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China and India account for most internet users, 2019 Internet Trends report says

The much anticipated annual internet statistics and trends report from Mary Meeker is here. The noted venture capitalist published her 333-slide Internet Trends report Tuesday ahead of a presentation ...

China and India account for most internet users, 2019 Internet Trends report says

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Belle Delphine, Internet star who sold her bath water, has Instagram account deleted Belle Delphine, an Instagram star who made headlines for selling her bath water to fans, has had her account removed by the platform.       ...
15:52 2019-07-19

8chan: ex-users of far-right site flock to new homes across internet Site’s shutdown in wake of El Paso shooting likely to drive users to other, similar sites – as well as mainstream social mediaFormer members of 8chan have scattered across the internet after the far-right site was shut down over the weekend, finding new homes in other rightwing sites, on encrypted m...
04:00 2019-08-09

The internet has become intelligent and is ready for the internet of things era The Internet Society is an American non-profit organization that provides leadership in internet-related standards, education, access and policy. Salam Yamout is the Middle East Regional Director for the organization and told TechRadar Middle East that the internet has grown from five networks to mo...
15:13 2019-05-30

How To Access India Post Internet Banking Facilities Under DOP's internet banking facility, customers can transfer funds from one post office savings bank (POSB) account to another POSB account. Users can also make online deposits from savings bank......
21:26 2019-06-08

China top internet firms pump 45% more into R&D Led by Alibaba, China's top 100 internet companies invested 153.87 billion yuan (US$21.85 billion) in research and development last year, up 45% year-on-year and accounting for 10% of their overall revenue....
09:00 2019-08-18

Doctors in China are using 5G internet to do surgery from far away 5G is helping doctors in China conduct surgery from hundreds of kilometres away, such as directing cardiac operation and performing brain stimulation...
15:39 2019-05-21

Concern about Kashmir mounts as India blocks phone and Internet service A day after the state was stripped of its autonomy, a government-imposed mobile and Internet blackout is preventing almost all communication with residents....
22:39 2019-08-06

India Imposes a Security Lockdown and Shuts Down the Internet on Parts of Kashmir (SRINAGAR, India) — An indefinite security lockdown was in place in the Indian-controlled portion of divided Kashmir on Monday, stranding millions in their homes as authorities also suspended some internet services and deployed thousands of fresh troops around the increasingly tense region. Me...
08:00 2019-08-05

Czech digital tax aimed at global, not local, internet companies -report The Czech Finance Ministry's new digital tax will apply to internet companies with global turnover of more than 750 million euros ($56.59 million) and taxable income in the Czech Republic of more than 50 million crowns ($2.21 million) in a year, daily Lidove Noviny reported on Tuesday....
10:13 2019-06-11

IoT Report: How Internet of Things technology growth is reaching mainstream companies and consumers This is a preview of the Internet of Things (2018) research report from Business Insider Intelligence. To learn more about the IoT ecosystem, tech trends and industry forecasts, click here. The Internet of Things (IoT) is transforming how companies and consumers go about their days around the world....
08:39 2019-07-11

US-China tensions are threatening an undersea internet cable between the two countries In yet another byproduct of continued tensions between the US and China, a national security review is reportedly scrutinizing an undersea internet cable between the US and China that’s supported by both Google and Facebook — potentially leading to the US’ first-ever denial of such...
15:13 2019-08-29

China helping Maduro cut internet access, Venezuelan opposition says Chinese technicians are working with Venezuelan strongman Nicolás Maduro to knock out internet access in the country, opposition leader Juan Guaidó's envoy to Washington charges....
18:26 2019-07-31

5G iPhone: why hasn't Apple embraced next-gen internet in its 2019 devices? 5G is the biggest mobile tech story of the year. Major networks in the US, UK and Europe have launched 5G services, and you don’t have to be a hedge fund manager to afford them. But Apple has not joined in.It just announced its iPhone range for 2019/2020. There are three phones, the iPhone 11...
13:39 2019-09-11

Inside the Controversial Company Helping China Control the Future of the Internet Dennis Honrud’s family has been farming wheat in eastern Montana for three generations. Unashamedly old school, Honrud sows only half his 6,000 acres, leaving the rest fallow to avoid soil depletion. “There’s not many of us left,” he laments. Like many workers in the global e...
13:01 2019-05-23

The Great Firewall of China by James Griffiths review – how to control the internet An eye-opening historical picture shows how China’s online strategy takes aim at the solidarity of its citizens – aided by US tech companiesA few years ago, Facebook started encouraging users to give it their phone numbers. This, it said, was only for security purposes: a way to confirm one’s login ...
15:52 2019-05-21

Alibaba founder Jack Ma boasts that China doesn’t have ‘rules and laws’ for the internet Alibaba founder Jack Ma said lack of regulation has helped China succeed in tech while berating Europeans for being worried about the future.Read More...
15:39 2019-05-21

Meghan Markle, Ariana Grande and More Make Time's 2019 Most Influential People on the Internet List The list is out! With the Internet as powerful as ever, Time has revealed its 2019 lineup of the 25 most influential people online--and you're bound to recognize most of these names.......
15:52 2019-07-16

How would you fix the internet if you could? Tell us The internet is full of annoyances designed to make you click here, watch this and keep scrolling for more. How could it be better?Auto-play video ads. Aggressive pop-ups. Invisible ad trackers.The internet of 2019 is full of annoyances and dark patterns, designed to make us click this button, ignor...
16:00 2019-08-04

5G and the tactile internet: what really is it? 5G is the next generation of mobile internet connectivity. It offers speeds 10, or even 20 times faster than current 4G networks, with much faster data upload and download speeds, greater bandwidth, and more stable connections.This will enable us to do everything we currently do with our mobile devi...
15:26 2019-06-15

Who Has the Most Censored Internet? Certain platforms might take down your homemade pornography, or censor your conspiracist podcast, but in the U.S. the internet is a fairly open place. As long as what you’re peddling isn’t actively illegal—or as long as you’re not peddling illegal wares too flagrantly—you’re free to set up shop else...
17:13 2019-07-08

How 13 Became the Internet's Age of Adulthood The 13-year-old brain is a decade from being fully baked. Yet kids that age can create YouTube channels and swap Instagram photos—no parental consent required....
14:00 2019-06-18

The Planet Needs a New Internet When climate change comes for our coffee and our wine, we’ll moan about it on Twitter, read about it on our favorite websites, and watch diverting videos on YouTube to fill the icy hole in our hearts. We’ll do all this until the websites go dark and the networks go down because eventually, climate c...
17:52 2019-08-20

CIA's Instagram account following just 11 social media users -- mostly from Hollywood: reports The CIA’s official Instagram account, which was launched in April, was not following any other accounts until Thursday afternoon when it began following only 11 other Instagram users — most of them Hollywood actors who have portrayed CIA agents on the big screen, according to a report....
12:00 2019-06-28

Airbnb users getting scammed with fake rentals, account closures Some Airbnb users are being scammed with their accounts being accessed and being charged for non-refundable reservations made on their payment method.        ...
14:33 2019-05-21

India's Population To Surpass China "Around 2027": UN Report India, projected to surpass China as the world's most populous country around 2027, is expected to add nearly 273 million people between now and 2050 and will remain the most populated country through......
05:39 2019-06-18

You Won't See Quantum Internet Coming The quantum internet is coming sooner than you think—even sooner than quantum computing itself. When things change over, you might not even notice. But when they do, new rules will protect your data against attacks from computers that don’t even exist yet.Read more......
17:26 2019-08-21

The Catch-22 that broke the Internet Enlarge / The outage started shortly after 12pm on June 2nd, impacting global users connecting to GCP us-east4-c. (credit: ThousandEyes) Earlier this week, the Internet had a conniption. In broad patches around the globe, YouTube sputtered. Shopify stores shut down. Snapchat blinked out. And milli...
22:39 2019-06-08

Talk to us: how would you change the internet if you could? The internet is full of annoyances designed to make you click here, watch this and keep scrolling for more. How could it be better?Auto-play video ads. Aggressive pop-ups. Invisible ad trackers.The internet of 2019 is full of annoyances and dark patterns, designed to make us click this button, ignor...
01:00 2019-08-01

Innocence lost: What did you do before the internet? People born in the late 1970s are the last to have grown up without the internet. Social scientists call them the Last of the Innocents. Leah McLaren ponders a time when our attention was allowed to wanderIn moments of digital anxiety I find myself thinking of my father’s desk. Dad was a travelling ...
16:00 2019-08-04

How the internet has changed the way we talk People of a certain age were trained to use exclamation points to indicate excitement or even anger. And they never imagined that a simple period at the end of a sentence could get them into hot water. But the social-media age has twisted the meanings of some of our most basic words and punctuation ...
00:39 2019-07-14

| Internet blackout across Sudan Landline internet connections were down across Sudan on Monday, a week after mobile online services were cut following a deadly crackdown on protesters....
15:52 2019-06-11

Don't Ask the Internet for Form Checks Thanks to the internet, you can now learn even complex, difficult lifting skills without an in-person coach. Watch some youtube videos, read some articles, then try it and video yourself. Not sure if you’ve done it right? Just post on your favorite reddit or the social network of your choice, and as...
21:39 2019-07-08

So, About Your Internet Porn Habits You might want some privacy when consuming porn online, whether that’s going in incognito mode, locking the door, putting in headphones, or all of the above. And while this certainly conceals your activity from a roommate or someone who might look at your search history, researchers have demonstrate...
00:13 2019-07-19

Would the Internet Be Healthier Without 'Like' Counts? Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube have moved to hide or obscure measures of popularity, in the name of less toxic dialog. Users give a thumbs-down....
21:39 2019-09-12

The future of the internet is… streetlights? Despite its apparent omnipresence, the internet is only available to around half of the world’s population. Whatever estimate you choose, billions are without the basic internet access we take for granted in more developed countries. This means that, if we are to achieve digital equality, these bill...
14:39 2019-08-03

WHERE ARE THEY NOW: 21 of the internet's favorite boyfriends Getty/Alberto E. Rodriguez Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP Getty Images Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP So-called internet boyfriends are celebrities who are not only talented at what they do, but also those who exude kindness, intrigue, and, of course, undeniable allure. Some of the internet's favorite "...
08:39 2019-07-11

In Apparent Reference To PoK, China's New Envoy Appeals To India: Report As Chinese President Xi Jinping is set to visit India later this year for his second informal summit with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, China has said the two neighbours should not allow any......
12:13 2019-07-20

Internet Providers Look to Cash In on Your Web Habits Internet-service providers are deciding whether to use data about their customers’ web habits to sell ads. AT&T mines surfing habits as part of a broader advertising operation....
21:13 2019-06-27

The internet is ready for Robert Pattinson to be hot again Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, but few would quibble with Robert Pattinson’s heartthrob status, the likes of which he’s more or less cast off over the last several years. The Twilight alum’s dressed himself down in a lot of his more recent roles, looking a touch grungier in indies like Good T...
08:52 2019-08-29

IoT 101: Your Essential Guide to the Internet of Things You’ve likely heard the phrase Internet of Things, or IoT, at some point if you have been following any tech news in the last several years. Business Insider Intelligence But at the same time, you might be scratching your head figuring out what it is or what it means past a flashy buzzword.See...
22:39 2019-05-27

SpaceX is still in control of all but three of its internet satellites How are SpaceX's Starlink internet satellites faring roughly a month after launch? Quite well, if you ask SpaceX. The company reported that it's in contact with 57 of the 60 initial broadband satellites. Although it's not certain what happened to......
07:52 2019-06-30

The Internet Has Made Dupes—and Cynics—of Us All The typical response to the onslaught of falsehood is to say, lol, nothing matters. But when so many of us are reaching this point, it really does matter....
18:52 2019-06-27

Majority of vacationers would rather have no air conditioning than no internet Americans would rather endure such vacation travesties as lost luggage or food poisoning, rather than go without internet while on vacation. Almost half of respondents (49 percent) said that no internet access would qualify as a vacation disaster ‒ just think, no streaming TV, music or movies. Lost ...
00:00 2019-08-13

The Light Phone 2 Wants to Save You From the Internet With the Light Phone 2, the team behind the minimally-minded Light Phone that blew up on Kickstarter in 2015 continues to explore the balance between being connected and preserving your mental health. It’s a spare, standalone handset that rethinks how smart a smartphone actually needs to be. Read m...
14:13 2019-09-04

Should You Use a VPN for Internet Privacy? That Depends, Experts Say It’s safe to say that plenty of the shenanigans you get up to online are being tracked, logged, or monitored by someone. Whether it’s an advertiser getting your attention based on the window shopping you did during Prime Day, Facebook suggesting friends for you based on your interactions...
18:00 2019-07-31

The Internet Reacts To Pokémon Sleep At a press conference in Tokyo Tuesday, the Pokémon Company announced some unexpected Pokémon-related games and services, mostly on mobile devices. Pokémon Home is a cloud service that allows players to save and transfer their monsters. Great! There’s also a new Pokémon Go peripheral called the Poké...
23:26 2019-05-29

EU lawmakers need to look beyond the ‘top layer’ when regulating the internet Brussels policy makers could be forgiven for wanting to move quickly to regulate ‘the internet.’ Assailed by an avalanche of public opinion and a ‘techlash’ against many of the tech giants, politicians and legislators have quickly sought to target those that loom large. Unsurprisingly, this has mean...
18:26 2019-06-18

How To Reset SBI Internet Banking Password SBI online banking: To register for online services, users can download the registration form from the SBI's internet banking website - onlinesbi.com....
13:26 2019-07-24

All I Know is What's on the Internet review: The shocks don't work How has our visual culture adapted to the digital age? All too well, according to this show at The Photographers' Gallery, London. Is the internet losing its ability to surprise?...
17:39 2019-05-21

How to use Internet Recovery to reinstall macOS Apple's tool for reinstalling macOS on devices without using local media is a fail-safe function that allows admins to reinstall or upgrade the OS. It's the first step to recovery during deployment....
21:39 2019-07-31

Now the internet wants to ‘Storm Loch Ness’ First, they came for the aliens. Then, they came for the Bermuda Triangle. Now, they’re coming for the Loch Ness Monster. Following in the footsteps of the “Storm Area 51” and “Storm the Bermuda Triangle” events, a Facebook group has been created in an attempt to find t...
21:39 2019-07-23

How to still browse the internet without a phone signal Just because you're not getting a signal doesn't mean you can't use your mobile devices to keep yourself entertained.       ...
22:39 2019-06-10

13 ways to screw over your internet provider Internet providers are real bastards: they have captive audiences whom they squeeze for every last penny while they fight against regulation like net neutrality and donate immense amounts of money to keep on lawmakers’ good sides. So why not turn the tables? Here are 13 ways to make sure your ...
01:52 2019-09-03

On #WorldEmojiDay, Guessing Games Take Over The Internet A number of guessing games have taken over Twitter and Facebook on World Emoji Day 2019, as various brands and companies try to engage their followers with emoji-themed posts....
11:26 2019-07-17

Predicting the future of internet privacy Every day, a new headline reminds us that keeping our online data private remains a constant struggle. Ongoing controversies involving Facebook and other social media sites only reinforce the point. It’s become depressingly common to hear of security breaches involving organizations who have ...
17:00 2019-07-10

Turning off the internet: Chips with Everything podcast Kashmiris have not had access to the internet for nearly a month. The blackout, from the start of August, is the 77th of the year so far in India. Jordan Erica Webber looks at the personal, legal and societal fallout of government-ordered shutdowns around the world Continue reading......
03:52 2019-09-03

It's time to fight for the Internet, says WWW creator The inventor of the World Wide Web has said that social media and fake news are helping lead to the downfall of the online space as we know it.Speaking as part of the opening keynote at OpenText Enterprise World in Toronto, Sir Tim Berners-Lee described how he built the World Wide Web, and how he an...
17:00 2019-07-10

The race to build a space internet available to anyone, anywhere Tech billionaires are building a wireless, orbiting internet accessible in even the deepest jungle. The first satellites are already up - but do we really want it?...
14:33 2019-05-21

What Would Happen If the Whole Internet Just Shut Down All of a Sudden? A world in which the internet suddenly stops: surely the TV show’s already in development. Sprawling cast, gorgeous visuals, tediously on-the-nose themes. Some handsome B-lister tearing around the country in pursuit of his wayward kids, or the shadowy sect that pulled the plug in the first place. A ...
14:26 2019-08-19

The Internet Reacts To Zelda's New Haircut All it took was two minutes and one surprise trailer for Nintendo to turn a sleepy E3 to an explosive bonanza—but that’s what happens when you announce a sequel to The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, perhaps the most beloved game in recent memory. The trailer cryptically hinted at something ext...
01:39 2019-06-13

I tried the $28 bralette everyone on the internet loves, and now I'm a convert myself Richer Poorer/Instagram There was a time when Richer Poorer Classic Bralette ($28) attracted waitlists totaling more than 1,000 people and was perpetually sold out. I reviewed this highly hyped bralette and to my surprise, I loved it. It's very stretchy and made from soft modal cotton fabric. Wit...
01:13 2019-06-24

China Hacked India, Other Asian Telcos To Spy On Uighur Travellers: Report Hackers working for the Chinese government have broken into telecoms networks to track Uighur travellers in Central and Southeast Asia, two intelligence officials and two security consultants who......
13:13 2019-09-06

China, India And Pakistan Increasing Size Of Nuclear Arsenals: Report At the start of 2019, the United States, Russia, Britain, France, China, India, Pakistan, Israel and North Korea had a total of some 13,865 nuclear weapons...
11:52 2019-06-17

Ariana Grande Gets a New Wax Figure--and the Internet Has Some Thoughts Madame Tussauds London unveiled its wax figure for Ariana Grande this week--and social media users had a few thoughts. After teasing the unveiling since April--and calling upon her fans......
19:26 2019-05-24

Who brings the internet to Africa's remote regions? US-based tech giants and China are helping to fund the development of Africa's digital infrastructure revolution. But do the potential benefits outweigh the risks?...
18:52 2019-05-28

Russia’s Sovereign Internet Bill explained Imagine if the internet as you knew it disappeared overnight? How would people react if all their favorite sites and services were suddenly inaccessible? While this may be a bit of an over exaggeration, Russia’s Sovereign Internet Bill could possibly do just that for the country’s 143m...
17:00 2019-06-04

SoftBank Unit Yet to Conquer Internet of Things Arm Holdings’s software business posted $191 million in sales for the past fiscal year, a sliver of the $2 billion revenue goal set for itself by 2025....
17:39 2019-07-08

How Hong Kong Protests Could Lead to Internet Cut Off Hong Kong’s Chief Executive Carrie Lam has said all options are on the table as she tries to quell the pro-democracy demonstrations that have rocked the city for months -- including invoking a colonial-era law that grants her broad powers similar to martial law. The last time it was used, in 1967, t...
17:52 2019-08-30

SpaceX's internet satellites could be a problem for astronomers As helpful as SpaceX's Starlink satellites may be, they could be a pain for astronomers. The Harvard-Smithsonian Center's Jonathan McDowell and others have observed that the internet satellites are bright enough to cause a "problem" for astronomy, a......
17:52 2019-05-28

The Internet Is Freaking Out Over Chace Crawford and His Bulge Oh! Hey, Chace Crawford! The Gossip Girl alum made headlines on Thursday after fans saw photos of the 34-year-old actor in a new calendar. When fans flipped to the month of March, they......
03:26 2019-08-17

The Internet Reacts To Whatever That Death Stranding Trailer Was We now know when the highly anticipated Death Stranding comes out and what it’s about (kind of), which ends some of the mystery around this absurd and fascinating-looking game. But not all of the mystery has been unraveled yet, so we can all still make jokes about it....
23:39 2019-05-30

Three UK rolls out 5G home internet access in London Yet another carrier is offering 5G in the UK -- although it's not on your phone. Three has launched 5G home broadband in parts of London, giving people "fibre-like speeds" (the carrier hasn't given specific numbers) without requiring a technician vi......
04:52 2019-08-19

SpaceX Says Its Internet Satellites Won't Become a Headache for Astronomers SpaceX said that the first 60 satellites in its "Starlink" constellation, which is intended to provide internet from space, will be less and less visible from Earth as they reach their final orbit....
19:26 2019-06-01

The 9 Best Hacks to Make Your Internet Feel Faster Your time is precious, and you spend a lot of it inside a web browser—so shaving off seconds and minutes that you don’t need to waste can give you back a chunk of time in your day. These are the best ways to speed up your web browsing no matter what your browser or platform of choice.Read more......
16:00 2019-07-19

Cloudflare wants to protect the internet from quantum computing Quantum computing has the potential to revolutionize health care, AI, financial modeling, weather simulation and more. It's also going to shake up encryption as we know it. Without advances in post-quantum cryptography, quantum computing could make i......
04:13 2019-06-22

Chuck Klosterman on How to Survive the Noise of the Internet The culture critic is back with a new book, and some deep thoughts on the uplifting side of reading the comments and how he stays informed without losing his mind....
17:39 2019-07-31

Internet falls in love with rescue ‘penis’ cat If an alien race were to peruse earthlings’ social media, there’s one universal takeaway they’d assuredly bring back to their leaders: humans love penises. They’re everywhere these days — from beauty products to novelty candy to text messages, and en masse on HBO — because, a...
00:13 2019-09-04

On Davey G. Johnson: A Memoir by the Guy Who Built the Car Internet with Him [Editor’s Note: It is with incredibly heavy hearts that we must convey the news that beloved former Jalopnik writer Davey G. Johnson’s body was recovered by Calaveras County authorities last night. Mike Spinelli was not only Davey’s editor here at Jalopnik, but a good friend.]...
20:26 2019-06-21

Who Is Andrew Yang, the Internet’s Favorite Candidate? Andrew Yang, a businessman from New York, is seeking the Democratic nomination for president. His focus on preventing mass unemployment caused by the automation of jobs has made him popular online, but will it be enough to propel him to the White House?...
14:39 2019-05-22

International Cat Day: 10 of the Internet's most famous felines International Cat Day is August 8. Click forward to see some of the Internet's most famous, and most popular cats.        ...
20:39 2019-08-08

Most of SpaceX's Starlink internet satellites are already on track The first batch of 60 Starlink internet satellites has been orbiting Earth for about a week, and now SpaceX has released a status update on the mission. According to a spokesperson, "all 60 satellites have deployed their solar arrays successfully, ge......
05:52 2019-06-01

The Internet Has Accepted the Bottle Cap Challenge. It’s Really Kicking Off Bottle caps of the world, look out. People are coming to kick you off. There are few things to know about the latest challenge to make the internet rounds, the bottle cap challenge: A pro who kicks for a living originated it, and it’s a pretty challenging challenge to mimic the precise balance...
17:39 2019-07-02

How to Check if Your Internet is Fast Enough to Stream Netflix in 4k If you want to be able to stream 4K Ultra HD content from Netflix you’ll not only need a high-resolution television, you’ll need a fast internet connection as well....
23:52 2019-08-24

A 'cloud of ladybugs' had the internet buzzing. But was it real? ‘It’s definitely not birds, and it’s not bats. But we’re still not sure if it’s ladybugs,’ National Weather Service meteorologist saysThe internet is abuzz with talk of ladybugs.On Tuesday, the San Diego office of the National Weather Service tweeted that it had picked up an odd radar echo that even...
07:39 2019-06-07

France passes law taxing internet giants The French Senate endorsed the so-called GAFA act which would target Google, Apple, Facebook, Amazon, and other major tech companies with a 3% percent tax. It's the first time a major nation has passed such a bill....
14:26 2019-07-11

#VacuumChallenge Is The New Dangerous Trend Sweeping Internet The vacuum challenge, also known as the bin bag challenge, requires a big plastic trash bag and a vacuum cleaner. However, many have warned that it could be potentially dangerous....
06:52 2019-06-03

Internet Shutdowns Are Now Just Another Weapon in the Dictator's Arsenal Last month, two high-ranking Ethiopian officials were murdered in an attempted coup. The consequences of the murders quickly rippled out into cyberspace, a bloody illustration of the diverging lines between the internet and the physical world.Read more......
02:39 2019-07-02

The week the internet cancelled the Dalai Lama Spiritual leader issued a statement saying he is ‘deeply sorry’ after outcry from Twitter users over his remark that a female successor must be ‘attractive’The Dalai Lama has become the latest person to be “cancelled” by the internet, a victim of today’s online culture, in which one conversation can...
22:26 2019-07-03

The ‘feral hog’ meme encapsulates the best side of the internet If you’ve opened Twitter today, you’ll likely have been inundated with a single theme: feral hogs. Yep, when I stirred, and flipped open my phone this morning, my feed was filled with memes about garden-roaming, kid-attacking wild swine. I was utterly confuddled. After a bit of digging, I found the ...
16:00 2019-08-06

The Riotous, Internet-Speed Sound of 100 gecs This duo’s debut album, “1000 gecs,” smashes electro-pop, dance music, punk and dozens of other rapid-fire reference points into something genuinely new and exhilarating....
03:52 2019-09-05

The Internet Is Now Rooting for Derek Peth to Be the Next Bachelor Derek Peth, will you accept Bachelor Nation's rose? Fans of the franchise started campaigning for Peth to star on the next season of The Bachelor after he captured their hearts on the......
17:26 2019-08-21

As Christchurch Case Continues, the Internet Goes on Trial Brenton Tarrant appeared in court Friday, pleading not guilty to 51 murder charges, reigniting questions about how to keep hate and violence from spreading online....
04:39 2019-06-14

Du adds YzerChat to internet calling pack Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), the parent of Dubai-based telecom operator du, has added YzerChat app to the internet calling pack.By subscribing to du’s package for AED 100 per month for home, and AED 50 per month for mobile, consumers can unlock access to&#x...
13:39 2019-07-14

'.Amazon' Gives E-Commerce Giant Its Own Internet Domain Amazon was on its way to running its own online neighbourhood Monday after the Internet's address keeper granted the ".amazon" domain to the company....
15:00 2019-05-21

The Government Cut Their Internet. Will Abuses Now Remain Hidden? With ethnic conflict spreading in Rakhine State in Myanmar, a government-led online shutdown could hide human rights abuses and leave vulnerable populations in the dark....
09:26 2019-07-02

Who is Caroline Calloway, and why can't the internet stop talking about her? An essay about an Instagram influencer and an intense female friendship that turned toxic is blowing up online. One Guardian Australia staffer asks another to explain what it means … quicklyHi Alyx. Who is Caroline Calloway, and why could no one stop talking about her at the pub last night?Caroline ...
06:26 2019-09-12

Bridging the Internet's Digital Language Divide Tech companies want to get the next billion people online, but those users may find the internet has little to offer in the languages they speak at home....
00:13 2019-06-14

Ethiopia restores internet after one week outage One week after a web blackout in the country, internet and text messaging services were restored in Ethiopia Tuesday, Ethio Telecom, the country's mobile service provider said....
15:26 2019-06-20

You Got a 'Free' Internet Speed Upgrade. Then Your Bill Went Up. Cable and telecom companies are leaning heavily on their broadband businesses to drive growth as pay TV subscribers dwindle. They are using a range of tactics to shift consumers onto faster, premium speed tiers....
18:39 2019-08-21

Grumpy Cat lives forever on the internet. These were some of her best memes Grumpy Cat may be gone, but the feline star lives on forever thanks to the internet. These were some of the best memes starring Grumpy Cat.        ...
14:33 2019-05-21

Bird Twitter Is My Oasis in Internet Hell Browsing the internet generally feels exhausting for me. Mostly, it’s because everything is bad. The websites I once visited for “fun” are now saturated with reminders of society’s collapse, brands making painful jokes, lies, outrage, and actual Nazis. I only visit these websites out of habit and po...
17:26 2019-08-22

Grumpy Cat’s death marks the end of the joyful Internet Enlarge / Grumpy Cat poses on the set as she makes her broadway debut in "Cats" on Broadway at The Neil Simon Theatre on September 30, 2016 in New York City. In 2012, America was halfway through President Obama's time in office. The first Avengers movie came out, and Hunger Games premiered. Hope...
14:52 2019-05-21

Viral: Fish With Two Mouths Shocks The Internet A woman fishing in upstate New York made a one-of-a-kind catch when she reeled in a fish with two mouths. Debbie Geddes caught the strange-looking fish while she was out on Lake Champlain with her......
11:26 2019-08-22

‘Number neighbors’ is the internet’s latest obsession If you’ve heard of number neighbors recently, you’re not the only one, as the whole thing went viral on social media this past week. But as you’ll see in some examples, not everyone understands what number neighbors are, and can take the whole thing the wrong way. Number neighbor r...
00:26 2019-08-10

Chrissy Teigen Is Done With the Internet's Comments About Her Butt Chrissy Teigen is over you talking about her behind. This week, the star spoke out about a photo that popped up of her with husband John Legend on vacation. In the snap, the famous......
07:00 2019-07-12

Dangerous #VacuumChallenge Takes Internet by Storm After the Kiki challenge, the 'Bin bag challenge' or 'Vacuum challenge' has resurfaced on the Internet as a new craze among users on Twitter and Instagram....
19:13 2019-06-03

SpaceX Is Banking on Satellite Internet. Maybe It Shouldn't The first satellites of Elon Musk's mega-constellation Starlink are heading to space, but the satellite internet project faces tough economics on Earth....
15:39 2019-05-21

Gogo will offer 5G in-flight internet in 2021 Gogo plans to launch in-flight 5G on business and commercial flights in 2021. According to an announcement made today, the 5G will be available in the contiguous US and Canada. "We expect to launch Gogo 5G at the same time as the terrestrial telecomm......
01:52 2019-05-31

Alphabet's Loon could provide internet in Kenya this year Alphabet's internet-delivering balloon service, Loon, expects to begin commercial service in Kenya sometime this year. The company just received approval from Kenyan officials to begin flying and testing over the country, and a Loon spokesperson said......
21:39 2019-07-02

Donnie Yen Nails #BottleCapChallenge Blindfolded. "Winner," Says Internet The Bottle Cap Challenge requires skill. Kicking a cap off a bottle in the middle of a kick is not easy, after all. So when actor Donnie Yen managed to pull off the feat blindfolded, he impressed......
10:13 2019-07-05

Pune's Singing Donkey Becomes An Internet Sensation. Watch Emily, a donkey living at an animal shelter in the Indian city of Pune, became an internet sensation last year after a clip of her "singing" went viral....
23:52 2019-08-08

Tiny dancer is taking the internet by storm, thanks to Lizzo Ivanah Campbell of Port Elizabeth, South Africa, is just 6 years old — but her fast feet already have celebrity endorsements. “Rare footage of me as a child,” Lizzo tweeted with Ivanah’s video dancing to the pop diva’s hit song, “Juice.” The viral video now has 4....
20:52 2019-06-13

Russia and Iran Plan to Fundamentally Isolate the Internet Opinion: Russia and Iran’s decisions to build isolated, domestic internets represent a new form of internet fragmentation—one that is far more physical than what we’ve seen before....
14:13 2019-06-06

AT&T cuts another 1,800 jobs as it finishes fiber-Internet buildout Enlarge / AT&T service truck driving on a street in a residential neighborhood on May 17, 2019 in Sunnyvale, Calif. (credit: Getty Images | Andrei Stanescu) AT&T has informed employees of plans to cut another 1,800 jobs from its wireline division, an AT&T workers' union told Ars today. Last week, ...
03:00 2019-06-18

Microsoft is shutting down its internet board and card games Microsoft has already given users of older Windows versions some not-so-subtle hints that it's time to move on. Now, it's giving them more of a push by removing things dear to their hearts: their board and card games. The software giant is shutting......
04:13 2019-07-15

Some internet service restored in Sudan after court ruling Some internet users in Sudan were back online on Tuesday after a court ordered telecoms companies to end a weeks-long blackout ordered by the authorities to contain political protests....
17:39 2019-07-09

This creepy Timothée Chalamet puppet is terrifying the internet You can call him by his name, if you like. An eerie ventriloquist doll of “Call Me By Your Name” actor Timothée Chalamet is captivating social media. Found on eBay, the “one of a kind, handcrafted” puppet was listed this past weekend, with the starting bid set at $122,795.00....
17:13 2019-06-10

‘CHONK’ tabby cat that took internet by storm finds new home Mr. B will be moving in with a "dedicated" foster family who has experience working with tubby tabbys and felines with other medical or behavioral issues, his shelter says....
06:26 2019-08-29

SpaceX Internet Satellites Pose New Headache for Astronomers The 60 broadband-beaming satellites could one day grow to as many as 12,000, and threaten our view of the cosmos and deal a blow to scientific discovery....
04:39 2019-05-30

The coming 5G internet revolution may use a University of Delaware innovation Technicians at the University of Delaware are manufacturing a baseball-sized ceramic lens that could become key for the future of the internet.       ...
22:39 2019-08-08

Alleged OnePlus 7T Pro live images leaked on the internet Two pictures, allegedly of the OnePlus 7T Pro have made their way on to the Internet. The successors to the OnePlus 7 series which was unveiled in India on May 14 are not going to be out before November this year. That is if OnePlus follows the same launch cycle it has from the past few years. The p...
10:00 2019-08-05

There was too much Ferrari carnage on the internet for my heart to bear today, so here’s one of my f There was too much Ferrari carnage on the internet for my heart to bear today, so here’s one of my favorite angles of one of my favorite F cars: the 512 Testarossa. Just look at that smooth-yet-square sculpting. I’m so glad ’80s design is considered cool again....
02:39 2019-06-23

Why do 3 million students struggle to keep up with homework? They don't have internet In what has become known as the "homework gap," an estimated 17% of U.S. students do not have access to computers at home.       ...
22:39 2019-06-10

The Internet Is Changing the English Language. Is That a Good Thing? For more than 600 years, English speakers used because as a conjunction meaning “for the reason that,” dutifully following it with a full clause of explanation (or at least the word of). Then, a few years ago, this old standby suddenly began bursting with new life, as people started usin...
12:52 2019-07-18

The Internet Reacts To Hanzo's Abtacular Summer Skin We’re once again in the midst of summer’s steamiest months, and you know what that means: Blizzard has made yet another Overwatch character hot. Also, Lucioball is back for the fourth year in a row. Between those two things, it’s unsurprising that it’s Hanzo “Hotzo” Shimada who’s the talk of the bal...
04:39 2019-07-17

Samsung Internet Browser update introduces major UI changes Samsung announced important new changes are coming to its mobile browser. Apart from the usual bug fixes and performance enhancements, the latest Samsung Internet Browser update brings many UI changes.For example, there's a new notification manager that will help users to come to terms with what not...
22:39 2019-05-31

Top Russian internet firm reportedly under pressure on data MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s leading internet company says it’s committed to data privacy as it responds to reports that the national intelligence agency is pressuring it into handing over encryption keys. Yandex, which runs Russia’s most popular search engine and email service, among ot...
16:13 2019-06-04

House antitrust subcommittee will investigate internet competition The US government is about to intensify its scrutiny of tech giants. The House Antitrust Subcommittee has launched a bipartisan investigation that will gauge the level of competition in online markets. It's concerned that a "handful of gatekeepers"......
03:39 2019-06-04

Bunny or bird? New viral video splits the internet TUCSON – Blue and back or white and gold? Yanny or Laurel? These questions may seem a bit odd, but once upon a time, the answers to this question divided the internet. Now in 2019, the newest internet riddle has begun to take its course in workplaces, households and schools across the United S...
20:39 2019-08-21

The Best Japanese Car Show of the Early Internet Is On Amazon Prime It’s informative. It’s entertaining. It’s an introduction to how cars work, how they should be driven, and how weird they can be. It’s not Top Gear or The Grand Tour; it’s Best Motoring’s Hot-Version and it’s on Amazon Prime....
21:00 2019-05-22

Children aged five and under at risk of internet addiction – Barnardo's Charity’s report into effects of technology on under-18s warns of threat to mental healthChildren aged five and under are at risk of becoming addicted to the internet in a trend that could damage their mental health, according to Barnardo’s.The charity said very young children – one as young as two ...
04:52 2019-06-12

Netflix puts a 'Patriot Act' episode about bad internet access on DVD The latest episode of Netflix variety talk show Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj focuses on the digital divide. In it, Minhaj breaks down some of the many reasons why internet access is so terrible across much of the US, including the roles of carriers......
17:39 2019-06-17

How the Internet Helped Lizzo Learn to "Find the Beauty" In Herself Lizzo feels, without a doubt, good as hell. And while the "Juice" singer is certainly proud to be a champion for body positivity, turns out, she 100 percent does not need that to......
17:13 2019-08-28

Kazakhstan halts introduction of internet surveillance system Kazakhstan has halted the implementation of an internet surveillance system criticized by lawyers as illegal, with the government describing its initial rollout as a test....
11:13 2019-08-07

Here’s how Google Stadia performs depending on your internet connection Google is introducing more about the launch of its Stadia streaming gaming service today, and VP Phil Harrison gave us performance specifics today so you can see exactly how the company thinks the service will perform based on what kind of internet connection you have. It tops out at an impressive 4...
21:26 2019-06-06

Countries are turning off the internet to stop violence. Does it work? Governments are increasingly shutting down access to the internet in an effort to curb organised violence. But evidence shows it usually makes things worse...
21:00 2019-07-31

Marianne Williamson may not have won the Democratic debate in Detroit, but she did win the internet Sean Rayford/Getty Images Author Marianne Williamson was the most searched candidate in 48 states after the debate, after only commanding search in two states prior to the event, per Google Trends. Williamson also came out on top in terms of most followers earned on Twitter during the debate, gaini...
03:00 2019-08-01

What is this chicken-stuffed deep-fried pizzadilla and why is it all over the internet? This horrific beast combines BBQ chicken, pepperoni, tortillas and pizza – and it’s of a bigger Frankenfood phenomenonPlease forgive me for not knowing – I am old(ish) – but what’s all this on the web about the chicken video?Hi Dave. Don’t worry, it’s got nothing to do with age, and everything with ...
21:00 2019-08-26

SpaceX launches first satellites for Starlink internet venture SpaceX, the private rocket company of Elon Musk, launched the first batch of satellites into orbit on Thursday for Musk’s new Starlink internet service.Read More...
20:13 2019-05-24

Bringing big tech to heel: how do we take back control of the internet? As the web evolves, we should ask how we can maximise its benefits for all and mitigate the obvious damageWhen new technology destroyed their livelihood in the early 19th century, a group of workers in northern England took matters into their own hands. They were alpha males, the fittest of the farm...
23:26 2019-06-22

Can the internet shut off the valve that fuels mass shootings? Opinion: Perhaps the web, or certain elements of it, are not to blame for inciting the hatred that fuels acts of domestic terrorism. But it does seem to play some sort of accessory role, and you’d think that could be stopped....
12:52 2019-08-10

Teach Your Kid About Digital Safety With the 'Be Internet Awesome' Program As parents, we’re constantly urged to teach our kids about internet safety. It’s something we must do—this is clear. But Moms and dads need more guidance because let’s face it: We ourselves are also struggling to navigate the murky waters of the web. That’s why I’m liking the tools released by Googl...
05:13 2019-06-29

Get Involved, Internet: Let's make Danny DeVito the new Wolverine After years of being owned by Fox, Marvel Studios has at long last found itself in possession of the film rights to the comic book giant’s own X-Men franchise. How, exactly, Marvel incorporates its collection of mutants into the greater Marvel Cinematic Universe remains to be seen. What is certain, ...
22:26 2019-05-22

UK wants to curb fake news and cyberbullying with new internet laws The UK government plans to make social media firms legally take responsibility for their users and safety, as well as the content that appears on their services...
15:39 2019-05-21

Speed Up Your Internet by Limiting Bandwidth-Hungry Apps You might be paying your ISP for a certain service tier, but that doesn’t mean that you’re getting those speeds both ways—the fine print will likely indicate that your upload speeds are much, much slower than your download speeds....
22:00 2019-07-16

Sorry Internet: Tom Holland Just Squashed Those Zendaya Romance Rumors Tom Holland is clarifying his relationship status with Zendaya. There's been speculation surrounding the Spider-Man: Far From Home co-stars for years now, with fans hoping for a......
21:52 2019-06-20

This Mouth-Shaped Coin Purse Is Freaking The Internet Out A Japanse DJ has come up with a unique coin purse that is currently freaking the Internet out. Shaped like a realistic human mouth, the coin purse has gone massively viral online....
14:01 2019-06-05

Viral Pic Of Squirrel Biting Snake Shocks Internet A picture that has gone viral online shows a squirrel clutching a snake, reportedly before it devoured it "down to the last two inches." The role reversal has shocked the Internet, collecting hundreds......
08:39 2019-05-24

Why a Windows flaw patched nine days ago is still spooking the Internet Enlarge / Artist's impression of a malicious hacker coding up a BlueKeep-based exploit. (credit: Getty Images / Bill Hinton) It has been nine days since Microsoft patched the high-severity vulnerability known as BlueKeep, and yet the dire advisories about its potential to sow worldwide disruptions...
17:26 2019-05-23

Amazon asks FCC for permission to launch internet satellites Amazon is moving fairly quickly on its plan to deploy thousands of internet satellites. The company has filed for FCC permission to launch 3,236 satellites as part of Project Kuiper. The spacecraft would be grouped into 98 orbital planes, and fly a......
22:13 2019-07-07

Here are 5 times Southwest Airlines made the internet smile From giving out a free Nintendo Switch to holding a hula hoop contest, Southwest Airlines has given passengers plenty of reasons to smile.       ...
06:26 2019-08-07

Behind the 12-year-old Wii Sports hoax that briefly fooled the Internet Before his resignation in late 2017, Uber's then-CEO Travis Kalanick faced more than his fair share of scandals. But by far the most (read: least) important of these was Kalanick's oft-repeated claim that, at one point, he "held the world’s second-highest score for the Nintendo Wii Tennis video game...
10:13 2019-07-07

5 times Southwest Airlines made the internet smile From giving out a free Nintendo Switch to holding a hula hoop contest, Southwest Airlines has given passengers plenty of reasons to smile.       ...
20:39 2019-08-06

Secret PS4 tips that are too good not to share with the rest of the internet PlayStation fans can't get enough of tips that'll improve their PS4 console. Well, good news, here's 15 more things you probably didn't know you could do with your Sony console....
11:13 2019-07-21

Wikipedia case against NSA internet snooping returns to court Attorneys for Wikipedia are scheduled to return to federal court next week in a long-running fight to limit government surveillance of internet messages....
06:52 2019-05-24

Cities, not rural areas, are the real Internet deserts The “digital divide” is back in the news, with both Democratic presidential candidates and incumbent government officials promising billions to provide high-speed Internet to millions of Americans in rural areas who don’t currently have access to it at home. The digital divide, however, is not a rur...
12:26 2019-09-13

Indonesia blocks internet in Papua amid unrest Indonesian authorities imposed an internet blackout in Indonesian-ruled parts of New Guinea after violent unrest. The move aims to stop the spread of racist messages and misinformation, officials have said....
16:39 2019-08-22

Domino's Could Fuck Up the Internet for People With Disabilities Because They Won't Just Fix Their Website In 2016, Guillermo Robles sued Domino’s because the pizza chain’s website and app didn’t work with screen-reading software, making their online services inaccessible to him and other users with visual impairment. Robles, who is blind, claimed that on at least two occasions, he was unable to order a ...
03:26 2019-08-07

Internet, mobile blackout shuts down communication with Kashmir  A day after a critical decision that stripped the state of its autonomy, a government-imposed mobile and Internet blackout is preventing almost all communication with residents....
16:52 2019-08-06

Indonesia to lift internet ban in rebellious Papua region Jakarta said the internet had been blocked to stop hateful messages and fake news that were fueling unrest in Papua. Media and free speech advocates have slammed the move to curtail internet services....
21:00 2019-09-05

For the industrial Internet of Things, defense in depth is a requirement Enlarge / Sensors, sensors everywhere! (credit: Getty / 7postman) Ars yesterday wrote a big feature on the concept of "Industry 4.0," the fancy-sounding name that describes the ongoing shift in how products are created from raw materials and distributed along the supply chain to customers. What th...
18:52 2019-06-19

Pic Of "Upside Down" Peas Leaves The Internet Completely Baffled A picture going viral online shows a plate of food with a pie, some fries and a side of green peas that appear - strangely enough - to be upside down....
23:26 2019-07-09

Adorable internet-connected bunny Nabaztag is being resurrected Robot pets have come a long way since the heady days of Tamagotchi -- we've got Sony's adorable Aibo that requires training and Groove X's fuzzy Lovot that follows you affectionately around the house. But none have quite captured the spirit of the de......
15:52 2019-05-28

The internet is going crazy over a 'salmon cannon' that shoots fish over a dam Give Twitter a fish, and you feed it for a day. But teach Twitter about a cannon that shoots salmon through a tube, and you feed enough memes to make people forget about 30 to 50 feral hogs....
07:39 2019-08-13

Russian Web Activists Joust With Kremlin to Keep Internet Free A band of Russian techies and lawyers score wins in protecting web freedom, as they face their biggest challenge yet: trying to stop President Vladimir Putin’s plan to firewall the country from the rest of the internet....
16:00 2019-08-22

How Moon Landing Conspiracy Theories Spread Before the Internet Conspiracy theories about the Moon landing have been around for years. Decades, in fact. And while it’s easier than ever to spread false stories thanks to the internet, the belief that humans never landed on the Moon is way older than the web.Read more......
17:13 2019-07-16

How Hong Kong Protests Could Lead to Internet Cut Off: QuickTake Hong Kong’s Chief Executive Carrie Lam has said all options are on the table as she tries to quell the pro-democracy demonstrations that have rocked the city for months -- including invoking a colonial-era law that grants her broad powers similar to martial law. The last time it was used, in 1967, t...
15:00 2019-08-30

SpaceX successfully launches 60 of its Starlink internet satellites After a few delays, SpaceX finally launched the first 60 satellites under its ambitious Starlink project today. The company’s rocket Falcon 9 lifted off at the scheduled time of 2230 ET. These satellites will be operational in an orbit 500 km from the surface of the earth. As Space.com noted, this i...
11:13 2019-05-24

Life at a South Korean internet addiction camp Newsround has visited South Korea to find out more about internet addiction camps, where young people can go if they have a serious problem with the amount of time that they are spending online....
12:00 2019-07-08

Can Disney’s Circle really deliver a porn-free Internet? Enlarge / Can the Mouse keep your house safe from the sketchy parts of the Internet? (credit: Aurich Lawson / Getty) Filtering out the bits of human knowledge you don't like and leaving all the bits you do is a deceptively difficult task; it's one of the classic "I may not know art, but I know wha...
18:13 2019-07-21

Apple Is Breaking Up With iTunes and the Internet Has Mixed Feelings Let's all take a moment of silence for iTunes. We are gathered here today because Apple announced iTunes is being replaced by Apple Music, Apple Podcasts and Apple TV. Go ahead and......
23:13 2019-06-03

Germans Grow Frustrated With Their Slow-Poke Internet Germany is looking for new ways to power its economy as the traditional growth engines of manufacturing and exports falter. But the sorry state of the country’s online network has become a national joke and an economic liability....
17:39 2019-08-05

Her Father Is Her Junior In College. The Internet Is Loving Their Story A lovely post is bringing smiles to people's faces this morning. Shared by the popular Facebook page 'Humans of Bombay', it's the story of a father rediscovering his love for education - and studying......
16:00 2019-08-07

The Internet Reacts To Fire Emblem: Three Houses’ New Outfits Tactical dating simulator Fire Emblem: Three Houses received a sizable update this morning, giving folks some more stuff to play around with as they alternate between leading teenagers into battle and attempting to woo the guy or gal of their digital dreams....
00:52 2019-09-12

You might’ve missed it, but Samsung just announced a sleek new laptop with always-on internet We’ve been seeing Galaxy Book S leaks drop for a few weeks now, signaling Samsung’s intention to launch a brand new laptop to take on other ultra-slim devices. But it was the latest leak that made the Galaxy Book S a device worth asking around about. The notebook might come with always-o...
17:26 2019-08-08

Get internet and Sky TV access for a bargain price with this broadband deal Game of Thrones might now have come to a dramatic end (have you managed to watch the episode 6 finale online yet?) but with the final season hanging around on Sky until June 18 to catch up, grabbing a Now TV subscription is still a worthwhile investment.But if your desire to catch all the dragon and...
20:52 2019-05-21

To Find Out if Something's Good, Search for Posts From Your Internet Friends You keep hearing about a certain TV show or podcast or video game. Should you try it out, is it for you, what’s its deal? You could watch trailers and see the best bits, or read about it on Wikipedia and IMDb and learn nothing about what it’s actually like. Or you could check what your friends are s...
17:26 2019-06-20

Factbox: Inside Loon's internet balloon venture Alphabet Inc through Google and other subsidiaries has invested heavily over the last decade to make high-speed internet accessible to billions more people....
14:39 2019-07-01

| WATCH: US charges 80 people, mostly Nigerians, in $46m internet scam US authorities have announced charges against 80 people, most of them Nigerians, in a wide-ranging fraud and money laundering operation that netted millions of dollars from victims of internet con jobs....
22:00 2019-08-23

The internet is racing to cut ties with 8chan after another deadly shooting Less than an hour before this weekend's deadly mass-shooting in El Paso, Texas, the suspect appears to have posted a rambling post filled with white nationalist and racist statements on 8chan. After a day of waffling, Cloudflare announced it would cu......
03:39 2019-08-06

Google internet balloon spinoff Loon still looking for its wings Google's bet on balloons to deliver cell service soon faces a crucial test amid doubts about the viability of the technology by some potential customers....
14:39 2019-07-01

Average internet speed up one year after net neutrality repeal Nearly a year after the repeal of net neutrality took effect, the average internet speed in the United States for fixed broadband rose 28% and the country is now ranked No. 7 globally....
02:13 2019-06-19

Stubborn dog who lay on ground and refused to walk becomes internet sensation A dog who lay in the middle of a New York pavement and refused to keep walking has become an overnight sensation after an onlooker shared a video of the stubborn pooch....
18:39 2019-08-06

Blockchain, AI Combine to Make an Internet of Smarter Things Hewlett Packard Enterprise is researching ways that artificial intelligence can make medical equipment, industrial robots and other internet-connected devices smarter while protecting data privacy....
13:13 2019-06-28

A parent's guide to teaching internet common sense Being a good digital citizen means being a responsible one: educating yourself and your kids about the digital world, participating in it in positive ways, questioning it and using technology as a tool to make the world a bit brighter (and not in som......
20:52 2019-05-26

The fourth Industrial revolution emerges from AI and the Internet of Things Enlarge / Robots making things! (credit: Getty / Ekkasit Keatsirikul / EyeEm) Big data, analytics, and machine learning are starting to feel like anonymous business words, but they're not just overused abstract concepts—those buzzwords represent huge changes in much of the technology we deal with ...
17:39 2019-06-18

Internet shocked over proposed Justin Bieber/Tom Cruise throw-down "I wanna challenge Tom Cruise to fight in the octagon," read a tweet shared from Justin Bieber's account.        ...
23:39 2019-06-10

Phone Services, Internet Partially Restored In Kashmir Ahead Of Eid After five days of security lockdown in Jammu and Kashmir, phone services and internet were partly restored this morning and restrictions in movement were eased to facilitate Friday prayers....
08:26 2019-08-09

Dozens Charged Over $6 Million Fraud and Internet Romance Scheme Eighty people have been charged in a massive international fraud scheme that sought to steal tens of millions of dollars from victims globally, including both businesses and individuals—some of whom prosecutors say were elderly.Read more......
22:26 2019-08-23

IBM proposes changes to law shielding internet firms from user content liability International Business Machines Corp proposed changes to a 1996 law that protects internet companies from liabilities related to what users post on their platforms....
00:13 2019-07-11

Google’s internet balloons face doubts from potential customers Google’s bet on balloons to deliver cell service soon faces a crucial test amid doubts about the viability of the technology by some potential customers.Read More...
13:39 2019-07-01

Google Stadia in 4K might push you past your home-Internet data cap Enlarge / A Google Stadia controller and a Google Chromecast Ultra. (credit: Google) Google Stadia will bring 4K game streaming to customers in November, but the new service could be costly for users who face home-Internet data caps and want to play games at the highest possible settings. Google s...
17:26 2019-06-12

Mark Zuckerberg’s ‘new rules’ for the internet happen to benefit Facebook Facebook has recently outlined how it intends to clean up its content, making much of the fact that it has expunged 3.3 billion fake profiles in the last six months. After 18 months of mounting criticism, culminating in Senator Elizabeth Warren’s promise to break up so-called Big Tech – she is now a...
17:13 2019-07-10

Viral: An Arrow That Won't Point Left Is Giving The Internet A Headache A video of a deceptively simple-looking 3D arrow is going viral online as millions of people try to figure out why, despite being turned repeatedly, the arrow only points in one direction....
23:52 2019-08-08

'Not going quietly': Internet howls over Trump firing of John Bolton Voices across social media erupted in a chorus of criticism and praise for President Trump after he announced that national security adviser John Bolton had been terminated from his post at the White House....
12:00 2019-09-11

Indonesia arrests 34, blocks internet in Papua to curb protests Indonesia has arrested 34 people and cut internet access in its easternmost region of Papua to rein in violence after protesters torched buildings, a market and a prison over mistreatment of students and perceived ethnic discrimination....
12:13 2019-08-22

France delays signing of Internet pledge amid U.S. pressure France delayed the planned signing of a pledge by Internet platforms to fight hate speech online amid pressure from the United States, a French minister said, adding that he was still hopeful the U.S. will join the initiative....
15:39 2019-08-24

Schumer calls on FCC to review New York’s ‘horrible’ internet speeds ​Sen. Chuck Schumer on Sunday called on​ the Federal Communications Commission to ​review ​whether internet providers are providing the broadband speed they're advertising and not ripping off their customers....
23:52 2019-06-02

| Internet on mobile services restored in Sudan, MTN subscribers confirm Mobile internet services were restored across Sudan Tuesday following a court order, weeks after the ruling generals imposed a blockade in the wake of a brutal crackdown on protesters....
17:13 2019-07-10

Bezos and Musk’s satellite internet could save Americans $30B a year Low Earth orbit (LEO) satellites for broadband internet access are beginning to display signs of real potential. Recently, Amazon chief Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin pulled back the curtain on its space intentions by announcing Project Kuiper, a 3,236-satellite constellation. Additionally, Elon Musk’s Spa...
01:52 2019-08-25

RIP Backgammon — Microsoft to shutter its Internet Games service by next year Pour one out for another gaming legend we’re losing. Microsoft revealed last week it’s no longer supporting its suite of Internet Games that have been a staple of Windows for 19 years. Games Services for Windows XP and ME will end later this month, while the same service for Windows 7 will end next ...
23:52 2019-07-11

Mozilla blocks UAE bid to become an internet security guardian after hacking reports Firefox browser maker Mozilla is blocking the United Arab Emirates' government from serving as one of its internet security gatekeepers, citing Reuters reports on a UAE cyber espionage program....
01:52 2019-07-10

Keeping Up With SpaceX, Amazon Seeks to Launch More Than 3,200 Internet Satellites In its attempt to keep pace with SpaceX and other competitors, Amazon is seeking FCC approval to put 3,236 interconnected broadband satellites into orbit.Read more......
19:26 2019-07-09

France delays signing of Internet pledge amid US pressure France delayed the planned signing of a pledge by Internet platforms to fight hate speech online amid pressure from the United States, a French minister said, adding that he was still hopeful the U.S. will join the initiative....
08:13 2019-08-25

The White House Learned Four Internet Words and Wants to Teach You How to Say Them Wrong Today, President Trump hosted his big “social media summit,” which coincided almost perfectly with a worldwide Twitter outage. Notably, the White House invited exactly zero social media company representatives to the event, but plenty of online conspiracists and grifters to make up for their absence...
00:00 2019-07-12

Even a Country Without Regular Internet Access Doesn't Trust Facebook Perennially responsible company Facebook announced its intention to launch its own cryptocurrency, called Libra, less than two months ago. In that time a raft of governmental bodies have told Facebook in no uncertain terms to knock it the hell off, including:Read more......
04:13 2019-08-06

Timothée Chalamet Is Hailed the Internet's King With New Movie Poster All hail the king...Timothée Chalamet! The Oscar nominee's star power continues to shine brightly, as evidenced by the internet's reaction to his newly released poster for......
21:26 2019-08-21

FOCUS-Google internet balloon spinoff Loon still looking for its wings Google's bet on balloons to deliver cell service soon faces a crucial test amid doubts about the viability of the technology by some potential customers....
09:39 2019-07-01

These Six Monthly JioFiber Plans Offer Up To 1 Gbps Internet Speed JioFiber plans price: The top three JioFiber plans priced from Rs 2,499 to Rs 8,499 per month include "platform access to first day-first show" movies and sports content additionally....
02:00 2019-09-10

Another massive outage takes down many of the internet’s biggest sites and service For the second time in two weeks, a huge chunk of the internet is inaccessible due to a sudden outage. Whereas last week’s outage was traced back to Verizon, this seems to be a Cloudflare issue, as the Cloudflare status page reveals that the company is investigating network performance issues ...
18:52 2019-07-02

Internet Providers in Maine Will Soon Have To Get Consent Before Selling Customer Data Internet service providers gobble up a disconcerting amount of information about you—your browsing history, your geolocation information, your financial information, and a lot (a lot) more. There have been many attempts to pass state-level bills that prevent ISPs from selling this type of data—since...
01:00 2019-06-01

Google Fiber will bring wireless gigabit internet to Austin Austin apartment dwellers will soon get another option for high-speed internet. Google Fiber announced that it is rolling out Webpass to the Texas city, making it the eighth metro area to offer the service. The point-to-point wireless offering is aim......
21:13 2019-08-07

Why the Internet Thinks Cara Delevingne and Ashley Benson Are Engaged The rumor mill is churning over Cara Delevingne and Ashley Benson. After a year-long romance, could the supermodel and actress be gearing up to tie the knot? The Internet certainly......
19:39 2019-07-10

WordPress Is Borked So Enjoy This Glorious Plant That's Taking Over the Internet The internet is full of sites, and a crap ton of them are run by WordPress. But around 1:05 pm today, something went sideways for sites hosted on the Wordpress VIP Go platform...and an internet star was born. See this friendly ‘lil succulent? It’s currently plastered on any site that reverted to the...
00:39 2019-06-12

Canada hints at penalties for internet firms that allow child exploitation Internet companies that do not actively combat the online exploitation of children should face financial consequences, Canada's public safety minister hinted on Tuesday after announcing an increase in police funding to fight it....
08:00 2019-08-07

SpaceX scrubs first attempt to launch 60 Internet satellites [Updated] Enlarge / The Falcon 9 rocket, on the launchpad, with its Starlink cargo tucked into the payload fairing. (credit: SpaceX) 1045pm ET Update: About 15 minutes before the Falcon 9 rocket was due to liftoff on Wednesday evening from Florida, the launch was scrubbed. The culprit? Unfavorable upper-lev...
14:33 2019-05-21

SpaceX launches first satellites for Musk's Starlink internet service High-tech entrepreneur Elon Musk's SpaceX company launched a Falcon 9 rocket from Florida on Thursday on a mission to carry the first batch of five dozen small satellites into low-Earth orbit for his new Starlink internet service....
05:52 2019-05-24

The Internet Reacts To Today's Pokémon Sword And Shield News This morning we all learned more about Pokémon Sword and Shield, and also met my new child, Wooloo. The internet is as excited for new Pokémon as I am....
01:52 2019-06-06

Governments Shut Down the Internet to Stifle Critics. Citizens Pay the Price. Internet shutdowns have become one of the defining tools of government repression in the 21st century — but citizens bear the cost at work and at home....
14:52 2019-09-02

Super-fast internet from satellites is the next big thing in the space race Adam Gilmour from Gilmour Space Technologies says private companies are looking to launch thousands of small satellites into space that can provide high-speed broadband anywhere on the planet....
10:13 2019-07-22

The government or the people. Telecoms firms trapped in internet shutdowns Several African governments have ordered some form of internet restriction in recent years. The blackouts are a major risk, especially for telecoms, which can be considered complicit. And that could cost them....
12:13 2019-07-22

Big Banks vs. Big Tech: Are internet giants poised to take over the financial system? The IMF report outlines three potential scenarios for the relationship between big tech and commercial banks; coexistence, complimentary and takeover....
12:26 2019-07-22

This Twitter User's Unique Way Of Peeling Garlic Is Winning The Internet! Garlic Peeling Video: While a lot of us have figured our own hacks to peel them faster, this particular twitter user can get the job done in a matter of seconds!...
07:52 2019-06-20

Microsoft starts testing Internet Explorer mode for Edge Microsoft's ever-expanding tests for its Chromium-based Edge browser have reached the corporate crowd. The software firm has started enabling enterprise features in Edge's Dev builds, most notably the vaunted Internet Explorer mode. If a company ab......
03:00 2019-07-17

Huawei reportedly helped to build North Korea's internet Chinese telecoms giant Huawei worked together with the North Korean government to build and maintain its Koryolink commercial wireless network according to a new report from the Washington Post.Documents obtained by the publication reveal that the firm partnered with China's state-owned Panda I...
20:26 2019-07-22

Restrictions On Mobile Internet In Jammu Ahead Of Right Wing Rally Mobile internet snapped in Jammu on Sunday, barely days after it was fully restored. While the administration blamed a mechanical glitch, local sources said it was disconnected to keep the peace......
17:13 2019-08-18

5 Seconds of Summer Drops New Video "Easier" and the Internet Cannot Handle It Even in the dark, 5 Seconds of Summer looks so perfect. The Aussie band--made up of Michael Clifford, Calum Hood, Luke Hemmings and Ashton Irwin--dropped their latest single and music......
22:13 2019-05-23

Delayed Kentucky Internet Project Faces New Squirrel Setback FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A project that would bring high-speed internet across Kentucky will be delayed because company representatives say an “abundance” of squirrels have chewed through wiring. The Courier-Journal reports lawmakers in the state’s capitol questioned reports of raveno...
19:00 2019-06-19

Facebook to Help Tame Internet Ahead of Canada's Election: Official Microsoft and Facebook have agreed to help boost the security of Canada's October election by removing fake accounts and cracking down on bots, a top government official said....
15:13 2019-05-28

Huawei says new 4G internet plan in Canada’s north was approved by feds The Canadian unit of China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd sought to distance itself from the actions of the Chinese government on Monday, when announcing a new project for Canada's North....
09:26 2019-07-23

The Trump administration drafted an executive order to censor the internet CNN has obtained a draft of an executive order that could potentially censor huge portions of the internet. In an attempt to stop a perceived “bias” against conservatives, Trump’s plan attempts to strip certain protections from companies like Facebook and Twitter, particularly those protected under ...
04:52 2019-08-13

Alphabet's internet balloons have spent a million hours in the stratosphere The fledgling internet balloon industry just marked an important achievement. Alphabet's Loon has recorded over 1 million hours of stratospheric flight for its balloons, covering about 24.9 million miles. The figures aren't completely shocking when......
21:13 2019-07-23

SpaceX just launched a Falcon 9 loaded with Starlink internet satellites After a pair of scrubbed launch attempts last week, SpaceX's first rocket loaded with 60 Starlink satellites has successfully taken off from Cape Canaveral. One hour and two minutes after the 10:30 PM ET launch the satellites are scheduled to begin d......
05:52 2019-05-24

Save an extra 25% on Private Internet Access VPN subscriptions this Memorial Day So when you can score a deal on essential online security from a heritage brand, it’s time to jump on that offer. Right now, you can secure a one-year PIA subscription for $37.49 (Orig. $119.40), a two-year PIA subscription for $50.00 (Orig. $238.80), or a three-year PIA subscription for $60.00 (Ori...
18:39 2019-05-26

SpaceX launches first batch of 60 internet satellites in landmark mission SpaceX just vaulted a rocket full of 60 satellites into the sky. Now for the moment of truth: The company will try to deploy the entire batch of satellites safely into orbit....
20:13 2019-05-24

Verizon resurrects media business as safe haven on the internet Banning pornography from Tumblr was not necessarily meant to define Verizon Media's strategy to turn around a collection of Internet has-beens. But that is how it has played out....
12:26 2019-07-18

Panic Over Russian Company's FaceApp Is Sign Of New Distrust Of Internet Shortly after the playful photo-transforming FaceApp went viral Wednesday as the most-downloaded smartphone app in America, a nationwide panic began to set in: Who was this shadowy Russian tech firm......
09:00 2019-07-19

Spider With Human-Like Face On Its Back Horrifies The Internet. Watch A spider going viral online has left a lot of people shuddering. The reason - its unique markings. The spider, which was spotted in China, appears to have a human-like face on its back....
09:26 2019-07-19

Google balloon project bringing Internet access to Kenya Loon — an Internet-providing balloon service owned by Alphabet, Google’s parent company — will give “mountain villagers” in Kenya the opportunity to purchase 4G service....
15:13 2019-07-05

Trump Tweeted a Sensitive Photo. Internet Sleuths Decoded It Within hours of the president's post, amateur satellite trackers had hunted down the secret spy satellite that photographed a charred Iranian launchpad....
02:26 2019-09-04

The Internet Is Also Keen on Storming These Other Places After the Rise of the ‘Area 51 Raid’ Taking over with the Area 51 raid apparently isn’t enough to sate the Internet’s hunger for collective force. Following the rabid success of the “Storm Area 51” Facebook event-turned-potential-meme of the year, there’s been an apparent uptick in “storming” e...
22:52 2019-07-17

SpaceX puts up 60 satellites for Elon Musk's 'Starlink' internet SpaceX has launched a rocket with the first batch of satellites of its "Starlink" constellation, which is designed to offer internet services from space. The system will need a dozen more launches to become operational....
11:26 2019-05-24

Signify's LiFi system promises up to 150 Mbps internet via LED lights This week, Signify, formerly Philips Lighting, launched one of the first commercial LiFi, or Light Fidelity, systems. LiFi transmits broadband internet through lights, using LEDs to move data and bypass radio signals. We've seen some experimental app......
00:26 2019-06-21

Drillisch, United Internet, trim guidance as 5G challenge looms German telecoms firm 1&1 Drillisch and its parent company United Internet slightly trimmed their profit guidance on Wednesday to account for regulatory effects and the initial costs of a planned 5G network....
22:13 2019-08-14

The Internet Is Dying to Know if Nicki Minaj Is Married After She Takes Boyfriend's Last Name Nicki Minaj goes by a lot of names: Onika, Barbie... Mrs. Petty. That's right. It looks like the rapper is now taking on the last name of her beau Kenneth Petty. Nicki made the change......
03:26 2019-08-17

First satellites for Musk's Starlink internet venture launched into orbit SpaceX, the private rocket company of high-tech entrepreneur Elon Musk, launched the first batch of 60 small satellites into low-Earth orbit on Thursday for Musk's new Starlink internet service....
07:52 2019-05-24

Landlines, Mobile Internet Partially Restored In Jammu And Kashmir More than 50,000 landline phone connections have been restored in the Kashmir Valley, including parts of Srinagar, this morning, news agency PTI reported, quoting officials. The phone lines are back......
09:00 2019-08-17

Hyderabad Man Uses Zomato To Score Free Ride, Internet Applauds Aman from Hyderabad found an innovative way home from the mall by ordering food through Zomato and hitching a ride with the food-delivery rider. His creativity has now won him a number of fans online....
14:13 2019-08-16

Verizon plans 5G Home Internet in every city where it deploys mobile 5G Enlarge / A Verizon ad for its 5G Home service. (credit: Verizon) Verizon says it will bring its "5G Home" Internet service to every market where it deploys 5G mobile service. That might not be saying much, given how limited Verizon's early 5G deployments are. But it would mean that at least some ...
03:39 2019-09-14

Internet-famous baby dugong dies due to plastic waste An orphaned baby dugong that attained celebrity status in Thailand has died with plastic waste lining its stomach, prompting a surge of mourning on the internet....
16:39 2019-08-17

The Internet Is Losing Its Mind Over The Giant Wheels on This Lifted Mercedes SLK The first-generation R170 Mercedes SLK was an elegant piece of design, with its squared-off rear end flanked by triangular taillights, and its aggressive-but-not-too-aggressive sloping hood featuring two long bulges. It’s this classiness that makes seeing an SLK with a lift and huge tires so bizarre...
03:13 2019-05-29

Mexican president pitches universal internet in chat with Zuckerberg Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said he spoke with Facebook Inc's Mark Zuckerberg on Tuesday, inviting the social media tycoon to partner with him in a bid to promote universal internet access in Mexico....
00:00 2019-06-19

‘Homework gap’ shows millions of students lack home internet HARTFORD, Conn. — With no computer or internet at home, Raegan Byrd’s homework assignments present a nightly challenge: How much can she get done using just her smartphone? On the tiny screen, she switches between web pages for research projects, losing track of tabs whenever friends send messages. ...
22:39 2019-06-10

Grumpy Cat: internet’s most famous cat dies aged seven – video obituary Grumpy Cat has died aged seven. She became an internet sensation in 2012 when images of her downturned mouth and unimpressed expression emerged on Reddit. She soon became the universal digital shorthand for displeasure, with thousands of memes and gifs of her being circulated online to communicate a...
15:26 2019-05-21

Thanks to the internet and, according to the Boomer-age unpaid intern we have helping me find mornin Thanks to the internet and, according to the Boomer-age unpaid intern we have helping me find morning Blip images in our basement pile of documents, Millennials, physical car brochures are almost gone. That’s a shame, because some were once amazing, like this flip-brochure for the Volkswagen Type 3 ...
18:39 2019-07-31

Harry Styles Goes Shirtless for Rolling Stone--and the Internet Can't Handle It Oh hey, Harry Styles! The 25-year-old singer is the cover star for Rolling Stone's September issue. The former One Direction crooner can be seen smiling shirtless on the front of the......
19:26 2019-08-20

The Internet Slang Meaning Of A Nintendo And GameFreak Proposed Trademark Nintendo and GameFreak have filed a trademark application for the kanji character 草 (kusa or sou), meaning “grass.” It’s also Japanese internet slang for LOL....
20:13 2019-08-20

Get Involved, Internet: Help save Austin's legendary Vulcan Video With the world’s Blockbusters all but shuttered, future generations of movie buffs will never know the joy of snatching the last VHS tape from a towering wall of new releases, let alone the shivering euphoria of peeking through your fingers at old, weathered copies of Ghoulies and Hellraiser. But th...
05:52 2019-05-23

Cybercrime for dummies: cracking internet passwords is as easy as 123456 GCHQ survey finds millions using most obvious passwords – including ‘password’, ‘qwerty’ and superhero namesCybercriminals are using increasingly devious scams to con internet users into revealing precious online information. Yet millions of people have saved fraudsters the bother of deploying trick...
15:52 2019-05-21

Internet Entrepreneur Kim Dotcom Fights U.S. Extradition in New Zealand Court (WELLINGTON, New Zealand) — Internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom and three of his former colleagues on Monday took their fight against being extradited to the U.S. to New Zealand’s top court. The Supreme Court began hearing arguments in the seven-year-old case after Dotcom and the others los...
14:52 2019-06-10

Internet gifs aren't just for the lols: Giphy wants to make money too Money-spinning change is on the way to your emojis, gifs and TikToks, as companies like Giphy make plans to monetize animations and wacky videos set to music...
21:00 2019-07-31

Google's next undersea internet cable will link Africa and Europe Google has announced its third private undersea internet cable will run between Europe and Africa. One end will make landfall in Portgual. While you might expect the cable would connect to Morocco, it'll run all the way down the African coast to Sout......
02:00 2019-06-29

Internet Star Grumpy Cat Dies, Owners Say "Unimaginably Heartbroken" Internet star "Grumpy Cat" has died at the age of seven, her owners said early Friday. "We are unimaginably heartbroken to announce the loss of our beloved Grumpy Cat," they said in a statement on......
16:13 2019-05-21

Iridium GO! Turn any smartphone into a satellite phone with internet access If you're planning to go off the grid over the summer, here's how you can still get access to phonecalls, text, and internet by accessing the Iridium satellite network....
10:13 2019-06-15

A Man Licked a Carton of Ice Cream for a Viral Internet Challenge. Now He’s in Jail. Law officials and store owners across the country are wrestling with how to stop a flurry of copycat videos made by people committing the same crime....
02:26 2019-07-09

Mobile Internet, Landlines Blocked, Restrictions In Parts Of J&K: Updates Jammu and Kashmir remains on the edge as restrictions have been imposed in several parts of the state, with mobile internet and landline phone connections being blocked on many places. Mehbooba Mufti,......
05:39 2019-08-05

Cuba Expands Internet Access to Private Homes and Businesses While Cuba went online in the 1990s, it has lagged behind much of the world in the race toward greater connectivity. For years, access remained prohibitively expensive and tightly controlled....
18:01 2019-07-31

Russian Man Who Tried to Burn Down Offices of Internet Regulator Reportedly Gets Probation Earlier this month, a court in Russia’s Ulyanovsk Region sentenced a man to one and a half years’ probation after he reportedly tried not one, not two, but three times to burn down the regional offices of national internet regulator Roskomnadzor, with Interfax reporting (via TorrentFreak) that one l...
08:13 2019-08-20

Belgian monks turn to the internet to sell prized beer WESTVLETEREN, Belgium – Belgian Trappist monks who brew one of the world’s most coveted beers are turning to online sales to ensure their limited supply goes directly to beer lovers rather than to profiteers. The Saint-Sixtus abbey, home to 19 monks, has been brewing since 1839 and selling to ...
21:13 2019-06-18

Justin Bieber Is Challenging Tom Cruise to a UFC Fight And the Internet Is Very Confused Never say never to a face off between Justin Bieber and Tom Cruise. If you're asking, "What do you mean?" allow us to explain. Last night, Bieber, 25, took to Twitter to......
17:13 2019-06-10

Digital colonialism: cheap internet access for Africa, but at what cost? The African continent is developing its digital infrastructure with the support of know-how and technology from Silicon Valley. But is it giving the tech giants too much power?...
18:26 2019-05-29

Ansel Elgort Shared 17 Selfies in 10 Minutes and the Internet Has So Many Thoughts If you're anything like Ansel Elgort, every angle is your best angle. So, it should come as no surprise that the Baby Driver actor took to Instagram early this morning to post not......
18:52 2019-05-29

The Twenty-Six Words that Created the Internet, book review: The biography of a law Section 30 of the 1996 US Communications Decency Act allowed the internet to become the success it has, argues Jeff Kosseff, who details its genesis and passage, and tours the legal judgements that have upheld it....
17:00 2019-08-12

Canada invests $85 million in internet satellites for rural areas Telesat, the Canadian telecom and SpaceX internet competitor, wants to connect remote regions with its low-earth-orbit satellites. Now, it appears to have the backing of Her Majesty's Government. The company announced today that it is partnering with......
04:00 2019-07-25

Federal regulators eye update to rules governing children’s privacy and the Internet The effort by the Federal Trade Commission is in its initial phases, but it could eventually lead to tougher enforcement of the 1998 law against apps and websites that illegally collect personal information from younger users....
23:52 2019-07-18

UPDATE 2-First satellites for Musk's Starlink internet venture launched into orbit SpaceX, the private rocket company of high-tech entrepreneur Elon Musk, launched the first batch of 60 small satellites into low-Earth orbit on Thursday for Musk's new Starlink internet service....
08:52 2019-05-24

Black And White Or Coloured? Viral Optical Illusion Confuses The Internet Every so often, an optical illusion goes viral on the Internet and makes us question our own eyes. This week too, a mind-boggling optical illusion is confusing social media users across the globe...
09:39 2019-08-02

Elon Musk's SpaceX Launches Satellites For Starlink Internet Service High-tech entrepreneur Elon Musk's SpaceX company launched a Falcon 9 rocket from Florida on Thursday on a mission to carry the first batch of five dozen small satellites into low-Earth orbit for his......
06:40 2019-05-24

Chonky, fluffy, thicc: inside the internet's obsession with fat cats on diets More social media accounts are dedicating themselves to specific chonky cats – and their weight-loss effortsThey’re chonky, they’re fluffy, they’re thicc and body pawsitive. They’re round boys, floofs and absolute units.The new animal trend on the internet celebrates the rotund and plump, with socia...
08:26 2019-09-09

Internet joke plan to 'raid' Area 51 gets stern reply from US military What has driven millions of people to sign up to "storm" Area 51, the US government's military base? It's clearly just a bit of fun by internet jokesters, but the US military isn't laughing...
21:13 2019-07-17

Pupdate: Dog-centered social media accounts are taking the internet by storm The latest internet trend has dog-centric social media accounts talking to followers from the dog's perspective from every social media platform.       ...
22:39 2019-06-10

Overwhelmed Belgian monks enter internet age to sell prized beer Belgian Trappist monks who brew one of the world's most coveted beers are turning to online sales to ensure their limited supply goes directly to beer lovers rather than to profiteers....
20:52 2019-06-14

Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju Nails #BottleCapChallenge, Internet Cheers Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju impressed the Internet as he aced the 'Bottle Cap Challenge', the latest viral phenomenon. In a bid to promote fitness in India, Mr Rijiju shared a video of his......
14:39 2019-07-12

Mexican president pitches universal internet in chat with Facebook's Zuckerberg Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said he spoke with Facebook Inc's Mark Zuckerberg on Tuesday, inviting the social media tycoon to partner with him in a bid to promote universal internet access in Mexico....
10:13 2019-06-19

Passenger Puts Bare Foot Near Baby's Face, Enrages Internet An image on the Internet has enraged thousands of social media users, for it shows one passenger on a flight putting their bare foot very close to a baby's face....
11:00 2019-08-30

‘Melania is ready to risk it all’: first lady's Trudeau encounter delights internet Images of Trump and Trudeau taken as world leaders and spouses came together to conclude the G7 summit captured the imaginations of manyA photograph from the weekend G7 summit in France of Melania Trump greeting Canada’s prime minister, Justin Trudeau, has gone viral, with online commenters joking a...
21:00 2019-08-26

SpaceX Launches 60 Satellites for Elon Musk’s Starlink Internet Constellation With one launch in the books and potentially dozens still to go, SpaceX has begun its build-out of the ambitious Starlink internet constellation—a series of interconnected satellites designed to deliver high-speed internet to paying customers around the globe.Read more......
22:26 2019-05-24

Get Involved, Internet: Help Edmonton honor its son with a Nathan Fillion Civilian Pavilion Nathan Fillion, the actor of choice for fans of wry crime-solvers, canceled sci-fi series, and the Uncharted video games, is one of the most recognizable Edmonton, Alberta exports since Tommy Chong, Joni Mitchell, and, uh, Ted Cruz headed south to make their names. And yet, despite doing his hometow...
17:26 2019-06-19

Sudan’s military has shut down the Internet to crush a popular revolt. Here’s how it could backfire. Sudan's military has taken a page out of the global authoritarian playbook and blocked Internet access in the country. The move could deal a significant blow to Sudan's economy and fuel further unrest....
01:13 2019-06-22

Life in an Internet Shutdown: Crossing Borders for Email and Contraband SIM Cards Internet shutdowns have become one of the defining tools of government repression in the 21st century — but citizens bear the cost at work and at home....
06:13 2019-09-03

Google's internet balloon spinoff company is still looking for ways to make money Google's bet on balloons to deliver cell service soon faces a crucial test amid doubts about the viability of the technology by some potential customers....
21:26 2019-07-01

Microsoft, Facebook to help tame internet ahead of Canada's election, official says Microsoft Corp and Facebook Inc have agreed to help boost the security of Canada's October election by removing fake accounts and cracking down on bots, a top government official said on Monday....
02:00 2019-05-28

Philippine workers are on the front lines of the battle to keep the Internet safe, but at what cost? Silicon Valley correspondent Elizabeth Dwoskin speaks about The Washington Post’s investigation into job conditions for content moderators in the Philippines....
09:13 2019-07-25

Domestic violence victims exempt from phone, internet contract penalties ALBANY — Domestic violence victims fleeing dangerous living situations will no longer be pegged with hefty phone and cable fines should they break contracts early, thanks to a new law signed Wednesday. Victims of domestic abuse who have sought and received a permanent order of protection will be exe...
05:13 2019-08-29

Protests in West Papua Have Turned Violent Amid an Internet Blackout. Here’s What to Know Protests have gripped the Indonesian province of West Papua for more than a week as racial and political tensions boiled over into violence. Information is scarce due to an Internet blackout in the remote region, but reports claim several people have died in clashes between pro-independence demonstr...
12:00 2019-08-29

The Internet Has Gone Into Overdrive Imagining Meghan & Beyoncé Together At The Lion King UK Premiere While the attendance of Bey, who voices the character of Nala, is still yet to be confirmed, Buckingham Palace has announced that Meghan will join Harry in Leicester Square on the evening of July 14...
17:52 2019-07-11

New Zealand Speaker Bottle-Feeds Baby In Parliament, Wins Over Internet New Zealand's parliament speaker is perhaps better practised at quieting MPs than calming babies, but images of the powerful politician doing exactly that went viral this week....
20:00 2019-08-23

Internet falls in love with mustachioed puppy named ‘Salvador Dolly’ This puppy who bears a striking resemblance to Salvador Dali is winning hearts on social media after a New York City-based adoption agency recently shared her photos. The 5-week-old, black-and-white pup, named Salvador Dolly after the famed Spanish surrealist painter, will soon be up for adoption th...
18:52 2019-07-31

FEMA's next Emergency Alert System test leaves internet devices out Federal agencies are once again poised to test emergency alerts, but this time it's all about where you won't see them. The FCC and FEMA are conducting their fifth nationwide Emergency Alert System test on August 7th at 2:20PM ET, but only on TV and......
00:13 2019-07-25

A ‘Stranger Things’-style request from DARPA just freaked out the entire Internet The plot of Stranger Things 3, the latest installment in Netflix’s hit original franchise, is centered in part around the myriad ramifications of the presence of an underground complex of tunnels and lab space built by Russians beneath Starcourt Mall in the fictional town of Hawkins, Indiana. ...
01:26 2019-09-03

To Restore Internet Access After a Massive Quake, Peru Turned to Balloons Loon - an Internet-providing balloon service owned by Alphabet, Google's parent company - is providing Peru's people with wireless broadband communication....
19:26 2019-06-01

UPDATE 1-SpaceX launches first satellites for Musk's Starlink internet service High-tech entrepreneur Elon Musk's SpaceX company launched a Falcon 9 rocket from Florida on Thursday on a mission to carry the first batch of five dozen small satellites into low-Earth orbit for his new Starlink internet service....
06:00 2019-05-24

Recorded Future, just sold for $780 million, scours the internet for threat data Recorded Future, backed by the venture arms of Google and the CIA, was purchased by Insight Partners this week. Here's what they do, and how threat intelligence may represent one of the most promising sectors of the cybersecurity market....
17:26 2019-06-02

Facebook-style app launches in Vietnam amid tightening internet rules A Facebook-style social network was launched in Vietnam on Tuesday, following calls by the Communist-ruled government for domestic tech companies to create alternatives to U.S. tech giants Facebook and Google....
14:39 2019-07-23

Joe Biden Accidentally Told People to Visit ‘Joe 30330.’ The Internet Responded Accordingly All eyes were on frontrunner Joe Biden ahead of Wednesday’s Democratic primary debate. And just before the broadcast ended, the former Vice President offered up some campaign information that was accidentally — to use his words — a “bunch of malarkey.” As Biden delivere...
17:13 2019-08-01

'Best day ever!' Internet pokes fun at Mexico's finance minister grim-faced job acceptance Mexico's Arturo Herrera looks grim in a viral video in which President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador names him finance minister, a job Herrera's predecessor left in a huff at a time when Latin America's second largest economy is signaling weakness....
23:26 2019-07-10

Google Says 'Internet Saathi' Programme Covers 2.6 Lakh Indian Villages Google India's 'Internet Saathi' programme which aims to empower rural women how to use the Internet has now added two more states -- Punjab and Odisha -- thus reaching 2.6 lakh villages in 20 states,......
11:00 2019-07-16

Britons increasingly fearful of internet risks, Ofcom research shows Support for regulation grows as 78% express concern over harmful experiencesBritish people are increasingly fearful of the risks posed by the internet, prompting greater support for more regulation following recent headlines about the theft of personal data and abusive online behaviour.Research by t...
01:52 2019-05-30

'Screaming car wreck' of internet routing needs a fire brigade: Geoff Huston After 30 years, this 'massively distributed system that relies on the propagation of rumours' seems unfixable, says APNIC's chief scientist, but digital signatures are starting to help....
09:13 2019-09-13

The Poem on the Statue of Liberty Tops This Week's Internet News Roundup Ken Cuccinelli, the acting director of US Citizenship and Immigration Services, thinks the poem on the Statue of Liberty could use a rewrite. Yes, really....
17:39 2019-08-18

Google launches a Pride doodle, and it's getting lots of love on the internet Google has released a new doodle celebrating 50 years of pride, on the same day as the launch of Stonewall Forever. People are responding positively.        ...
18:00 2019-06-04

Internet Services Suspended In Aligarh's Tappal Amid Tensions Over Murder Authorities maintained a tight vigil in Aligarh's Tappal on Monday suspending internet services and deploying additional forces, a day after police thwarted attempts by right-wing groups to hold a......
21:13 2019-06-10

Without judgment or awe, Jawline traces the rise and fall of a teen internet celebrity There is a surprisingly humbling element to Liza Mandelup’s documentary Jawline, a bristling look at social media fame from the perspective of 16-year-old Austyn Tester. At first, Tester’s plan to use the power of positivity to become famous (a goal that he repeats often without ever really getting...
01:00 2019-08-22

‘Bird or bunny?’ The internet is freaking out over latest optical illusion craze First there was the “The Dress,” then the Yanny or Laurel debate — and now, the great “bird or bunny” battle of 2019. Internet users have been going back and forth over the latest optical illusion craze, which got started by a Twitter video on Sunday. Daniel Quintana, a senio...
06:26 2019-08-21

Russia Plans to Block Major VPNs as Next Step in Closing Up Internet Russia is getting closer to implementing the sort of internet regulations that exist under the Great Firewall of China. Earlier this year, internet providers began preparing to conduct tests to find out if Russia can build an internet disconnected from the rest of the world. Now, Russia plans to blo...
20:00 2019-06-07

Beto O'Rourke wants to hold internet companies liable for hate speech If some politicians have their way, internet companies might be held responsible for hate that exists on their platform. Presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke has proposed amending the Communication Decency Act's Section 230, which protects internet......
05:52 2019-08-18

RIP Grumpy Cat: Remembering that time we hung out with the Internet's most famous feline In honor of the Internet's favorite feline, USA TODAY revisits the time Grumpy Cat paid us a visit at our New York offices at the peak of her fame in 2014.        ...
15:00 2019-05-21

Wikipedia co-founder slams Mark Zuckerberg, Twitter and the 'appalling' internet Wikipedia Co-Founder Larry Sanger said social media companies like Facebook and Twitter exploit users' personal data resulting in "massive violations" of privacy and security....
09:39 2019-07-05

Won't you be my textdoor neighbor? Tweets to explain the latest internet trend People are texting their number neighbor or textdoor neighbor, or the person with a similar phone number as them, and posting the results on Twitter.       ...
14:26 2019-08-07

As New Zealand Fights Online Hate, the Internet’s Darkest Corners Resist If anything, the appetite for material connected to the Christchurch massacre is growing, even as New Zealand tries to deny the accused gunman a platform for his views....
21:39 2019-07-05

The Internet Is Head Over Heels for a True Hero of Stranger Things Season 3 Warning: This post contains spoilers for Stranger Things. He had us at one Slurpee sip. We already told you Russian scientist Alexei (Alec Utgoff) was an amusing, delightful, valuable player, and now that people have devoured the show, the internet is in agreement: he’s a hero. People fell in ...
17:13 2019-07-08

The White House Readies Draft of Executive Order That Could Break the Internet It appears the Trump administration is drafting an executive order that has the potential to radically change how the content posted on social networks are governed, stripping crucial protections from tech companies and inserting much more government oversight. This is being done under the guise of ...
00:26 2019-08-10

Brazil farmers struggle for internet signal as tech floods sector Brazil's lack of reliable internet accessibility in rural areas is an increasingly critical problem for its farmers, as more agricultural equipment arriving on the market is built to be updated online to work at full capacity....
19:01 2019-05-21

Fashion trends from 2019 that are already on their way out Steve Madden We're more than halfway through 2019, and the world has already seen tons of new fashion trends. However, a bunch of these fads have already gone out of style. Tiny sunglasses, for example, have since been replaced by much bigger shades. Animal patterns like cow and zebra were also pop...
16:00 2019-07-16

These are the 8 top technology trends to watch in China This is a preview of 2019 Technology Trends Report in China from Business Insider Intelligence and EqualOcean. EqualOcean is offering this report for the first time in English through a partnership with Business Insider Intelligence. 5G wireless will be the No. 1 technology to watch in the coming y...
17:52 2019-05-21

UPDATE 1-Mexican president pitches universal internet in chat with Facebook's Zuckerberg Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said he spoke with Facebook Inc's Mark Zuckerberg on Tuesday, inviting the social media tycoon to partner with him in a bid to promote universal internet access in Mexico....
05:52 2019-06-19

UPDATE 2-Microsoft, Facebook to help tame internet ahead of Canada's election, official says Microsoft Corp and Facebook Inc have agreed to help boost the security of Canada's October election by removing fake accounts and cracking down on bots, a top government official said on Monday....
01:39 2019-05-28

Real Or Fake? Viral Video Of Raw Meat Jumping Off Plate Shocks Internet A video of a piece of raw meat 'crawling' off a table has shocked the Internet. The short clip has gone massively viral online, where many are now referring to the meat as "zombie chicken". However,......
21:39 2019-07-31

England's FA Hopes Internet Shaming Will Prevent The Lads From Acting Like Absolute Knobs The most recent instance of English lads descending on the Iberian peninsula for a soccer match ended up making international news after a Brit shoved an old man into a fountain. So it makes sense that England’s Football Association would want to stop any such debacle in its tracks as the Three Lio...
21:13 2019-05-30

The Internet Is Pissed Bachelor Nation Members Are Comparing Demi Burnett to Jed Wyatt Nothing like some Bachelor in Paradise drama off screen. Like so many viewers, some members of Bachelor Nation can't resist tweeting and posting during a new episode of ABC's hit......
20:39 2019-08-14

Somerset House Summer Series: Doves and The Internet among acts performing over 11 nights ACCLAIMED indie trio Doves are among a diverse range of acts set to perform at London’s Somerset House as part of the venue’s Summer Series this month....
01:52 2019-07-10

Canada outlines spectrum plans ahead of ultra-fast 5G internet rollout Canada on Wednesday said it was preparing for the arrival of ultra-fast 5G internet service as it outlined plans to make more 5G spectrum available starting next year....
01:39 2019-06-06

Get Involved, Internet: Help fund an open-world PC game about mystery-solving cats There are combat games, racing games, and viral flavor-of-the-month games. Now in development? An open-world mystery game where you play as nine different cats. It’s called Peace Island, and it’s being independently created by Eric Blumrich, a Line Cook from Portland, ME, according to his Patreon. H...
23:52 2019-09-06

Huawei CEO Dodges Question About Chinese Internet Censorship During Awkward Press Event Huawei hosted a public relations event in China today called “A Coffee With Ren,” a made-for-TV special with CEO Ren Zhengfei. And while there were plenty of newsworthy moments, including the confirmation that Huawei phone sales are expected to slump 40 percent in coming years, the media spectacle ...
14:26 2019-06-17

To restore Internet access after a massive earthquake, the Peruvian government turned to balloons When a magnitude 8.0 earthquake struck remote parts of Peru’s Amazon region, Loon — an Internet-providing balloon service owned by Alphabet — dispatched a group of balloons to the impacted area....
22:39 2019-05-31

Australia to block internet domains hosting extremist content during terror attacks Australia will block access to internet domains hosting terrorist material during crisis events and will consider legislation to force digital platforms to improve the safety of their services, officials said on Sunday....
08:13 2019-08-25

FEC vice chairman who fought internet regs resigns, leaves agency in limbo The Republican vice chairman of the Federal Election Commission resigned Monday, leaving the election oversight agency without enough members to vote on enforcement actions....
21:00 2019-08-26

Indonesia sends more police to Papua, curbs internet speed amid tension Indonesia sent 200 more police officers to Papua on Tuesday and reined in internet speeds to "prevent hoaxes from spreading" as civil unrest persisted in some parts of the country's easternmost area, officials said....
06:52 2019-08-21

Antitrust regulators may also scrutinize internet firms' cryptocurrencies: German cartel chief Cryptocurrencies backed by big internet companies could come under the scrutiny of antitrust regulators, the head of Germany's Federal Cartel Office said on Thursday after Facebook last week launched its own version....
00:26 2019-06-28

Myanmar shuts down internet in conflict areas as UN expert warns of potential abuses A top United Nations official has warned of "serious implications for human rights" in parts of Myanmar after the government shut down mobile data networks....
19:52 2019-06-27

Government internet ban leaves parts of Myanmar ‘in a blackout’, UN expert calls for immediate lifting With “no media access” in parts of the country and “serious restrictions” on humanitarian organizations, the United Nations expert on the situation of human rights in Myanmar urged the Government on Monday to “reverse its decision” and lift the mobile internet ban....
19:39 2019-06-27

Huawei plans to deploy high-speed internet to Canada’s remote regions Telecom giant announces plan amid diplomatic crisis between Canada and China over detention of executive The embattled Chinese telecom giant Huawei has unveiled plans to deploy high-speed wireless internet to dozens of underserved communities in Canada’s remote northern regions.The move – mostly 4G ...
23:39 2019-07-22

Viral deep-fried 'Pizzadilla' grosses out the Internet: 'I'm gonna have a nightmare tonight' Pizza is great. Quesadillas are delicious. Deep fried food is wonderful. Combining all three into one monster dish, however, might be taking things a little too far....
20:52 2019-08-28

Bella Thorne just leaked her own nude photos — here are 7 other times she's broken the internet with controversy Slaven Vlasic/Getty Image Bella Throne recently posted nudes to thwart a hacker who threatened to post them. Her decision has been met with polarizing reactions with some people describing her decision as empowering, while others thought she shouldn't post them at all. The outspoken former Disney...
00:39 2019-06-20

The Google-Genius copyright scandal reveals a much bigger problem for the internet giant A report earlier this week revealed how Genius, a site filled with song lyrics, was able to catch Google copying its content to display directly on the main Search results page. Google, meanwhile, explained what happened, placing the blame on the lyrics partner that it relies on for those lyrics. Ho...
02:52 2019-06-20

Celebrities post old chain letter hoax en masse, proving they're as bad at the internet as your parents All of us ordinary people living in our hovels, collecting dirt into our hands, and spitting on it to sculpt model houses of the kind we’ll never be able to afford, often feel as if we’re impossibly far beneath the rich and powerful celebrities who dominate our culture. Fortunately, sometimes things...
19:13 2019-08-21

20 years later, the original viral website for The Blair Witch Project still haunts the internet Twenty years ago today, The Blair Witch Project hit theaters after an unprecedented, months’ long marketing campaign capitalizing on America’s increasingly accessible internet connections and penchant to be, uh, a bunch of gullible, distraction-craving dumbasses. Yep, before that one friend of yours...
23:39 2019-07-16

The Internet Thinks Taylor Swift Called Out Scooter Braun During "Shake It Off" Performance Taylor Swift was singing "Shake It Off"--and speaking up. On the heels of the star's drama with Scooter Braun over the ownership of her master recordings, fans were listening......
22:13 2019-07-11

Democrat Buttigieg unveils $80 billion plan to bring internet to all rural Americans Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg unveiled an ambitious plan on Tuesday to transform the economy of rural America, including spending $80 billion to provide high-speed internet and $50 billion over a decade to help farmers combat climate change....
14:52 2019-08-13

Trump denounces white supremacy after shootings, cites video games and internet President Donald Trump on Monday called for urgent action to prevent gun violence and said all Americans must "condemn racism, bigotry and white supremacy" after mass shootings in Texas and Ohio killed 29 people and wounded dozens....
17:39 2019-08-05

Australia to block internet domains that host extremist content during terror attacks Australia will block access to internet domains hosting terrorist material during crisis events such as terrorist attacks, officials said on Sunday.Read More...
10:52 2019-08-27

SpaceX kicks off its space-based internet service with 60-satellite Starlink launch As wild as it sounds, the race is on to build a functioning space internet — and SpaceX is taking its biggest step yet with the launch of 60 (!) satellites tomorrow that will form the first wave of its Starlink constellation. It’s a hugely important and incredibly complex launch for the compa...
14:39 2019-05-21

Today's Internet Artifact Is Tiny Rose Lavelle Doing Soccer Tricks To Eurythmics Before Rose Lavelle was a World Cup champion, a bronze ball winner, or a USWNT player, she was a kid doing totally sick soccer tricks in her backyard so she could impress Grandma. Apparently, in addition to Mia Hamm, Rose loved Eurythmics....
06:00 2019-07-10

Microsoft strikes deal to expand internet access in rural areas of Midwest COLUMBUS, Ohio — Microsoft Corp. and an Ohio-based provider of telecommunications services announced an agreement Tuesday to extend broadband internet access to underserved rural areas of Ohio, Indiana and Illinois over the next three years. The deal between Microsoft and Lima-based Watch Communicat...
14:13 2019-07-09

'Game of Thrones' author George R.R. Martin talks about the 'toxic' Internet fan backlash As things settle down following the fan-reviled final season of HBO’s “Game of Thrones,” author Georg R.R. Martin is sharing his thoughts on the backlash the show received....
21:13 2019-07-01

Sophie Turner Gifted the Internet the Best Game of Thrones Series Finale Photo Nothing will top the Game of Thrones photo Sophie Turner posted on her Instagram. Nothing. Nobody post behind-the-scenes photos ever again, Sophie Turner cannot be topped. The photo is of......
20:01 2019-05-21

Katy Perry Supports Orlando Bloom's Ex Miranda Kerr and the Internet Could Not Be Happier No drama here! On Thursday, Katy Perry stepped out at a launch event for Kora Organics, hosted by founder Miranda Kerr. The songstress and supermodel posed for a photo together,......
19:26 2019-06-21

Cats movie trailer: internet reacts in horror to 'demented dream ballet' First glimpse of Taylor Swift, Jennifer Hudson and other stars mutated into cat-sized cats – some wearing fur coats – sparks concern for state of civilisationThe first, furry glimpses of the upcoming live action Cats remake have left viewers distressed and unhappy after its feline creatures were des...
05:26 2019-07-19

President Trump's Re-Election Rally Tops This Week's Internet News Roundup Last week President Trump announced his bid for re-election. The internet also got into a heated discussion about the definition of concentration camps....
15:26 2019-06-23

[Report] Future of Life Insurance Industry: Insurtech & Trends in 2018 Life insurance is fundamentally hard to sell; it’s morbid to think about, promises no immediate rewards, and often requires a lengthy paper application with minimal guidance. Despite the popularity of personalized products in other areas of finance and fintech, life insurance largely remains u...
04:39 2019-07-05

Latest fintech industry trends, technologies and research from our ecosystem report This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Business Insider Intelligence In recent years, we've seen a ballooning of activity in fintech — an expansive ...
14:01 2019-06-08

Faurecia will stick by 2019 goals despite China slide, report says Faurecia, which is 46.3 percent owned by PSA Group, has pledged to increase operating profit this year while delivering an operating margin of at least 7 percent....
14:39 2019-07-11

West Papua protests: Indonesia deploys 1,000 soldiers to quell unrest, cuts internet Jakarta cuts online access to Papua ‘and surrounding areas’ until the atmosphere ‘returns to being conducive and normal’Indonesia has deployed more than 1,000 security personnel to West Papua and cut internet access, amid days of violent demonstrations in what activists say are the largest protests ...
08:13 2019-08-22

AOC, Trump join list of celebs and social media stars as 'most influential people on the internet' While Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., and President Trump differ vastly in their political views, a new ranking highlights some common ground between the two....
00:26 2019-07-17

Australian internet providers told to block websites hosting Christchurch terror video E-safety commissioner given power to monitor sites and order offending websites to be blockedAustralian internet service providers have been ordered to block eight websites hosting video of the Christchurch terrorist attacks.In March, shortly after the Christchurch massacre, Australian telecommunica...
21:13 2019-09-08

UPDATE 1-Australia to block internet domains hosting extremist content during terror attacks Australia will block access to internet domains hosting terrorist material during crisis events and will consider legislation to force digital platforms to improve the safety of their services, officials said on Sunday....
13:26 2019-08-25

Google’s balloon project has a new test: providing Internet access to ‘mountainous villagers’ in Kenya. Loon — an Internet-providing balloon service owned by Alphabet, Google’s parent company — will give “mountain villagers” in Kenya the opportunity to purchase 4g service....
15:13 2019-07-05

West Papua: Indonesia claims province has 'returned to normal' amid internet blackout Protesters dispute claim by Indonesian president Joko Widodo that order has been restoredIndonesia’s president, Joko Widodo, has said West Papua “has returned to normal” after clashes with police, a claim dismissed by independence protesters who said mass rallies were likely to continue.There have b...
10:52 2019-08-23

Ousting Huawei, Australia finishes laying undersea internet cable for Pacific allies The final piece of Australia's A$137 million ($92.53 million) undersea cable to bring high-speed internet to the Solomon Islands and Papua New Guinea was laid on Wednesday, with Canberra seeking to repulse Chinese influence in the Pacific....
09:39 2019-08-28

Australian TV Show Previews Hit Piece on Meghan Markle, Immediately Gets Dragged All Over Al Gore’s Internet Meghan Markle has been no stranger to racist—and frankly, confounding—commentary since she and Prince Harry started dating. But the Australian version of 60 Minutes decided to kick things up a notch, sharing a preview of an upcoming episode featuring the Duchess of Sussex on its social media account...
03:39 2019-09-07

YouTuber Marina Joyce Reported Missing Years After Involvement in Infamous Internet Conspiracy The search is on to locate YouTube personality Marina Joyce after she went missing from London earlier this week. A spokesperson with the Met Police tells E! News that the 22-year-old,......
07:13 2019-08-10

Get Involved, Internet: Help They Might Be Giants raise money for separated families and asylum-seeking minors As the U.S. government continues to escalate its draconian, racist, and xenophobic immigration policies (sorry, we’re not really in a mood to mince words about this shit today), it can be easy to let yourself feel overwhelmed and powerless by the casual, wanton cruelty of it all. Sometimes, though, ...
15:52 2019-08-25

CORRECTED-Australia to block internet domains hosting extremist content during terror attacks Australia will block access to internet domains hosting terrorist material during crisis events and will consider legislation to force digital platforms to improve the safety of their services, officials said on Sunday....
02:00 2019-08-27

Safer Internet Day: ‘Be kind online’, says UNICEF, urging action to prevent cyberbullying, harassment Online violence, cyberbullying and digital harassment affect over 70 per cent of young people globally, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said on Tuesday, calling for concerted action to tackle and prevent this form of violence....
21:00 2019-05-21

Cuba's Internet Restrictions Continue to Crumble as It Legalizes Private Wifi and Imported Routers If you want to get online in Cuba, you currently have to go to a government-sanctioned hotspot, build your own illicit hotspot using illegal routers, or create a hotspot with an expensive 3G connection on your phone. But that will soon change, according to the Associated Press.Read more......
23:52 2019-05-29

The internet is deeply confused by YouTube star Logan Paul's bizarre Fox Business interview Richard Shotwell / Invision / AP YouTuber Logan Paul appeared on Fox Business Monday afternoon, and his responses left the internet wondering what was going on. Paul talked to Fox Business' Liz Claman about his controversial videos. He also claimed he's the "quickest man on the planet," and explain...
16:26 2019-07-23

Nicole Dollanganger begs internet to stop sharing Bianca Devins’ murder photos A Canadian singer-songwriter is begging people to stop sending her photos of murdered social media star Bianca Devins. Nicole Dollanganger, 27, posted a note on Twitter calling Devins’ death “evil, cruel and senseless.” “While I know some of u are very well-intentioned, I ask that U PLEASE STOP shar...
15:52 2019-07-17

Parliament suspension: Portuguese woman becomes internet sensation after delivering impassioned Brexit statement A Portuguese woman has been hailed as a spokesperson for millions of EU citizens, after she interrupted a Sky News interview to make an impassioned statement on Brexit....
03:00 2019-08-30

Live-action ‘Sonic’ movie delayed after the internet ripped apart its horrific character design Turns out, it’s going to take another three months to correct the appearance of the titular hero in the forthcoming live-action Sonic the Hedgehog movie, work that began almost immediately after fans got their first look at Sonic’s unsettling appearance ahead of the movie’s Novembe...
19:39 2019-05-24

Myanmar orders internet shutdown in conflict-torn Rakhine state: telco operator Myanmar authorities ordered telecoms companies to shut down internet services in conflict-torn western Myanmar, a leading operator said on Saturday, amid heightening tensions in the region, where government troops are fighting ethnic rebels....
15:00 2019-06-22

Researchers Discover Malware That Can Record the Screen of French Internet User's Watching Porn Security researchers discovered a new form of malware that specifically targeted users of a French telecom giant. One of the more disturbing features of this malware is its capability to identify when someone was likely viewing porn and record their screen.Read more......
22:13 2019-08-14

Harry and Meghan, Ariana Grande on Time's list of most influential people on the internet Harry and Meghan, Ariana Grande and Jada Pinkett Smith are among the 25 most influential people on the internet, according to Time magazine.        ...
08:13 2019-07-18

Taylor Swift releases title track 'Lover' from upcoming album and the internet swoons Taylor Swift has released the highly anticipated title track off her upcoming seventh studio album, "Lover," and the internet is in a tizzy trying to decipher her lyrics....
15:26 2019-08-16

Australian Internet Providers Ordered to Block Eight Sites Found Hosting Christchurch Footage Australia’s eSafety Commissioner ordered the country’s internet service providers to block eight sites for purportedly hosting footage of the Christchurch massacre, the Guardian reported Sunday, protocol officials recently outlined at this year’s G7 leader’s forum.Read more......
02:26 2019-09-09

We Will Have It, Oh! In Rare Show of Unity, Internet Throws Draws at Winston Duke’s Squat Form We have watched and listened for the human mountains! We have watched with lust as your thigh meat advancements have been overseen by The Root staff, who scoffs at having chill. And now you want to hand over this thirst trap to the world, which could not keep its own thirst contained. We will have i...
23:13 2019-06-04

16 fashion trends from the ‘90s that are back in 2019 From Dr. Martens boots to Levi's 501s, so many trends from the '90s are becoming the most popular fashion trends of 2019.        ...
21:26 2019-05-30

Rights group, journalists press Indonesian government to lift internet curb in restive Papua Rights group and journalists slammed the Indonesian government's move to block internet access in its easternmost region of Papua on Friday, saying it made reporting events there difficult after violent protests during which buildings were torched....
09:13 2019-08-23

Trevor Noah mocks outrage at Facebook over Pelosi video: 'If the internet had no fake videos, it would be the library!' "Daily Show" host Trevor Noah mocked the uproar at Facebook on Thursday night for their refusal to take down a doctored video of Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif, that portrays her as under the influence. ...
22:39 2019-05-31

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-Australia to block internet domains hosting extremist content during terror attacks Australia will block access to internet domains hosting terrorist material during crisis events and will consider legislation to force digital platforms to improve the safety of their services, officials said on Sunday....
02:00 2019-08-27

White Supremacist President Blames Media, Internet, and Video Games for Mass Shootings, Says Nothing about Guns If you expected the tragic mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, by two white domestic terrorists (at least one of whom is alleged to be a white supremacist, but neither will be named here, because fuck them), that left some 29 people dead to sway the president to lay off his racist im...
23:26 2019-08-05

Trump Invites Consortium of Conservative Internet Trolls to The White House for 'Social Media Summit' As a part of President Donald Trump’s latest crusade promoting his misleading and misguided theories that social media companies are discriminating against conservatives, the White House is hosting a “social media summit” that will assemble several conservative voices.Read more......
04:26 2019-07-03

The DeanBeat: The real and the fake trends of gaming in 2019 Dean Takahashi analyzes the fake trends, like the resurgence of booth babes, and the real trends, like the growth of blockbusters, from E3 2019.Read More...
17:13 2019-06-21

The Top 10 Trends in Digital Media 2019 (AMZN, GOOGL, FB) Business Insider Intelligence2019 will be a year of opportunities and challenges in the world of digital media. The digital duopoly of Google and Facebook will face unprecedented regulatory scrutiny, as Amazon muscles its way into the digital ad space. Meanwhile, pay-TV companies will continue to st...
21:13 2019-05-28

The digital trends disrupting the banking industry in 2019 Business Insider Intelligence is launching its brand new Banking coverage in early September. To obtain a free preview of our Banking Briefing, please click here. Banking Industry Overview The banking industry is in a much healthier place now than it was after the financial crisis of 2008. Total gl...
23:13 2019-09-02

China's gas demand growth rate to slow in 2019, government report shows China's natural gas consumption growth rate is expected slow to around 10% in 2019, from 17.5% last year, amid easing economic growth and pressure on the country's production, storage and sales network, a government report showed....
15:13 2019-09-02

Chelsea flower show 2019: this year's top garden trends From embracing buttercups to candy-coloured planting, these are the highlights of this year’s showGreen was the dominant theme at Chelsea, literally and metaphorically. Main Avenue, home to the major show gardens, was awash with broad-leaved trees among a calming palette of green, pale yellow and wh...
21:13 2019-05-22

El Paso shooting: 8chan offline after Internet company Cloudflare pulls support for 'cesspool of hate' online forum Controversial online forum 8chan is offline after Internet services company Cloudflare pulled its support for the site in the wake of the horrific El Paso mass shooting that left 22 people dead and two dozen injured....
09:52 2019-08-06

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale 2019: Score Deals on Fall Trends Now We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not E!. OK,......
14:00 2019-07-17

TIME 25 Most Influential People on the Internet: Prince Harry, Meghan Markle, Donald Trump and World Record Egg included in list President Donald Trump, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex and the World Record Egg have been named as some of TIME Magazine's Most Influential People on the Internet....
11:39 2019-07-17

Report: Mark Halperin Continues to Have Access to His Twitter Account I’m saddened to report that disgraced Trump stenographer and serial sexual harasser Mark Halperin continues to have posting ability. And folks! It’s bad!...
08:26 2019-08-12

Stephen Curry Defends Ayesha Curry After the Internet Slams Her Dancing If you try and come for Ayesha Curry, you'll have to answer to Stephen Curry. To celebrate the opening of her International Smoke restaurant⁠--her fourth......
18:39 2019-07-18

The VSCO girl is taking over the internet — here's the ultimate starter kit for becoming the latest 'it' girl Olivia Cara/YouTube VSCO girls have the internet buzzing. The VSCO girl's laidback aesthetic is a crossover between '90s fashion and a surfer lifestyle. While some people are hating on the look, others want to know how to be a VSCO girl. Hint: It requires scrunchies, puka shell necklaces, and Brand...
00:52 2019-09-08

Quinta Brunson on 'A Black Lady Sketch Show' and internet fame Quinta Brunson, who rose to fame through social media comedy, discusses why HBO's "A Black Lady Sketch Show" is "groundbreaking." She also looks back on her viral "He Got Money" skit. (Sept. 5)        ...
00:13 2019-09-06

'Nodding meme guy' is Robert Redford, not Zach Galifianakis. The Internet is stunned The familiar GIF of a man nodding approvingly was thought by many people to be actor Zach Galifianakis. It's really Robert Redford.       ...
20:13 2019-07-10

Dorian Jeep garners Internet fame – and bagpipes – after being abandoned on Myrtle Beach Many have braved the blasts of Hurricane Dorian to visit the red Jeep Cherokee stuck on the shores of Myrtle Beach.        ...
19:26 2019-09-06

Galaxy Note 10 and Note 10+ leaks continue to flood the internet We’re just hours away from the official reveal of Samsung’s Galaxy Note 10 line, but any secrets the company had managed to keep under wraps for this long were seemingly exposed on Tuesday. Not only did we get a close-up live shot of both the Note 10 and Note 10+ sitting next to one anot...
02:13 2019-08-07

Malaysia Seizes $240 Million From Chinese State Firm's Account: Report Malaysia has seized more than 1 billion ringgit ($243.25 million) from a bank account of state-owned China Petroleum Pipeline Engineering Ltd (CPP), the Straits Times newspaper said on Saturday....
18:39 2019-07-14

'Internet Language' Creates Community - and Creates Division If I started a sentence with "Ermahgerd," misspelled "the" as "teh" or dropped a "1" in a string of exclamation points, and that sentence made sense to you - congratulations: You're an Internet......
22:39 2019-08-21

iPhone 11: Get ready to see 'Slofies' all over the internet Apple's new iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max come with enhancements that include the ability to record slow-motion videos with the selfie camera.       ...
18:26 2019-09-11

A New York Times article about the perfect workout for every 'wedding dress silhouette' sparked internet outrage, and health experts agree it perpetuates damaging body ideals Shutterstock The New York Times published an article Thursday on "The Perfect Workout for Your Wedding Dress Silhouette," including diet advice and a caution to avoid getting muscles that are "too wide." The Times later changed the headline and removed some sections of the article, noting that it h...
08:39 2019-08-10

How a hacked US nightclub Twitter account was implicated in China's information war Twitter recently took down a covert network of nearly 1,000 accounts it says are tied to the Chinese government. Many, but not all, of the accounts attacked pro-Democracy protesters in Hong Kong....
10:39 2019-08-22

Fake Adrian Wojnarowski Twitter account dupes fans with Kawhi Leonard-to-Lakers report A verified Twitter account briefly bearing Adrian Wojnarowski's name posted that Kawhi Leonard had agreed to a $144-million contract with the Lakers.       ...
16:26 2019-07-02

Beyonce's speaks as Nala in 'Lion King' teaser, the Internet roars in approval Beyonce unveiled a teaser for Disney's remake of "The Lion King" that shows her Nala speaking at last. The Internet loved it.        ...
21:26 2019-06-08

'Yadda, Yadda, Yadda': The internet loved Marianne Williamson's answer on gun safety at the Democratic debate Sean Rayford/Getty Images Bestselling author and self-help guru Marianne Williamson lit up Twitter after answering a question about gun safety which she ended by saying Americans only hear "yadda, yadda, yadda" when it comes to the Democratic Party's priorities. "I don't think the Democratic Party ...
03:00 2019-08-01

Snapchat Aims to Introduce New Experiences for Users in India Snapchat has opened its office in Mumbai and is set to hire a team as well as bring on board a large number of local content creators and partners to grow its presence in India....
10:13 2019-08-12

NASA astronaut accused of stealing identity, accessing bank account of estranged wife while in space: report NASA astronaut Anne McClain is accused of committing the first crime in outer space after her estranged wife alleged she stole her identity and accessed her bank accounts without permission during a six-month mission aboard the International Space station....
05:26 2019-08-25

Jason Momoa isn't fazed by Internet trolls mocking his 'dad bod' Despite recent comments about Aquaman Jason Momoa's body after he was seen shirtless, the actor is not offended by the 'dad bod' comments.        ...
18:52 2019-07-31

One In 5 US Twitter Users Follows Donald Trump: Report Nineteen percent of US Twitter users follow President Donald Trump on the social platform, and a majority of those people approve of his job performance, a survey showed Monday....
18:39 2019-07-15

Instagram to let US users report false content Facebook-owned company seeking to stem spread of misinformation by removing dubious posts from searchesInstagram is adding an option for users to report posts they think are false, the Facebook-owned photo-sharing site has announced, as tries to stem misinformation and other abuses.Results rated as ...
23:26 2019-08-16

Facebook users around the world report widespread glitches Facebook said Wednesday it is working to resolve issues faced by some users while sending media files on its social media platforms including WhatsApp and Instagram. More than 14,000 users reported issues with Instagram, while more than 7,500 users reported issues with Facebook and 1,600 with WhatsA...
22:39 2019-07-03