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SpaceX launches first batch of 60 internet satellites in landmark mission

SpaceX just vaulted a rocket full of 60 satellites into the sky, marking a huge leap forward on its mission to put up a megaconstellation that could beam cheap broadband all over the planet. This is the first dedicated mission for SpaceX’s internet constellation, called Starlink. It kicked off when the

Seen Game Of Thrones latest episode? Internet could not. Best memes and jokes

Twitter has the best memes from the latest Game of Thrones episode We have now witnessed the longest battle in the history of film and television, thanks to Game of Thrones, Season 8 third episode. HBO’s biggest TV Series has kept up to its hype and the

T-Mobile’s latest pitch for Sprint merger: Taking on cable internet and TV

As T-Mobile’s bid to merge with Sprint continues to face challenges on Capitol Hill, the company is continuing to make its case to regulators. The latest pitch to boost the pending $26-billion deal: When combined, the “New T-Mobile” will take on cable broadband around the country. In a

‘Anti-Vax Mom’ and unsubtle sexism: Why the Internet’s latest meme is more about mocking women than mocking pseudoscience

There is not one simple sociological explanation as to why the anti-vaccination movement is increasingly popular. Yes, people are reaching for answers in a postmodern, post-truth world, where both government and science seem untrustworthy, and a friend’s opinion on Facebook far more tangible. And sure, for some

Honor Magic 2 Launch Set for October 31, Will Sport Kirin 980 SoC and Camera Slider

Honor Magic 2 was one of the more exciting announcements made by the Huawei sub-brand at its IFA event in Berlin back in August this year. This upcoming smartphone from Honor has now been teased again and is expected to witness an official unveiling on October 31. To recall, the smartphone teased and shown

Netflix Eats Up 15% of All Internet Downstream Traffic Worldwide (Study)

Netflix remains the 800-pound gorilla of the streaming world: Video from the service consumes a significant 15% of all internet bandwidth globally, the most of any single application. That’s according to the latest Global Internet Phenomena Report from Sandvine, a vendor of bandwidth-management systems. Netflix was followed by HTTP media streams,

Benin is the latest African nation taxing the internet

Benin has joined a growing list of African states imposing levies for using the internet. The government passed a decree in late August taxing its citizens for accessing the internet and social-media apps. The directive, first proposed in July, institutes a fee (link in French) of 5 CFA francs ($0.008) per

EU to give internet firms 1 hour to remove extremist content

 European authorities are planning to slap internet companies like Google, Twitter and Facebook with big fines if they don’t take down extremist content within one hour. European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said in a speech Wednesday that the Commission is proposing the new rules as part of

Firefox’s latest experiment encourages you to explore the internet with article suggestions

Although the internet is a pretty big place, most of us won’t see everything it has to offer throughout our day to day lives. Sticking to the same websites — such as Reddit, YouTube, or your social media platform of choice — has pretty much become the

The latest internet craze includes dancing alongside moving cars — and, surprise, people are getting badly hurt

Just when you think the internet can’t get any weirder, it always does. A recent internet trend is inspiring drivers all over the world to jump out of moving vehicles and dance in the street while a friend in the passenger seat films, and now transpiration officials