Month: January 2022

A 2014 Supreme Court decision that changed the future of television, and maybe the internet

Chet Kanojia, chief executive officer and founder of Aereo Inc. Adam Jeffery | CNBC In this weekly series, CNBC takes a look at companies that made the inaugural Disruptor 50 list, 10 years later. It’s one of my favorite moments in the history of the Disruptor 50 list. Tuesday, June 17, 2014. Aereo, a start-up …

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China pledges ‘purification’ of the internet ahead of the Beijing Winter Olympics and the Lunar New Year

The Cyberspace Administration of China announced Tuesday that its month-long internet “purification” campaign is intended to create a “healthy, happy, and peaceful online environment.” The powerful internet watchdog — which President Xi Jinping set up in 2014 in the name of protecting China’s internet and data security — tied the campaign to the start of …

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N.Korean internet downed by suspected cyber attacks -researchers

An illustration picture shows a projection of binary code on a man holding a laptop computer, in an office in Warsaw June 24, 2013. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel/Illustration/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SEOUL, Jan 26 (Reuters) – North Korea’s internet appears to have been hit by a second wave of issues …

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Gov Whitmer AG Nessel Highlight New Internet Affordability Program from FCC

LANSING – Governor Gretchen Whitmer and Attorney General Dana Nessel want consumers to know about a new federal program supporting affordable internet access. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has launched the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP), a benefit program now open for enrollment that helps households afford broadband. The ACP is the $14.2 billion successor program …

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Yemenis struggle without internet for third day after air strikes

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SANAA, Jan 23 (Reuters) – Most of Yemen faced a third day without internet on Sunday after air strikes on the Red Sea city of Hodeidah, the main landing point for the country’s undersea web connection, damaged its telecoms infrastructure. In the capital Sanaa, Majid Abdullah …

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Airstrikes kill 70 people and knock out internet in Yemen

Another raid early Friday hit a telecommunications building in the strategic port city of Hodeidah, causing a nationwide internet blackout, according to NetBlocks, an organization that tracks network disruptions. At least three children were killed in that attack, Save the Children said. The Norwegian Refugee Council said the internet blackout, which was still ongoing as …

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Share of those 65 and older who are tech users has grown in the past decade

Younger adults are often more likely than their elders to be earlier adopters of innovations, and that has been true for many digital technologies since Pew Research Center began documenting their use. There are still notable differences in tech use between US adults under 30 and those 65 and older. But on several fronts, adoption …

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