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
India can't censor all Internet porn. Should it even be trying?
CNN Money - 8/4/2015 11:30:43 AM
The country is the world's largest democracy ... is an attempt to prevent Indians accessing some of the world's most popular porn websites. The directive, which took effect on Monday, instructs Internet service providers to restrict access to 857 sites.
Who Will Govern the Internet Is the Key Global Issue Today
The Huffington Post - 8/3/2015 2:13:34 AM
STOCKHOLM -- The Internet has already become the most important ... and is bound to use its chairmanship to influence these issues, India takes over as host of the next summit of the BRICS countries next year. And perhaps it is within the BRICS that ...
India blocks access to Internet porn sites
The Star - 8/2/2015 11:57:33 PM
According to the country ... of the Internet. “Right now, there seems to be a ‘ban first, debate later’ policy and that can’t be a good thing,” Firstpost said. India has the second-largest population of Internet users in the world today ...
Cloud Hosting Firm Linode Opens New Data Center in Frankfurt
WHIR - 8/4/2015 3:48:25 PM
Over a third of Europe’s Internet traffic ... domestic German customers to host data with Linode in compliance with the country’s federal data protection act, or Bundesdatenschutzgesetz (BDSG), which are among the world’s strictest local data storage ...
Winter Olympics 2022 Host Candidates China, Kazakhstan's Human Rights Records Draw Scrutiny, Concern
International Business Times - 7/30/2015 1:59:49 PM
Regardless of whether the International Olympic Committee selects Beijing or Almaty, Kazakhstan, Friday at the 128th IOC Congress in Malaysia, one thing is certain: A country ... gave hosting rights for the 2014, 2018 and 2022 World Cups to Brazil, Russia ...
The world wide SPREAD: Map shows what the world would look like based on the number of internet users in each country
Daily Mail - 9/22/2014 9:45:53 AM
and Japan alone host more internet users than Europe and North America combined. The top category of internet penetration is where more than 80 per cent of residents are online, and few of the world’s largest countries fall into this category.
China: Internet Finance Pioneer – Analysis
Eurasia Review - 8/3/2015 11:13:25 PM
Led by internet giants Alibaba Group and Tencent among a host of other smaller players ... a global precedent for the development of internet finance across the world, especially countries like India and in Africa. India and China share similar ...
Beijing chosen to host 2022 Winter Olympics
The Daily Herald - 8/1/2015 8:13:51 AM
Since Beijing launched its bid in 2013, Chinese officials have boasted of the country’s experience in hosting major international events, such as last year’s Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit, the 2010 Shanghai World Expo, and, of course ...
The Lost World of Surinamese Funk: How a South American Scene Disappeared Overnight
thump.vice.com - 8/4/2015 1:58:04 AM
In a dark corner of the internet, shrouded in ... Then, along with a host of other artists, Sumy and the Surinamese disco movement completely disappeared. According to the Lonely Planet, the country of Suriname is best described as a "warm, dense ...
EnerCom, Inc. to Host 100+ E&P, Oilfield Service and MLP Companies at the Oil & Gas Conference(R) 20; Conference Dates Are August 16-20, 2015
PennEnergy - 8/4/2015 8:49:04 PM
DENVER, CO--(Marketwired - Aug 4, 2015) - EnerCom, Inc. will host The Oil ... industries across the country. Hein also serves clients globally through its alliance with associations of independent accounting firms around the world.
Connected Car Market (Services) Worth $40Bn by 2020
The Business Journal - 8/3/2015 6:38:25 AM
The forecasts are segmented for 3 connectivity models, 5 application categories, 5 regions and 17 leading countries. The report estimates that connected car services will account for nearly $40 Billion in annual revenue, driven by a host of applications ...
Lawsuit Points to Hacking by Ethiopia as Obama Makes Visit
Enterprise Security Today - 7/28/2015 11:56:20 PM
The federal case alleges Ethiopian government agents gobbled up months of a Maryland man's Skype calls and his family's Internet activities ... School of Global Affairs discovered that 25 countries host servers for FinSpy, which can dodge anti-virus ...
Kelly Osbourne makes racist remarks on 'The View'
El Paso Times - 8/4/2015 11:45:02 AM
Ironically, while discussing Donald Trump's disparaging comments about Mexican immigrants, Osbourne said, "If you kick all the Latinos out of this country, then who is going to be cleaning your toilet, Donald Trump?" Uh-oh. Co-hosts Rosie Perez and Raven ...
Canadians are victims of China-based VPN network and new malware kit, say vendors
IT World Canada - 8/4/2015 7:30:20 PM
At least two Canadian organizations are among dozens around the world that have unwittingly been hosting infrastructure of a China ... people can disguise their IP addresses to get around the country’s government-run Great Firewall.
David Feherty On WGC-Bridgestone Invitational: ‘Have To Use Every Club In The Bag’
CBS Pittsburgh - 8/4/2015 4:21:14 AM
A PGA Tour event has been staged at the storied South Course at Firestone Country Club in Akron ... 66 and ’75, and now hosts the World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational, one of four in the WGC stable. Offering a purse of $9.25 million ...