Why Closing The Digital Divide Might Mean Skipping Wi-Fi Altogether
The biggest problem with wireless data is the price of subscriptions.
Hiking for Emails in Nepal, How Steam Controllers Are Made, and More
Some of Motherboard’s favorite stories from this week.
How 3G Will Change Palestine
For years Israel banned 3G mobile technology in occupied Palestine, blocking the high-speed data needed for GPS, streaming music, or sending emails on your phone.
AT&T Won’t Throttle Unlimited Data Users Unless They’re Streaming Like Maniacs
The company raised the throttle limit to 22 GB, after which you’ll be kicked to 3G speeds.
Look Out Sri Lankans: You’re All Getting Free Balloon Internet in March
Google just inked its first big agreement with the country for its Loon project.
The Internet Now Has 3.2 Billion Users
Over the last 15years, global internet use has increased almost seven-fold from 6.5 to 43 percent.