UK government set to define proper sex
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Think of the children

The UK government has decided that it will ban all web sites which depict “unconventional sex”.

Half the world will be online by Christmas
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Milestone

By the end of the year, the world will have crossed a milestone with more than half its population connected to the world wide web.

China bans population fat shaming North Korea's lone Apple fanboy
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Bans the use of the word fat to describe Kim Jong Un

Chinese websites are banned from using the phrase "Kim Fatty the Third" to describe North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

Why did Istanbul's Internet get the works?
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That’s nobody’s business but the Turks


Much of the internet appears to have gone down in Turkey and it is widely believed that the government is doing the throttling.

EU boss promises 5G by 2020
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Uninterrupted 5G coverage by 2025

European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker made some bold statement about the future of 5G in his State of the Union 2016 speech. 

Bowie's last video sets record for Vevo
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Beats Adele and Justin Bieber, not literally but tragically

David Bowie's video released just three days before his death has set an absolute record for the Vevo video streaming platform.

UK government wants police to view internet history
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Without a warrant

The UK government, upon which insanity never sets, wants to give police to view the web browsing history of everyone in the country without a warrant.

US running out of IP4 addresses
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IPv6 not still widely adopted

The US organisation responsible for doling out IP addresses has rejected a request because there was not enough stock of the IPv4 flavour.

Internet nearly full warns mainstream press
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Better put it on the clouds straight away

Over the weekend the Daily Mirror warned that the Internet would soon be full up and will collapse in eight years unless someone does something pretty fast.

Spartan becomes Edge
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With a familiar logo

Software giant Microsoft has come up with a new name for its Explorer replacement and given it a logo which looks a lot like the browser it is replacing.