News tagged ‘internet’
Tuesday, 20 Aug 2013
Google services suffered a brief 5-minute outage early morning last Saturday at approximately 07:32am. According to GoSquared, a web traffic analytics company, this outage caused a 40% drop in global Internet traffic.
Wednesday, 31 Jul 2013
StarHub Launches Singapore's Fastest Network Connection to Support Latency Sensitive Trading Applications
StarHub has launched its Ethernet low latency network, to allow Singapore-based financial trading companies to better respond to market changes and manage their risk exposure.
Monday, 24 Jun 2013
Chinese security firm Qihoo recently discovered a serious flaw in the "cloud backup" feature of the Samsung Galaxy S4, which when exploited, allows malicious software to send text messages while assuming your identity without you knowing.
Monday, 17 Jun 2013
Google can never be faulted for not dreaming big enough. With their latest endeavor, Project Loon, Google is aiming to bring wireless networks to two out of three people on Earth with the help of balloons.
Monday, 8 Apr 2013
Scientists at the Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute (HHI) have developed a new means of high-speed data transmission using LED lightbulbs. The technology uses standard off-the-shelf LED room lights for data transmission, with speeds of up to 3 Gbps possible.
Wednesday, 6 Feb 2013
Instagram has just announced that users can now browse their full feeds in real-time at Instagram.com, which used to be just a placeholder for the app. While users can "like" or comment on pictures, they can't upload pictures or apply filters yet.
Popular photo sharing site Pinterest is reportedly in talks for a fresh round of funding that would value the company at around US$2 billion.
Monday, 3 Sep 2012
Acting on request from the Swedish government, Cambodian police has arrested, Pirate Bay founder, Gottfrid Svartholm, a few days ago in the Cambodian capital of Phnom Penh.
Friday, 17 Aug 2012
As Facebook shares tumble to new lows, its CEO Mark Zuckerberg has admitted for the first time that tumbling share prices could hurt them.
Friday, 29 Jun 2012
Less than a day after Google announces the availability of both Chrome and Google Drive apps for iOS devices, the former has already topped the free apps chart for iPhone as well as reigns second for iPad apps.