London, the country's economic motor, is powering ahead with broadband. The problem is how to ensure
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Broadband is a pervasive feature of some people's lives. So how exactly are they using it?
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You could watch a show you missed while on the train, and even shape dramas to your personal tastes.
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Ann Widdecombe The other day I was trying to remember a poem I had learnt at school. It would have taken hours to go to the library and look it up, but with broadband I found it on the internet in less than a minute. Information is now just a tap of a keyboard away.
It's taken a lot to convince me. All too often I have sat at my home computer, tapping on the desk, stamping on the floor, glaring at the bottom of the web browser and willing it to hurry up "Connecting", "Receiving" or "Looking for the page".
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Broadband Britain is emerging thanks to some Nordic-style nurturing of networks to serve schools, ho
Communities trapped on the wrong side of the broadband divide have handed out leaflets, created webs
High prices and poor technology are symptoms of a deeper malaise
In India, the world's largest democracy, democracy has been prohibited. The owners of property have
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Technology policy in an election year? Don't hold your breath. And anyway, President Bush is no techno-phile. His most coherent thought on the network society came during the 2000 race.
A host of well-armed hackers are lining up to take advantage of your computer. Bill Thompson describ
Broadband, people say, will improve the way we work, rest and play. Robert Colvile reports on the fi
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A forthcoming film that shows New York drowning may be based on dodgy science. But as the world gets
The creators of Google risk ending up like Anita Roddick, their ideals increasingly sidelined by com