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, 2012See also: Internet hosts map
Introducing the world's newest country (but it doesn't have any citizens yet): The Kingdom of Enclava joins micronations around the globe fighting for recognition
Daily Mail - 5/18/2015 4:16:30 PM
The new country is ran under the motto of 'Citizens of the World ... Now the fort makes money by hosting Internet servers and by selling aristocratic titles, and even Sealand even has its own flag. Seborga is located in north-west Italy with over ...
Lodging business: Make money renting out spare bedrooms
The Express Tribune - 5/25/2015 4:48:10 AM
The use of massive database operated by airbnb over the Internet allows hosts to post pictures of their lodgings ... hosts had listed their data in 31,000 cities across 190 countries in the world. More than 25 million guests had opened their individual ...
China, Russia Seek New Internet World Order
US News and World Report - 5/14/2015 10:40:38 PM
The accord states that both countries agree not to attack each ... weapon dubbed "the Great Cannon," which has targeted Internet freedom group GreatFire.org and GitHub, a U.S.-based site that hosts content banned in China. The tool can steer the traffic ...
Calling IoT Startups: Internet of Things World Forum Steering Committee Brings Back the Innovation Grand Challenge
NASDAQ - 5/12/2015 10:18:33 AM
Last year, the 2014 IoT Innovation Grand Challenge brought in nearly 1,000 submissions from over 100 countries ... Automation will help host the three-day schedule of panels, workshops, presentations, and more. Internet of Things World Forum Steering ...
What Bill C-51 Means for Canadian Web Hosting Providers
WHIR - 5/11/2015 11:55:46 PM
While Noss doesn’t see the average shared hosting customer considering moving their hosting to another country because of the legislation ... “We as an industry are huge beneficiaries of a free and open Internet.”
India - President calls on authorities to ensure infrastructure for internet and ICT enabled services
MENAFN - 5/24/2015 11:58:51 AM
(MENAFN - KNN India) President Pranab Mukherjee has asked the authorities to make available infrastructure for internet and ICT - enabled services across country and use it in ... India stands second in the world behind China and soon it is expected ...
Then and Now Photos: The Stunning, Decaying Dreams of the 1964 World's Fair
Esquire - 5/22/2015 8:36:37 PM
New York City was not allowed to host a World's Fair in 1964 ... Moses lost the involvement of the organization's 40 participating countries, and gained the support of smaller nations a chance at a World's Fair (good on you, Denmark and Pakinstan!)
The Internet’s impact on daily living
Punch - 5/16/2015 11:28:22 PM
Some years before now, if you had a friend or a family member outside town or country ... life are available on the internet. These range from cosmetics to health issues, fashion, interior decoration, cooking recipes, and a host of other interests.
World Superbikes may come to India in 2017
Times of India - 5/25/2015 5:31:07 AM
Since the exit of F1 from this country, India hasn't witnessed quality international motorsports. As things stand, that may change with the World Superbike Championships (WSBK) deciding to take a second look at hosting ... garner TV or internet rights ...
Cameroonian singer Irma hosts pop show
Vietnamnet - 5/21/2015 4:52:54 AM
On Saturday, L'Espace will host a pop performance featuring Cameroonian folk singer-songwriter Irma known for her bright pop style. Irma's success story starts with a debut album financially supported by admiring Internet ... Asian country with the most ...
Huawei Hosts 3rd eLTE Industry Alliance Summit to Promote Better Connected Industries through Open Cooperation
PR Newswire - 5/18/2015 10:47:13 AM
Moreover, LTE-M technology based eLTE solution plays a crucial role in the application of Internet of Things ... products and services are used in more than 170 countries and regions. Huawei Showcases Latest NFV Solutions at NFV WORLD CONGRESS in San ...
NTU Singapore hosts global ICT conference highlighting innovations that advance open development
Phys.org - 5/15/2015 1:56:54 PM
"Singapore is a good example for many developing countries because of its effective ... from aiming to be a research institute focusing solely on Internet issues across Asia, to investigating a host of emergent information and communication technologies ...
'Korea as world's role model for education'
THE KOREA TIMES - 5/17/2015 10:34:05 AM
including U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and World Bank President Kim Jim-yong, are expected to visit the port city near Seoul. "I think the U.N. selected Korea to host the event because it believed the country could be a role model for education for ...
Are These the World’s Most Graphic Sex-Ed Videos?
Daily Beast - 5/14/2015 5:22:41 AM
Line Jansrud, a medical doctor and host of Newton—Norway’s science show for 8 to 12 ... Before the main event, she informs her young audience about the country’s age of consent (it’s 16) and dishes out some nonjudgmental wisdom for curious preteens.
How Pakistan Hurts Its People By Blaming India
The Huffington Post - 5/15/2015 4:17:04 AM
So much has changed in our world because of the Internet and social media but sadly the breakthrough ... I was certainly not to be blamed for my skepticism and preconceived notions about my host country. After all, I was, like millions of other young ...