"Beginning today, we will take similar measures in the United States, and we will continue to take appropriate action to do our part to help ensure internet stability as this unprecedented situation continues to evolve. We are grateful for the role we play in helping deliver a sense of community and entertainment in these very trying times. Thank you again for your support, your patience, and for being part of the PlayStation community. Please stay home and stay safe." … [Read more...] about Sony throttles PlayStation Store download speeds in Europe (updated)
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Nokia says the tests demonstrate the ability of 5G to deliver ultrafast mobile broadband to consumers and is further evidence of the opportunities for operators to offer new applications that harness the greater speeds, enhanced capacity and ultra-low latency. … [Read more...] about Nokia claims 5G world speed record
Low-code dev platforms have been around for 30 years, but in 2020, adoption has reached an inflection point. Today, a majority of developers report they are either planning on or have already implemented a low-code platform to build digital business applications (see figure). As proponents push into more mission-critical use cases and pro-dev shops look to augment and accelerate traditional environments with new capabilities, low-code is going mainstream. Yet concerns remain -- can low-code deliver software with the appropriate levels of quality, scale, and sustainability? … [Read more...] about The promising case of low-code testing
Light can widen the pipe at the “last mile”The “last mile” of connection is the most challenging for broadband providers and is often seen as the bottleneck in providing faster internet speeds for the home and office. Taking advantage of other technologies such as 5G are seen as the next solution to help improve reliable “last mile” communications. Ovum issued a report in 2018 claiming that large-scale 5G deployments would support reliable average speeds of 80–100Mbps to the home. … [Read more...] about How can light supercharge the future of data?
Largest Contentful Paint (LCP) measures how quickly the page’s “main content” loads — the bulk of the text or image the page is serving up First Input Delay (FID) measures how quickly the page reacts when you first click on something on the page Cumulative Layout Shift (CLS) measures when stuff jumps around on the page — for instance, if ads rearrange the text you’re trying to read They’re measurable in ways that other page experiences might not be, though Google says it may add more metrics to that list over time. They notably don’t include references to ad tracking, though the Chrome team has recently stepped up its campaign against ads that could drain your battery. … [Read more...] about Google search results will take ‘page experience’ into account next year