Category: Internet

adminJanuary 26, 20219min150
A network visualisation showing some of the abusive terms, often coded, shared about Kamala Harris between September and November 2020. Credit: Wilson Center Malign Creativity Report As Vice President Kamala Harris settles into her first full week in the White House, thousands are heading online to celebrate her groundbreaking achievement. Unfortunately, thousands more are flooding […]

adminJanuary 25, 20215min90
Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain Google says it’s making progress on plans to revamp Chrome user tracking technology aimed at improving privacy even as it faces challenges from regulators and officials. The company gave an update Monday on its work to remove from its Chrome browser so-called third-party cookies, which are used by a website’s advertisers […]

adminJanuary 24, 20219min140
Mel Silva, right, the managing director of Google Australia and New Zealand, appears via a video link during a Senate inquiry into a mandatory code of conduct proposed by the government at Parliament House in Canberra, Friday, Jan. 22, 2021. Google on Friday threatened to make its search engine unavailable in Australia if the government […]

adminJanuary 23, 20215min170
Loon, an Alphabet project aiming to provide wireless internet via high-flying balloons, is being closed down Google parent company Alphabet announced Friday it was shutting down “Loon”, a high-profile project aiming to deliver wireless internet via flying balloons in the stratosphere, because it is not commercially viable. The idea behind Loon was to build a […]

adminJanuary 22, 20218min180
The dark web isn’t a hangout for only criminals, a lot of journalists and political activists use it to safeguard their anonymity. Credit: Shutterstock The dark web began as an anonymous communication channel for the US government but is now a term used by the media and in Hollywood movies to refer to hidden online […]

adminJanuary 19, 20214min140
India is WhatsApp’s biggest market, with more than 400 million users India’s government Tuesday called on WhatsApp to withdraw planned changes to its data-sharing policy, citing concerns about users’ privacy and security. The plans concern how merchants using the messenger to chat with customers can share data with the app’s owner Facebook, which could use […]