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
Facebook's internet drone takes flight
FOX News - 7/22/2016 11:12:57 AM
A drone with the wingspan of a commercial airliner but the power consumption of a hair dryer lumbered into the air over Arizona last month, a milestone in Facebook's effort to bring Internet access to unconnected areas of the world. At cruising speed ...
World Embedded Computing Market Worth USD 236.5 Billion by 2022 - Analysis, Technologies & Forecasts Report 2015-2022 - Research and Markets
Consumer Electronics Net - 7/22/2016 1:07:29 PM
DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Research and Markets has announced the addition of the " World Embedded Computing ... and improving living in countries such India and China. In addition, evolution in Internet of things and increasing demand for connected devices ...
Facebook’s Aquila Drone Takes Off For Test Flight In Mission To Provide Internet Access To Remote Areas
International Business Times - 7/22/2016 4:24:55 AM
The ambitious project hopes to bring the internet to remote parts of the world by beaming down internet connections ... The move comes as the automaker has struggled with a sales slump in the country after it admitted to using software to cheat on ...
World War II veteran receives a Quilt of Valor
New Jersey Online - 7/22/2016 9:54:12 AM
FLEMINGTON — Joseph Kerr, 93, of Flemington was presented with a Quilt of Valor in recognition of his service to the country in World War II ... Bernard Kerr was doing research on the internet when he stumbled across the website for Quilts of Valor.
IOC edict sharpens scrutiny on Russia as 2018 World Cup host
San Francisco Gate - 7/22/2016 12:07:13 AM
is also head of the country’s soccer federation and is a member of FIFA’s ruling council. Soccer’s governing body is standing by the 2018 hosts — just as it has done throughout six years of scrutiny since the contentious vote to hand the World Cup ...
Republicans Have Made a World-Historical Mistake
New Republic - 7/22/2016 2:11:54 PM
the country, or the world. We don’t know the answer to that yet. But we’re about to find out. Brian Beutler is a senior editor at The New Republic. He hosts Primary Concerns, a podcast about the 2016 primary races.
Obama Hosts Mexican President at White House
Voice of America - 7/22/2016 11:48:44 AM
The day after Donald Trump officially accepted the Republican presidential nomination, vowing to build a wall between the U.S. and Mexico, the two countries' current presidents are meeting. President Barack Obama is hosting ... of the world's economic ...
Canton Hosts Youth Baseball World Series This Weekend
CBS Detroit - 7/22/2016 10:08:31 AM
CANTON (WWJ) — Ninety of the best boys baseball teams ages 9-14 from around the country will be taking part in the 2016 USSSA Double-A World Series tournament this weekend in Canton. The event is taking place at Canton Sports Center at Victory Park on ...
Pokemon no-go: Countries where players aren’t welcome
Hindustan Times - 7/22/2016 2:11:54 PM
The game, which overlays a digital world of creatures and features on the real world, has been officially launched in some 40 countries since July 5 but ... ordinance that prohibits people from playing internet or cellphone games at its three cemeteries ...
6 Ways Federal Investments Helped Usher In Our Wireless World
The Huffington Post - 7/22/2016 9:25:34 AM
The U.S. system of partitioning airwaves is now emulated in several other countries around the world. Since their inception in 1994 ... helping to make wireless Internet access widely available. Boosting wireless capacity Arogyaswami Paulraj of Stanford ...
The Internet of Toys raises new privacy and security concerns for families (+video)
The Christian Science Monitor - 7/22/2016 4:27:54 PM
But that's the risk parents must consider – but may not even be aware of – with the rise of the Internet of Toys ... and their portable nature, raises a whole host of questions about notification and consent, Ms. McReynolds says.
Jaja Santiago gets ticket to FIVB world tilt
Inquirerer Sports - 7/22/2016 9:47:03 AM
Women’s Club World Championship Oct. 18-23 at Mall of Asia Arena. She thus joined the elite group of PSL stars seeing action in the two major events the country is hosting this year, along with Rachel Anne Daquis, Jovelyn Gonzaga and Jen Reyes.
GE, Intel, Microsoft, MIT, Red Hat, Schneider and the World Economic Forum, IoTS World Congress Keynotes
prnewswire.com - 7/21/2016 2:05:56 PM
Among the topics discussed within the nearly 100 sessions scheduled feature Industrial Internet and Industrie 4.0 - Combining the best of two worlds; The factory of the future, Repair intelligence, and Security in industrial cloud hosting; The Internet of ...
Poland hosts regional leaders for post-Brexit talks on EU
The Grand Island Independent - 7/21/2016 1:58:46 PM
Warsaw is also suggesting that Britain should be allowed to reconsider its decision to leave, so-called Brexit. Poland and countries in the region see a need for a new European treaty that would give more autonomy to EU member states, arguing that it would ...
Facebook's giant internet drone nails test flight
CNN Money - 7/21/2016 7:06:35 PM
... Facebook's plan for free Internet More than four billion people still lack access to the Internet, primarily in developing countries, according to the World Economic Forum. Lack of electricity and 3G coverage are major reasons and issues a drone might ...