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
Dubai to host guests from 87 countries for govt summit
KhaleejTimes - 1/31/2015 8:25:05 PM
Dubai — Dubai will play host to 87 countries for the biggest event of its kind in the world this year to discuss governments ... Award’ will be organised on February 6 and 7 in Dubai Internet City in the presence of professionals, media representatives ...
Magid: Facebook to host free, open Safer Internet Day event with Kamala Harris
San Jose Mercury News - 1/29/2015 12:06:23 PM
which is now being celebrated in more than 100 countries, including the United States. Last year, ConnectSafely.org, the nonprofit Internet safety organization that I help run, was asked to be the U.S. host, and we launched our own inaugural event in ...
Crashing Couches Around the World
The New Indian Express - 1/30/2015 7:07:32 PM
Though people want to explore the world, not many can afford all the expenses that ... There are many Couchsurfing websites that link you to hosts across the country. You can also register as a host, and interested surfers can contact you if they wish ...
China’s Internet Crackdown Continues with VPN Blocks and New Regulations
WHIR - 1/29/2015 2:55:12 AM
Many Chinese citizens rely on virtual private networks (VPNs) to circumvent censorship in China by creating a tunnel to the outside world. That tenuous lifeline ... “China’s long-term goal is to make the Internet act like an intranet, cutting off ...
Pete Bevacqua set to host new show on SiriusXM PGA TOUR Radio
World Golf - 1/23/2015 12:13:30 PM
Bevacqua and co-host Brian Katrek will discuss the world of golf, focusing on the important role ... and will take calls from listeners around the country. "This show is another example of a great partner in SiriusXM providing us with a platform to ...
The Internet’s Favorite Adult Actress, Mia Khalifa, Gets ‘Cringe-Worthy’ Messages From Rapper Drake Via Instagram
The Inquisitr - 1/29/2015 5:54:09 AM
Mia Khalifa has been the subject of countless articles, and she even drew the ire of her native country of Lebanon because of her career choice. However, Mia Khalifa is on top of the world right now ... cringe-worthy.” The host then asked if Drake ...
How state Internet speeds compare with countries around the world
Washington Post - 1/8/2015 9:46:39 AM
On average, Internet speeds in Delaware are faster than in all but two countries. In fact ... measured by Akamai Technologies, which hosts content online and claims to deliver between 15 percent and 30 percent of all Web traffic. The data represents ...
Cloud Platform of @CenturyLinkCld Selected By @Axios_Systems | @CloudExpo [#Cloud]
iPhone Developer's Journal - 1/27/2015 2:31:55 PM
Axios Systems on Tuesday announced it has selected CenturyLink Cloud as the hosting platform for Axios Systems ... the top financial centers and technology hubs in the world. CenturyLink's in-country cloud services offer Axios clients in the Canadian ...
Missionary kids experience a 3rd-culture world
Baptist Press - 1/27/2015 5:59:31 PM
By leaving their "passport" country to grow up in a foreign country for an extended time, they develop a cultural identity from their home country and their host country -- a sort ... Caleb does his schoolwork through an Internet-based homeschool curriculum.
Je Suis Charlie, but Can We Have a World of Respect?
The Huffington Post - 1/31/2015 8:36:25 AM
Teens see disrespect in action in schools and on the web every day, as words fueled by internet bullying have ... faith...." The problem is that we live in a world and country that condones lack of respect. Talk show hosts throw word bombs and innuendo ...
The Hack That Warmed the World
Foreign Policy - 1/30/2015 7:36:10 PM
If while cruising the corners of the Internet he ... strategy to save the world, Beddoes remains skeptical. “Biggest scam on the planet!” The carbon credit is essentially a permission slip with a cash value that allows a country or company to ...
The Internet Archive hopes to boost its collections through funding from the Knight News Challenge
Nieman Journalism Lab - 1/30/2015 6:53:13 PM
A lowly worker wheeling a crate — which just happens to contain the powerful and face-melting ark of the covenant — through an seemingly endless warehouse that contains the all the wonders of the world ... of the Internet. Many developing countries ...
On Ukraine battlefield, one act of mercy becomes an Internet meme
Reuters - 1/28/2015 11:56:14 PM
Chaban, 50, has become an Internet sensation since ... been a memory of our sinful world,” Chaban wrote. “We didn’t kill them. We let them go.” Chaban goes on to explain to the mother that Ukrainians face a host of problems — corruption, crime ...
Inside the sick, secret world of online bestiality forums
Breitbart News - 1/29/2015 10:40:29 AM
But the Internet is changing things ... Plenty of fish in the sea Stepping inside the personal ads section is like entering a parallel world. In just about every country in the world, people are pimping out their pets for sex. Nothing brings the influence ...
Libyan Archaeology Threatened by Years of Conflict
Live Science - 1/28/2015 5:01:03 PM
They had been studying Libya's prehistory at the Messak plateau in the southwest corner of Libya, which is home to some of the world's oldest rock art. As violence in the country escalated ... In Nature, he put forth a host of recommendations to rekindle ...