The new iPhone XS and XS Max support faster wireless charging speeds — and so do these 3 wireless chargers

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. Getty The new iPhone XS and XS Max have several hardware improvements over last year’s models, but one a big one is that they can be wirelessly charged faster, which […]

Super Typhoon Mangkhut is hurling winds at speeds of 180 mph towards 37 million people across Asia

AP Photo/Aaron Favila Super Typhoon Mangkhut is hurling through the Pacific, boasting 180 mph winds threatening millions of people across Asia in what is estimated to be one of the strongest systems on record.  Nearly 37 million people are estimated to be in the storm’s path, according to the Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System.  Mangkhut, […]

Deribit launches a cryptocurrency exchange with millisecond transaction speeds and low fees

One downside of trading Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies is the high transaction fees. Another is that long delays while waiting for the transaction to clear can be the difference between winning and losing in such a volatile market. A Bitcoin futures and options exchange called Deribit has introduced the Deribit Perpetual, a trading product that…Read More

The best broadband for future-proof speeds REVEALED

The government could switch off phone line copper internet cables in the next seven years leaving its 20 million users without internet. The alternative is fibre broadband, or for those in areas without that option, 4G over the air broadband. Chancellor Philip Hammond has said that a switch-off date for copper cables would be set […]

Microsoft sinks almost 1,000 servers to boost internet speeds

Microsoft has deployed a submarine-like data center off the coast of Orkney in Scotland, housing hundreds of servers under the sea with the aim of boosting internet speeds and improving environmental sustainability. While the dangerous mix of electronics and water may set off instant alarm bells, Microsoft insists it is not a lethal combination and […]

WATCH: Cruise ship speeds towards busy harbour only for THIS to happen

A viral video has captured a cruise ship speeding into a harbour during a whale watching trip. Filmed in San Diego, the busy ship called the “Adventure Hornblower” is seen trying to dock. It appears to be full of people who are on the roof and the decking of the boat. What happens next takes […]

Comcast increases Xfinity internet speeds across the northeast

If you’re an Xfinity internet customer in the northeast, it might be worth running a speed test. Comcast just announced that it’s bumping download speeds for internet users in a total of 14 northeastern states, from Maine down through Virginia. Each of the four internet tiers Xfinity offers will increase, though by how much will […]

UK to let Brits tear up broadband contracts over slow speeds

There are so many factors that can affect home broadband speeds, the “up to” figures providers like to throw around are tantamount to guesswork. UK telecoms regulator Ofcom isn’t a great fan of inaccurate claims, so it’s forcing ISPs to change how they communicate speeds to potential customers. Companies have a whole year — until […]

Charter appeals court loss, still claims it can’t be punished for slow speeds

Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Anders Clark | EyeEm) Charter Communications is appealing a court ruling that said the ISP must face a lawsuit alleging the company falsely promised fast Internet speeds that Charter knew it could not deliver. Charter claims that federal regulations, including the recent repeal of net neutrality rules, preempts the lawsuit […]