Internet

Space Startup Raises $7 Million In Quest To Harness Internet Of Things

Fleet Space Technologies was among the customers on this Rocket Lab launcher that flew into space in November 2018. ROCKET LAB An Australian startup’s new round of funding will help it grow its satellite network quickly to keep up with the growing need to support devices connected to the Internet of Things, its CEO said. Fleet Space Technologies recently raised ... Read More »

Internet goes crazy over #YouAreOfficiallyOldIf trend. Nostalgic, right?

Netizens shared pictures of cartoons and objects on Twitter as #YouAreOfficiallyOldIf trended. (Photos: Twitter) Ahashtag that is trending online will surely make Friday even better for you because it will bring back old memories. Especially if you are a 90s kid, you will certainly end up taking a trip down memory lane. #YouAreOfficiallyOldIf is the hashtag in question and netizens ... Read More »

Move Over SpaceX. Amazon Wants To Launch Thousands of Internet Satellites Too

Back in April 2019 Amazon signaled its intention to get into the internet satellite business. Following in the footsteps of SpaceX and their Starlink satellite system, Amazon intends to launch thousands of internet satellites in the coming years. Now that they’ve filed their application with the FCC, we have more details of their plan. Amazon is calling their system Project Kuiper, and they ... Read More »

Ethiopia anger over texting and internet blackouts

Ethiopians are angry that the country’s text messaging service has been shut down since Thursday without any explanation. Internet blackouts, which began last Tuesday, are also still affecting many areas of the country. The state-run Ethio Telecom, the country’s only telecoms provider, has refused to comment on the outages. The closure of the services coincides with nationwide exams, which some ... Read More »

Low internet speed leaves users fuming

Slowing of the internet speed by the telcos on the orders of the state government following the killing of militant commander Zakir Musa has left the users in Kashmir fuming with the business community complaining of incurring losses. The state government ordered the telecom companies operating in Kashmir to reduce the internet speed from 4G to 2G in the wake ... Read More »

Internet Broadcasting Not Covered Under Sec.31D Copyright Act :Bombay HC [Read Judgment]

The internet broadcasting organizations cannot enjoy the benefits of a Statutory License under Section 31-D. The intention of the Legislature while enacting the amending legislation viz. the Copyright (Amendment) Act, 2012, was to restrict the grant of Statutory License under Section 31-D to radio and television broadcasting organisations In a significant judgment which can have impact on internet streaming services ... Read More »

“Terrorists use the internet in much the same way as other people.” How should tech companies deal with it?

How should tech companies regulate terrorist content? Brian Fishman, the policy director of counterterrorism at Facebook, published a paper in Texas National Security Review about the challenges that tech companies face in removing terrorist content from their platforms. It’s important to understand how terrorists use the internet, Fishman writes. Generally speaking, terrorists use the Internet in much the same way as other people: ... Read More »

‘Slow, unreliable, expensive’ – What the internet is really like in rural France

Many people reported frustration at slow internet speeds. Photo: As a study reveals that the government is unlikely to hit its target to roll out high speed internet to rural areas by 2022, we ask readers living in the countryside what their services are really like. The study by consumer group UFC Que Choisir said that nearly 10 per cent of the ... Read More »

Facebook axed its bird-size internet drones before they even flew

Facebook’s Aquila wasn’t the company’s only experimental project meant to boost slow mobile internet speeds. According to a Business Insiderreport, the social network also explored the use of fixed-wing bird-size drones to provide people in remote locations the capability to stream data-intensive content such as videos and photos. The project called Catalina started sometime in 2017 and shut down after Aquila did in ... Read More »

How to Make Internet Searches Easier for Older Relatives

Setting up a computer for your grandparent or parent can be frustrating, especially if you’re trying to do it over the phone with them. If you can actually get your hands on the computer, though, you have an opportunity to make their Internet experience way better. Redditor u/TyrKiyote shared on r/LifeProTips that they got their 80-year-old grandpa’s computer ready for him by manipulating ... Read More »