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Internet Challenges: Who’s Likely to Take Risk?

The “choking game” — and other clearly ill-advised and dangerous internet challenges — leave many parents wondering what drives teens to take the bait and participate. Now, a new study suggests that an underlying psychological disorder may be one reason why some kids jump at online dares such as the “Bird Box” challenge, where people walk around blindfolded, and the ... Read More »

Tonga faces weeks of internet disruption

People in Tonga could face several weeks without the internet due to a fault in the undersea cable that connects the Pacific nation to the rest of the world. Something went wrong with the fiber-optic cable on Sunday night. Initially it wiped out access to the internet almost entirely, and meant people couldn’t even make international phone calls. A small ... Read More »

Big telcos hike internet prices amid soaring demand, revenues

Bell, Telus and Shaw are once again raising prices on select plans, after increases in 2018 Dennis Fitt, of Truro, N.S., was unhappy to discover that his internet, TV and phone service with Bell Aliant is going up by $9 next month, as three of the big telcos once again raise their prices on certain internet plans. (Andy Fitt) You can ... Read More »

Cuba to roll out mobile internet for the first time

Justin Solomon | CNBC Young Cubans on mobile devices in Havana, Cuba. Cuba has announced that 3G internet access for cell phone users across the country will become available from Thursday. The Caribbean island nation, which exists under communist rule, opened state-run internet cafes in 2013 and citizens have only had access to home internet and public Wi-Fi hotspots since ... Read More »

Huawei Debuts Internet of Vehicle Platform for Connected Cars

HIGHLIGHTS Huawei has released its “OceanConnect IoV” platform Huawei IoV platform supports hundreds of millions of connections Dedicated to building a fully connected world: Huawei Entering the connected vehicle era, technology major Huawei has released its “OceanConnect IoV” (Internet of Vehicles) platform that will enable digital transformation for automobile manufacturers. Announcing the IoV platform at the computer expo “CeBIT 2018” here on ... Read More »

ChatSim 2 Launched With Unlimited Internet Access and Messaging, to Be Showcased at MWC 2018

HIGHLIGHTS The second-gen variant offers access for all mobile apps in its core plan World premiere of ChatSim 2 will take place at MWC 2018 in Barcelona It provides unlimited to messaging apps like WhatsApp and WeChat SIM card provider ChatSim on Thursday announced the launch of its latest ChatSim 2 SIM card in Milan, Italy. The second generation of the company’s proprietary SIM ... Read More »

My New Year’s Resolution: Read Less (Internet), Read More (Books)

Hooray, we made it. The artificial construct that is the Earth year has moved up a digit, and we’re now in the two thousand and eighteenth year since the birth of the Christ, as per the accepted method of time-keeping by people worldwide. Now that we’ve done away with its direct predecessor 2017 – labelled and proclaimed as the worst ... Read More »

Internet Giants Not Doing Enough to Take Down Illegal Content: EU

Internet giants like Facebook, Google’s YouTube and Twitter are not taking down illegal content from their websites fast enough, the European Union executive said on Tuesday after meeting with the companies. Several European governments have increased pressure on social media companies to do more to remove illegal content – from incitement to hatred and racism to extremist material to counterfeit products being sold online – and ... Read More »

Why should the poor be left in the internet slow lane?

Imagine if the government had restored ownership of Britain’s roads to the private trusts that used to run them. Imagine they were allowed to charge companies different amounts to use them, so that companies with enough cash could pay for exclusive use of fast lanes, leaving their smaller competitors consigned to lag behind on slow, badly maintained roads. Sounds outrageously ... Read More »

Editorial: The free and open internet is about to become less free, less open

“Net neutrality” is one of the phrases that makes the eyes glaze over. But for anyone who uses the internet for anything, from watching cat videos to deep-state surveillance, net neutrality could not be more important. And next month it could be going away. The Federal Communications Commission, now controlled by three Republican appointees, is moving to rewrite regulations passed just two ... Read More »