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Facebook, Twitter Influence Holiday Shopping Habits

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More than 50 percent of those surveyed indicated they plan to look for holiday deals and discounts on social media sites, but the majority of them will be looking for them on their computers, not on their mobile or tablet, with 64 percent of shoppers looking for holiday deals and discounts on social media on their notebook or desktop computer, not their mobile or tablet device. More

Millionth internet site with Czech .cz domain name registered

The Czech internet reached a significant milestone this week, when the one millionth website with the country domain name ending of .cz was registered. The announcement was made by CZ.NIC, the body that administers domain names in the Czech Republic. Perhaps surprisingly, the majority of sites ending in .cz – 58 percent – are owned not by firms but by individuals. Read More

Kenya to double Internet capacity with fifth fibre optic cable

A fifth undersea fibre optic cable is set to land in Kenya, doubling the east African country’s Internet capacity. The country's Information and Communication permanent secretary Bitange Ndemo Monday said that a Middle-Eastern company was currently contracting suppliers to lay the undersea cable. Once the cable is laid, Kenya’s bandwidth capacity will double to more than 15 terabytes per second (TBps). Read More