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Children aged five and under at risk of internet addiction – Barnardo's

Charity’s report into effects of technology on under-18s warns of threat to mental healthChildren aged five and under are at risk of becoming addicted to the in...

Children aged five and under at risk of internet addiction – Barnardo's

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South Korean internet addiction camp: What is life like there? Newsround has visited South Korea to find out more about internet addiction camps, where young people can go if they have a serious problem with the amount of time that they are spending online....
13:13, 07/08/2019

Grumpy Cat: internet’s most famous cat dies aged seven – video obituary Grumpy Cat has died aged seven. She became an internet sensation in 2012 when images of her downturned mouth and unimpressed expression emerged on Reddit. She soon became the universal digital shorthand for displeasure, with thousands of memes and gi...
16:39, 05/17/2019

Stories Of Children Affected By Drug Addiction VERSAILLES, Ky. (LEX 18) – Many people from across the country came together to help children whose families are affected by substance abuse. The Blameless Children event was held at Journey Church in Versailles. It was a free family event dedi...
06:26, 06/09/2019

Our smartphone addiction isn’t just bad for our mental health, it’s a security risk We’ve all had the “smartphone conversation.” The one about our unhealthy obsession and inability to put phones down. This fear is legitimized by research, showing that we spend approximately one third of our waking hours on our mobile devices – just ...
17:13, 04/28/2019

137 children aged 10 and 11 caught with knives in London schools More than 130 children aged 10 and 11 have been caught with knives or used them to commit violence in London schools in the past four years, the Standard can reveal....
13:39, 06/10/2019

World Health Organization removes guidelines downplaying opioid addiction risk after criticism from US legislators The World Health Organization will discontinue two publications providing guidelines for prescribing opioids in response to accusations from U.S. lawmakers that they were influenced by opioid makers to minimize the dangers of the drugs....
04:52, 06/21/2019

Federal regulators eye update to rules governing children’s privacy and the Internet Federal regulators this week commenced a new effort to update and potentially expand the children's-privacy laws, questioning whether swift advancements in technology have outpaced rules meant to protect youths under age 13....
10:13, 07/19/2019

How lychees are linked to encephalitis risk in malnourished children Indian medics say children falling ill after filling up on fruit and going to bed with no dinnerThe recent deaths of more than 110 children in India from encephalitis have been attributed to natural toxins in lychees. But experts now suggest that the...
23:39, 06/19/2019

Stall in vaccination rates putting children at risk, says Unicef Agency blames war, inequality and complacency for 20 million children missing immunisationA dangerous stagnation in vaccination rates is putting children at risk of preventable diseases around the world, the UN children’s agency has warned, blaming c...
17:00, 07/15/2019

Study: Dietary supplements may raise death risk in children, teens Roughly 40 percent of people up to age 25 who took weight loss, muscle building and energy supplements suffered severe medical complications such as hospitalization and death....
21:39, 06/05/2019

Planned Lebanon demolitions put 15,000 Syrian children at risk of homelessness: NGOs At least 15,000 Syrian children will be at risk of homelessness if the Lebanese government goes ahead with the planned demolition of "semi-permanent structures" built by refugees in eastern Lebanon, aid agencies warned on Tuesday....
15:52, 06/04/2019

Millions of Bangladeshi children at risk from climate crisis, warns UNICEF More than 19 million children in Bangladesh are at risk from devastating floods, cyclones and other environmental disasters linked to climate change, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) warned on Friday in a new report. ...
14:51, 04/28/2019

'Worry is contagious': the vaccine-hesitant parents putting children at risk More than committed anti-vaxxers, parents who are unsure about vaccination are one of the top 10 threats to global health this year. What’s behind this crisis of confidence?My son had his first vaccination within hours of entering the world. In the L...
16:39, 07/13/2019

8.3m children of immigrant families risk losing health insurance under new rule Study finds ‘public charge rule’ could prompt parents to remove their children from coverage for fear of affecting their visa statusMore than 8 million children could lose their health insurance under a controversial US government proposal that would...
00:39, 07/02/2019

As fighting in Libya escalates, so does number of children ‘at imminent risk of injury or death’ In and around Tripoli, an increasing number of children are “at imminent risk of injury or death” two senior United Nations officials warned on Thursday, citing a surge of aggression in crisis-torn Libya....
14:47, 04/28/2019

Libyan national conference postponed, nearly 500,000 children at ‘direct risk’ from fighting around Tripoli An imminent UN-led Libyan conference seeking to set up elections for the war-ravaged, oil-rich country has been postponed because of ongoing clashes near the capital, the top United Nations official in the country said on Tuesday....
14:47, 04/28/2019

Quebec children at risk of lead exposure from water in schools and daycares: report Children in Quebec are at risk of lead exposure from drinking water in their daycares and elementary schools due to inadequate oversight, says a provincial public health research institute....
15:00, 07/11/2019

Ebola emergency meeting to go ahead as UNICEF warns of higher risk to very youngest children Ahead of a key expert meeting conevned by the United Nations to decide whether to declare the ongoing Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) an international health emergency, the UN Children’s Fund UNICEF warned that the epidem...
17:26, 07/16/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Development forum focuses on inclusion; monsoons pummel Asia; young children at greater Ebola risk; small islands fight hunger, obesity; Yemen ceasefire for Red Sea port In today’s Daily Brief: Inclusion resonates widely at development meeting, UN offers help after monsoons devastate Asia, DR Congo Ebola effecting children, obesity plagues island communities, Yemen’s warring parties agree to ceasefire for key port...
00:52, 07/17/2019

China and India account for most internet users: 2019 internet trends report The much anticipated annual internet statistics and trends report from Mary Meeker is here. The noted venture capitalist published her 333-slide Internet Trends report Tuesday ahead of a presentation at Recode’s Code Conference in Scottsdale, Arizona...
12:13, 06/12/2019

Monday’s Daily Brief: numbers of hungry people rising, millions of children need vaccines, Mali children need more protection In today’s Daily Brief: achieving zero hunger an “immense challenge”, with numbers of hungry rising; 20 million children are missing out on potentially life-saving vaccines, the killing of health workers in DR Congo shows the need for a stronger Ebol...
23:39, 07/15/2019

Lily Allen: ‘Sex can still be an addiction’ The musician, 34, on compromising pictures, Piers Morgan, and why she spent time in a psychiatric wardI’m surprised I’m not dead. The music industry was a hedonistic place in the noughties. It was all about having fun and getting fucked up. People wh...
17:52, 06/29/2019

Trying to quit your phone addiction? There’s an app for that We’re squandering increasing amounts of time distracted by our phones. And that’s taking a serious toll on our mental and physical well-being. Perhaps ironically, software developers themselves have been on the forefront of efforts to solve this prob...
11:13, 06/02/2019

How to Vanquish Your Digital Addiction Analog Week is a strange concept for me. As Lifehacker’s senior technology editor, I’m glued to a screen for most of my day. I’d love to just throw all my gadgets into a drawer and lock them up for a week, but that would be impractical for my job. I ...
18:13, 06/11/2019

Can India kick its coal addiction? A thick dark haze fills the sky above Singrauli, northeast India. Known as the country's coal capital, the district is home to eight coal-fired power plants, producing enough electricity daily to power 16 million homes....
07:26, 07/15/2019

Energy drink addiction left mom with pacemaker at 32 A British mom is speaking out about the dangers of energy drinks after developing an addiction “worse than that of heroin” that left her on the verge of diabetes and forcing her to get a pacemaker — all by the time she was 32. “The ...
23:52, 05/09/2019

Is ‘Digital Addiction’ a Real Threat to Kids? Think of screens as something to handle in moderation, like food, rather than something without any healthy place in our lives, like heroin, experts say....
20:26, 05/22/2019

Researchers eye brain implant for drug addiction Clinical trials in China using deep brain stimulation may hold the key to treating drug users, literally with the flip of a switch. China is emerging as a hub for this research. The first U.S. trial of DBS for drug addiction could begin in June. (May...
09:00, 05/08/2019

Few black patients get buprenorphine for opioid addiction (Reuters Health) - While the number of Americans getting drug treatment for opioid addiction is on the rise, a new study suggests that gains may be concentrated among white patients and people who can pay cash or have private health insurance....
23:39, 05/14/2019

Aged & Ore Invented the Best Way to Take Booze To Go Aged & Ore wowed us last year with its hand-blown whiskey glasses, and now they’re back with the most impressive way to travel with booze that we’ve ever seen....
23:39, 06/19/2019

How the 'Las Vegas of Italy' is kicking its slot machine addiction Once compared to Oxford, the university city of Pavia is now better known for gambling. These activists are fighting to change thatAt the start of this year, Massimo was standing on a bridge “determined to jump off”. The 45-year-old had been struggli...
10:26, 05/08/2019

Old habits die hard: Saudi Arabia struggles to end oil addiction When Saudi Aramco was on the verge of a deal last year to buy a stake in an Indian oil refinery, its boss quickly boarded a company jet in Paris and flew to New Delhi....
09:52, 07/25/2019

Former NFL, LSU football player rebounds from drug addiction, homelessness to help others Former speedster and wide receiver Eric Smith played at LSU and Scottish Claymores before the Chicago Bears. In recovery, he's giving to others.        ...
20:00, 05/17/2019

Reckitt to pay $1.4 billion to end opioid addiction treatment probes Reckitt Benckiser has agreed to pay up to $1.4 billion to end U.S. federal investigations into the marketing of an opioid addiction treatment by its former business Indivior, lifting a cloud that has been hanging over the British company for years....
18:13, 07/11/2019

Reckitt to pay $1.4 billion to end U.S. opioid addiction treatment probes Reckitt Benckiser has agreed to pay up to $1.4 billion to resolve U.S. claims that its former pharmaceuticals business Indivior before it was spun out of the company carried out an illegal scheme to boost sales of an opioid addiction treatment....
00:13, 07/12/2019

Your new reality TV addiction? A show about artisanal glass-blowing It’s niche, it’s pretentious and it’s full of cliches. But Netflix’s Blown Away is so hilariously absurd that simply everyone has to see itMasterChef is old hat. The Apprentice has been rendered unpalatable thanks to its tendency to validate genuine ...
01:26, 07/13/2019

Inside the Elementary School Where Addiction Sets the Curriculum About half of the student body at one Ohio elementary school has witnessed drug use at home. Educators spend time every day teaching the children how to cope....
23:13, 06/12/2019

The Checkup: Is ‘Digital Addiction’ a Real Threat to Kids? Think of screens as something to handle in moderation, like food, rather than something without any healthy place in our lives, like heroin, experts say....
12:26, 05/20/2019

Amy Klobuchar Proposes $100 Billion for Addiction and Mental Health Ms. Klobuchar said she was making addiction, including alcoholism and the opioid crisis, an early focus of her campaign in part because of her experience with her father’s alcoholism....
12:26, 05/03/2019

Target’s same-day deliveries might break my Amazon Prime addiction Enlarge (credit: Shipt) On Thursday, Target unveiled a new same-day ordering feature on its website. For just $9.99, customers can get items delivered to their door in a couple of hours. I gave the service a try on Thursday, and I loved it. It was ...
22:13, 06/14/2019

Malaysia plans to decriminalize drug use to battle addiction Malaysia’s government plans to drop criminal penalties for the possession and use of drugs in small quantities as a way to battle addiction but stresses it’s not legalizing drugs...
07:26, 06/28/2019

Malaysia plans to decriminalize drug use to combat addiction Malaysia’s government plans to drop criminal penalties for the possession and use of drugs in small quantities to battle addiction, but stressed the move is not akin to legalizing narcotics....
19:52, 06/28/2019

Chance Of A Lifetime: Millions Of Children Are Buying Barbasol In Bulk After Barbasol Announced 5 Lucky Children Will Win A Trip To Get Shaved At Their Factory If you’ve recently noticed Barbasol flying off the shelves at your local stores, you’re not alone, and it turns out there’s a pretty incredible reason behind it: Millions of children are buying Barbasol in bulk after the company announced that five l...
16:00, 06/03/2019

Hip-hop and funk producer Ras G dies aged 39 Afrofuturist producer was an influential figure on LA alternative hip-hop scene and co-founded the Brainfeeder collectiveHip-hop and funk producer Ras G, co-founder of the influential Brainfeeder collective, has died aged 39. No cause of death has be...
00:39, 07/31/2019

Holocaust survivor Eva Kor dies, aged 85 Eva Kor passed away while on her annual trip to Auschwitz to educate about the horrors of the World War II genocide. The Romanian-born American championed forgiveness for those who carried out the atrocities....
16:39, 07/05/2019

‘Is 55 Too Old to Go on Tinder?’ What Dating Looks Like for the Middle-Aged I’ve been fielding a lot of questions about dating apps lately. There are 2 a.m. texts like: “Is 55 too old to go on Tinder?” And existential laments like: “I thought I was just leafing through photos but it turns out I was sw...
04:39, 08/07/2019

Woman has 86 skin cancer surgeries, blames tanning ‘addiction’ Here’s a cautionary tale to start your summer. A 43-year-old Tennessee woman claims she’s undergone 86 skin cancer surgeries. She blames tanning beds. “If I could go back and talk to my 17-year-old self, I would tell (her) that skin...
19:52, 05/24/2019

Woman with opioid addiction to get regular methadone treatment in prison A Massachusetts woman will become the first known person to win approval from the U.S. Justice Department's Bureau of Prisons (BOP) to receive ongoing methadone treatment for her heroin addiction while she serves a sentence in federal prison....
22:00, 06/08/2019

America's addiction to absurdly fast shipping has a hidden cost Search. Compare options. Click buy. Look out for a package on your doorstep the next day, or even that same day, without ever having to get in your car. The mail truck comes by and drops off your order with a bunch of others, probably on a route she ...
00:13, 07/17/2019

Louisiana tests unapproved anti-addiction implant on inmates BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Some Louisiana inmates struggling with opioid addictions may soon find themselves sporting addiction fighting implants that haven’t yet been approved by federal regulators. The Advocate reports prison officials announced...
13:39, 05/08/2019

Your Caffeine or Nicotine Addiction Could Make Your Hospital Stay a Whole Lot Worse A coffee or smoking habit can cause a person some serious trouble if they end up in the hospital, preliminary research suggests. Patients in the intensive care unit often suffer withdrawal symptoms from caffeine and nicotine, it found. Worse still, d...
00:26, 06/04/2019

The DeanBeat: The gray areas of video game violence and addiction The game industry has focused on countering renewed claims that violent games cause violence, but they should be worried about the gray areas.Read More...
23:26, 08/16/2019

Video game addiction is officially a mental health disorder Experts are finally recognizing what parents of “Fortnight” fans have long feared. The World Health Organization has officially added video game addiction — characterized by “a pattern of persistent or recurrent gaming behavior̶...
17:39, 05/28/2019

Video game addiction is officially considered a mental disorder, WHO says The World Health Organization, or WHO, made video game addiction an official disorder in which recurrent gaming causes negative consequences.        ...
14:52, 05/29/2019

‘SOTC’: Panel Discusses Opioid Addiction Crisis In Kentucky (LEX 18) — LEX 18’s “State of the Commonwealth” convened a panel to discuss the opioid crisis that is ravaging communities in Kentucky and across America. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, more than 1,400 Kent...
20:52, 05/05/2019

Video game addiction is officially considered a mental disorder, says WHO The World Health Organization, or WHO, has made video game addiction an official disorder in which recurrent gaming causes negative consequences.        ...
17:52, 05/28/2019

Playboy model’s skin left rotting from alcohol addiction A Playboy model has revealed how her addiction to booze led to a shocking spiral of drinking vodka 24 hours a day, organ failure and rotting skin. Jessica Landon looked like she was living the dream – an aspiring Hollywood actress partying with...
04:27, 07/26/2019

Negative Rates, Designed as a Short-Term Jolt, Have Become an Addiction Europe’s central banks haven’t been able to wean the eurozone from cheap money, which distorts economies and leaves little ammunition to cushion the next downturn. “We are on a painkiller, and it’s very hard to get off it.”...
17:39, 05/20/2019

Squirrel rescues and cyst extractions: my descent into YouTube addiction I found myself spending days utterly alone as the hypnotic site became my drug of choiceThe wild elephants turn back to salute the men who have saved their baby from the ditch. They raise their trunks aloft with wondrous grace in a moment shared betw...
09:26, 05/03/2019

Workplace masturbator loses arbitration case after claiming sex addiction An arbitrator found that a Canadian company was right to fire a male employee who masturbated loudly in the workplace bathroom — and who tried save his job by arguing that his sex addiction was a disability, according to reports....
03:39, 05/28/2019

CBD Might Help People Struggling With Opioid Addiction, Small Trial Shows A new study out Tuesday is the latest to suggest that cannabis—or at least a key ingredient of it—might help people struggling with addiction. It found that people with opioid use disorder experienced less symptoms of craving when given cannabidiol, ...
04:39, 05/22/2019

Video game addiction now classified as mental health disorder TUCSON – Whether it is Madden, Mario or Fortnite, it is pretty typical for kids to play some kind of video game. Last week, the World Health Organization (WHO) officially recognized video game addiction as a mental health disorder. WHO recogniz...
21:52, 06/06/2019

Pink defends her kids running in Holocaust Memorial as 'children being children' "Please keep your hatred and judgment to yourselves," Pink wrote in defense of her children Willow, 8, and Jameson, 2.        ...
15:39, 07/18/2019

HPV vaccine: Boys aged 12 to 13 to be given cancer-preventing jab Boys in the UK will be given the HPV jab from September in a bid to wipe out cervical cancer and prevent thousands of cases of other cancers, it has been announced....
20:13, 07/09/2019

Hollywood legend Doris Day dies aged 97 Doris Day, the renowned Hollywood actress and singer, has died at her California home aged 97. Known for her singing and many film roles in the 1950s and 60s, Day is also remembered for her animal welfare work....
18:13, 05/13/2019

Film-maker DA Pennebaker dies aged 94 The documentary-maker’s work included Monterey Pop, Bob Dylan’s Dont Look Back and Bowie’s Ziggy Stardust concert filmThe film-maker DA Pennebaker has died aged 94.He died of natural causes on Thursday, his son, Frazer Pennebaker, told the Hollywood ...
10:00, 08/04/2019

Author Judith Kerr dies aged 95 The children's author and illustrator Judith Kerr has died following a short illness. Her famous works included "TheTiger Who Came to Tea," and "When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit."...
21:26, 05/23/2019

Help Me Understand Why This Hyundai's Wiper Aged So Much More Than the Rest of the Car I’ve got a little Friday afternoon mystery for you: the other day, I was in traffic, behind a 2004 or so Hyundai Santa Fe. Normally, not a terribly exciting vehicle to contemplate. But this one had a strange detail I don’t fully understand: for some ...
23:00, 07/13/2019

American Gauff qualifies for Wimbledon, aged 15 Cori Gauff became the youngest player in the professional era to survive the Wimbledon qualifying draw on Thursday as the 15-year-old American thrashed Belgium's Greet Minnen 6-1 6-1 to seal her place in next week's main draw....
21:00, 06/27/2019

‘Walkers are middle aged, hikers are cool’ No longer just an activity for older people with sticks, rambling in the countryside is catching on with a new generationDeep in the English countryside on a golden midsummer evening, 16 young people have gathered to plot the night’s entertainment. P...
20:52, 07/14/2019

Grumpy Cat dies aged seven: 'Some days are grumpier than others' Internet’s most famous cat, with a face that launched a thousand gifs, has died in ArizonaGrumpy Cat – the most famous cat on the internet, whose downturned mouth and unimpressed expression was the universal digital shorthand for displeasure – has di...
13:39, 05/17/2019

Musician Leon Redbone dies aged 69 Singer-songwriter, known for his Vaudeville and Tin Pan Alley music, released 16 albums and retired in 2015 after health problems Singer-songwriter Leon Redbone has died at the age of 69.Redbone, known for Vaudeville and Tin Pan Alley music, had reti...
21:13, 05/30/2019

FDA warns companies against claiming an herbal drug can cure opioid addiction The Food and Drug Administration recently issued warnings to two businesses that are illegally marketing and making "unproven" claims that their products, which contain a drug called kratom, can treat or cure opioid addiction and withdrawal....
01:52, 06/26/2019

Google I/O: Cheaper Pixels, Android Q, smartphone addiction tools, Nest Hub Max Google goes beyond search at its annual Google I/O. On the way, are cheaper Pixels, Android Q, with more family friendly tools, Nest Hub        ...
21:26, 05/07/2019

FDA warns companies selling kratom products on opioid addiction claims The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued warning letters on Tuesday to two privately held companies for illegally selling unapproved, misbranded drugs containing kratom claiming to cure opioid addiction and withdrawal symptoms....
22:52, 06/25/2019

FDA Is Going After Kratom, Warning Companies to Stop Selling It for Opioid Addiction and Cancer The Food and Drug Administration is still pressing down hard on kratom—the plant treatment that adherents say has helped them manage their opioid addiction or chronic pain. This week, the agency announced it was sending warning letters to two online ...
06:52, 06/27/2019

John Stones aims to feed winning addiction with vibrant England Manchester City man wants new trophy in Nations League and is likely to partner Harry Maguire against NetherlandsJohn Stones says winning trophies is “addictive” but the England defender, who has helped Manchester City claim successive Premier League...
04:52, 06/02/2019

Surrender control and hold them close: What my daughter’s addiction taught me about parenting I knew relapse was part of recovery. But I wanted to know how many times it would take before she could stay clean and I could get a decent night’s sleep again....
19:26, 08/02/2019

Google I/O: Cheaper Pixel 3a, Android Q, smartphone addiction tools, Nest Hub Max Google goes beyond search at its annual Google I/O. On the way, are cheaper Pixels, Android Q, with more family friendly tools, Nest Hub        ...
15:00, 05/08/2019

Greek suspect blames porn addiction for California scientist’s murder A 27-year-old Greek son of a priest blamed a porn overload for raping and killing a California scientist who vanished from a conference in Crete, local authorities said. Giannis Paraskakis, who confessed to the murder of 59-year-old Suzanne Eaton, to...
18:26, 07/17/2019

Italy Drafts "No-Mobile-Phone Phobia" Law To Prevent, Treat Addiction Italy's anti-establishment Five Star Movement (M5S) has drafted a law aimed at preventing and treating the rising phenomenon of addiction to mobile phones and computers, particularly among the young....
21:52, 07/22/2019

The Duchess Of Cambridge Delivers Impassioned Speech At The First Action On Addiction Gala To make her speech on the valuable work of the charity, of which has been a patron of since 2012, Kate wore a cream off-the-shoulder Barbara Casasola dress and crystal-embellished Jimmy Choos...
11:26, 06/13/2019

Former Bangladesh military dictator Ershad dies, aged 90 Hussain Muhammad Ershad ruled Bangladesh for almost a decade before a pro-democracy movement ousted him in 1990. Ershad's rule was marked by his controversial decision to make Islam the state religion of the country....
09:26, 07/14/2019

Instead of Lime and Salt, Drink Aged Tequila With a Grapefruit If your Cinco de Mayo celebrations have you tossing back a few aged tequila shots today, consider ditching the line and salt with those shots for a grapefruit with a dusting of cinnamon instead....
05:52, 05/06/2019

How becoming a Samaritan helped me beat middle-aged angst Listening to people in need has enabled me to process my own emotions and appreciate the complexity of lifeA ghostly, grey rubbery screen bulges with indistinct, yet recognisably human, shapes: a hand here, a face there. An unsettling hum underlies e...
12:00, 05/20/2019

David Hockney’s Two Boys Aged 23 or 24: sensuality and history The cultural icon captures close intimacy between his friends to illustrate CP Cavafy’s poemWith its lovers’ just-touching bodies, marked out in simple, delicate lines above the soft, rumpled sheets, David Hockney’s 1966 etching conjures a luminous s...
21:52, 07/12/2019

'Tiger Who Came to Tea' author Judith Kerr dies aged 95 Author Judith Kerr, whose Jewish family fled from the Nazis when she was a young girl and whose story "The Tiger Who Came to Tea" enchanted a generation of children, has died at the age of 95....
14:26, 05/23/2019

Former tennis star Peter McNamara dies aged 64 Australian doubles specialist reached world No 7 in 1983He also enjoyed success in coaching post-playing careerThe former Australian Davis Cup tennis player, Peter McNamara, has died from cancer aged 64.McNamara, who reached a career-high No 7 in the...
02:52, 07/22/2019

Doris Day, celebrated actor and singer, dies aged 97 The star of a string of successful film musicals was also known for her work as an animal welfare activistPeter Bradshaw on Doris Day: the wholesome face of postwar American optimismDoris Day, the actor, singer and animal welfare activist, has died a...
19:00, 05/13/2019

Brazilian musician João Gilberto dies aged 88 ‘Father of bossa nova’ died on Saturday afternoon in his house in Rio de JaneiroBrazilian musician João Gilberto, 88, died on Saturday afternoon in his house in Rio de Janeiro, relatives confirmed through messages in social media.On his Facebook acco...
00:39, 07/07/2019

Ross Perot: billionaire who ran for president dies aged 89 Perot challenged Bush and Clinton as independent in 1992Texan who founded EDS also ran in 1996 for Reform partyRoss Perot, an eccentric Texan billionaire who lived a picaresque life and twice ran for president as an independent, has died. He was 89. ...
20:00, 07/09/2019

Texas billionaire H. Ross Perot dies aged 89 Ross Perot answers a question in Dallas on Oct. 2, 1992 after announcing that he will run for president as an independent candidate.Rick Bowmer / AP file DALLAS (AP) — H. Ross Perot (pur-OH’), the colorful, self-made Texas billionaire who twice...
07:52, 07/10/2019

Chewbacca actor Peter Mayhew dies aged 74 Mark Hamill and William Shatner among those paying tribute to Star Wars star: ‘A big man with a bigger heart’The family of Peter Mayhew, who played Chewbacca in the original Star Wars franchise, has announced his death on Twitter on Thursday. He was ...
07:39, 05/03/2019

Godfather actor Carmine Caridi dies aged 85 The actor, who played Carmine Rosato in The Godfather: Part II, was kicked out of the Academy in 2004 for sharing screeners Carmine Caridi, known for roles in The Godfather franchise, has died at the age of 85.The actor, who played Carmine Rosato in ...
22:00, 05/29/2019

Boston Marathon cheat Ruiz dies aged 66 Rosie Ruiz, the woman who famously crossed the line first at the 1980 Boston Marathon before being disqualified for cheating, has died of cancer at the age of 66....
10:52, 08/09/2019

The strength of compassion: Toni Morrison dies, aged 88 She was the first African-American writer to win a Nobel Prize for Literature in 1993. She also won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 1988, for her novel "Beloved" and was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom....
07:00, 08/07/2019

Art Neville, New Orleans funk star, dies aged 81 Keyboardist and singer behind the Meters and the Neville Brothers hailed as an icon by Louisiana governor John EdwardsArt Neville, one of the most celebrated funk musicians in the US, has died aged 81.His manager, Kent Sorrell, confirmed that the key...
16:00, 07/23/2019

Formula 1 legend Niki Lauda dies aged 70 Three-time F1 world champion and non-executive chairman of Mercedes F1 “passed away peacefully”, his family said Tributes have been paid to three-time Formula 1 world champion Niki Lauda, who has died at the age of 70. The Austrian underwent a dou...
12:52, 05/21/2019

Tim Cook says Apple is working on new ideas for Screen Time to fight device addiction The world has changed dramatically over the last ten years. Check out the pedestrians walking the sidewalk in any city and most are looking down at a phone screen. Inside a restaurant, a family dinner can turn into screen time for all, including tabl...
05:00, 05/05/2019

Dax Shepard Gets the Last Laugh Over Tabloid Report on His ''Addiction Issues'' and Marriage to Kristen Bell When it comes to Dax Shepard he is pretty much an open book. The actor frequently shares intimate details about his marriage, lifestyle and past struggles with drug addiction on his......
23:52, 08/15/2019

Daily on Healthcare: Nearly half the states have Medicaid waivers to extend care for addiction Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
19:26, 07/01/2019

Colombine shooting survivor found dead, family cites opioid addiction A survivor of the 1999 Colombine shooting was found dead in his Colorado home at 37, local media reported Saturday. Austin Eubanks had struggled with an opioid addiction since days after the mass shooting, which claimed the life of his best friend as...
17:26, 05/19/2019

Overcoming Addiction, Tabloid Fodder and Outgrowing That Pie Scene: What the Cast of American Pie Is Up to 20 Years Later Innocent in every way, like apple pie and Chevrolet... Made for just $10 million, American Pie went on to gross over $235 million and become a billion dollar franchise, continuing with......
18:13, 07/09/2019

Florence Welch On Addiction, Eating Disorder Recovery, And Finding True Happiness In Her 30s "I have no idea how much I weigh right now. Five years ago, I could have told you how much in the morning, at night, clothes on, clothes off. To let go of that sometimes feels like a bigger achievement than headlining Glastonbury."...
13:13, 07/01/2019

Franco Zeffirelli, revered Italian director, dies aged 96 Italian equally celebrated as director of films, theatre and opera over 60-year careerFranco Zeffirelli, one of Italy’s most revered artistic figures, has died at the age of 96.In a career spanning more than 60 years, Zeffirelli was staggeringly prol...
16:52, 06/15/2019

Li Peng: former Chinese premier known as 'Butcher of Beijing' dies aged 90 Politician known abroad for his role in crushing 1989 Tiananmen Square protestsThe former Chinese premier Li Peng, reviled by rights activists and many in the Chinese capital as the “Butcher of Beijing” for his role in the crackdown on the Tiananmen ...
16:00, 07/23/2019

Harry Hood, former Celtic striker with ‘the X factor’, dies aged 74 • Hood scored 123 goals in 310 games for Celtic from 1969-76• Honours included six league titles and four Scottish CupsThe former Celtic striker Harry Hood has died at the age of 74, the club have confirmed.Hood scored 123 goals in 310 games for Celt...
13:26, 05/26/2019

Middle aged money mules used by criminals to launder cash Middle aged people are increasingly and sometimes unwittingly being lured into laundering money for criminals, according to the fraud prevention service Cifas....
14:13, 06/18/2019

Eyes Without a Face star Édith Scob dies aged 81 French actor was famed for role as the masked protagonist in the cult classic before resurgence in films such as Holy MotorsÉdith Scob, the French actor best known for her first starring role in the creepy 1960 Georges Franju horror film Eyes Without...
19:13, 06/26/2019

Anti-apartheid singer Johnny Clegg dies aged 66 The world paid tribute Wednesday to the South African entertainer known as the "White Zulu" for his enduring activism against apartheid, and his campaigning for Nelson Mandela's release from prison....
14:13, 07/17/2019

Robert De Niro de-aged in trailer for Martin Scorsese's The Irishman Robert De Niro fans have seen their first glimpse of the actor digitally de-aged in the first trailer for Martin Scorsese's new gangster film The Irishman....
19:00, 08/01/2019

Bart Starr, quarterback who led Packers to five NFL titles, dies aged 85 Starr was elected to Hall of Fame in 1977Also coached Green Bay for seven seasonsBart Starr, the quarterback who helped establish the Green Bay Packers as the finest NFL team of the 1960s, has died. He was 85, and had been in failing health since suf...
18:52, 05/26/2019

Toni Morrison, author and Nobel laureate, dies aged 88 In novels including Beloved and The Bluest Eye, acclaimed author dramatised African-American experience with fierce passion‘Love is never any better than the lover’: Toni Morrison – a life in quotesToni Morrison, who chronicled the African American e...
19:26, 08/06/2019

Lennart Johansson, 'father of the Champions League', dies aged 89 Created Champions League in 17-year reign as Uefa presidentExpanded tournament to allow non-domestic champions entryLennart Johansson, who oversaw the introduction of the Champions League during a 17-year reign as president of European soccer’s gover...
10:13, 06/05/2019

Roky Erickson, US psychedelic rock star, dies aged 71 Frontman of the 13th Floor Elevators described as ‘heroic icon of modern rock’n’ roll’Roky Erickson, one of the most enduring and adventurous exponents of American psychedelic rock, has died at the age of 71.Erickson’s death was confirmed by his repr...
16:52, 06/01/2019

Indigenous AFL trailblazer Graham 'Polly' Farmer dies aged 84 Considered one of the true greats of the game, Farmer played 101 games for Geelong in the 1960sGraham “Polly” Farmer, widely regarded as Australian rules football’s greatest-ever ruckman, has died aged 84.Farmer, who was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s di...
18:39, 08/14/2019

Khalid Al Qasimi, UAE sheikh and fashion designer, dies aged 39 Son of the ruler of Sharjah has died, three weeks after showing at London fashion weekThe fashion designer Khalid Al Qasimi has died, it has been announced. He was the crown prince and second son of Sheikh Dr Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, the ruler ...
01:26, 07/03/2019

Former Jaguar engineering chief Norman Dewis dies aged 98 Legendary test engineer was responsible for the handling of Jaguar's most iconic cars, from the D-Type to the XJ6 Norman Dewis OBE has died at the age of 98. As Jaguar’s chief test driver from 1952-85 he developed for use on road and track cars that...
15:39, 06/09/2019

Boy aged 16 months drowns in pool after slipping out through door of villa A London toddler drowned in a swimming pool while on holiday after slipping unnoticed through a sliding door of his family's rented villa, an inquest heard....
02:39, 06/13/2019

'Blade Runner' actor Rutger Hauer dies aged 75 The film star passed away at his Dutch home after a short illness. The world of the big screen paid tribute to the actor who starred opposite Harrison Ford in Blade Runner....
10:00, 07/25/2019

Henri Belolo, co-founder of Village People, dies aged 82 The producer, lyricist and promoter helped disco-era pop group to hits in US and UK, but later became embroiled in a legal dispute with their singerHenri Belolo, a co-founder of pop group Village People, has died aged 82.The group confirmed the news ...
14:52, 08/08/2019

Bushwick Bill, rapper with Geto Boys, dies aged 52 Houston rapper who gave the southern US states their own version of gangsta rap had been recently diagnosed with pancreatic cancerBushwick Bill, a rapper with influential rap group Geto Boys, has died aged 52. He had been recently diagnosed with panc...
13:39, 06/10/2019

Justin Edinburgh, Leyton Orient manager, dies aged 49 • Former player suffered cardiac arrest last Monday• Orient: ‘We are completely heartbroken by this tragedy’Tributes have been paid to the Leyton Orient manager, Justin Edinburgh, who has died at the age of 49 after suffering a cardiac arrest.The for...
05:13, 06/09/2019

David Berman, acclaimed US indie songwriter, dies aged 52 No cause of death has been announced for songwriter and poet known for his projects Silver Jews and Purple Mountains, and his wry, witty lyricsDavid Berman, regarded as one of the most poetic voices in US indie rock, has died aged 52. His record labe...
09:13, 08/08/2019

China aluminum magnate Zhang Shiping dies aged 73 Zhang Shiping, who oversaw the rise of China Hongqiao Group into the world's biggest aluminum producer, died on Thursday at the age of 73, the company said....
07:52, 05/24/2019

Rutger Hauer, star of Blade Runner, dies aged 75 Dutch actor renowned for his role as ‘replicant’ Roy Batty in Ridley Scott’s sci fi epic, was equally at home in Hollywood and European cinemaRutger Hauer, the Dutch actor best known for his role as android Roy Batty in seminal sci-fi film Blade Runn...
22:26, 07/24/2019

Three Time F1 World Champion Niki Lauda Dies Aged 70 It's a sad day for the world of motorsport that has lost one of its most iconic figures. Former Formula 1 driver Niki Lauda has died at the age of 70. The three-time world champion passed away......
07:13, 05/21/2019

Judith Kerr, beloved author of The Tiger Who Came to Tea, dies aged 95 Writer and illustrator of more than 30 books, including the Mog series based on her pet cats, arrived in England in 1936 as a refugee from the NazisShare your tributes and memories of Judith KerrNancy Banks-Smith: Judith Kerr was both sweetness and s...
15:39, 05/23/2019

Athletics: Boston Marathon cheat Ruiz dies aged 66 Rosie Ruiz, the woman who famously crossed the line first at the 1980 Boston Marathon before being disqualified for cheating, has died of cancer at the age of 66....
03:39, 08/09/2019

Champions League football architect Johansson dies aged 89 STOCKHOLM (AP) — Lennart Johansson, who oversaw the introduction of the Champions League during a 17-year reign as president of European soccer’s governing body, has died. He was 89. Sweden’s soccer association said the former UEFA presid...
11:13, 06/05/2019

Former Leicester and Bath wing Steve Booth dies aged 42 Leicester ‘shocked and saddened’ by death of former wing ‘He was a real entertainer on the pitch,’ says Geordan MurphyThe former Leicester and Bath wing Steve Booth has died at the age of 42. Leicester said they were “shocked and saddened” to hear of...
18:39, 08/14/2019

Los Angeles Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs dies aged 27 Team confirm player died before Texas Rangers gamePitcher also played for Arizona DiamondbacksThe Los Angeles Angels have confirmed pitcher Tyler Skaggs died before Monday’s game against the Texas Rangers. He was due to turn 28 on 13 July.“It is with...
00:39, 07/02/2019

Santi Cazorla stunned by Spain recall aged 34 and 1,299 days after last cap • Cazorla back in squad for first time since November 2015• Former Arsenal player almost lost leg to mystery infectionSanti Cazorla has described his return to the Spain squad as “unthinkable”, 1,299 days after he last played for the national side, a...
20:13, 06/04/2019

'You'll get there eventually, and it's well worth it': Couple's inspiring transformation photos show recovery from drug addiction Brent Walker/Facebook Brent and Ashley Walker each began struggling with substance use at around nine years old. However, now at ages 30 and 31 respectively, the Tennessee couple has dramatically turned their lives around. The couple shared a photo ...
14:52, 08/11/2019

San Francisco Bans E-Cigarette Sales Despite Being Home to Juul Labs, the Hottest Name in Addiction Technology The city of San Francisco has banned the sale of e-cigarettes, becoming one of the first municipalities in the U.S., along with Beverly Hills, to place such tight restrictions on the nicotine-delivery technology. San Francisco’s ban is scheduled to s...
12:13, 06/26/2019

Randy Travis opens up about childhood trauma, addiction struggles and the music industry in new memoir In his new memoir, Randy Travis is open about his experience with childhood trauma, his struggle with addiction and his brushes with the law.        ...
14:13, 06/05/2019

Columbine survivor Austin Eubanks spoke about emotional pain and drug addiction before death Columbine survivor Austin Eubanks became a nationally known speaker on the dangers of addiction. His family says he "lost his battle" this weekend.        ...
09:13, 05/22/2019

Sober memes are thriving in addiction and sobriety communities despite the popularity of viral drug and alcohol jokes BigTunaOnline/Shutterstock Social media is rife with memes about young adult tendencies including over-eating, over-drinking, and obsessing about someone who didn't text back. Online communities of those struggling with addiction and recovery gathe...
00:52, 05/26/2019

Opioid Maker Agrees to Pay Oklahoma $85 Million Over Claims Company Helped Create Addiction Crisis (Bloomberg) — Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. agreed to pay $85 million to settle an Oklahoma lawsuit claiming that illegal marketing of its opioid painkillers contributed to a public health crisis in the state. The deal, announced Sunday,...
01:26, 05/27/2019

Glitch Reveals Popular Young Streamer Is A Middle-Aged Woman Qiaobiluo Dianxia, also known as “Your Highness Qiaobiluo,” was racking up followers and donations on DouYu, a Chinese live-streaming platform. The photos she uploaded and the short clips she posted showed a young woman, leading her growing number of...
19:52, 07/31/2019

Jesper Juul, Danish Familylab therapist, author dies aged 71 Danish-born family therapist Jesper Juul has died aged 71. His best-known book "Your Competent Child" was based on the premise that children should be treated with the same respect as "you would show an adult."...
01:26, 07/27/2019

Freddie Starr found dead at home in Spain aged 76 – reports Comedian discovered in his chair by carer after possible heart attack, say neighboursComedian Freddie Starr has died aged 76 at his home in Spain, according to reports.Posts on social media pages claiming to belong to Starr appeared to confirm the ne...
01:39, 05/10/2019

'Original raggamuffin' Jah Stitch, pioneering reggae vocalist, dies aged 69 Sound system toaster, DJ and selector, known for his understated delivery and immaculate dress died in KingstonThe Jamaican reggae vocalist Jah Stitch died in Kingston on Sunday aged 69, following a brief illness. Although not necessarily a household...
08:13, 05/03/2019

Quentin Pongia, former New Zealand rugby league captain, dies aged 48 Pongia played 35 Tests and 137 NRL games ‘An icon of the game,’ says New Zealand Rugby LeagueTributes are flowing in for former Canberra and New Zealand forward Quentin Pongia, who has died from cancer aged 48.Pongia played 137 NRL games and 35 Tests...
14:26, 05/18/2019

César Pelli, Argentine architect behind the Petronas Towers, dies aged 92 César Pelli, the Argentine designer behind the iconic Petronas Twin Towers in Malaysia, has died aged 92, state media and officials said on Friday, marking the passing of one of the contemporary architectural greats....
02:13, 07/20/2019

Andrea Camilleri, beloved creator of Inspector Montalbano, dies aged 93 One of Italy’s most popular authors, Camilleri wrote 23 novels starring his Sicilian detective, selling more than 30m copies around the worldOne of Italy’s most popular authors and creator of the Inspector Montalbano series, Andrea Camilleri has died...
12:26, 07/17/2019

Legendary Manhattan district attorney Robert Morgenthau dies aged 99 Morgenthau spent more than 30 years jailing criminals, from mob kingpins and drug-dealing killers to a tax-dodging Harvard deanFormer Manhattan district attorney Robert Morgenthau, who spent more than three decades jailing criminals from mob kingpins...
20:39, 07/22/2019

Online dating is hell on earth for middle-aged and senior singles Long Island grandma Maria Rodriguez had just had the worst blind date of her life. “He was all over me — no respect,” Rodriguez, 54, tells The Post. The county social services worker, who divorced in 2018 after a 29-year marriage, had been set up wit...
02:00, 07/25/2019

Former UEFA boss Johansson, father of the Champions League, dies aged 89 Lennart Johansson, a Swede who presided over European soccer for 17 years as its new Champions League turned into a global commercial juggernaut, has died after a short illness aged 89, Sweden's Football Association said on Wednesday....
13:00, 06/05/2019

Gabriel Diniz, Brazilian pop star, killed in plane crash aged 28 Singer with huge Brazilian fanbase died amid concerns that aircraft was not licensed for air taxi travelGabriel Diniz, one of Brazil’s most successful current pop stars, has been killed in a plane crash, aged 28.His plane took off from the city of Sa...
13:13, 05/29/2019

Niki Lauda, three-time Formula One world champion, dies aged 70 • Austrian won three F1 world titles between 1975 and 1984• Driver suffered horrific injuries at German GP in 1976• The former world champion’s life – in picturesThe former Formula One driver and three-time world champion Niki Lauda has died at the a...
07:52, 05/21/2019

Physical un-fitness linked with depression, anxiety in middle-aged women (Reuters Health) - Mid-life women with weak upper and lower body fitness may be more prone to depression and anxiety, a study from Singapore suggests....
02:39, 06/19/2019

Beth Chapman death: Wife of Dog The Bounty Hunter dies aged 51 Beth Chapman - the wife of Dog The Bounty Hunter reality TV star Duane "Dog" Chapman - has died at the age of 51 after being placed in a medically induced coma....
18:13, 06/26/2019

The Long Run: Biden and Obama’s ‘Odd Couple’ Relationship Aged Into Family Ties Four years ago, Barack Obama gently discouraged him from running for president, but Joseph R. Biden Jr. is back and presenting himself as Mr. Obama’s natural heir....
14:53, 04/28/2019

Peggy Lipton: Twin Peaks and The Mod Squad star dies aged 72 Actor shot to fame in the 1960s playing a hippie undercover cop and returning to television with David Lynch’s cult series Peggy Lipton, a star of the groundbreaking late 1960s TV show The Mod Squad and the 1990s show Twin Peaks, has died of cancer a...
08:13, 05/12/2019

Dr John, legendary genre-bending New Orleans musician, dies aged 77 Family thanks ‘all who have shared his unique musical journey’ after Rock & Roll Hall of Famer suffers heart attackDr John, the New Orleans musician who blended black and white musical styles with a hoodoo-infused stage persona and gravelly bayou dra...
10:26, 06/07/2019

Hal Prince, Broadway legend and 21-time Tony winner, dies aged 91 Prince oversaw such landmark musicals as Cabaret, Company, Follies, Sweeney Todd, Evita and The Phantom of the OperaHarold Prince, a Broadway director and producer who pushed the boundaries of musical theater with such groundbreaking shows as The Pha...
01:52, 08/01/2019

Still Standing After All This Time: How Elton John Survived Sudden Fame, Crippling Addiction and Multiple Suicide Attempts Elton John wasn't always Elton John. And we don't mean that in the "it takes time for an artist to become a superstar" sort of way. No, he literally wasn't always......
23:00, 06/01/2019

José Antonio Reyes, former Arsenal and Spain player, dies in car crash aged 35 • Sevilla announce that Reyes has died in a car accident• Thierry Henry and Sergio Ramos lead tributes to forwardTributes have poured in for José Antonio Reyes after the news that the former Arsenal, Sevilla and Spain forward has died in a car accide...
16:52, 06/01/2019

Frank Lucas, the drug lord who inspired American Gangster, dies aged 88 Mobster who climbed ranks of New York crime in 1970s was played by Denzel Washington in acclaimed 2007 movieFrank Lucas, the former New York drug kingpin whose life was the subject of the 2007 movie American Gangster, has died.Lucas, who was 88, died...
09:00, 06/01/2019

Rip Torn, cult actor and Artie in the Larry Sanders Show, dies aged 88 Star of a string of 60s classics fell foul of Hollywood because of his temper but found a fresh lease of life in comedy, from TV’s Larry Sanders Show to the Men in Black films Rip Torn, America’s celebrated wildman actor, has died aged 88. Torn, who ...
09:13, 07/10/2019

José Antonio Reyes: Former Arsenal player dies aged 35 - video obituary Former Arsenal player José Antonio Reyes died in a car accident aged 35, Spanish club Sevilla announced on Saturday. Reyes was playing at Extremadura following a career that included eight years at Sevilla and spells at Atlético and Real Madrid. The ...
04:52, 06/02/2019

The Revenge Of The Nerds cast contends with how poorly the comedy's aged in new oral history In 1984, Revenge Of The Nerds was like a dorkier, tamer version of Animal House, with a similar plot: fraternity made up out of outcasts takes on and defeats the popular frat made up of Big Men On Campus. Featuring a pre-ER Anthony Edwards, as well a...
08:13, 07/27/2019

Greek sculptor Takis, whose works used magnetism, sound and light, dies aged 93 Greek sculptor Takis, whose kinetic artworks were admired at major art museums around the world in a career spanning over 70 years, died on Friday at the age of 93, his foundation said....
14:26, 08/09/2019

Duchess of Cambridge speaks of effect of trauma in early childhood on scourge of addiction as she attends charity gala in London The Duchess of Cambridge has spoken of the effect of trauma in childhood on the scourge of addiction, as she attended a charity gala as patron this evening....
02:39, 06/13/2019

‘Saturday Night Live’ alum Chris Kattan claims he broke his neck during sketch, leading to drug addiction “Saturday Night Live” alum Chris Kattan claimed in his upcoming memoir that he broke his neck while performing a sketch which led to years of drug addiction struggles....
17:39, 05/04/2019

Constant Crying, a Coffee Addiction and a Paris Hilton Love Triangle: 33 Surprising Facts About Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen It's June 13 and most millennial women know what that means: It's the Olsen twins' birthday. Any true fan of the super-famous and super-private sisters doesn't need the......
13:39, 06/13/2019

John Paul Stevens, retired supreme court justice and leading liberal, dies aged 99 Stevens served more than twice the average tenure for a justice, and was the second to mark his 90th birthday on the high courtJohn Paul Stevens, the bow-tied, independent-thinking, Republican-nominated justice who unexpectedly emerged as the supreme...
07:26, 07/17/2019

Uber just launched an Amazon-like feature that could help it cash in on millennials' mobile-shopping addiction (UBER) Matt Cardy / Stringer / Getty Images Uber has announced a new partnership with Cargo for an in-car shopping experience. By downloading the app and scanning a QR code during your ride, you'll unlock deals on everything from AirPods to luxury suitcas...
11:39, 07/18/2019

'Apple Watch or it doesn't count': How tech addiction might be ruining your workout Sure, your Fitbit or Apple Watch motivates you to get moving. Experts say taking your phone with you to the gym may actually be harming your workout.        ...
16:52, 05/15/2019

Dominic Hamlyn: Further tributes paid as son of top brain surgeon Peter Hamlyn dies aged 24 after being found unconscious in swimming pool Tributes have been paid to the son of a world-renowned brain surgeon who died aged 24 of a suspected heart attack during his brother's 21st birthday party....
13:52, 07/31/2019

'The Irishman' trailer: Martin Scorsese's mob movie flaunts de-aged Robert De Niro "The Irishman" trailer finally dropped, and Martin Scorsese's newest movie shows Robert De Niro, Joe Pesci and Al Pacino waging a mafia war.        ...
19:00, 07/31/2019

How would you fix the internet if you could? Tell us The internet is full of annoyances designed to make you click here, watch this and keep scrolling for more. How could it be better?Auto-play video ads. Aggressive pop-ups. Invisible ad trackers.The internet of 2019 is full of annoyances and dark patt...
01:52, 08/02/2019

Who Has the Most Censored Internet? Certain platforms might take down your homemade pornography, or censor your conspiracist podcast, but in the U.S. the internet is a fairly open place. As long as what you’re peddling isn’t actively illegal—or as long as you’re not peddling illegal wa...
20:26, 07/08/2019

How 13 Became the Internet's Age of Adulthood The 13-year-old brain is a decade from being fully baked. Yet kids that age can create YouTube channels and swap Instagram photos—no parental consent required....
12:52, 06/18/2019

5G and the tactile internet: what really is it? 5G is the next generation of mobile internet connectivity. It offers speeds 10, or even 20 times faster than current 4G networks, with much faster data upload and download speeds, greater bandwidth, and more stable connections.This will enable us to ...
16:13, 06/15/2019

Facebook Knows a Lot About You. So Does Your Internet Provider. Internet-service providers are deciding whether to use data about their customers’ web-use habits to sell ads. AT&T taps into viewing data from TV set-top boxes....
12:13, 06/27/2019

Don't Ask the Internet for Form Checks Thanks to the internet, you can now learn even complex, difficult lifting skills without an in-person coach. Watch some youtube videos, read some articles, then try it and video yourself. Not sure if you’ve done it right? Just post on your favorite r...
12:13, 07/09/2019

| Internet blackout across Sudan Landline internet connections were down across Sudan on Monday, a week after mobile online services were cut following a deadly crackdown on protesters....
00:13, 06/11/2019

I Forgot What It Was Like To Game Without Internet I just moved to a new apartment, and we don’t have internet yet. Sure, I could read or explore the neighborhood, but sometimes I just want to sit down with a good video game and turn off my brain. Unfortunately, as I ran head-first into the reality o...
20:13, 05/03/2019

The future of the internet is… streetlights? Despite its apparent omnipresence, the internet is only available to around half of the world’s population. Whatever estimate you choose, billions are without the basic internet access we take for granted in more developed countries. This means that,...
22:13, 08/03/2019

What is the right way to ask neighbours for help on the internet? | Eva Wiseman The viral vilification of a pregnant couple of who went online to ask for help is a reminder of our desperate need for communityViral internet content, whether meme or catastrophe, burrows into our minds, because that is its way. But occasionally, ra...
11:13, 05/05/2019

Own a piece of the Internet with Houm Try and remember the last time you were searching for a product/service online, and after a while, you notice an advertisement about the same product while scrolling through your Facebook feed on your phone. While some of you know why you see those a...
09:39, 08/09/2019

The Catch-22 that broke the Internet Enlarge / The outage started shortly after 12pm on June 2nd, impacting global users connecting to GCP us-east4-c. (credit: ThousandEyes) Earlier this week, the Internet had a conniption. In broad patches around the globe, YouTube sputtered. Shopify...
16:13, 06/09/2019

WHERE ARE THEY NOW: 21 of the internet's favorite boyfriends Getty/Alberto E. Rodriguez Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP Getty Images Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP So-called internet boyfriends are celebrities who are not only talented at what they do, but also those who exude kindness, intrigue, and, of course, und...
12:52, 07/11/2019

So, About Your Internet Porn Habits You might want some privacy when consuming porn online, whether that’s going in incognito mode, locking the door, putting in headphones, or all of the above. And while this certainly conceals your activity from a roommate or someone who might look at...
04:00, 07/19/2019

Talk to us: how would you change the internet if you could? The internet is full of annoyances designed to make you click here, watch this and keep scrolling for more. How could it be better?Auto-play video ads. Aggressive pop-ups. Invisible ad trackers.The internet of 2019 is full of annoyances and dark patt...
01:52, 08/01/2019

Innocence lost: What did you do before the internet? People born in the late 1970s are the last to have grown up without the internet. Social scientists call them the Last of the Innocents. Leah McLaren ponders a time when our attention was allowed to wanderIn moments of digital anxiety I find myself t...
20:52, 08/04/2019

How the internet has changed the way we talk People of a certain age were trained to use exclamation points to indicate excitement or even anger. And they never imagined that a simple period at the end of a sentence could get them into hot water. But the social-media age has twisted the meaning...
22:13, 07/13/2019

How to still browse the internet without a phone signal Just because you're not getting a signal doesn't mean you can't use your mobile devices to keep yourself entertained.       ...
18:26, 06/10/2019

Majority of vacationers would rather have no air conditioning than no internet Americans would rather endure such vacation travesties as lost luggage or food poisoning, rather than go without internet while on vacation. Almost half of respondents (49 percent) said that no internet access would qualify as a vacation disaster ‒ j...
00:13, 08/13/2019

The Internet Has Made Dupes—and Cynics—of Us All The typical response to the onslaught of falsehood is to say, lol, nothing matters. But when so many of us are reaching this point, it really does matter....
21:26, 06/24/2019

The SETI screensaver shows us what the internet could’ve been When I was twelve years old, I became obsessed with a screen saver. The screen saver pictured above, to be precise; you can watch its full glory here. It had multicolored lines that rose up inside a frame, like a kind of three-dimensional bar graph, ...
17:13, 04/28/2019

On #WorldEmojiDay, Guessing Games Take Over The Internet A number of guessing games have taken over Twitter and Facebook on World Emoji Day 2019, as various brands and companies try to engage their followers with emoji-themed posts....
11:39, 07/17/2019

Internet sensation Grumpy Cat has died at age 7 FILE – This Dec. 1, 2015 file photo shows Grumpy Cat posing for a photo in Los Angeles. Grumpy Cat, whose sour puss became an internet sensation, has died at age 7, according to her owners. Posting on social media Friday, May 17, 2019, her owne...
16:26, 05/17/2019

Grumpy Cat: internet sensation dies Grumpy Cat, online and publishing feline phenom, died May 14, 2019 from complications related to a urinary tract infection, the cat's publicist said. She was 7 years old.        ...
23:26, 05/17/2019

How to use Internet Recovery to reinstall macOS Apple's tool for reinstalling macOS on devices without using local media is a fail-safe function that allows admins to reinstall or upgrade the OS. It's the first step to recovery during deployment....
21:39, 07/26/2019

Grumpy Cat has died, and the internet isn’t taking it well Celebrities come in all shapes, sizes, and, as the internet has taught us, species. Tardar Sauce, better known by her nickname “Grumpy Cat,” was one of the most popular felines on the web and, it would seem, in the world. In a sad post Fr...
23:13, 05/17/2019

Doctors in China are using 5G internet to do surgery from far away 5G is helping doctors in China conduct surgery from hundreds of kilometres away, such as directing cardiac operation and performing brain stimulation...
14:53, 04/28/2019

Some Tips For Avoiding Internet Distractions If you’re reading this, you probably know the feeling: You’re trying to get into a flow state on something productive, but somehow, your mouse gravitates to your bookmarks, and suddenly you’re browsing Twitter, or Tumblr, or another internet addictio...
21:52, 08/15/2019

Behold the cruelest video on the internet We’ve all fallen prey to those maddening videos on the internet, showing unequally cut pieces of pie and uneven sheets of paper towels. This one may be the worst of all, though. Supposedly benevolent artist Polina Bright posts a video of coloring in ...
02:26, 07/26/2019

EU lawmakers need to look beyond the ‘top layer’ when regulating the internet Brussels policy makers could be forgiven for wanting to move quickly to regulate ‘the internet.’ Assailed by an avalanche of public opinion and a ‘techlash’ against many of the tech giants, politicians and legislators have quickly sought to target th...
23:26, 06/18/2019

The Internet Reacts To Pokémon Sleep At a press conference in Tokyo Tuesday, the Pokémon Company announced some unexpected Pokémon-related games and services, mostly on mobile devices. Pokémon Home is a cloud service that allows players to save and transfer their monsters. Great! There’...
00:13, 05/30/2019

Should You Use a VPN for Internet Privacy? That Depends, Experts Say It’s safe to say that plenty of the shenanigans you get up to online are being tracked, logged, or monitored by someone. Whether it’s an advertiser getting your attention based on the window shopping you did during Prime Day, Facebook sug...
15:52, 07/26/2019

How To Reset SBI Internet Banking Password SBI online banking: To register for online services, users can download the registration form from the SBI's internet banking website - onlinesbi.com....
05:00, 07/25/2019

All I Know is What's on the Internet review: The shocks don't work How has our visual culture adapted to the digital age? All too well, according to this show at The Photographers' Gallery, London. Is the internet losing its ability to surprise?...
14:53, 04/28/2019

IoT 101: Your Essential Guide to the Internet of Things You’ve likely heard the phrase Internet of Things, or IoT, at some point if you have been following any tech news in the last several years. Business Insider Intelligence But at the same time, you might be scratching your head figuring out what...
23:13, 05/27/2019

The race to build a space internet available to anyone, anywhere Tech billionaires are building a wireless, orbiting internet accessible in even the deepest jungle. The first satellites are already up - but do we really want it?...
15:26, 05/02/2019

768k Day may cause major internet outages Major internet disruptions could be right around the corner as we approach 768k Day when the size of the global BGP routing table is expected to exceed 768,000 entries.Similar disruptions were experienced back in 2014, on what we now know as “...
22:39, 05/02/2019

The Quick Read About… Russia’s New Internet Law What Happened This Week: Last week, Russia’s parliament approved a law that might allow the country to cordon off its internet from the rest of the world, creating an unprecedented “sovereign” internet. Russian President Vladimir Pu...
18:39, 04/28/2019

It's time to fight for the Internet, says WWW creator The inventor of the World Wide Web has said that social media and fake news are helping lead to the downfall of the online space as we know it.Speaking as part of the opening keynote at OpenText Enterprise World in Toronto, Sir Tim Berners-Lee descri...
17:26, 07/10/2019

Internet Providers Look to Cash In on Your Web Habits Internet-service providers are deciding whether to use data about their customers’ web habits to sell ads. AT&T mines surfing habits as part of a broader advertising operation....
00:39, 06/28/2019

Predicting the future of internet privacy Every day, a new headline reminds us that keeping our online data private remains a constant struggle. Ongoing controversies involving Facebook and other social media sites only reinforce the point. It’s become depressingly common to hear of s...
17:26, 07/10/2019

The Internet Reacts To Zelda's New Haircut All it took was two minutes and one surprise trailer for Nintendo to turn a sleepy E3 to an explosive bonanza—but that’s what happens when you announce a sequel to The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, perhaps the most beloved game in recent memor...
22:52, 06/12/2019

I tried the $28 bralette everyone on the internet loves, and now I'm a convert myself Richer Poorer/Instagram There was a time when Richer Poorer Classic Bralette ($28) attracted waitlists totaling more than 1,000 people and was perpetually sold out. I reviewed this highly hyped bralette and to my surprise, I loved it. It's very st...
01:13, 06/24/2019

SpaceX is still in control of all but three of its internet satellites How are SpaceX's Starlink internet satellites faring roughly a month after launch? Quite well, if you ask SpaceX. The company reported that it's in contact with 57 of the 60 initial broadband satellites. Although it's not certain wh...
08:26, 06/30/2019

Chrissy Teigen Is Done With the Internet's Comments About Her Butt Chrissy Teigen is over you talking about her behind. This week, the star spoke out about a photo that popped up of her with husband John Legend on vacation. In the snap, the famous......
02:13, 07/12/2019

France passes law taxing internet giants The French Senate endorsed the so-called GAFA act which would target Google, Apple, Facebook, Amazon, and other major tech companies with a 3% percent tax. It's the first time a major nation has passed such a bill....
02:26, 07/12/2019

Why Do Internet Speed Tests Report Different Results? I apologize. Last week in Tech 911, Lifehacker’s technology-advice column, I took a question from Lifehacker Editor in Chief Melissa. She’s technically a Lifehacker reader, so it still fits this column’s theme, but it feels like a cheat. I’m doing th...
15:39, 05/17/2019

New Russian internet law stokes censorship fears Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed into law a measure that critics say expands government control over the internet and will lead to widespread censorship....
19:26, 05/01/2019

Gogo will offer 5G in-flight internet in 2021 Gogo plans to launch in-flight 5G on business and commercial flights in 2021. According to an announcement made today, the 5G will be available in the contiguous US and Canada. "We expect to launch Gogo 5G at the same time as the terrestrial telecomm...
23:52, 05/30/2019

The political jostling behind Tory internet crackdown Online harms white paper fuses work of DCMS and Home Office, led by PM hopeful Sajid JavidSajid Javid’s warning social media companies face “serious consequences” if they don’t keep users safe marks one of the biggest incursions by the Home Office in...
18:52, 05/01/2019

Du adds YzerChat to internet calling pack Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), the parent of Dubai-based telecom operator du, has added YzerChat app to the internet calling pack.By subscribing to du’s package for AED 100 per month for home, and AED 50 per month for m...
14:00, 07/14/2019

As Christchurch Case Continues, the Internet Goes on Trial Brenton Tarrant appeared in court Friday, pleading not guilty to 51 murder charges, reigniting questions about how to keep hate and violence from spreading online....
03:13, 06/14/2019

Grumpy Cat lives forever on the internet. These were some of her best memes Grumpy Cat may be gone, but the feline star lives on forever thanks to the internet. These were some of the best memes starring Grumpy Cat.        ...
19:13, 05/17/2019

Bridging the Internet's Digital Language Divide Tech companies want to get the next billion people online, but those users may find the internet has little to offer in the languages they speak at home....
04:00, 06/14/2019

Grumpy Cat, internet celebrity feline, dies age 7 Online sensation Grumpy Cat "passed away peacefully" in the hands of her owner after suffering an infection, the feline's human family has announced. The 7-year-old cat's frown earned her millions of fans worldwide....
22:52, 05/17/2019

After the Bust, Are Bitcoins More Like Tulip Mania or the Internet? To understand where cryptocurrencies are going, it helps to look beneath the price gyrations to see how people are actually using the technology. The data provides reason for both hope and concern....
17:26, 04/28/2019

The 9 Best Hacks to Make Your Internet Feel Faster Your time is precious, and you spend a lot of it inside a web browser—so shaving off seconds and minutes that you don’t need to waste can give you back a chunk of time in your day. These are the best ways to speed up your web browsing no matter what ...
18:00, 07/19/2019

'.Amazon' Gives E-Commerce Giant Its Own Internet Domain Amazon was on its way to running its own online neighbourhood Monday after the Internet's address keeper granted the ".amazon" domain to the company....
15:13, 05/21/2019

Cloudflare wants to protect the internet from quantum computing Quantum computing has the potential to revolutionize health care, AI, financial modeling, weather simulation and more. It's also going to shake up encryption as we know it. Without advances in post-quantum cryptography, quantum computing could m...
01:39, 06/22/2019

SpaceX Is Banking on Satellite Internet. Maybe It Shouldn't The first satellites of Elon Musk's mega-constellation Starlink are heading to space, but the satellite internet project faces tough economics on Earth....
08:52, 05/16/2019

California governor signs internet sales tax law California's Democratic governor has signed a law requiring companies like Amazon and eBay to collect sales taxes on behalf of some out-of-state sellers....
19:13, 04/28/2019

SoftBank Unit Yet to Conquer Internet of Things Arm Holdings’s software business posted $191 million in sales for the past fiscal year, a sliver of the $2 billion revenue goal set for itself by 2025....
16:52, 07/08/2019

On Davey G. Johnson: A Memoir by the Guy Who Built the Car Internet with Him [Editor’s Note: It is with incredibly heavy hearts that we must convey the news that beloved former Jalopnik writer Davey G. Johnson’s body was recovered by Calaveras County authorities last night. Mike Spinelli was not only Davey’s editor here at Ja...
21:26, 06/21/2019

What If The Internet Stopped Working? Watch What Would Happen A short video by Insh takes a look at what would happen if the Internet stopped working all over the world. The video explains how it would affect communication, commerce and world economy....
12:52, 04/29/2019

Sudan activists say internet restored after crackdown Sudanese activists say internet service has been restored in the country, after a weekslong blackout imposed during a deadly crackdown earlier last month...
15:52, 07/10/2019

Who Is Andrew Yang, the Internet’s Favorite Candidate? Andrew Yang, a businessman from New York, is seeking the Democratic nomination for president. His focus on preventing mass unemployment caused by the automation of jobs has made him popular online, but will it be enough to propel him to the White Hou...
11:39, 05/22/2019

Who brings the internet to Africa's remote regions? US-based tech giants and China are helping to fund the development of Africa's digital infrastructure revolution. But do the potential benefits outweigh the risks?...
18:52, 05/28/2019

SpaceX's internet satellites could be a problem for astronomers As helpful as SpaceX's Starlink satellites may be, they could be a pain for astronomers. The Harvard-Smithsonian Center's Jonathan McDowell and others have observed that the internet satellites are bright enough to cause a "problem" for as...
20:00, 05/28/2019

Americans overestimate their understanding of internet security The number of consumers creating a website to have their own online presence is on the rise but a new survey from Google has revealed that many people drastically overestimate their understanding of internet security and online safety.After introduci...
02:00, 05/17/2019

International Cat Day: 10 of the Internet's most famous felines International Cat Day is August 8. Click forward to see some of the Internet's most famous, and most popular cats.        ...
21:13, 08/08/2019

Rocket Internet CEO says feels very confident about Jumia The chief executive of German tech investor Rocket Internet on Wednesday said he felt very confident about African ecommmerce company Jumia , but he declined to comment directly on reports that questioned its figures....
10:00, 05/29/2019

From the archives: 30 years ago, a nascent 'Internet' was under attack A software worm invaded a supernetwork of computers and sparked a scare. Our report at the time heralded the rise of hacking and the importance of cybersecurity...
21:13, 04/28/2019

Tech Fix: Protecting Your Internet Accounts Keeps Getting Easier. Here’s How to Do It. There are many tools for setting up two-factor authentication, a security mechanism that prevents improper access. These four methods are the most compelling....
07:39, 05/01/2019

Ariana Grande Gets a New Wax Figure--and the Internet Has Some Thoughts Madame Tussauds London unveiled its wax figure for Ariana Grande this week--and social media users had a few thoughts. After teasing the unveiling in April--and calling upon her fans to......
21:39, 05/24/2019

The dark web represents only a fraction of the rest of the internet The dark web is often portrayed as a hidden corner of the internet where cybercriminals exchange information and plan cyberattacks but how does it compare to the rest of the internet?To answer this question, Recorded Future analysed 260,000 onion pag...
23:52, 05/13/2019

Ethiopia restores internet after one week outage One week after a web blackout in the country, internet and text messaging services were restored in Ethiopia Tuesday, Ethio Telecom, the country's mobile service provider said....
22:00, 06/20/2019

‘Number neighbors’ is the internet’s latest obsession If you’ve heard of number neighbors recently, you’re not the only one, as the whole thing went viral on social media this past week. But as you’ll see in some examples, not everyone understands what number neighbors are, and can tak...
04:26, 08/10/2019

The Top 10 Ways to Deal with a Slow Internet Connection What’s more annoying than having a great wifi or Ethernet connection, but slow internet speeds? Nothing. Nothing is more annoying than that. When it happens to you—and it will, especially if you jump onto wifi access points at your favorite local bus...
16:39, 05/16/2019

The internet found that book by Tom Holland's dad about his son's success When a parent wishes for immense success for their children, we should understand that those sort of selfless dreams come with limits. Boundless opportunities for the generations after us have always sounded ideal in theory. However, what us ungratef...
07:13, 08/09/2019

The Internet Has Accepted the Bottle Cap Challenge. It’s Really Kicking Off Bottle caps of the world, look out. People are coming to kick you off. There are few things to know about the latest challenge to make the internet rounds, the bottle cap challenge: A pro who kicks for a living originated it, and it’s a pretty ...
18:13, 07/02/2019

Most of SpaceX's Starlink internet satellites are already on track The first batch of 60 Starlink internet satellites has been orbiting Earth for about a week, and now SpaceX has released a status update on the mission. According to a spokesperson, "all 60 satellites have deployed their solar arrays successfully, ge...
02:00, 06/01/2019

A 'cloud of ladybugs' had the internet buzzing. But was it real? ‘It’s definitely not birds, and it’s not bats. But we’re still not sure if it’s ladybugs,’ National Weather Service meteorologist saysThe internet is abuzz with talk of ladybugs.On Tuesday, the San Diego office of the National Weather Service tweeted...
10:26, 06/07/2019

A safer internet and the stupid things we do online You don't have to be savvy to be safe online. Just sensible. On Password Day, here are 5 things you should avoid doing, ranked by their increasing stupidity. Check number two for password advice!...
23:26, 05/02/2019

Internet-ordained ministers sue Tennessee over marriage ban NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee law barring ministers ordained online from officiating at marriage ceremonies is being challenged in federal court. The Universal Life Church Monastery is suing to block the law from taking effect July 1, saying it...
19:13, 06/26/2019

AT&T says 5G will be priced like home Internet—pay more for faster speeds AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson. (credit: AT&T) AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson today said that 5G will likely be priced similarly to wireline Internet, with customers paying more for faster speeds. With 5G, "I will be very surprised if... the pricing reg...
12:39, 05/02/2019

SpaceX Says Its Internet Satellites Won't Become a Headache for Astronomers SpaceX said that the first 60 satellites in its "Starlink" constellation, which is intended to provide internet from space, will be less and less visible from Earth as they reach their final orbit....
09:26, 06/01/2019

Dangerous #VacuumChallenge Takes Internet by Storm After the Kiki challenge, the 'Bin bag challenge' or 'Vacuum challenge' has resurfaced on the Internet as a new craze among users on Twitter and Instagram....
15:26, 06/03/2019

Chuck Klosterman on How to Survive the Noise of the Internet The culture critic is back with a new book, and some deep thoughts on the uplifting side of reading the comments and how he stays informed without losing his mind....
05:26, 07/31/2019

Grumpy Cat’s death marks the end of the joyful Internet Enlarge / Grumpy Cat poses on the set as she makes her broadway debut in "Cats" on Broadway at The Neil Simon Theatre on September 30, 2016 in New York City. In 2012, America was halfway through President Obama's time in office. The first Avenger...
19:52, 05/18/2019

Selfie-loving seagulls have become internet celebrities They’re a new kind of “cam boys.” A plucky pair of seagulls — nicknamed Graeme and Steve — have been making regular visits to a London traffic camera since Monday, much to the amusement of locals — and the internet. These two bird b...
22:00, 05/02/2019

The Government Cut Their Internet. Will Abuses Now Remain Hidden? With ethnic conflict spreading in Rakhine State in Myanmar, a government-led online shutdown could hide human rights abuses and leave vulnerable populations in the dark....
11:00, 07/02/2019

#VacuumChallenge Is The New Dangerous Trend Sweeping Internet The vacuum challenge, also known as the bin bag challenge, requires a big plastic trash bag and a vacuum cleaner. However, many have warned that it could be potentially dangerous....
18:00, 06/03/2019

New law allows Russia to build separate Internet, unplug from WWW Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a controversial new law that allows the country to launch its own Internet -- separate from the World Wide Web -- and possibly disconnect globally....
19:39, 05/02/2019

Lexington Girl Breaks It Down, Internet Notices LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) -A 4-year-old girl is well on her way to being an Instagram influencer after a video of her dancing in her family’s driveway. Zahara Noel loves hip-hop and breaks it down to a song called “Water” by rapper Sc...
19:52, 05/02/2019

The week the internet cancelled the Dalai Lama Spiritual leader issued a statement saying he is ‘deeply sorry’ after outcry from Twitter users over his remark that a female successor must be ‘attractive’The Dalai Lama has become the latest person to be “cancelled” by the internet, a victim of tod...
22:52, 07/03/2019

'Amazon' Gives E-Commerce Giant Its Own Internet Domain E-commerce giant Amazon was on its way to running its own online neighborhood Monday after the internet's address keeper granted the ".amazon" domain to the company....
05:13, 05/21/2019

Got your internet with BT? Then one of these cheap mobile phone deals could be yours When you sign up for a new broadband deal, you are showered in all of the incentives, freebies and goody bags they can throw at you. But one bonus you probably don't expect is a meaty discount on your brand new mobile phone deal.Well for those l...
16:39, 07/04/2019

The Internet Is Freaking Out Over Chace Crawford and His Bulge Oh! Hey, Chace Crawford! The Gossip Girl alum made headlines on Thursday after fans saw photos of the 34-year-old actor in a new calendar. When fans flipped to the month of March, they......
07:00, 08/17/2019

Internet Shutdowns Are Now Just Another Weapon in the Dictator's Arsenal Last month, two high-ranking Ethiopian officials were murdered in an attempted coup. The consequences of the murders quickly rippled out into cyberspace, a bloody illustration of the diverging lines between the internet and the physical world.Read mo...
07:13, 07/02/2019

Can Circle really deliver a porn-free Internet? Enlarge / Can the Mouse keep your house safe from the sketchy parts of the Internet? (credit: Aurich Lawson / Getty) Filtering out the bits of human knowledge you don't like and leaving all the bits you do is a deceptively difficult task; it's one ...
13:39, 07/27/2019

The Internet Reacts To Whatever That Death Stranding Trailer Was We now know when the highly anticipated Death Stranding comes out and what it’s about (kind of), which ends some of the mystery around this absurd and fascinating-looking game. But not all of the mystery has been unraveled yet, so we can all still ma...
01:00, 05/31/2019

Factbox: Inside Loon's internet balloon venture Alphabet Inc through Google and other subsidiaries has invested heavily over the last decade to make high-speed internet accessible to billions more people....
07:39, 07/01/2019

Group accuses EU internet providers of violating net neutrality The European Union has had net neutrality regulations in place since 2016, but some are concerned that internet service providers are playing fast and loose with those rules. A group of 45 advocate organizations, companies and individuals (including...
14:26, 05/19/2019

The internet is racing to cut ties with 8chan after another deadly shooting Less than an hour before this weekend's deadly mass-shooting in El Paso, Texas, the suspect appears to have posted a rambling post filled with white nationalist and racist statements on 8chan. After a day of waffling, Cloudflare announced it wou...
04:39, 08/06/2019

Germans Grow Frustrated With Their Slow-Poke Internet Germany is looking for new ways to power its economy as the traditional growth engines of manufacturing and exports falter. But the sorry state of the country’s online network has become a national joke and an economic liability....
19:00, 08/05/2019

FCC clears SpaceX to fly internet satellites in lower orbit SpaceX is one step closer to fulfilling its plans of launching a host of internet satellites. The FCC has approved its revised plan that would fly over 1,500 of its Starlink satellites at a lower orbit of 'just' 550km (about 342 miles). T...
21:39, 04/28/2019

Your 5G guide: Will we all benefit from super-quick mobile internet? We're told that switching phone networks to the fifth-generation of wireless tech will give us blistering speeds, but it's not clear anyone actually needs an upgrade...
21:13, 04/28/2019

House antitrust subcommittee will investigate internet competition The US government is about to intensify its scrutiny of tech giants. The House Antitrust Subcommittee has launched a bipartisan investigation that will gauge the level of competition in online markets. It's concerned that a "handful of gatekee...
04:52, 06/04/2019

The Best Japanese Car Show of the Early Internet Is On Amazon Prime It’s informative. It’s entertaining. It’s an introduction to how cars work, how they should be driven, and how weird they can be. It’s not Top Gear or The Grand Tour; it’s Best Motoring’s Hot-Version and it’s on Amazon Prime....
21:52, 05/22/2019

The coming 5G internet revolution may use a University of Delaware innovation Technicians at the University of Delaware are manufacturing a baseball-sized ceramic lens that could become key for the future of the internet.       ...
12:00, 08/09/2019

Alphabet's Loon could provide internet in Kenya this year Alphabet's internet-delivering balloon service, Loon, expects to begin commercial service in Kenya sometime this year. The company just received approval from Kenyan officials to begin flying and testing over the country, and a Loon spokesperson...
21:52, 07/02/2019

Internet, mobile blackout shuts down communication with Kashmir  A day after a critical decision that stripped the state of its autonomy, a government-imposed mobile and Internet blackout is preventing almost all communication with residents....
15:52, 08/06/2019

Tiny dancer is taking the internet by storm, thanks to Lizzo Ivanah Campbell of Port Elizabeth, South Africa, is just 6 years old — but her fast feet already have celebrity endorsements. “Rare footage of me as a child,” Lizzo tweeted with Ivanah’s video dancing to the pop diva’s hit son...
22:13, 06/13/2019

The Internet Is Changing the English Language. Is That a Good Thing? For more than 600 years, English speakers used because as a conjunction meaning “for the reason that,” dutifully following it with a full clause of explanation (or at least the word of). Then, a few years ago, this old standby suddenly be...
14:39, 07/18/2019

Cuomo says he can’t call new JFK hotel ‘sexy,’ internet cringes It’s TMI at the TWA hotel. Amid reports that he and his longtime girlfriend are no longer living together, Gov. Andrew Cuomo overshared his adoration for the new inn at JFK airport Wednesday, by musing aloud that he couldn’t call the terminal it’s bu...
01:26, 05/16/2019

A parent's guide to teaching internet common sense Being a good digital citizen means being a responsible one: educating yourself and your kids about the digital world, participating in it in positive ways, questioning it and using technology as a tool to make the world a bit brighter (and not in som...
20:26, 05/26/2019

Viral Pic Of Squirrel Biting Snake Shocks Internet A picture that has gone viral online shows a squirrel clutching a snake, reportedly before it devoured it "down to the last two inches." The role reversal has shocked the Internet, collecting hundreds......
12:00, 05/24/2019

Google internet balloon spinoff Loon still looking for its wings Google's bet on balloons to deliver cell service soon faces a crucial test amid doubts about the viability of the technology by some potential customers....
07:39, 07/01/2019

Marianne Williamson may not have won the Democratic debate in Detroit, but she did win the internet Sean Rayford/Getty Images Author Marianne Williamson was the most searched candidate in 48 states after the debate, after only commanding search in two states prior to the event, per Google Trends. Williamson also came out on top in terms of most fo...
03:26, 08/02/2019

The Internet Has Some Ideas For More Mario Maker 2 Game Styles Leave an empty space on a promotional image, and the internet will fill it for you. This is as certain as the sun rising in the East and setting in the West and gravity keeping us all from spinning out into space....
00:00, 05/17/2019

Apple Is Breaking Up With iTunes and the Internet Has Mixed Feelings Let's all take a moment of silence for iTunes. We are gathered here today because Apple announced iTunes is being replaced by Apple Music, Apple Podcasts and Apple TV. Go ahead and......
06:39, 06/04/2019

SpaceX explains how its internet satellites will survive in orbit Earlier this week Elon Musk gave us a sneak peek at Space X's Starlink internet satellites before they're propelled into orbit. We can already see that it's a bit of a squeeze for the 60 production satellites inside the Falcon 9 rocket...
18:00, 05/15/2019

Satellites could save Americans $30 billion on internet bills Upcoming satellite technology could lower prices for internet services, a new report predicts. Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellites from Elon Musk’s SpaceX Starlink project and Jeff Bezos’ Project Kuiper could save American households more than $30 billi...
21:39, 05/13/2019

SpaceX successfully launches 60 of its Starlink internet satellites After a few delays, SpaceX finally launched the first 60 satellites under its ambitious Starlink project today. The company’s rocket Falcon 9 lifted off at the scheduled time of 2230 ET. These satellites will be operational in an orbit 500 km from th...
13:00, 05/24/2019

The New Internet Obsession: Using Doorbell Cameras to Watch the Wildlife Some people are using their smart doorbells as nature cameras, checking the video all day long to see the menagerie of lizards, raccoons, snakes and other creatures in their yards....
17:13, 05/20/2019

Why a Windows flaw patched nine days ago is still spooking the Internet Enlarge / Artist's impression of a malicious hacker coding up a BlueKeep-based exploit. (credit: Getty Images / Bill Hinton) It has been nine days since Microsoft patched the high-severity vulnerability known as BlueKeep, and yet the dire advisorie...
14:39, 05/23/2019

Wikipedia case against NSA internet snooping returns to court Attorneys for Wikipedia are scheduled to return to federal court next week in a long-running fight to limit government surveillance of internet messages....
10:00, 05/24/2019

There was too much Ferrari carnage on the internet for my heart to bear today, so here’s one of my f There was too much Ferrari carnage on the internet for my heart to bear today, so here’s one of my favorite angles of one of my favorite F cars: the 512 Testarossa. Just look at that smooth-yet-square sculpting. I’m so glad ’80s design is considered ...
08:26, 06/23/2019

This Mouth-Shaped Coin Purse Is Freaking The Internet Out A Japanse DJ has come up with a unique coin purse that is currently freaking the Internet out. Shaped like a realistic human mouth, the coin purse has gone massively viral online....
18:26, 06/05/2019

The Morning After: SpaceX is launching 60 Starlink internet satellites Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Good morning! Black Mirror is returning for its fifth season, and there are trailers to watch. Meanwhile, we're raving about the FujiFilm X-T30 camera, and SpaceX is trying to launch more stuff into space....
14:13, 05/16/2019

Blockchain, AI Combine to Make an Internet of Smarter Things Hewlett Packard Enterprise is researching ways that artificial intelligence can make medical equipment, industrial robots and other internet-connected devices smarter while protecting data privacy....
11:00, 06/28/2019

Bringing big tech to heel: how do we take back control of the internet? As the web evolves, we should ask how we can maximise its benefits for all and mitigate the obvious damageWhen new technology destroyed their livelihood in the early 19th century, a group of workers in northern England took matters into their own han...
00:00, 06/23/2019

Sorry Internet: Tom Holland Just Squashed Those Zendaya Romance Rumors Tom Holland is clarifying his relationship status with Zendaya. There's been speculation surrounding the Spider-Man: Far From Home co-stars for years now, with fans hoping for a......
21:26, 06/20/2019

KY Lottery internet player wins $25,000 a year for life LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – A Kentucky Lottery player from Lexington has won $25,000 a year for life with a Lucky for Life ticket bought via the internet. This is the largest winner sold online since the KY Lottery first started selling tickets v...
16:13, 06/28/2019

Teach Your Kid About Digital Safety With the 'Be Internet Awesome' Program As parents, we’re constantly urged to teach our kids about internet safety. It’s something we must do—this is clear. But Moms and dads need more guidance because let’s face it: We ourselves are also struggling to navigate the murky waters of the web....
23:26, 06/28/2019

Netflix puts a 'Patriot Act' episode about bad internet access on DVD The latest episode of Netflix variety talk show Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj focuses on the digital divide. In it, Minhaj breaks down some of the many reasons why internet access is so terrible across much of the US, including the roles of carriers....
17:52, 06/17/2019

Get Involved, Internet: Let's make Danny DeVito the new Wolverine After years of being owned by Fox, Marvel Studios has at long last found itself in possession of the film rights to the comic book giant’s own X-Men franchise. How, exactly, Marvel incorporates its collection of mutants into the greater Marvel Cinema...
01:52, 05/23/2019

UK wants to curb fake news and cyberbullying with new internet laws The UK government plans to make social media firms legally take responsibility for their users and safety, as well as the content that appears on their services...
21:13, 04/28/2019

Will India Have 100 Internet Unicorns by 2025? What Industry Stalwarts Say Paytm founder Vijay Shekhar Sharma, angel investor Rajan Anandan, Kalaari Capital MD Vani Kola, and others highlight the growth of Internet startup space in India....
17:52, 05/03/2019

California is bringing law and order to big data. It could change the internet in the U.S. SAN FRANCISCO — California is embarking on a new era of privacy on the internet, and Xavier Becerra can’t stop thinking about the failed debut of Obamacare. Back in 2013, Becerra, then a Democratic congressman from Los Angeles, watched as technical p...
01:26, 05/14/2019

How Moon Landing Conspiracy Theories Spread Before the Internet Conspiracy theories about the Moon landing have been around for years. Decades, in fact. And while it’s easier than ever to spread false stories thanks to the internet, the belief that humans never landed on the Moon is way older than the web.Read mo...
16:13, 07/16/2019

SpaceX launches first satellites for Starlink internet venture SpaceX, the private rocket company of Elon Musk, launched the first batch of satellites into orbit on Thursday for Musk’s new Starlink internet service.Read More...
16:13, 05/24/2019

Can Disney’s Circle really deliver a porn-free Internet? Enlarge / Can the Mouse keep your house safe from the sketchy parts of the Internet? (credit: Aurich Lawson / Getty) Filtering out the bits of human knowledge you don't like and leaving all the bits you do is a deceptively difficult task; it's one ...
16:00, 07/22/2019

Can the internet shut off the valve that fuels mass shootings? Opinion: Perhaps the web, or certain elements of it, are not to blame for inciting the hatred that fuels acts of domestic terrorism. But it does seem to play some sort of accessory role, and you’d think that could be stopped....
08:52, 08/10/2019

Secret PS4 tips that are too good not to share with the rest of the internet PlayStation fans can't get enough of tips that'll improve their PS4 console. Well, good news, here's 15 more things you probably didn't know you could do with your Sony console....
08:39, 07/21/2019

Her Father Is Her Junior In College. The Internet Is Loving Their Story A lovely post is bringing smiles to people's faces this morning. Shared by the popular Facebook page 'Humans of Bombay', it's the story of a father rediscovering his love for education - and studying......
18:26, 08/07/2019

Kazakhstan halts introduction of internet surveillance system Kazakhstan has halted the implementation of an internet surveillance system criticized by lawyers as illegal, with the government describing its initial rollout as a test....
03:13, 08/08/2019

The Internet Reacts To Hanzo's Abtacular Summer Skin We’re once again in the midst of summer’s steamiest months, and you know what that means: Blizzard has made yet another Overwatch character hot. Also, Lucioball is back for the fourth year in a row. Between those two things, it’s unsurprising that it...
02:52, 07/17/2019

For the industrial Internet of Things, defense in depth is a requirement Enlarge / Sensors, sensors everywhere! (credit: Getty / 7postman) Ars yesterday wrote a big feature on the concept of "Industry 4.0," the fancy-sounding name that describes the ongoing shift in how products are created from raw materials and distri...
18:00, 06/19/2019

Man accused of killing internet personality pleads not guilty Brandon Clark, who is accused of killing 17-year-old Bianca Devins, has pleaded not guilty to second-degree murder, according to his attorney, Luke Nebush of the Oneida County Public Defender's Office....
05:00, 07/30/2019

How To Access India Post Internet Banking Facilities Under DOP's internet banking facility, customers can transfer funds from one post office savings bank (POSB) account to another POSB account. Users can also make online deposits from savings bank......
21:00, 06/08/2019

SpaceX Internet Satellites Pose New Headache for Astronomers The 60 broadband-beaming satellites could one day grow to as many as 12,000, and threaten our view of the cosmos and deal a blow to scientific discovery....
20:39, 05/29/2019

The internet is going crazy over a 'salmon cannon' that shoots fish over a dam Give Twitter a fish, and you feed it for a day. But teach Twitter about a cannon that shoots salmon through a tube, and you feed enough memes to make people forget about 30 to 50 feral hogs....
09:26, 08/13/2019

AT&T cuts another 1,800 jobs as it finishes fiber-Internet buildout Enlarge / AT&T service truck driving on a street in a residential neighborhood on May 17, 2019 in Sunnyvale, Calif. (credit: Getty Images | Andrei Stanescu) AT&T has informed employees of plans to cut another 1,800 jobs from its wireline division, ...
00:39, 06/18/2019

This creepy Timothée Chalamet puppet is terrifying the internet You can call him by his name, if you like. An eerie ventriloquist doll of “Call Me By Your Name” actor Timothée Chalamet is captivating social media. Found on eBay, the “one of a kind, handcrafted” puppet was listed this past ...
18:13, 06/10/2019

Here’s how Google Stadia performs depending on your internet connection Google is introducing more about the launch of its Stadia streaming gaming service today, and VP Phil Harrison gave us performance specifics today so you can see exactly how the company thinks the service will perform based on what kind of internet c...
01:00, 06/07/2019

The fourth Industrial revolution emerges from AI and the Internet of Things Enlarge / Robots making things! (credit: Getty / Ekkasit Keatsirikul / EyeEm) Big data, analytics, and machine learning are starting to feel like anonymous business words, but they're not just overused abstract concepts—those buzzwords represent hu...
06:52, 06/19/2019

Average internet speed up one year after net neutrality repeal Nearly a year after the repeal of net neutrality took effect, the average internet speed in the United States for fixed broadband rose 28% and the country is now ranked No. 7 globally....
23:26, 06/18/2019

Two Israelis arrested in global 'dark' Internet probe Two Israelis have been arrested on suspicion of setting up a "dark" Internet site that was used to buy weapons, drugs and stolen credit cards, Israeli police said on Tuesday....
13:00, 05/07/2019

Bethesda's 'Doom' re-releases will no longer need internet access Bethesda's re-release of the first three Doom games didn't get the warmest reception, to put it mildly. The titles all required a BethesdaNet account (and thus an internet connection) to get started -- a frustration for a game series that s...
16:26, 07/28/2019

Domino's Could Fuck Up the Internet for People With Disabilities Because They Won't Just Fix Their Website In 2016, Guillermo Robles sued Domino’s because the pizza chain’s website and app didn’t work with screen-reading software, making their online services inaccessible to him and other users with visual impairment. Robles, who is blind, claimed that on...
09:00, 08/07/2019

Microsoft is shutting down its internet board and card games Microsoft has already given users of older Windows versions some not-so-subtle hints that it's time to move on. Now, it's giving them more of a push by removing things dear to their hearts: their board and card games. The software giant i...
04:13, 07/15/2019

Get internet and Sky TV access for a bargain price with this broadband deal Game of Thrones might now have come to a dramatic end (have you managed to watch the episode 6 finale online yet?) but with the final season hanging around on Sky until June 18 to catch up, grabbing a Now TV subscription is still a worthwhile investm...
19:13, 05/21/2019

Donnie Yen Nails #BottleCapChallenge Blindfolded. "Winner," Says Internet The Bottle Cap Challenge requires skill. Kicking a cap off a bottle in the middle of a kick is not easy, after all. So when actor Donnie Yen managed to pull off the feat blindfolded, he impressed......
02:00, 07/06/2019

Behind the 12-year-old Wii Sports hoax that briefly fooled the Internet Before his resignation in late 2017, Uber's then-CEO Travis Kalanick faced more than his fair share of scandals. But by far the most (read: least) important of these was Kalanick's oft-repeated claim that, at one point, he "held the world’s second-hi...
21:26, 07/06/2019

Putin signs Russian internet isolation bill into law Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a bill into law on Wednesday that will tighten government control over the internet. The new law requires that internet service providers in Russia unplug from foreign servers. It also calls for the creation of...
00:26, 05/02/2019

Samsung Internet Browser update introduces major UI changes Samsung announced important new changes are coming to its mobile browser. Apart from the usual bug fixes and performance enhancements, the latest Samsung Internet Browser update brings many UI changes.For example, there's a new notification manager t...
21:00, 05/31/2019

Amazon asks FCC for permission to launch internet satellites Amazon is moving fairly quickly on its plan to deploy thousands of internet satellites. The company has filed for FCC permission to launch 3,236 satellites as part of Project Kuiper. The spacecraft would be grouped into 98 orbital planes, and fly a...
22:00, 07/07/2019

Pune's Singing Donkey Becomes An Internet Sensation. Watch Emily, a donkey living at an animal shelter in the Indian city of Pune, became an internet sensation last year after a clip of her "singing" went viral....
16:26, 08/08/2019

Russia's Controversial New Internet Law Stokes Censorship Fears Putin on Wednesday signed into law a "sovereign internet" bill which will allow Russian authorities to isolate the country's internet, a move decried by rights groups....
14:26, 05/02/2019

8chan: ex-users of far-right site flock to new homes across internet Site’s shutdown in wake of El Paso shooting likely to drive users to other, similar sites – as well as mainstream social mediaFormer members of 8chan have scattered across the internet after the far-right site was shut down over the weekend, finding ...
05:13, 08/09/2019

Countries are turning off the internet to stop violence. Does it work? Governments are increasingly shutting down access to the internet in an effort to curb organised violence. But evidence shows it usually makes things worse...
18:13, 07/31/2019

Nonfiction: A Manifesto for Opting Out of an Internet-Dominated World Jenny Odell is an artist who wants us to learn to detach from social media. In “How to Do Nothing: Resisting the Attention Economy,” she shows us a way....
17:39, 04/30/2019

Pic Of "Upside Down" Peas Leaves The Internet Completely Baffled A picture going viral online shows a plate of food with a pie, some fries and a side of green peas that appear - strangely enough - to be upside down....
22:13, 07/09/2019

To Find Out if Something's Good, Search for Posts From Your Internet Friends You keep hearing about a certain TV show or podcast or video game. Should you try it out, is it for you, what’s its deal? You could watch trailers and see the best bits, or read about it on Wikipedia and IMDb and learn nothing about what it’s actuall...
19:39, 06/20/2019

Speed Up Your Internet by Limiting Bandwidth-Hungry Apps You might be paying your ISP for a certain service tier, but that doesn’t mean that you’re getting those speeds both ways—the fine print will likely indicate that your upload speeds are much, much slower than your download speeds....
22:39, 07/16/2019

Russia and Iran Plan to Fundamentally Isolate the Internet Opinion: Russia and Iran’s decisions to build isolated, domestic internets represent a new form of internet fragmentation—one that is far more physical than what we’ve seen before....
14:52, 06/06/2019

Eagle chick seen on internet cam dies after California storm BIG BEAR LAKE, Calif. (AP) — Late season rain and snow were apparently too much for a bald eagle chick in a Southern California forest nest watched by a popular internet camera . The death of the chick named Cookie was announced Monday by the environ...
20:39, 05/28/2019

UN fears Myanmar internet blackout a 'cover' for abuses Mobile internet has been shut down in parts of conflict-torn western Myanmar under a government decree. A UN investigator warns the army could be using the blackout as a cover for "gross human rights violations."...
16:00, 06/25/2019

Comcast expands its low-cost internet to another three million households Since 2011, Comcast's Internet Essentials program has connected more than eight million low-income individuals from two million households to the internet. Today, the company announced that it's bringing low-cost internet to an additional t...
20:13, 08/06/2019

Adorable internet-connected bunny Nabaztag is being resurrected Robot pets have come a long way since the heady days of Tamagotchi -- we've got Sony's adorable Aibo that requires training and Groove X's fuzzy Lovot that follows you affectionately around the house. But none have quite captured the s...
13:39, 05/28/2019

Vita Coco is getting downright pissy with internet trolls Don’t piss off Vita Coco… The coconut water brand will apparently go to any lengths to get people to try its new product — even if it means sending a jar of one of its employee’s pee to a Twitter troll. Coconut water is a divisive flavor. Its p...
04:00, 05/17/2019

Why do 3 million students struggle to keep up with homework? They don't have internet In what has become known as the "homework gap," an estimated 17% of U.S. students do not have access to computers at home.       ...
18:26, 06/10/2019

Killing comments won't cure our toxic internet culture 2014 was a year of reckoning for online news media. Following increasingly fractious and aggressive behavior by users, a number of marquee organizations threw their collective hands up and shut down their comments sections. Within weeks of each other...
00:13, 05/04/2019

Stubborn dog who lay on ground and refused to walk becomes internet sensation A dog who lay in the middle of a New York pavement and refused to keep walking has become an overnight sensation after an onlooker shared a video of the stubborn pooch....
16:13, 08/06/2019

The Internet Is Dying to Know if Nicki Minaj Is Married After She Takes Boyfriend's Last Name Nicki Minaj goes by a lot of names: Onika, Barbie... Mrs. Petty. That's right. It looks like the rapper is now taking on the last name of her beau Kenneth Petty. Nicki made the change......
07:00, 08/17/2019

Drillisch, United Internet, trim guidance as 5G challenge looms German telecoms firm 1&1 Drillisch and its parent company United Internet slightly trimmed their profit guidance on Wednesday to account for regulatory effects and the initial costs of a planned 5G network....
12:39, 08/15/2019

SpaceX scrubs first attempt to launch 60 Internet satellites [Updated] Enlarge / The Falcon 9 rocket, on the launchpad, with its Starlink cargo tucked into the payload fairing. (credit: SpaceX) 1045pm ET Update: About 15 minutes before the Falcon 9 rocket was due to liftoff on Wednesday evening from Florida, the launc...
06:26, 05/16/2019

Iridium GO! Turn any smartphone into a satellite phone with internet access If you're planning to go off the grid over the summer, here's how you can still get access to phonecalls, text, and internet by accessing the Iridium satellite network....
09:26, 06/15/2019

Meet the secret ‘ghost workers’ paid to keep the internet safe Kala, a 43-year-old mother of two, sits alone at her home office, in the corner of a tiny bedroom, and studies her laptop screen, trying to determine if what she’s reading is offensive. Her part-time job, which she picked up as a way to feel “fruitfu...
23:39, 05/18/2019

Signify's LiFi system promises up to 150 Mbps internet via LED lights This week, Signify, formerly Philips Lighting, launched one of the first commercial LiFi, or Light Fidelity, systems. LiFi transmits broadband internet through lights, using LEDs to move data and bypass radio signals. We've seen some experimenta...
21:00, 06/20/2019

SpaceX just launched a Falcon 9 loaded with Starlink internet satellites After a pair of scrubbed launch attempts last week, SpaceX's first rocket loaded with 60 Starlink satellites has successfully taken off from Cape Canaveral. One hour and two minutes after the 10:30 PM ET launch the satellites are scheduled to be...
18:00, 05/24/2019

Panic Over Russian Company's FaceApp Is Sign Of New Distrust Of Internet Shortly after the playful photo-transforming FaceApp went viral Wednesday as the most-downloaded smartphone app in America, a nationwide panic began to set in: Who was this shadowy Russian tech firm......
06:39, 07/19/2019

Grumpy Cat, Whose Frown Made the Internet Smile, Dies After Infection Grumpy Cat, whose seemingly unamused facial expressions shot her to viral fame in 2012, has died at the age of seven, her owners have said. Grumpy Cat, real name Tardar Sauce, died following complications from a urinary tract infection on Tuesday in ...
16:52, 05/17/2019

Get Involved, Internet: Help save Austin's legendary Vulcan Video With the world’s Blockbusters all but shuttered, future generations of movie buffs will never know the joy of snatching the last VHS tape from a towering wall of new releases, let alone the shivering euphoria of peeking through your fingers at old, w...
01:52, 05/23/2019

The Trump administration drafted an executive order to censor the internet CNN has obtained a draft of an executive order that could potentially censor huge portions of the internet. In an attempt to stop a perceived “bias” against conservatives, Trump’s plan attempts to strip certain protections from companies like Faceboo...
03:26, 08/13/2019

This Twitter User's Unique Way Of Peeling Garlic Is Winning The Internet! Garlic Peeling Video: While a lot of us have figured our own hacks to peel them faster, this particular twitter user can get the job done in a matter of seconds!...
09:26, 06/20/2019

Verizon resurrects media business as safe haven on the internet Banning pornography from Tumblr was not necessarily meant to define Verizon Media's strategy to turn around a collection of Internet has-beens. But that is how it has played out....
20:13, 07/18/2019

The Internet Is Also Keen on Storming These Other Places After the Rise of the ‘Area 51 Raid’ Taking over with the Area 51 raid apparently isn’t enough to sate the Internet’s hunger for collective force. Following the rabid success of the “Storm Area 51” Facebook event-turned-potential-meme of the year, there’s b...
06:26, 07/18/2019

Google Stadia in 4K might push you past your home-Internet data cap Enlarge / A Google Stadia controller and a Google Chromecast Ultra. (credit: Google) Google Stadia will bring 4K game streaming to customers in November, but the new service could be costly for users who face home-Internet data caps and want to pla...
17:39, 06/12/2019

Delayed Kentucky Internet Project Faces New Squirrel Setback FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A project that would bring high-speed internet across Kentucky will be delayed because company representatives say an “abundance” of squirrels have chewed through wiring. The Courier-Journal reports lawmakers in the ...
19:00, 06/19/2019

Hyderabad Man Uses Zomato To Score Free Ride, Internet Applauds Aman from Hyderabad found an innovative way home from the mall by ordering food through Zomato and hitching a ride with the food-delivery rider. His creativity has now won him a number of fans online....
09:26, 08/17/2019

The White House Learned Four Internet Words and Wants to Teach You How to Say Them Wrong Today, President Trump hosted his big “social media summit,” which coincided almost perfectly with a worldwide Twitter outage. Notably, the White House invited exactly zero social media company representatives to the event, but plenty of online consp...
03:26, 07/12/2019

Microsoft starts testing Internet Explorer mode for Edge Microsoft's ever-expanding tests for its Chromium-based Edge browser have reached the corporate crowd. The software firm has started enabling enterprise features in Edge's Dev builds, most notably the vaunted Internet Explorer mode. If a ...
01:26, 07/17/2019

Rouble falls; shares in internet firm Yandex in focus The Russian rouble weakened on Monday, while shares in Yandex, known as Russia's Google, fell on concerns that Moscow is considering limiting foreign investors' share in Russia's "significant" internet companies....
10:39, 07/29/2019

The internet didn't shrink 6% real estate commissions. But this lawsuit might For decades, Realtors have managed to keep commissions at a nearly flat 3% for each the seller's and buyer's agents, even as the internet has allowed homebuyers to do much more of the legwork on their own. A new lawsuit takes aim at that longstanding...
21:52, 05/16/2019

Internet Star Grumpy Cat Dies, Owners Say "Unimaginably Heartbroken" Internet star "Grumpy Cat" has died at the age of seven, her owners said early Friday. "We are unimaginably heartbroken to announce the loss of our beloved Grumpy Cat," they said in a statement on......
20:39, 05/17/2019

White House Urges Internet Users To Denounce 'Censorship' President Donald Trump's administration on Wednesday renewed its claims of political favoritism among search engines and social media platforms by launching a survey that encourages people to report......
05:00, 05/16/2019

Spider With Human-Like Face On Its Back Horrifies The Internet. Watch A spider going viral online has left a lot of people shuddering. The reason - its unique markings. The spider, which was spotted in China, appears to have a human-like face on its back....
08:39, 07/19/2019

Google's next undersea internet cable will link Africa and Europe Google has announced its third private undersea internet cable will run between Europe and Africa. One end will make landfall in Portgual. While you might expect the cable would connect to Morocco, it'll run all the way down the African coast to...
08:00, 06/29/2019

The global internet is powered by vast undersea cables. But they're vulnerable. On July 29, 1858, two steam-powered battleships met in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean. There, they connected two ends of a 4,000 kilometer (2,500 mile) long, 1.5 centimeter (0.6 inch) wide cable, linking for the first time the European and North Am...
00:52, 07/27/2019

Get Involved, Internet: Help longtime commenter Idiotking beat cancer For about as long as The A.V. Club has been a web site, Idiotking has been a stalwart of the site’s readership, regaling the commentariat with his sharp wit, encyclopedia knowledge of Simpsons and Futurama references, and tales of debauchery gone hor...
18:13, 05/07/2019

Pima County government offices experiencing internet outage TUCSON – Pima County government office’s internet systems are down. According to Pima County’s Facebook post, the outage affects their website, email, and telephone system. The 911 system is working, the agency said. Services are expected to be resto...
19:00, 07/26/2019

Charter squeezes more money out of Internet users with new cancellation policy Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Sean Gladwell) Charter is making it more expensive to cancel its Spectrum Internet service, as it will begin charging customers for the full month after they cancel instead of providing a prorated final bill. Charter...
00:00, 05/08/2019

Twitch Streamer PaladinAmber Does Not Have Time For Your Shit, Internet Creeps Make creepy comments in PaladinAmber’s Twitch chat at your own risk. “How much for a hug?” somebody asked during a stream a few days ago. In the blink of an eye, PaladinAmber switched over to an infomercial-style overlay, complete with a (fake) phone...
06:26, 07/26/2019

Google Fiber will bring wireless gigabit internet to Austin Austin apartment dwellers will soon get another option for high-speed internet. Google Fiber announced that it is rolling out Webpass to the Texas city, making it the eighth metro area to offer the service. The point-to-point wireless offering is aim...
00:26, 08/08/2019

After Reports Of Communal Tension, Internet Suspended In Bengal's Asansol Internet services have been suspended till July 30 in the West Bengal's Asansol after communal tensions flared in the area. In two separate incidents this week, three Muslim men were allegedly asked......
21:13, 07/25/2019

Internet gifs aren't just for the lols: Giphy wants to make money too Money-spinning change is on the way to your emojis, gifs and TikToks, as companies like Giphy make plans to monetize animations and wacky videos set to music...
18:13, 07/25/2019

Cybercrime for dummies: cracking internet passwords is as easy as 123456 GCHQ survey finds millions using most obvious passwords – including ‘password’, ‘qwerty’ and superhero namesCybercriminals are using increasingly devious scams to con internet users into revealing precious online information. Yet millions of people h...
18:52, 05/01/2019

Myanmar cuts internet to Rakhine state amid unrest UN special rapporteur says blackout has led to rights violations and a ‘clearance operation’ was taking placeMore than a million people in Myanmar’s conflict-ridden Rakhine state have been plunged into an information blackout three days after authori...
06:13, 06/25/2019

Canada invests $85 million in internet satellites for rural areas Telesat, the Canadian telecom and SpaceX internet competitor, wants to connect remote regions with its low-earth-orbit satellites. Now, it appears to have the backing of Her Majesty's Government. The company announced today that it is partnering...
07:39, 07/25/2019

Digital colonialism: cheap internet access for Africa, but at what cost? The African continent is developing its digital infrastructure with the support of know-how and technology from Silicon Valley. But is it giving the tech giants too much power?...
20:13, 05/29/2019

Internet Entrepreneur Kim Dotcom Fights U.S. Extradition in New Zealand Court (WELLINGTON, New Zealand) — Internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom and three of his former colleagues on Monday took their fight against being extradited to the U.S. to New Zealand’s top court. The Supreme Court began hearing arguments in the s...
12:00, 06/10/2019

Ansel Elgort Shared 17 Selfies in 10 Minutes and the Internet Has So Many Thoughts If you're anything like Ansel Elgort, every angle is your best angle. So, it should come as no surprise that the Baby Driver actor took to Instagram early this morning to post not......
16:13, 05/29/2019

A Man Licked a Carton of Ice Cream for a Viral Internet Challenge. Now He’s in Jail. Law officials and store owners across the country are wrestling with how to stop a flurry of copycat videos made by people committing the same crime....
02:26, 07/09/2019

U.S. sanctions put telecoms firms off Cuba, internet task force says U.S. sanctions on Cuba are deterring American firms from exploring its telecommunications sector even as Washington seeks to expand internet access on the Communist-run island, according to the final report of a U.S. government task force released on...
04:52, 06/26/2019

Google balloon project bringing Internet access to Kenya Loon — an Internet-providing balloon service owned by Alphabet, Google’s parent company — will give “mountain villagers” in Kenya the opportunity to purchase 4G service....
20:13, 07/05/2019

The Internet broke today: Facebook, Verizon, and more see major outages Enlarge / The Internet this week, more or less (credit: torange.biz (modified)) Last week, Verizon caused a major BGP misroute that took large chunks of the Internet, including CDN company Cloudflare, partially down for a day. This week, the rest o...
03:26, 07/04/2019

Google’s internet balloons face doubts from potential customers Google’s bet on balloons to deliver cell service soon faces a crucial test amid doubts about the viability of the technology by some potential customers.Read More...
16:13, 07/01/2019

Even a Country Without Regular Internet Access Doesn't Trust Facebook Perennially responsible company Facebook announced its intention to launch its own cryptocurrency, called Libra, less than two months ago. In that time a raft of governmental bodies have told Facebook in no uncertain terms to knock it the hell off, i...
02:13, 08/06/2019

The Internet Reacts To Today's Pokémon Sword And Shield News This morning we all learned more about Pokémon Sword and Shield, and also met my new child, Wooloo. The internet is as excited for new Pokémon as I am....
22:26, 06/05/2019

Google wants to make the 25-year-old robots.txt protocol an internet standard Google‘s main business has been search, and now it wants to make a core part of it an internet standard. The internet giant has outlined plans to turn robots exclusion protocol (REP) — better known as robots.txt — into an internet standard after 25 y...
11:13, 07/02/2019

Palace Says Meghan Markle Hasn't Given Birth--But the Internet Isn't Convinced Meghan Markle has yet to give birth to her and Prince Harry's first child, according to Buckingham Palace. While the world is on #RoyalBabyWatch, a representative for the Palace......
21:26, 05/02/2019

Schumer calls on FCC to review New York’s ‘horrible’ internet speeds ​Sen. Chuck Schumer on Sunday called on​ the Federal Communications Commission to ​review ​whether internet providers are providing the broadband speed they're advertising and not ripping off their customers....
23:00, 06/02/2019

Putin Signs Controversial Internet Law For "Centralised Traffic Control" President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday signed into law a "sovereign internet" bill which will allow Russian authorities to isolate the country's internet, a move decried by rights groups....
17:39, 05/02/2019

Thanks to the internet and, according to the Boomer-age unpaid intern we have helping me find mornin Thanks to the internet and, according to the Boomer-age unpaid intern we have helping me find morning Blip images in our basement pile of documents, Millennials, physical car brochures are almost gone. That’s a shame, because some were once amazing, ...
15:52, 07/31/2019

China helping Maduro cut internet access, Venezuelan opposition says Chinese technicians are working with Venezuelan strongman Nicolás Maduro to knock out internet access in the country, opposition leader Juan Guaidó's envoy to Washington charges....
11:52, 07/31/2019

Canada hints at penalties for internet firms that allow child exploitation Internet companies that do not actively combat the online exploitation of children should face financial consequences, Canada's public safety minister hinted on Tuesday after announcing an increase in police funding to fight it....
22:39, 08/06/2019