Tag: internet

Brett Kavanaugh’s Internet

When the Supreme Court first encountered the internet, the justices expressed wonder at its potential.  “It is ‘no exaggeration to conclude that the content on the Internet is as diverse as human thought,’” marveled Justice John Paul Stevens, then the court’s oldest member.  The court decided that, unlike the more regulated television and broadcast media, this “‘unique […]

6 days until the EU votes on an extinction-level event for the internet: here’s what they’ll debate

In six days, the EU will debate and vote on a pair of copyright regulations that constitute an extinction-level event for the internet: “censorship machines” (Article 13, forcing all user-generated text, video, photos, code, etc through copyright filters that anyone can add anything to; anything judged to be a copyrighted work is automatically censored) and “the link tax” (users […]

Bringing the Internet of Things to healthcare

The Internet of Things (IoT) has become industry-agnostic jargon to describe how technology is currently being embedded in multiple markets, including healthcare, and evolving the way in which business is conducted. The IoT has evolved the way stakeholders currently interact with and will continue to streamline the processes involved in frontline healthcare work. The IoT […]

Towards an internet of equals

In March 2016, Havells India released a video advertisement on various media platforms taking a dig at India’s reservation policy. It seemed to suggest that applying under the “quota” category for a seat in an educational institution amounts to a betrayal of the nation. Perhaps the company did not anticipate the barrage of social media […]

No Internet service? Try the big reboot

There you are, ready to get to it. You’ve turned on your computer, the desktop is up, all the icons and startup programs are loaded and you’re ready for action. You run your browser to visit your favorite website, but to your horror, a terrifying message appears on the screen. “Server not found; cannot display […]

BLOCKCHAIN – THE INTERNET OF VALUE

Around a million years ago, the early men discovered something so fascinating that it changed the course of human history forever. It was the discovery of fire. Humans were aware of the existence of fire for a long time, but finding a way to control it, is what made the difference. The discovery of fire […]

Google Awards Uruguayan Teenager a Bug Bounty of Over $36,000 for Finding Severe Security Flaw

Google has awarded an Uruguayan teenager a “bug bounty” of more than $36,000 (roughly Rs. 24.3 lakhs) for disclosing a severe security flaw. Ezequiel Pereira’s sporadic poking around has finally paid off in a big way: Google just awarded the Uruguayan teenager $36,337 for finding a vulnerability that would have allowed him to make changes to […]

Google to Host First Demo Day for Asian Startups in Shanghai

Google on Monday said it will host its first-ever Demo Day for Asian startups in China’s Shanghai city on September 20. Since 2014, Google for Entrepreneurs has organised Demo Days in the US and Europe for startups to connect with investors and scale globally. “As our CEO Sundar Pichai announced earlier this year, this is the first time we’re doing […]

Google India Unveils ‘Summer With Google’ Educational Campaign for Kids

Google India on Monday announced a fun, yet educational summer campaign that will help children across the country spend more time learning and making new discoveries, as well as teaching them how to become responsible explorers of the Web. As part of the campaign, named #SummerWithGoogle, Google assigned an activity to the kids. They will release […]