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Thursday, 10 Dec 2015

Is there really an Internet Kill Switch?

Is there really an Internet Kill Switch?

With Donald Trump recently mentioning that he wants to shut the Internet down to stop terrorist recruitment, we got to wondering if that was at all possible Here's what we found out.

Tuesday, 3 Nov 2015

Black Friday sales are now month long events for some online retailers

Black Friday sales are now month long events for some online retailers

Black Friday has traditionally been the Friday after Thanksgiving. During that day, shops heavily discount their goods, leading to frenzied shopping sprees. While it's traditionally just a single day event, retailers now are expanding it to be a month long.

Friday, 9 Oct 2015

Facebook expands Like button with new Reactions emoji

Facebook expands Like button with new Reactions emoji

Reactions is a new Facebook feature that expands on the Like button and comes with six emoji that will allow users to express themselves more accurately.

Monday, 7 Sep 2015

15,000 people arrested as part of China's

15,000 people arrested as part of China's "Cleaning the Internet" program

Authorities in China have revealed that over 15,000 people have been arrested as part of the country's program to curb cybercrime.

Friday, 28 Aug 2015

Facebook reaches new milestone: 1 billion users in a single day

Facebook reaches new milestone: 1 billion users in a single day

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has just announced that on Monday, one billion people used Facebook in a single day.

Thursday, 22 Jan 2015

"123456" and "password" top list as worst passwords

Every year, SplashData releases its list of top 10 worst passwords. And unsurprisingly, "123456" and "password" continue to be popular amongst users.

Tuesday, 20 Jan 2015

The US hacked North Korea first

The US hacked North Korea first

The Sony hacking story takes on yet another spin with a new US revelation.

Monday, 22 Sep 2014

Netflix is in talks to ban VPN access

Netflix is in talks to ban VPN access

According to reports, Netflix is under pressure by Australian right holders of US-produced shows and movies to block VPN use and talks are currently underway.

Tuesday, 12 Aug 2014

SingTel to be involved in Google's US$300 million high-speed Internet cable project

SingTel to be involved in Google's US$300 million high-speed Internet cable project

Google has announced plans to build and operate FASTER, a high-speed internet Trans-Pacific cable system that will connect the US with Chikura and Shima in Japan. SingTel will also be involved in this project.

Wednesday, 16 Jul 2014

Google's Project Zero will protect the Internet

Google's Project Zero will protect the Internet

Google has announced the creation of Project Zero, a team of researchers dedicated to uncovering zero-day vulnerabilities, flaws and other security issues that could represent a threat to internet users.

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