Legislators and County leaders react to Shentel ending internet service

HARRISONBURG, Va. (WHSV) – Shentel has announced that its Beam internet service will end on November 30 and many in rural areas of Augusta and Rockingham Counties will be left with limited options for high-speed internet connection. More than 1,100 homes in Augusta, Rockingham, and Shenandoah Counties use Beam internet and will lose their coverage. … Read more

Tech: Is TikTok the crack cocaine of the internet?

HOW addictive is TikTok? Think of the immersive short-form video app like a hit of dopamine, the “feel-good” hormone that gives us a sense of pleasure. When you are watching TikTok, its algorithm dishes out more short videos, which in turn pushes you further down the rabbit hole and keeps you wanting and watching more … Read more

Nokukhanya Langa: Delves Into The Realms Of Internet Culture And Personal

Belgium-based artist Nokukhanya Langa‘s artistic practice is influenced by her life experiences, mixed cultural heritage and internet culture. She fearlessly explores these facets of her identity throughout her work, shying away from traditional notions of painting. Langa brings these fragments together in an intriguing cohesive aesthetic that is instantly recognisable. Nokukhanya Langa I always had … Read more

What is Google Groups? | IT PRO

What is Google Groups? Google Groups is a Google product with both individual and business uses. Businesses can use Google Groups to collaborate and communicate across their organisation. Individuals can use Google Groups as a discussion forum, and to search, read, and interact with information originally posted on Usenet.  Usenet is a collection of forums … Read more

Uganda Internet Most Expensive in World

The cost of internet use in Uganda is the highest in the world, according to research by Surfshark; a cybersecurity company based in the Netherlands that deals in virtual private network (VPN) services, data leak detection systems, and private search tools. Surfshark is a subsidiary of Nord Security, the parent company of NordVPN. According to … Read more

The US says it’s helping Iranians navigate a massive internet blackout. Activists say it’s too little, too late.

CNN  —  As protesters took to the streets of Iran following the death in detention of Mahsa Amini, a 22-year-old woman apprehended for apparently not wearing her hijab properly, videos of the uprising began to flood the internet. Clips of students tearing up pictures of the Ayatollah in northern Iran. Photos of women removing their … Read more

What is Web3? All you need to know about the next phase of the internet

The World Wide Web could be on the brink of one of the biggest changes in its history as it enters its third ‘era’, known as ‘Web3’.  According to experts, Web3 is a new stage of evolution of the web, incorporating blockchains, digital currencies, non-fungible tokens (NFTs) and user-owned content. Some see Web3 as a … Read more

Teens, Social Media and Technology 2022

TikTok has established itself as one of the top online platforms for U.S. teens, while the share of teens who use Facebook has fallen sharply (Maskot/Getty Images) Pew Research Center conducted this study to better understand teens’ use of digital devices, social media and other online platforms. For this analysis, we surveyed 1,316 U.S. teens. … Read more

Teens, Social Media and Technology 2022

TikTok has established itself as one of the top online platforms for U.S. teens, while the share of teens who use Facebook has fallen sharply (Maskot/Getty Images) Pew Research Center conducted this study to better understand teens’ use of digital devices, social media and other online platforms. For this analysis, we surveyed 1,316 U.S. teens. … Read more

Cloudflare to turn focus on boosting internet speed, performance and reliability at GITEX Global 2022

DUBAI, UAE — Cloudflare, Inc. (NYSE: NET), the security, performance, and reliability company helping to build a better Internet, today announced its participation at GITEX Global 2022. The company will use the event as a platform to highlight its efforts to support the development of regional digital economies through innovative technology that protects and optimizes organizations’ … Read more