How to fix your slow internet: 11 ways to speed up your connection

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The only kind of slow speeds we want to see around here. 

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Are you suffering from slow internet speeds at home?

With so many of us now spending a substantial amount of time at home, especially when multiple people are in the same property, the fight for capacity can lead to a host of connectivity issues. 

Connectivity drops, bottlenecks, lagged content streaming and downloads, and slow speeds are all common problems with home internet services — and it may not be the fault of your provider. 

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Italy’s biggest bank uses Optane DIMMs and in-memory software to speed apps

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Intesa Sanpaolo, Italy’s largest bank, is using Optane hardware with MemVerge and Hazelcast system software to enlarge the effective memory pool for its servers and make applications run faster.

Intesa is an international business, with a net annual income of €4.2 billion ($4.5 billion) in 2021, over 5,000 branches, and 40 million customers in approximately 40 countries worldwide. It had a market capitalization over €37 billion (c$40 billion) as of November 2020.

According to a recent case study, the bank initially came across MemVerge’s Big Memory software which combines Optane PMEM storage-class memory with standard DRAM and presents a larger

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How to speed up slow laptop, computer for free

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These simple and easy tips will speed up laptop or computer.

Does your laptop take longer than usual to load or becomes unresponsive? Technology has made us very dependent on laptops and computers for almost all our professional and personal work and whenever things like this happen, it tends to be quite frustrating. But have you ever checked why it takes longer than usual to load? There are certain factors that eventually slow down the laptop and computer including high CPU usage and most of the time, you can fix it yourself. The files can sometimes expand in size enough

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Internet at the speed of light

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The internet is such a slowpoke.

In principle, it should operate at nearly the speed of light, which is more than 670 million miles per hour. Instead, internet data moves 37 to 100 times slower than that. The technical term for this speed gap is “network latency,” the split-second delay in an internet connection as a signal travels from a computer to a server and back again.

We can do better, says Gregory Laughlin, a professor of astronomy in Yale’s Faculty of Arts and Sciences. Laughlin says we can make the internet at least 10 times faster — perhaps 100

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