Internet

Cloudflare wants internet route leaks to be a thing of the past

Internet outages happen all the time. If it’s not someone cutting through a cable in the street, it’s a massive denial-of-service attack pummeling a pillar of the internet with junk data.

Cloudflare’s new ‘one-click’ DNSSEC setup will make it far more difficult to spoof websites

Bad news first: the internet is broken for a while. The good news is that Cloudflare thinks it can make it slightly less broken. With “the click of one button,” the networking giant said T

E-commerce drives Southeast Asia’s Sea to record revenue but big losses remain

Sea, one of Southeast Asia’s largest internet companies, continues to see losses although its growing e-commerce business helped it hit record revenue. The Tencent-backed company went public bac

Firefox now supports the newest internet security protocol

Last Friday, the Internet Engineering Task Force released the final version of TLS 1.3. This is a major update to TLS 1.2, the security protocol that secures much of the web by, among other things, pr

Uber’s Indian rival Ola is aiming for an IPO in 3-4 years

Ola, Uber’s chief rival in India, is planning to go public potentially as soon as in three years time, according to its CEO. Co-founder and chief executive officer Bhavish Aggarwal told the aud

WhatsApp limits message forwarding in bid to reduce spam and misinformation

In a bid to cut down on the spread of false information and spam, WhatsApp recently added labels that indicate when a message has been forwarded. Now the company is sharpening that strategy by imposin

Google builds its own subsea cable from the US to France

Google, like all major internet companies, often participates in building new subsea cables because it wants to own the connectivity between its data centers around the world. Those cables are typical

Security, privacy experts weigh in on the ICE doxxing

In what appears to be the latest salvo in a new, wired form of protest, developer Sam Lavigne posted code that scrapes LinkedIn to find Immigration and Customs Enforcement employee accounts. His code,

Europe takes another step towards copyright pre-filters for user generated content

In a key vote this morning the European Parliament’s legal affairs committee has backed the two most controversial elements of a digital copyright reform package — which critics warn cou

Majority of U.S. adults still think the internet is ‘mostly’ good for society – but that number is falling

A growing number of U.S. adults no longer view the internet as a largely “good thing” for society, according to a new report from Pew Research Center out today. To be clear, a sizable majo

Don’t break big tech, fix it

Chris Yiu Contributor Share on Twitter Chris is the Senior Policy Fellow for Technology at the Tony Blair Institute for Global Change and previously served as a General Manager at Uber. Yiu has also h

Facebook co-founder says its rise reveals the fault lines destroying the “American Dream”

Andrew Keen Contributor Andrew Keen is the author of three books: Cult of the Amateur, Digital Vertigo and The Internet Is Not The Answer. He produces Futurecast, and is the host of Keen On. More post

Facebook expands ‘Community Boost’ digital skills training program to Europe

Facebook has announced it's expanding a free training program that teaches Internet-skills, media literacy and online safety to Europe. It says its "ambition" is to train 300,000 people across six EU

More dead commenters appear to come out against net neutrality

Two more dead commenters have been spotted commenting on the FCC’s foregone net neutrality vote, a small but not insignificant discovery considering that, while public outcry for net neutrality

Google: Southeast Asia’s internet economy is growing faster than expected

Southeast Asia is now the world’s third largest region for internet users — with more people online than the entire U.S. population — and internet is having a bigger impact on the re

Amazon is previewing an IOT security service

As one of its last announcement on a day chock-full with new tools and features, Amazon previewed a new security device for the internet of things. Called IOT Device Defender, the new service will mon

YouTube returns to the Amazon Echo Show

When the Amazon Echo Show first debuted, it included a YouTube feature, as is right and proper for a device with a screen capable of playing video and connecting to the internet. But Google quickly ni

OneWeb is a step closer to bringing its global, satellite-based internet services to Earth

The billionaire-backed corporation, which has raised over $1.7 billion from Virgin Group, SoftBank, Coca Cola, Bharti Group, Qualcomm and Airbus; just announced an exclusive $190 million contract with

Neos launches IoT-powered home insurance UK-wide

What do you get if you combine the Internet of Things with the business of home insurance? U.K. startup Neos is hoping the answer is damage and/or theft prevention rather than just after-the-unfortuna

Interviewing.io hopes to close the engineer diversity gap with anonymous interviews

Take out your name, resume and any other identifying information then hop on the internet and show your skills to a recruiting manager. That’s the way Interviewing.io does it to ensure a truly b
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