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Most popular stories of 2015: Tech Culture

In 2015 we tried hard to achieve Marty McFly’s hoverboard-laden future with at least three separate efforts, but all we got in the end were some two-wheel balancing boards that sporadically catch fire. Elsewhere, robot battles between the US and…

We've finally run out of IPv4 addresses

In early 2011, the global Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) set aside the remaining blocks of IPv4 address space for the five North American Internet registries to use. Since that time, we’ve been hearing forecast after forecast predicting precisely when…

US 4G lags behind most of the developed world

The idea that the U.S. is falling behind other nations, especially in the science and technology categories, isn’t new. But if you want more detailed information, there’s a new graph to illustrate exactly how far behind we are in LTE…

Op-Ed: Internet for All

Internet is the most important invention of the 20th Century. It has changed the way people communicate, cooperate, learn and trade globally. The last two decades has seen users rising from forty million to around 3 billion, with one billion added in the last four-five years itself. And yet over 4 billion people remain unconnected to the Internet.