Tag Archives: Internet

Beyonce ‘breaks the internet’ by posting first picture of her twins

Beyonce shows off her twins on Instagram CREDIT: BEYONCE/INSTAGRAM There was always going to be only one photo that could inspire more excitement on the internet than the one Beyonce posted showing her baby bump – and that was one of her newly born twins. The pop star has now duly delivered, sharing a photo of herself holding her twins, Sir Carter and Rumi, who were born ... Read More »

Twitter Is Not the Internet, and the Internet Is Not India

HIGHLIGHTS Less than a third of India has mobile Internet Twitter represents only one fiftieth of mobile Internet users The real dialogue on India is still happening offline We’re living in an age where social media has become a very big part of our lives. It’s a great source of news, and apparently it can also impact election results. There is definitely ... Read More »

Frequent internet bans hit flourishing telecom sector in Kashmir

File Photo The telecom service providers operating in Kashmir are “fearing for the worst” after mobile internet services were again suspended on Saturday, 32nd time since 2012. The mobile internet services and prepaid outgoing was suspended after government forces killed Hizbul Mujahideen commander Sabzar Ahmad Bhat and his associate in Tral on Saturday. “The growth story of JK’s telecom sector ... Read More »

This photo of Donald Trump and Pope Francis is making the internet go wild

On Wednesday, President Trump and his family went to Rome to meet with Pope Francis. They shared a half-hour discussion and exchanged gifts. Afterward, the Trump family and pope posed for photos. The encounter was immortalized in many snapshots, including this one: Credit: GettyReuters noted that Pope Francis remained stern while Trump “beamed” at the cameras. Observers on Twitter quickly ... Read More »

TRAI suggests Aadhaar eKYC for internet, broadband connections

Telecom regulator TRAI today recommended the use of Aadhaar-based eKYC verification for subscribers of fixed line, internet and broadband connections, as in the case of mobile connections. Telecom Regulatory Authority of India’s (TRAI) recommendation, if accepted by the Department of Telecom, would make the authentication process fast and reliable and lead to substantial savings for the industry. “…the authority recommends ... Read More »

What can the UN do if your country cuts the internet?

It has been almost a year since internet access was declared a human right, yet infringements continue. Between January and March 2017, internet in two English-speaking regions of Cameroonwas cut off for almost 100 days following protests over an attempt to force the use of French in schools and courtrooms. In late April, the government blocked social media in India-administered ... Read More »

Seahawks QB Russell Wilson breaks internet with news of latest pick, baby Sienna

The pick is in. Er. . . or actually out. Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson is now a Dad. Wilson and his wife Ciara took to social media Friday to announce the arrival of their new baby girl, Sienna Princess Wilson. It’s only fate the couple welcomed their child during the third round of the 2017 NFL Draft. “Dear Sienna ... Read More »

Magic mirror has speakers and Internet

While it does not tell you who is the fairest of them all, Mirror by FRED – the world’s first luxury smart mirror and designed for the future-ready home – is packed with a gamut of intuitive and innovative features. Measuring 80cm by 50cm by 1.8cm and weighing 9kg, it boasts advanced air purifying technology and built-in speakers. Internet-connected, anti-mist ... Read More »

Malware forces Slovak internet

Fighting against malware in Slovak antivirus company Eset.(Source: Sme) Nowadays, when about three quarters of Slovaks use internet and the technology is spreading to many items of everyday use, malware threats are greatly increasing their power. Though in the past Slovakia differed in the number of attacks compared to other EU countries mainly due to the lack of direct internet ... Read More »

What Does It Take to Prevent an Internet Outage?

Remember the old adage, “Don’t put all your eggs in one basket?” Companies may want to heed that advice when it comes to where they store their data, according to experts. A major part of Amazon’s cloud service was down for hours this week, causing many popular websites to load slowly or not at all. This was the second major ... Read More »