See How Fast Your State's Broadband Is With This Interactive Map

When we last checked in on the State Of The Internet in these United States, things weren't looking so pretty: the average speed was a painful 4.8Mbps, well below the global average. Well, according to this neat graph, things are looking up. » 3/24/15 10:00pm 3/24/15 10:00pm

This New "Pure" Laser Makes Fiber Optic Networks 20x Better

Whether you're a huge geek or a total luddite, you've got to be excited when scientists invent a new kind of laser, especially one that stands to replace the one we've been using for fiber optic communications for the last 40 years. A team of CalTech researchers did just that. Be excited. » 2/20/14 12:20pm 2/20/14 12:20pm

The City with the Fastest Internet in the US Is...Olympia, Washington

I've never actually been but I hear the Pacific Northwest is beautiful. Apparently, there's some really fast internet there too. An FCC report says that Olympia beats every US city in download speed at 21Mbps. That's nearly double second place. » 5/26/11 1:20pm 5/26/11 1:20pm