Tag Archives: Internet

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 »

Trump just destroyed internet privacy

Congress a few days ago voted to pass a repeal of Obama’s broadband privacy rules that prevented internet service providers from selling your personal data without obtaining consent first. The White House then confirmed that President Trump will sign the bill, without specifying when that will happen. It turns out that Trump inked the new law on Monday, making the ... Read More »

Here’s the latest entrant in the Internet of Things in healthcare market

The Breg Flex sensor device and mobile app for remote virtual rehabilitation Physical therapy is a big part of orthopedic care, and as the era of bundled payments take hold, albeit with a pause here and there, virtual rehab is poised to take off. Traditional widget makers are sensing an opportunity in this trend. Take Breg, the sports medicine manufacturer and ... Read More »