Internet

Cryptocurrency Exchange Theft Surges in First Half of 2018: CipherTrace

Theft of cryptocurrencies from exchanges soared in the first half of this year to three times the level seen for the whole of 2017, leading to a three-fold increase in associated money laundering, according to a report from US-based cyber-security firm CipherTrace released on Tuesday. The report, which looks at the global anti-money laundering market, showed that in the first six months ... Read More »

Xiaomi Plans to Enter US Market Next Year, Says Ties Will Help Avoid Trade Tensions

HIGHLIGHTS Xiaomi is set to enter the US next year The company is considering the US market “very attractive” Xiaomi’s Senior Vice President Wang Xiang confirmed the development Xiaomi is aiming to enter the US a long time after gaining success in India and China. The company also recently entered Europe and the UK. The Beijing-based smartphone maker that sells its Mi and ... Read More »

Top five social media mistakes

Who would have thought that in today’s society it could be so easy to use your social media accounts whichever they are in a way that you will deeply regret? These fun apps and accounts are supposed to be ways to connect with friends, or to reach out to a vast number of people from all walks of life with ... Read More »

How To Attract Traffic To Your Blog

The purpose of starting a blog is to get people to read it. How do you do it?It takes a lot of hard work and dedication to launch a blog and build an audience that makes it successful and from which you can also monetize your blog. Don’t expect to create a blog today and achieve overnight success with it. ... Read More »

Gmail Rolls Out @Mentions for Web, Expected Soon on Mobile

HIGHLIGHTS The @mention is already active in Gmail for web Android and iOS users to get it soon @mention feature works similar to that of Twitter Gmail recently got a big overhaul, and it now comes with several new AI-based features including Smart Reply, email snoozing, and more. Now, the web-client has introduced a new feature that lets you @mention people ... Read More »

US Seeks to Take Control of Infected Routers From Hackers

HIGHLIGHTS A federal judge in Pennsylvania gave FBI the permission FBI can seize a domain that was being used to control infected devices Cisco Systems on Wednesday released a report on the hacking campaign The US government said late on Wednesday that it would seek to wrestle hundreds of thousands of infected routers and storage devices from the control of hackers ... Read More »

Netflix Sets Premiere Date for The Simpsons Creator Matt Groening’s New Show, Disenchantment

HIGHLIGHTS Disenchantment premieres August 17 Created by Matt Groening, of The Simpsons fame Abbi Jacobson (Broad City) voices the lead character Netflix has set a premiere date for The Simpsons creator Matt Groening’s first new show in nearly two decades – an adult fantasy animated series called Disenchantment – and provided a first look of the central trio: a hard-drinking young princess Bean, ... Read More »

US Congress Spars Over Social Media Filtering; Companies Skip Hearing

Democrats and Republicans in the US House of Representatives on Thursday sparred over the role of social media platforms Facebook, Google and Twitter in filtering content after representatives of the tech companies skipped a hearing. Republicans repeatedly suggested at a House Judiciary Committee hearing that Facebook, Alphabet’s Google and Twitter are censoring or blocking content from conservatives, a charge the companies denied. Lawmakers from both parties agreed ... Read More »

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 »