Month: February 2022

Meanie in a Bottle: An Internet Troll Gives Nonalcoholic Spirits Startups the Spins

“The moment where it struck me is when someone sent me a [release] that had been syndicated on Yahoo,” says Larsen, one of the cofounders of Spiritless. “I was like, ‘What the heck, why is this guy talking about us?” Around the same time, yet another press release announced the launch of NOLOalcohol, a new …

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Industry Stats: Cable’s Powerful Workforce

The cable industry is one of innovation, creativity, and impact – a significant contributor to the national economy and America’s workforce, providing essential infrastructure for the millions of consumers that use broadband to stay connected and TV to be informed and entertained. The employees who make this dynamic industry churn day in and day out …

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Iran: Controversial internet control bill passes committee stage

Tehran, Iran – A special parliament committee has approved the outlines of controversial legislation that many observers believe will lead to tighter restrictions on online activity in Iran despite continuing public opposition. The so-called “Protection Bill” was first introduced three years ago but legislators were forced to temporarily shelve the legislation last July amid a …

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Tonga’s internet is restored 5 weeks after big volcanic eruption

In this photo provided by the Australian Defense Force, debris from damaged building and trees are strewn around on Atata Island in Tonga, on Jan. 28, 2022, following the eruption of an underwater volcano and subsequent tsunami. POIS Christopher Szumlanski/AP hide caption toggle caption POIS Christopher Szumlanski/AP In this photo provided by the Australian Defense …

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The ‘Internet of Small Things’ will power digital agriculture

“Our innovation distributes the computation and each device can decide to transmit only the useful quanta of data instead of a giant data deluge,” she said. “Improved efficiencies like these will benefit the farmers and the environment by reducing the frequency of charging these devices and decreasing the reliance on cloud computation and data centers.” …

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Inside the Bitcoin Laundering Case That Confounded the Internet

When anonymous hackers infiltrated the cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex in 2016, it shook the nascent world of digital currency and prompted speculation about who might have stolen what was then $71 million in Bitcoin. But unlike traditional financial transactions, Bitcoin trades are publicly visible — moving the risked coins revealing who was behind the heist. And …

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Verizon returns to Super Bowl to spotlight new 5G Internet expansion

What you need to know: Jim Carrey will reprise his role as “The Cable Guy” in Verizon’s in-game commercial, giving a huge platform to 5G Home and 5G Business Internet, view tease here The “Pepsi Super Bowl LVI Halftime Show Ultra Pass Powered by Verizon 5G Ultra Wideband” is a first-of-its-kind mobile experience offering access …

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