Definition: This entry lists the number of Internet hosts available within a country. An Internet host is a computer connected directly to the Internet; normally an Internet Service Provider's (ISP) computer is a host. Internet users may use either a hard-wired terminal, at an institution with a mainframe computer connected directly to the Internet, or may connect remotely by way of a modem via telephone line, cable, or satellite to the Internet Service Provider's host computer. The number of hosts is one indicator of the extent of Internet connectivity.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2014See also: Internet hosts map
Canada Wins World Cup of Hockey
The Wall Street Journal - 9/30/2016 4:13:29 AM
Canada won the World Cup of Hockey tournament by sweeping Team Europe in a best-of-three series final with a hard fought 2-1 win Thursday night. The win in Toronto wraps a tournament in which Canada plowed over its competition. It was the only team of ...
Silicon Valley of India, Bengaluru Hosts Country's Largest Tech Startup Summit TechSparks 2016; Inaugurated by State IT Minister
Yahoo Finance - 9/30/2016 11:58:47 AM
Inaugurating TechSparks2016, Kharge said, "Bengaluru is one of the fastest growing cities in India and in the world. It is a torchbearer of technology ... conferences and meetups it holds across the country, such as TechSparks and MobileSparks.
Female chess players threaten boycott after being told to wear hijabs at world championship in Iran
National Post - 9/30/2016 12:41:44 PM
... with horror Thursday after being told they must compete at next year’s world championship wearing a hijab. Within hours of Iran being announced as the host country, the event was plunged into crisis as it emerged that players taking part face arrest ...
This U.S. chess champion is missing the world contest in Iran to protest country's hijab policy
Mashable - 9/30/2016 8:12:42 PM
SEE ALSO: Models in hijabs make history at New York Fashion Week "I think it's unacceptable to host a WOMEN'S World Championship in a place where ... she wouldn't mind having to wear a hijab out of respect for a country's culture. Mashable is a global ...
Female chess players protest hijab rule at Iran world championship
CNN - 9/30/2016 10:47:12 AM
Why Iran? Iran was the only country which made a proposal to host the event, a World Chess Federation (FIDE) spokeswoman told CNN in a statement. She added that since there were no objections from any of the other 150 national chess federations ...
Lane Bryant The Palms at Town & Country to Host Makeover Event for Breast Cancer Survivors
prnewswire.com - 9/30/2016 2:00:28 PM
Lane Bryant recently revitalized the This Body campaign, featuring new imagery and a new manifesto that encourage all women to show the world that her body is ... lane-bryant-the-palms-at-town--country-to-host-makeover-event-for-breast-cancer-survivors ...
Clinton Names Architect of Europe’s Migrant Crisis Angela Merkel As Top World Leader
Breitbart News - 9/30/2016 1:03:12 PM
which has obvious implications for the rest of the world and, most particularly, our country”, reports Politico. Turning episodes in Merkel’s career which are among the most damaging to her reputation into positives, the would-be president continued ...
The five countries with the fastest internet speeds in the world
nomadcapitalist.com - 11/30/2013 11:58:00 PM
As a perpetual traveler, I occasionally get stuck in a hotel with poor internet speeds, which causes me great frustration. However, internet around the world is typically ... rank on the list of countries with the fastest internet speeds.
Who in the World Should Buy Twitter?
ZACKS - 9/30/2016 4:09:19 PM
On Episode #14 of the Zacks Friday Finish Line podcast, Content Writer Ryan McQueeney and Editor Maddy Johnson take on this week’s biggest news from the investment and financial world. The hosts started ... service in that country. Check out the full ...
Cybathlon, the world’s first ‘bionic Olympics, merges tech, disabled athletes
Digital Trends - 9/30/2016 3:30:32 AM
The occasion is next week’s Zurich-based Cybathlon, the world’s first ever international ... The event is being live broadcast in German-speaking countries and streamed internationally over the internet. But while we’ll have to wait and see if ...
Arab world sheds no tears for Peres
France 24 - 9/30/2016 5:42:22 PM
Public opinion in both countries remains hostile to Israel. Earlier this year, an Egyptian member of parliament was attacked with a shoe by a colleague for hosting Israel's ambassador for dinner. Parliament later voted to deprive him of his seat.
Team Europe is game, but Canada gets the 3-1 victory in Game 1 of World Cup final
Los Angeles Times - 9/28/2016 5:05:58 AM
A loss on Thursday will leave the World Cup trophy in Canada and continue the host country’s international domination. “We’re certainly disappointed right now but at the same time this was our best game so far in this tournament. We can’t hang our ...
Y2K 2.0: Is the US government set to “give away the Internet” Saturday? [Update]
Ars Technica - 9/30/2016 9:57:05 AM
The world ... it an "Internet giveaway," many Republican lawmakers tried to block the changeover, a transition that is strongly supported by the President Barack Obama administration and by Internet giants like Facebook and Google. "Today our country ...
LBC host brands men in Iran 'sexist pigs' after female chess players told to wear hijab
The Daily Express - 9/30/2016 9:38:36 PM
The host became particularly ... Since forced hijab is the country’s law, I could face imprisonment for not complying. “There should be very serious concerns about player safety.” Chess’s world governing body Fide has since come under fire with ...
For Internet Safety, Russia Most Dangerous In World
Forbes - 11/2/2012 6:00:53 PM
When it comes to internet security breaches around the world, nowhere on the planet is more dangerous ... are nightmares for internet users. There are just 10 countries worldwide that host 86 percent of the web resources used to spread malware.