Internet

5 Ways To Establish A Personal Brand On The Internet

Odds are, you already Googled everyone from your Tinder date to your prospective employer. But did you ever stop to think that they probably Google YOU as well? Tinder aside, 93% of employers said they will search for your social media profiles during the interview process. What does your online presence say about you? It’s time to get it in check. ... Read More »

JUTC to Provide Free Internet Service on Public Passenger Buses

Beginning December 2018, commuters will have free access to the Internet when travelling on Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC) buses. This will be facilitated through the installation of mobile gateway devices on approximately 450 buses to provide Wi-Fi connectivity. The devices will create a Vehicle Area Network (VAN) that enables commuters to access LTE/4G service inside and immediately outside the ... Read More »

How to become a YouTube star

We cannot imagine life without YouTube. It is the modern encyclopaedia that we consult whenever we need to know about anything and everything. Chris Anderson of TED Talk fame has compared its contribution to that of inventor and printer Johannes Guttenberg’s towards bulk communication. From education to journalism, to advertisement, politics, social awareness or popular culture YouTube’s influence is felt ... Read More »

Google Home Will Now Let You Wake Up to Your Favourite Music

HIGHLIGHTS New feature wakes you up to your favourite songs or radio station You can also choose music from streaming services like Spotify or Pandora Assistant will help you keep up with TV shows Google is rolling out a new feature to Google Home devices that will let you set the music of your choice as an alarm to wake you up in ... Read More »

Elon Musk Offers Sneak Peek of SpaceX Spacesuit on Instagram

HIGHLIGHTS SpaceX suit resembles with those worn by NASA astronauts SpaceX founder Elon Musk shared a glimpse of it on Instagram “Worth noting that this actually works (not a mockup),” he added further Astronauts travelling aboard Elon Musk’s Dragon Capsule will wear form-fitting white-and-black spacesuits that bear little resemblance to their NASA forebears, the SpaceX founder revealed Wednesday, a pivotal development in his quest ... Read More »

Android Malware Targets 232 Banking Apps Including Indian Banks: Quick Heal

HIGHLIGHTS Malware is known as Android.banker.A9480 Android banking trojan steals login ID, password, SMS, contact lists Not only banking apps, but cryptocurrency apps affected too An Android malware is reportedly targeting over 232 banking apps including a few banks in India. The Trojan malware, named ‘Android.banker.A9480’, is designed to steal personal data from users, Quick Heal Security Labs reports. Similar to other banking malware, ... Read More »

Twitter Seeks Business Ad Dollars With Live News, CEO Tweets

HIGHLIGHTS Twitter is going after a more niche business audience With the move, it will start competing with LinkedIn Twitter has 330 million monthly active users, struggling to grow Twitter is turning its spotlight onto a new demographic in its bid to lure more advertising dollars to its social media platform: deep-pocketed business users. The microblogging service has 330 million monthly ... Read More »

Facebook Signs Deal With Universal Music Group, Promises Personalised Music Features

HIGHLIGHTS Universal Music Group (UMG) tied up with YouTube recently UMG called the Facebook deal its latest success Facebook promised more personalised music features alongside Facebook announced a licensing deal Thursday with Universal Music Group, its first with a major label, as the social media giant promised more personalized, interactive music features for its two billion users. The move marks a new ... Read More »

Twitter Says Will Inform When Local Law Demands Account, Content Blocking

HIGHLIGHTS Update a part of our efforts to increase transparency: Tiwtter Similar notification will be available for withheld accounts as well Users would now know if Twitter withholds a tweet due to legal reasons To help the public better understand the scope and scale of government censorship from around the world, Twitter has updated its transparency tool to tell its users the ... Read More »

Ten genuinely great things the internet gave us in 2017, featuring baby hippos

Unless you’re a corporation hoarding billions of dollars in offshore tax shelters, 2017 has not been a good year. From Trump’s Twitter tantrums to the constant stream of alerts about natural disasters, the news has offered little in the way of happy distraction. What is a milkshake duck? And why isn’t it the word of the year? Read more But ... Read More »