Cell-mostly internet users place privacy burden on themselves

[ad_1] Credit: CC0 Public Domain A new report from the Media, Inequality and Change (MIC) Center—a joint project of the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania and the School of Communication and Information at Rutgers University—details the kinds of online privacy tradeoffs that disproportionately impact cell-mostly internet users, who are likely to […]

Get ready to see 'Slofies' all over the internet

[ad_1] Slofie: What do you get when you cross a slow-motion video with a selfie? The answer is a ‘slofie,’ an Apple-coined term. This fun feature is available on all new iPhone 11 models. 2019 Apple Inc. All Rights Reserved. Prepare to see more slo-mo videos on your Instagram and Facebook timelines in the coming […]

The internet will always have enough space for all our devices

[ad_1] Credit: Shutterstock It seems that every five years, news emerges that the digital sky is falling in. Back in 2010 and 2015, rumours spread that the internet would soon run out of IP addresses. Now, the regulator of Europe’s internet domains has predicted that the region’s 1.91m remaining addressees will most likely run out […]

Internet users usually have a positive experience online, but potential for digital divide to widen

[ad_1] Credit: Shutterstock Research from the Oxford Internet Institute (OII), part of the University of Oxford, has revealed a rapid increase in use of the internet for commercial, banking and entertainment purposes. The number of people paying bills online, watching films and TV series’ and streaming music via the internet has increased significantly since 2013. […]

Internet of things companies will rule in the 2020s

[ad_1] The nature of work is about to change as Internet of Things (IoT) companies create countless new jobs in IoT security and data science. The Internet of Things is one of those technologies we have been promised for the longest time. Like VR, people have been talking about IoT for decades as though it’s […]

The best internet providers in the US

[ad_1] The search for a great internet service provider (ISP) can be very simple, very complicated, or some combination of both. It’s very uncommon to run into people who only have one ISP available in their area, though you might also encounter people with multiple choices. That can turn the decision-making process into one filled […]

US charges 80 in internet fraud and money laundering scheme

[ad_1] The suspects—many of them Nigerian—allegedly preyed on the lovelorn, the elderly, and small and large businesses in their internet money scams US authorities on Thursday 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. Federal […]

Cuba expands internet access, but under a very wary eye

[ad_1] As Cubans like these young people seen recently in Havana enjoy increasing internet connectivity, the government plans to maintain tight controls All Cubans can now have Wi-Fi in their homes, as the island’s government extends internet access even while trying to maintain control over its version of the “truth” and to defend its legitimacy, […]

NHS Digital sets out Internet First policy

[ad_1] NHS Digital has set out details of its Internet First policy as it begins to nudge health and social care organisations away from the Health and Social Care Network (HSCN) and its predecessors to start running their services over the public internet, and is asking NHS bodies for feedback on its ideas. The transition […]