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Internet capitalism pits fast technology against slow democracy

Technology-driven changes—like those we are presently experiencing—produce demands for security and stability that pose a threat to liberal democracy and capitalism. Across the world, autocrats are on the…

Microsoft gives you ‘reasons’ not to use Internet Explorer

  It won’t be unfair to say that Internet Explorer has become the ‘step’ child for Microsoft. Ever since with inception of Windows 10, Microsoft has been betting big on the Edge…

THE LATEST DUMB INTERNET CHALLENGE

Apparently, the latest dumb internet challenge is the “48 Hours Missing Challenge”. Basically, participants (teens) disappear for 48 hours with the hope that their photo will end up…

An internet shutdown is the latest frustration hitting voters in DR Congo

An internet shutdown across the Democratic Republic of the Congo is heightening fears of electoral fraud in a presidential election already marred by delays and violence. Internet connectivity in the…

EU Pushes Internet Firms to Remove Extremist Content in 1 Hour

The European Commission will propose new laws on Wednesday giving Google, Facebook, Twitter and other Internet companies one hour to remove extremist content or face fines. The Commission told such companies in…

Facebook Shuts Down Solar-Powered Internet Drone Project: So What Happens Now?

Facebook officially ditches its efforts to deliver high-speed internet via solar-powered drones. The decision reportedly caused 16 employees from the project to lose their jobs. Taking Another Approach…

Samsung Galaxy J2 Pro in South Korea Can’t Connect to the Internet, Prevents Distractions for Students

Samsung Electronics on Friday announced the Galaxy J2 Pro in South Korea – the special variant for the country that is blocked from connecting to the Internet, aimed at students who…

Rocket Internet Expects Its Startups to Turn Profitable in 2018

German e-commerce investor Rocket Internet pushed into 2018 a target to turn a profit at some of its leading start-ups as it reported a 28 percent jump in nine-month revenue…

Apple, Facebook Find Something to Praise China for Amid Internet Clamp

Top executives at Apple and Facebook managed to find something to praise Beijing for at an Internet conference in China this week, even as its Communist Party rulers ban Western social media…

Internet the new Islamic State frontline

Britain will not be safe from terrorism until Islamic State’s online presence is wiped out, a senior security official has warned. Patrick McGuinness, a deputy national security adviser…