Latest Internet News Archive

What will the future of web design look like?

Trends Two major visual trends are taking over . Firstly, we are seeing a wider use of layers, creating a stronger sense of depth and perspective in websites. It will take parallax to the next level, with parts seeming to move at different paces as you scroll.

Internet Explorer Zero-Day Exploited in the Wild by APT Group

An advanced persistent threat (APT), a term sometimes used to describe nation-state-backed cyber-espionage units, is using a zero-day vulnerability in the Internet Explorer kernel code to infect victims with malware. Security researchers from Chinese antivirus maker Qihoo 360 Core have reported the issue to Microsoft this week,

‘Lemon face challenge’: This new internet trend is spreading awareness about terminal brain cancer

The latest internet obsession is yet another challenge, and like every other internet challenge the rules are pretty simple. You accept the challenge, record yourself doing it, post it online and then challenge someone else. Except the “lemon face challenge” involves you to bite into a sour

Oceania is latest cruise line to make Internet access free

Add Oceania Cruises to the list of upscale cruise lines offering unlimited free Internet to customers. The six-ship cruise operator says all passengers on its vessels will have access to free Internet around-the-clock by the end of April. The free Internet service, called Wavenet, only will be fast enough

Kremlin cracking down on internet to muzzle critics, say experts

As Vladimir Putin starts his fourth Kremlin term, authorities are turning up the heat on popular websites and apps ostensibly to fight terrorism but analysts say the real motive is to muzzle critics. A move this week to block the strongly encrypted messenger Telegram, less than a month after Putins crushing

Fading hype for Vero shows fickle nature of Internet

It seems like just yesterday that the Internet was overtaken with viral hype over Vero, a new social network that promised to right all the frustrating wrongs of the well-entrenched leaders like Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. But after a few weeks of making headlines and signing up

The low-paid workers cleaning up the worst horrors of the internet

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This Chinese journalist’s priceless eye-roll has taken the Internet by storm – and now she’s social media’s latest accidental celebrity

An exasperated journalist unknowingly stole the show when her eye-rolling at a fellow reporter was broadcasted live and went viral on social media. A seemingly trivial moment during a media conference of the 13th National People’s Congress has shown that actions indeed speak louder than words after


Once upon a time, we thought that hair came in a variation of about, umm… five shades: blonde, brunette, black, red and grey. Oh, how wrong we were! With the help of the internet — specifically Instagram and Pinterest — a whole new world of hair colours has opened

The Latest: Sri Lanka orders social media networks blocked

The Latest on religious violence in Sri Lanka (all times local): 2:30 p.m. An internet company official says the government has ordered popular social media networks blocked across a swathe of central Sri Lanka in an attempt to stop the spread of religious violence. The official, speaking on condition