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
The World's Refugee Crisis Needs Both A Humanitarian And Longer-Term Response
The Huffington Post - 6/29/2016 11:25:54 AM
In particular, development organizations such as the World Bank Group can bring much greater levels of financing as well as experts who know how to put children in school and create jobs for refugees as well as people living in the host countries.
Inside the world's most fragile country
The Business Insider - 6/29/2016 12:51:48 PM
And according to the CIA World Factbook, Somalia has the third-highest infant-mortality rate and maternal-mortality rate, and total life expectancy is estimated to be only 51.96 years at birth. The country is also hosting a small number of Yemeni refugees ...
Lu Wei, China’s Internet Czar, Will Step Down From Post
New York Times - 6/29/2016 2:10:33 PM
BEIJING — The outspoken gatekeeper of China’s internet, who led a global push for the country’s growing state surveillance ... Get news and analysis from Asia and around the world delivered to your inbox every day in the Asian morning.
China's Xi Jinping has emerged as top leader of the world: Official media
Daily News and Analysis - 6/29/2016 5:30:59 PM
President Xi Jinping was on Wednesday hailed as a top world leader ... him for a host of ambitious initiatives including the multi-billion dollar Silk Road project that has enhanced the Communist nation's diplomatic reach. "A major-country diplomacy ...
ICC World T20 2018 may witness 'Super 12'
Cricket Country - 6/28/2016 8:23:58 PM
ICC T20 World Cup 2018 is set to witness two new teams to their side ... respective Olympic Associations to include cricket with Rome or Paris achieving the hosting rights. There is better news for Associates, there is a motion to give their three ...
William McKenzie: We can’t disconnect from our connected world
Dallas News - 6/29/2016 10:00:00 AM
The fact is, the connected world offers opportunities ... steps back from expanding trade, or a country that builds walls between nations, literally or metaphorically? Why would we want to do that when the Internet is so adept at creating opportunities ...
Where in the world are the Obama women? (+video)
The Christian Science Monitor - 6/28/2016 11:30:05 PM
where Michelle Obama visited a school and spoke with the country's president, Nobel Peace laureate Ellen Johnson Sirleaf. The women also visited a girls leadership camp called Camp GLOW (Girls Leading Our World), sponsored by the Peace Corps, where Mrs ...
Lisa Frank Is Releasing an Adult Coloring Book, and All Is Right In the World
US Magazine - 6/29/2016 10:38:47 PM
the company appropriately captioned their Instagram post, which sent the internet into a gleeful frenzy ... the coloring books will be available at Dollar General stores across the country throughout July and August for the cost of $3.
Secretary Kerry Hosts the 2016 Trafficking in Persons Report Launch Ceremony
U.S. Department of State - 6/29/2016 2:24:52 PM
As required by the Trafficking Victims Protection Act, the TIP Report assesses government efforts around the world to combat human trafficking. This year’s report, the 16th installment, includes narratives for 188 countries and territories, including the ...
Kentucky girls break the internet
Wave 3 - 6/29/2016 2:03:23 PM
We are lucky we have Internet in this state ... tweeting "I need a girl from the country, I need a girl from Kentucky." I need a girl from the country, I need a girl from Kentucky #KentuckyGirlsBreakTheInternet Holiday World & Splashin' Safari was named ...
Biden hosting cancer summit to try to accelerate research
Tulsa World - 6/29/2016 4:59:21 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden will try to give efforts to cure cancer a jolt during a summit in Washington that's casting a spotlight on research and innovative trials taking place across the country. Scientists, oncologists, donors and ...
China replaces top internet regulator and censor with deputy
The Seattle Times - 6/29/2016 3:19:08 AM
“One unfortunate consequence of over-broad internet policies is to potentially isolate China technologically from the rest of the world, and the result of that may be to limit the country’s access to cutting-edge technology and global ideas,” he said.
Investors worry that Germany’s Rocket Internet is plunging back to Earth
VentureBeat - 6/29/2016 6:32:25 AM
Four years on, falling sales for sites like Jumia and slower growth from Nigeria to Russia and Brazil is casting doubt on Rocket Internet’s ambition to become the world’s biggest ... now operates in more than 20 countries in Africa.
Torrington: Warner Theatre to host Vince Gill, Cash is King, summer dance festival, Seussical the Musical this summer
The Register Citizen - 6/29/2016 12:51:48 PM
TORRINGTON >> A live musical performance by country music star Vince Gill ... his songwriting emotionally powerful and his guitar-playing world-class. Gill just released his new MCA Records album, Down To My Last Bad Habit. After working more than 40 ...
Nashville meets Hoboken with Maxwell's Country Music Series and 'Next Year's Girl'
New Jersey Online - 6/29/2016 12:58:58 PM
Mention the city of Hoboken to a music fan and the first association you'll get probably won't be country music. Yet surprisingly, Maxwell's Tavern has been hosting a hugely successful ... "Especially with the advent of the Internet and satellite radio ...