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UK Conservatives Pledge To Create Government-Controlled Internet

Martin S. writes: Theresa May, the leader of the UK Conservative Party has pledged to create new internet that would be controlled and regulated by government on re-election. An early lead in the polls appears to be slipping but not slowly enough to.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotMay 19th, 2017

EFF Honors Chelsea Manning, an IFEX Leader, And TechDirt"s Editor

An anonymous reader quotes the Electronic Frontier Foundation: Whistleblower and activist Chelsea Manning, Techdirt editor and open internet advocate Mike Masnick, and IFEX executive director and global freedom of expression defender Annie Game are t.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News1 hr. 52 min. ago

Move over, activated charcoal. Try the matte black latte.

Activated charcoal—the trendy margarita ingredient and cleaning agent—is nothing compared to a matte black latte.  The new drink from Round K in New York City is even darker than the activated charcoal recipes that swept the internet.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News3 hr. 16 min. ago

US Military To Create Separate Unified Cyber Warfare Command

wiredmikey quotes a report from SecurityWeek: President Donald Trump has ordered the U.S. military to elevate its cyber warfare operations to a separate command, signaling a new strategic emphasis on electronic and online offensive and defensive oper.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News20 hr. 16 min. ago

China"s online court heard its first case today

The Hangzhou Internet Court, a new online court in China that will hear internet-related civil cases, had its first trial today. Today's copyright infringement case was between a novelist and a web company that offered her novel to onli.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News22 hr. 16 min. ago

Travis Kalanick says he was "ambushed" by the investor suing him

Travis Kalanick—a vocal fighter against taxi lobbyists, government regulations, pink mustache businesses, and tech giant Google—is speaking out again. Uber's former CEO filed a 15-page response to investor Benchmark Capital's lawsuit agai.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

Chinese "cyber-court" launched for online cases

The court will specialise in internet-related cases as the number of online disputes rises......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

We"re at a crossroads for free speech online, and it could change the internet as we know it

After decades of operating in the shadows of the web, online racists are now the focus of deserved intense anger and sudden action by the entities that once blithely hosted them. While there's never been a tacit endorsement from the internet's gateke.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

Opinion: Stop Focusing On Player Counts So Much

Why a game’s player count doesn't really matter unless it's actually hurting the game. As soon as LawBreakers released last Tuesday, there were people in comment sections and forums around the internet declaring it a “dead game.” Accordin.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

The internet waves goodbye to Steve Bannon with its middle finger

Few happy moments still exist in the Twitterverse anymore, so when Steve Bannon resigned from the White House, the tweets flew fast, furious, and anti-fascist.  On Friday, The New York Times reported that the White House was planning to force ou.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

The internet is saying goodbye to Steve Bannon by trolling him with Confederate statue jokes

Steve Bannon, Trump's White House Chief Strategist, has officially left the building and the internet can't help but notice his impeccable timing. Amidst a nationwide debate over the decision to remove Confederate monuments — which Trump sees a.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

Options for neo-Nazis on the internet are starting to shrink

If you're an American who's ever wondered what it would be like to have had the internet and today's technology during the time of Nazi ascension in Germany, take a look around. You're soaking in it. While a whole lot of.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

Everyone could soon have the powers of Doctor Octopus

Doctor Otto Octavius may have been a power-mad scientist bent on world domination and the utter ruin of his nemesis, Spider-Man, but the guy had some surprisingly cogent thoughts on prosthetics development. And although mind-controlled super.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

Google countdown teases Android O reveal during solar eclipse

Google is capitalizing on the solar eclipse hype to tease out the latest version of Android. On Monday at 2:40 PM Eastern, the internet juggernaut says we'll "meet the next release of Android and all of its super (sweet) new powers." Gi.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

Boatsetter acquires Boatbound to create one giant marketplace for boats

Miami-based Boatsetter, essentially an Airbnb for boats, has acquired Seattle-based Boatbound, creating one large marketplace from which users can select a boat for a nautical adventure. The post Boatsetter acquires Boatbound to create one giant mark.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

Stolen "Diablo" fan art is being used as a symbol of Ukraine"s fight against Russia

The above image was created by Toby Lewin for a Blizzard Entertainment fan art contest in 2011, and has since spread far and wide around the internet and the world. On Tuesday, it popped up on a monument honoring Ukrainian soldiers. SEE ALSO: Blizzar.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

Broadband deals of the week: £25pm TalkTalk fibre and £100 cash card with Sky

A cheap fibre broadband deal from TalkTalk and a little treat if you go for Sky internet this week. Oh, you lucky blighter! This week we're bringing you a dynamic duo of deals to snap up if your current internet contract is coming to an en.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

How Security Pros Look at Encryption Backdoors

An anonymous reader shares a report: The majority of IT security professionals believe encryption backdoors are ineffective and potentially dangerous, with 91 percent saying cybercriminals could take advantage of government-mandated encryption backdo.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

The internet"s masterful troll of Trump"s "beautiful statues" comment will make you LOL

After Donald Trump tweeted Thursday about how "foolish" it was to tear down statues and memorials dedicated to the Confederacy, unsurprisingly, people were up in arms. "Yeah!" they said. "It is a shame to see 'our beautiful statues and monuments' rep.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

EFF warns blocking neo-Nazi sites may threaten free speech

The EFF has criticized internet providers for blocking the neo-Nazi website The Daily Stormer, saying it violates the principals of free speech and could backfire. "We strongly believe that what GoDaddy, Google and Cloudflare did here was da.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

Taiwan ICT vendors have to offer turnkey solutions in Indonesia market: Q&A with TAITRA representative

Taiwan has adopted a New Southbound Policy eyeing trade opportunities from ASEAN and South Asia economies. The government-sponsored Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) plays an important role in implementing this policy......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017