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Who is the typical non-internet user?

Posted on May 24, 2017

How many times today have you used the internet? Did you log onto Facebook this morning? Did you send an email from work? Are you reading this article online now? We’re guessing so, unless someone printed it out and gave it to you!

What if you had never used the web at all? It’s probably hard to imagine, but there are still (more…)

Posted by John Murray

How has Iceland got everybody on the internet?

Posted on May 8, 2017

Last week, we looked at the internet in Eritrea, where just 1.1% of the population are internet users due to factors like poverty, oppression and there being just one telecommunications provider.

At the other end of the scale, the most ‘connected’ nation on the planet is another isolated one, although it’s isolated geographically rather than politically. As of December last year, every single (more…)

Posted by John Murray

What makes Eritrea the world’s most ‘offline’ nation?

Posted on May 3, 2017

With the internet making strides everywhere from Cuba to Kazakhstan, the number of people around the world who are unable to get onto the web is dropping by the day, but huge disparity remains in terms of how many people can venture online from one country to the next.

InternetLiveStats.com shows that (more…)

Posted by John Murray

Google establishes presence in Cuba

Posted on May 2, 2017

Online giant Google has recently set up a service in the Cuba, making it the first foreign internet firm to launch in the Caribbean island.

In successfully setting up (more…)

Posted by Alan Littler

Internet connectivity issues prevent millions from remote working

Posted on April 26, 2017

A new study has revealed that a large number of workers are unable to work remotely due to poor broadband.

As many companies adapt to (more…)

Posted by Alan Littler

Instagram to work offline

Posted on April 20, 2017

Photo-sharing platform Instagram has recently launched a facility that will enable users to like and comment on the photos of other users, even if (more…)

Posted by Alan Littler

Can April Fools go too far?

Posted on April 3, 2017

With April Fools’ Day falling on a Saturday this year, it meant that we missed out on an opportunity for our usual display of April 1st digital news tomfoolery, which in previous years has included suggestions of physical social media yearbooks and Facebook actually owning its users’ faces.

Our attempts are nothing more than a bit of frivolity, and have tended to (more…)

Posted by John Murray

Five top-level domains with creative uses

Posted on March 10, 2017

It’s become fairly rare for us to actually type a URL out in full. There are probably sites you use regularly but can’t remember offhand whether they end with .com or .co.uk.

The final segment of a URL indicates the top-level domain, and often shows us what country the site is based in. For example, if we’re visiting a site that ends in (more…)

Posted by John Murray
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