California passes bill to make internet safer for kids

California passes bill to make internet safer for kids

A girl looks at her computer screen Alain Jocard | AFP | Getty Images The California state legislature this week passed a bill that, if passed, would require online platforms to take additional steps to ensure their services are safe for young users. The state senate unanimously approved California Age Appropriate Design Code Act Monday, … Read more

The Log4j security flaw could impact the entire internet. Here’s what you need to know

The Log4j security flaw could impact the entire internet.  Here’s what you need to know

The vulnerability, which was reported late last week, is in Java-based software known as “Log4j” that large organizations use to configure their applications – and it poses potential risks to a large part of the Internet. Apple’s cloud computing service, security firm Cloudflare and one of the world’s most popular video games, Minecraft, are among … Read more

Russia tightens internet grip as Yandex sells assets to state-owned VK

Russia tightens internet grip as Yandex sells assets to state-owned VK

Russian tech giants Yandex and VK agree to swap some assets Yandex sells newsfeed and homepage to state-controlled VK Yandex gets Delivery Club food service in return This content was produced in Russia where the law limits coverage of Russian military operations in Ukraine MOSCOW, Aug 23 (Reuters) – Russia’s government tightened its grip on … Read more

Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai: Interview with CNBC

Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai: Interview with CNBC

Google CEO Sundar Pichai says that while consumers put the covid pandemic in the rearview mirror, the economy is clearly a growing concern for the company and the wider market. “We certainly see the uncertainty ahead of us, like everyone else,” Pichai told CNBC’s Deirdre Bosa in an interview Wednesday at Google’s annual I/O conference … Read more

China’s cyber watchdog wants ‘loving’ ties with domestic internet companies

China’s cyber watchdog wants ‘loving’ ties with domestic internet companies

The logo of Chinese giant Didi’s app is seen through a magnifying glass on a computer screen showing binary digits in this illustrative image taken July 7, 2021. REUTERS/Florence Lo/Illustration/File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BEIJING, Aug 19 (Reuters) – China’s cyberspace watchdog wants to establish a “loving” relationship between … Read more

China’s internet giants face a new era of strict surveillance and low growth

China’s internet giants face a new era of strict surveillance and low growth

Pony Ma, co-founder of Tencent (Photo by Xaume Olleros/Bloomberg) © 2016 Bloomberg Finance L.P. Alibaba and Tencent, the twin stalwarts of China’s once-booming internet industry, have long had a reputation for posting eye-popping growth numbers and creating new billionaires, but not anymore. Both companies are now grappling with the harsh reality that any growth will … Read more

HackerNoon launches #Noonies 2022 to celebrate the

HackerNoon launches #Noonies 2022 to celebrate the

EDWARDS, Colo., Aug. 15, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — HackerMidithe technology publishing platform, launched its fourth edition #Noon 2022 in partnership with BingX and .TECH domains. This year’s theme is inspired by Star Trek and highlights the people behind rising tech, as well as influential players in the tech industry. HackerNoon’s own spin on StarTrek “Infinite … Read more

DARPA wants to build an “internet” of connected satellites in low Earth orbit

DARPA wants to build an “internet” of connected satellites in low Earth orbit

If you’ve taken a good look at the night sky in recent years, you may have noticed a few other twinkling lights. This is largely due to an increase in satellites in low Earth orbit, an increasing number of which are deployed to provide satellite internet service. SpaceX, OneWeband Amazon, the latter through its launch … Read more

Janet Peischel’s The Internet Marketer: How ADA Compliant Is Your Website? | Company

Janet Peischel’s The Internet Marketer: How ADA Compliant Is Your Website?  |  Company

Would you be surprised to learn that some major brands have been sued for website accessibility? Think Amazon, Burger King and Hulu. Janet Peischel Save photo from file Public and private sector construction projects must meet the requirements of ADA Titles II and III to make them accessible to people with disabilities. Although the Americans … Read more

Google Search and Maps were briefly taken offline last night

Google Search and Maps were briefly taken offline last night

Photo: Torsten Silz (Getty Images) Last night, large swaths of American internet users briefly experienced the grim and frustrating realities of a world without Google services. Although Google has since resolved the outage issues, new reports to suggest the disruptions may be linked to an “electrical incident” at a data center in Council Bluffs, Iowa, … Read more