Here are 10 top stories Americans followed in 2013, ranked by respondents to a Monitor/TIPP poll according to the percentage who said they followed the story very closely.
Verizon announced Monday a new plan to make upload speeds the same as download speeds for FiOS customers who receive Verizon's bundled Internet access, telephone, and television service that works through a fiber-optic communications network.
Bell Labs, the research subsidiary of Alcatel-Lucent, has achieved what it calls a "major breakthrough" by transmitting data over traditional copper telephone lines at a speed of 10 gigabits per second.
It can be expensive to get connected to the Internet. But consumers can save big on routers and Ethernet cables to go online.
Do you have a data cap? Better check with your cable provider. Otherwise, that 10 episode 'House of Cards' or 'Orange is the New Black' Netflix marathon could have cost you.