Internet

Facebook Spent $23 Million to Keep Mark Zuckerberg Safe Last Year

April 13, 2019

Nearly $20 million went towards security for Mark Zuckerberg and his family Highlights Mark Zuckerberg has drawn a base salary of $1 for the past 3 years “Other” compensation of Zuckerberg was listed at $22.6 million COO Sheryl Sandberg took home $23.7 million in 2018 Facebook more than doubled the money it spent on Chief […]

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EU Copyright Revamp Targeting Google, Facebook Set for Approval on Monday

April 13, 2019

The revamp has been marked by intense lobbying from tech companies, including Google and Facebook Highlights Google’s YouTube and Facebook’s Instagram will have to install filters EU lawmakers gave European Commission’s prosal a thumbs up last month The proposal was aimed to protect Europe’s creative industry EU countries are set to agree an overhaul of […]

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More than five million British people have never used the internet, official figures reveal

April 8, 2019

One in 10 people in Britain have never used the internet, an official survey has revealed ( iStock ) More than five million people have never used the internet in the UK, official figures have revealed. A survey published by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) shows 5.3m Britons have either never gone online or […]

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I looked back to see if my old tweets were problematic and this is what I found

April 8, 2019

‘Like a diary, all of my best and worst moments were there … but public’ ( istock ) Late last year, in 2018, I hit a big milestone. It wasn’t a big birthday, an anniversary or personal achievement – nothing like that. No, December 2018 marked something perhaps a little less impressive: 10 years since […]

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Russia wants to cut itself off from the global internet. Here’s what that really means.

March 22, 2019

In the next two weeks, Russia is planning to attempt something no other country has tried before. It’s going to test whether it can disconnect from the rest of the world electronically while keeping the internet running for its citizens. This means it will have to reroute all its data internally, rather than relying on […]

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The global rise of Internet sovereignty

March 22, 2019

Around 10,000 people converged on Sakharov Prospect in Moscow earlier this month, wielding signs like “Putin Net” and chanting “Hands off the internet!” It was the latest show of resistance to a legislative push to isolate Russia’s internet from the world wide web by making it self-sufficient, supposedly to guard against external “threats.” A Kremlin spokesperson […]

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How to clear the cache on your Mac computer to make it run more efficiently

March 22, 2019

Flickr/Het Nieuwe Instituut When you clear your Mac computer’s cached data, you’re deleting the temporary media files, like images and text files, that it gathers from the sites you visit. Those files help reduce internet data usage and speed software installation on your Mac. But it’s important to clear your cache periodically because it can help protect your […]

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Avoid these Google Play Store apps that promise to update your Android phone

March 20, 2019

Apps in the Google Play Store from unscrupulous developers that purport to upgrade your phone to Android 9.0 Pie or older versions have been spotted by Android Police. Some of the apps, which are predictably named things like “Update to Android P – 9.0” or “Updates for Samsung,” are designed to ensnare users searching inside the Google Play […]

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Microsoft: Windows 10 Will Auto-Uninstall Buggy Updates…And Other Small Business Tech News This Week

March 20, 2019

Here are five things in technology that happened this past week and how they affect your business. Did you miss them? 1 — Microsoft: Windows 10 can now automatically uninstall buggy updates. If you have automatically downloaded Windows 10 updates that aren’t compatible with your device, there’s no need to worry. The company says Windows […]

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Apple WWDC 2019 Schedule Announced, Developer Conference to Kick Off on June 3

March 20, 2019

WWDC 2019 is taking place at the McEnery Convention Centre in San Jose HIGHLIGHTS Tagline for WWDC 2019 is “Write code. Blow minds” Apple is expected to announce iOS 13, macOS 10.15, watchOS 6, and tvOS 13 Developers can apply for tickets through WWDC website Apple has formally announced that it is kicking off the […]

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