Internet

Cybercriminals topmost source of distrust in internet in India: Survey

June 11, 2019

Cybercriminals remain the number one source of distrust in the Internet in India where 79 per cent of people say social media companies contribute to their distrust — up from 74 per cent in 2018. Simultaneously, 60 per cent Indians are aware of the data protection and privacy rules, a figure which is quite healthy […]

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World to spend 800 hrs on mobile internet this year: Zenith

June 10, 2019

People around the world will spend an average of 800 hours using the mobile internet this year – that’s equivalent to 33 days without sleep or pause, according to Zenith’s Media Consumption Forecasts. By 2021 the total will rise to 930 hours, or 39 full days. This is the fifth edition of the Media Consumption […]

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The Catch-22 that broke the Internet

June 9, 2019

Earlier this week, the Internet had a conniption. In broad patches around the globe, YouTube sputtered. Shopify stores shut down. Snapchat blinked out. And millions of people couldn’t access their Gmail accounts. The disruptions all stemmed from Google Cloud, which suffered a prolonged outage—an outage which also prevented Google engineers from pushing a fix. And so, […]

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MAINE BANS INTERNET COMPANIES FROM SECRETLY SELLING USER DATA

June 8, 2019

Stronger Data Protections On Thursday, Governor Janet Mills of Maine signed a new law that prohibits internet service providers like AT&T or Spectrum from selling their users’ personal data without explicit permission to do so. The Act to Protect the Privacy of Online Consumer Information may be the most comprehensive data privacy law in the U.S., The Hill reports— since it’s the […]

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Did The Internet Kill The ‘Romance’ Of Travel?

May 27, 2019

The Internet transformed almost all aspects of our lives. Millions of users can not imagine their lives without it and also millions were born with it and don’t even know how it was before the internet era. One of the things that is completely transformed is the way we travel–from scratch and from “start to finish”. My parents used […]

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The internet’s complaints push back ‘Sonic the Hedgehog’ movie release

May 25, 2019

The internet has won. The release date of the live-action Sonic the Hedgehog movie has been pushed back to February 2020. While normally the public doesn’t really know what causes these kinds of delays, this time the public caused this delay thanks to the barrage of complaints levied against the design of the titular hedgehog after the first trailer dropped in […]

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