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Which states have the fastest/slowest internet connections?

Which states have the fastest/slowest internet connections?

It’s hard to think about the dial up internet days, with their noisy connections, lack of reliability and worst of all, glacially slow speeds. People need fast, reliable connections for work, gaming and streaming TV and movies. At one time or another, most of us have wondered if we really do have decent internet speeds. …

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Internet project starts this week: Project includes building a tower, hard wiring fiber to 88 houses in Ruby Estates | News

Internet project starts this week: Project includes building a tower, hard wiring fiber to 88 houses in Ruby Estates |  News

One portion of a $32 million project will begin construction this week as approved at the Rogers County Commissioners regular meeting Monday Atlas Broadband was awarded a $139K contract to build a tower and hardwire fiber lines to 88 houses in the Ruby Estates neighborhood in Inola. Rogers County District I Commissioner Dan DeLozier said …

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Nanoparticles that control flow of light could mean faster and cheaper internet

Nanoparticles that control flow of light could mean faster and cheaper internet

Imagine a window with an image etched on its surface, but when you walk around to the other side, the image is entirely different. Key points: Nanoengineering manipulates the path light travels through a material This allows for two distinct images to be seen when viewed from opposite sides “Nonlinear optics” could have applications in …

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Selena Gomez Says She Hasn’t Been on the Internet in Four Years

Selena Gomez Says She Hasn't Been on the Internet in Four Years

Selena Gomez credits her improved mental health to one very unusual decision for a celebrity of her ilk—logging off the internet completely. Though she may be one of the most-followed people on the planet, the singer told Good Morning America on Monday, “I haven’t been on the internet in four and a half years. It …

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502 Bad Gateway: What is it, how to fix 502 Bad Gateway error, and more questions answered

502 bad gateway error

Error 502 bad gateway is a very common and popular error message seen on various websites from time to time. It can be very confusing as to why the website is going through such an error, which worked perfectly fine a couple of days ago. You may try to restart the browser, refresh the website …

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Is The Metaverse The New Internet?

Is The Metaverse The New Internet?

I was asked recently whether I viewed the metaverse as the next iteration of the internet, as we march towards Web 5.0. This got me thinking about the idealistic read-only world wide web Tim Berners-Lee initially handed us the keys to in the 90s, and whether this ‘new’ version brought to us by Mark Zuckerberg …

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Love the Internet? Hate It? Thank a Fan

Love the Internet?  Hate It?  Thank a Fan

Hang around on the internet for any amount of time and you’ll come across a fan—or more likely than not, hundreds or thousands of fans all at once. We’re talking Barbz, Swifties, the Navy, the Beyhive, the Army, Selenators, Beliebers, etc. If you’re not among these fandoms (or their rival fandoms), bumping up against them …

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Best NBN plans: Cost of living going up? Here’s how to keep your internet bills down

Best NBN plans: Cost of living going up?  Here's how to keep your internet bills down

Who would have thought that in 2022, the sign of opulence and wealth would end up being… a humble iceberg lettuce? The cost of living feels like it’s spiraling, but luckily there are a couple of things you can do to help save a few dollars, especially when it comes to your internet bill. Find …

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Internet Safety Month reminds parents to help keep children safe online | Community

Internet Safety Month reminds parents to help keep children safe online |  Community

BECKLEY— Daily life and how kids interact online continues to evolve. This includes completing more schoolwork online, interacting with friends using mobile devices and using social media. With so many aspects of kids’ lives going digital, Internet Safety Month (June) is an important time to talk with and review expectations with your children to help …

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