Khan Academy's free education materials (covering everything from beginner computer programming to chemistry, history and finance) will be available to those who sign up for Comcast's broadband adoption program.
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The WITCH computer, which began life in 1951, has been restored by a team of volunteers at the UK's National Museum of Computing based at Bletchley Park.
Long-term evolution (LTE) may be the technology that brings faster mobile broadband speeds, but research shows that users are rejecting native 3G connectivity for Wi-Fi, and, if history repeats itself, the same could occur for native 4G support in tablets.
Famous for wartime cryptography and personal tragedy, Alan Turing's legacy is much wider than that. One of the true fathers of computing, he also made many other advances that are only now becoming fully appreciated
From the abacus to the iPhone: What were the 50 breakthroughs that sparked the digital revolution?
Engineers at the National Museum of Computing at Bletchley Park have rebuilt the Tunny machine, a key device used in decoding German High Command messages during the Second World War
The National Broadband Network (NBN) is a "visionary" project and Australia should be congratulated, according to the author of a history of large-scale communications technologies. The challenge will be in the execution, he said.
Just hours after iiNet claimed to make history with Australia's first terabyte broadband plans, rival Primus has launched a new 1.1 terabyte offering, upping iiNet's new deal by 111GB per month.
Telstra's management will come to regret its $11 billion deal with National Broadband Network Company (NBN Co) as the most disastrous decision it has ever made in the telco's long and tortured history in Australia's telecommunications sector.
Former Optus executive Paul Fletcher's book "Wired Brown Land? Telstra's Battle for Broadband" details the history of broadband communication in our nation and highlights why it is impossible that Telstra will give up in its fight for dominance, despite the wounds it has recently taken.
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