U.S. ISPs wants low baseline standard for broadband

With all the responses in, the Federal Communications Commission’s call for comments on how it should define the term “broadband” has again highlighted the deep fissures that mark the policy debate.The nation’s largest ISPs have asked the commission to set a relatively low baseline standard for broadband speed, in stark contrast to the recommendations of…

Japan-US relation is like a foundation

Japan’s incoming premier Yukio Hatoyama said Thursday relations with Washington would remain at the centre of the nation’s foreign policy after his first talks with US President Barack Obama.”We think the Japan-US relation is the foundation,” Hatoyama told reporters after their 12-minute phone call around midnight Tokyo time. “I told him that we want to…

Access Internet From Mobile Device has increased in U.S

Americans are increasingly accessing the Internet with mobile devices like smartphones and laptops, the Pew Internet & American Life Project reported Wednesday. The trend is especially prevalent among minorities.In an April survey, the project found 56 percent of Americans had accessed the Internet from a mobile device, with 36 percent using laptops. Access through game…