Category Archives: Internet

What is the Difference Between Mbps and MBps?

MBps is an abbreviation for Megabytes per second, whereas Mbps is an abbreviation for megabits per second. Eight megabits equal one Megabyte. These abbreviations are commonly used to specify how much data can be transferred per second between two points. … Continue reading

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Israel users are now connected to WhatsApp via Facebook servers

At a time when governments are striving for stringent data security and privacy, users in Israel are now reportedly connected to WhatsApp through the Facebook servers, said a report on Monday. According to WABetaInfo, a popular fan website that tracks … Continue reading

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Another massive DDoS internet blackout could be coming your way

A massive internet blackout similar to the Dyn DNS outage in 2016 could easily happen again, despite relatively low-cost countermeasures, according to a new study out of Harvard University. A massive internet blackout similar to the Dyn DNS outage in … Continue reading

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Difference Between ADSL and VDSL

ADSL (Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line) and VDSL (Very High Bitrate Digital Subscriber Line) mainly differ in the speed of data transmission or data rate, where VDSL is significantly faster than ADSL. ADSL provides upstream rate 64 Kbps to 1 Mbps, … Continue reading

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Reliance JioPhone customers can return devices before three years, but there’s a catch

Reliance Jio has declared that users can now return their JioPhone handsets before the stipulated time period of three years. However, the company will return the amount in accordance with the time of use. During the company’s AGM event in … Continue reading

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WhatsApp gets nod from NPCI for enabling in-app UPI payments

Messaging giant WhatsApp has reportedly been granted permission by the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) to develop in-app payments and money transfers using the Unified Payments Interface (UPI). A report by the Times of India stated that this is … Continue reading

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Microsoft’s fix for Windows 10 update cutting off internet? ‘Restart your machine’

Microsoft is looking into reports that some Windows 10 and 8 users are having trouble getting online following a recent update. Microsoft is investigating reports that a recent Windows update is stopping some PCs from connecting to the internet. A … Continue reading

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