The Internet is a system of interconnected computer networks that
deliver content to billions of users around the globe. It utilizes
the standard Internet Protocol Suite (TCP/IP) and electronic, wireless
and optical technologies to link millions of smaller networks into the
larger network we collectively think of. The content made
accessible by the Internet is extremely diverse and is a reflection of
society itself. New methods of technology, content delivery, and
design trends ensure that Internet news is constantly changing.
Browse the headlines below to find relevant, up-to-date Internet news
for web programmers and designers, technology professionals, and the
general public alike.
- Penny Marshall tributes: Stars honor director and Laverne & Shirley star as she dies aged 75
Celebrities including Rosie O'Donnell, Billy Crystal, Danny DeVito and William Shatner took to Twitter to honor the much-loved Laverne & Shirley star and Big director after news of her loss swept the internet.
Daily Mail. Tue, 18 Dec 2018 22:07:04 GMT.
- Alaska Editorials
Here is a sampling of Alaska editorials: Dec. 16, 2018 Fairbanks Daily News-Miner: Rudeness online is much too common: Don't be part of the problem on social media Trolls, haters, bullies - they're everywhere on the internet. ...
The Associated Press. Washington Times. Tue, 18 Dec 2018 16:17:29 -0500.
- Musk's SpaceX to raise $500 million in funding: WSJ
The company plans to invest the fund in the company's satellite internet service, Starlink, WSJ said. ...
Yahoo. Tue, 18 Dec 2018 13:27:43 -0500.
- EU approves state aid for six broadband networks in Bavaria
The European Commission approved on Tuesday state aid for a project to build very high capacity Internet networks in six cities in the German region of Bavaria.
Reuters. Tue, 18 Dec 2018 10:22:36 -0500.
- The Shift: Russian Trolls Came for Instagram, Too
A look at posts from the Internet Research Agency reveals that the group used Instagram for several distinct purposes.
Kevin Roose. New York Times. Tue, 18 Dec 2018 10:00:13 GMT.
- New Wi-Fi operator starts its work in Tashkent
An official launch ceremony of a new telecommunications Wi-Fi operator under the SOLA brand took place in Tashkent. Tashkent will be the first city in Central Asia with a citywide network of wireless broadband Internet access.
Uzbekistan Daily. Tue, 18 Dec 2018 14:20:55 +0500.
- Russia Social Media Influence Efforts Ongoing, Report Says
Russian internet trolls worked to discourage black voters in the United States and "blur the lines between reality and fiction" as they tried to help get Donald Trump elected president in 2016
ABC News. Mon, 17 Dec 2018 22:50:46 -0500.
- Silicon Valley East: Google Plans $1B Expansion in New York
Silicon Valley is becoming Silicon Nation. Google announced Monday it will spend more than $1 billion to build a new office complex in New York City that will allow the internet search giant to double the number of people it employs there.
Newsmax. Mon, 17 Dec 2018 22:03:08 EDT.
- Charles Barkley's bond with cat litter scientist warms us all - CNET
It's reminded the internet of the beauty of friendship.
Amanda Kooser. CNET. Mon, 17 Dec 2018 21:44:48 +0000.
- Internet sales tax collection laws gradually taking effect
NEW YORK (AP) — As 2019 approaches, many online retailers are either collecting or preparing to collect sales tax from out-of-state-customers for the first time. ...
Joyce M. Rosenberg. Washington Times. Mon, 17 Dec 2018 13:39:40 -0500.
- France to impose new tax on internet and tech giants
Paris estimates it will make $570m in 2019 by introducing a new levy on large internet and tech firms from January 1.
Al Jazeera. Mon, 17 Dec 2018 16:10:50 GMT.
- Book Clubs Are Thriving In The Internet Era
Today, the book club is succeeding in a myriad of different ways: Any influencer with a following is perfectly positioned to distribute a digital book recommendation with the click of a mouse. ...
By Adam Rowe, Contributor. Forbes. Mon, 17 Dec 2018 09:01:00 -0500.
- France to introduce tax on big US tech firms in January
France will introduce its own tax on large internet and technology companies like Google and Apple from January 1, Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Monday amid difficulties in finalising a new EU-wide levy.
The Local. Mon, 17 Dec 2018 14:20:19 +0100.
- Gritty is the internet mascot for a world that's broken in 2018 - CNET
Commentary: 2018 was a hot mess of privacy breaches, hacking and Silicon Valley failures. But now we have a guardian angel to guide us through the carnage: a gyrating fuzz monster called Gritty.
Claire Reilly. CNET. Mon, 17 Dec 2018 13:00:22 +0000.
- Estonia testing internet voting with election in mind
E-governance-promoting Estonia is this week testing internet voting offering voters to send holiday greetings and to select themselves a present from the country's e-voting system.
Bnn. Baltic News Network. Mon, 17 Dec 2018 12:05:39 +0000.
- Asos in brutal profit warning as high street hurricane lands online
Internet clothes retailer's comments about a miserable November echo what Sports Direct's Mike Ashley said last week
James Moore. The Independent. Mon, 17 Dec 2018 11:13:00 +0000.
- Why BlackBerry should change its name
BlackBerry is all about enterprise software, services, security, and the Internet of Things these days. Why keep a name that mostly brings up an image of a keyboard-based smartphone?
ZDNet. Mon, 17 Dec 2018 11:00:00 +0000.
- Medical News Today: Internet-based CBT effective for treating severe depression
A large review of existing studies confirms that Internet-based CBT apps are an effective way of treating mild, moderate, and severe depression.
Medical News Today. Sun, 16 Dec 2018 00:00:00 PST.
- Soy sauce 'colon cleanse' hoax leaves woman brain dead
A doctor has outlined a shocking case in which a woman was left brain dead after an internet hoax went horribly wrong.
Fox News. Sat, 15 Dec 2018 08:07:27 GMT.
- Draft law on Russian Internet segment not implying creating closed network, says regulator
The bill presupposes the segment's autonomous operation in case it is disconnected from the global net
Tass. Fri, 14 Dec 2018 20:30:00 +0300.