Credit: Reuters/Leonhard Foeger SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Inc revived speculation about its next major product on Wednesday, using a mysterious YouTube […]

Exclusive: A Microsoft Smartwatch Is Coming | Forbes

Microsoft is the latest technology giant preparing to jump into the wearables market, with plans to offer a sensor-rich smartwatch that measures heart rate and synchs with iPhones, Android phones and Windows Phones, Forbes has learned. It’s a surprising development in the ongoing conversation about wearables that till now has been dominated by Samsung and […]

U.S. regulator urges law to force disclosures by data brokers | Reuters

(Reuters) – Companies known as data brokers collect and sell information about “nearly all” U.S. consumers, drawing potentially harmful conclusions about them largely without their knowledge, U.S. regulators said on Tuesday. The Federal Trade Commission called on Congress to pass legislation that would enable consumers to learn more easily how data brokers collect, use and […]

Spotify to ask users to re-enter passwords after cyberattack | Reuters

(Reuters) – Music streaming service Spotify AB will ask some of its 40 million users to re-enter their passwords and upgrade their software in coming days after detecting unauthorized access to its internal systems and data. Chief Technology Officer Oskar Stal said in a blogpost on Tuesday that it has found evidence of attackers accessing […]

EBay asks 145 million users to change passwords after cyber attack | Reuters

By Jim Finkle, Soham Chatterjee and Lehar Maan BOSTON/BANGALORE Wed May 21, 2014 4:25pm EDT John Donahoe, chief executive of eBay, speaks at the Reuters Global Technology Summit in San Francisco, June 17, 2013.       BOSTON/BANGALORE (Reuters) – EBay Inc said on Wednesday that a cyber attack carried out three months ago has […]

eBay Suffers Massive Security Breach, All Users Must Change Their Passwords

The chaos of Heartbleed may have passed, but the number of high profile online hacks continues unabated. According to BusinessWire, auction site and global retailer eBay EBAY -0.17% is the latest victim and has been hit by a huge cyberattack that compromised its main database holding user passwords. An email will be issued later today informing […]

Amid protests, FCC proposes new ‘net neutrality’ rules | Reuters

(Reuters) – U.S. telecommunications regulators on Thursday formally proposed new “net neutrality” rules that may let Internet service providers charge content companies for faster and more reliable delivery of their traffic to users. Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler has come under fire from consumer advocates and technology companies for proposing to allow some “commercially […]