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Verizon’s ultrafast 5G home internet service will begin rolling out October 1 and offer download speeds 10 times as fast as the US average

Verizon will begin selling Verizon 5G Home internet service Thursday at 8 a.m. ET, with the service rolling out to four cities beginning October 1.
Cubans use the internet via public Wi-Fi in Havana, Cuba, September 5, 2016.

Cuba has notoriously bad internet — here’s what it’s like to use

Cuba has notoriously bad Internet. It's slow, expensive for the local population to use, and primarily provided through crowded government-approved Wi-Fi hotspots. Here's what to do if you visit.

40 totally amazing technological advancements that we don’t even notice anymore

Technology is advancing so rapidly these days — and we rely upon it so readily — that that we hardly notice new innovations anymore. But we've actually come a long way since the dawn of the internet and mobile devices. Here are some things you may have missed.
Lee Eun-Ju of South Korea takes a selfie with Hong Un Jong of North Korea during the Winter Olympics.

Millions of North Koreans now have smartphones — but they have to go to a physical store to install apps

Roughly 40% of North Koreans now have smartphones, according to a new report. But the vast majority of these phones don't connect to the global internet.

People are donating money to Kylie Jenner to help her become the world’s youngest billionaire

When Forbes reported that Kylie Jenner, 20, was just $100 million shy of becoming the world's youngest self-made billionaire, some fans decided to create a GoFundMe page to help her get there quicker.

I compared Google’s Chrome browser with its No. 1 competitor — and the winner was clear

I'm always on the lookout for the best app that I use most often: the web browser. So here's how Google Chrome stacks up against Mozilla Firefox.
Divers remove corroded zinc anodes from an undersea cable near Hawaii.

Fiber optic wires, servers, and more than 550,000 miles of underwater cables: Here’s what the internet actually looks like

As we become comfortable in our mobile device-driven lives, we forget that interactions over the web don't happen via signal, but rather through an intricate system strategically placed buildings and cables.

Police, suspected scams, and mayhem: Here’s what went down at a cryptocurrency influencer award ceremony

"This is the sketchiest thing I've ever been a part of," said YouTuber Siraj Raval, midway through the Crypto Influencer Awards Summit in New York.
GIPHY's NYC office is fun, animated, and weird, just like the GIF company.

Inside GIPHY’s NYC office where lunch is catered every day, employees play arcade games, and the walls are alive with GIFs

GIPHY, the GIF website, has a New York City office with color, a coffee bar, arcade games, and a hanging garden. The office is fun, animated, and weird. The architect designed it with help from GIPHY employees to reflect the brand image.
A North Korean student using a computer at Kim Il Sung University.

Computers in North Korea run on look-alike Mac software called ‘Red Star 3.0’ — see what it looks like to log in and use it

What it's like to use "Red Star 3," North Korea's little-known computer software that looks a lot like earlier versions of Apple's MacOS software.