Internet

Incredible photos show Buddhist monk 'smiling' two months after his death

Followers of renowned monk Luang Phor Pian, who died last November, took out his body from his coffin to change his clothes when they witnessed the …

Buddhism

17 Idiots Who Got Called Out For Lying On The Internet

These idiots got absolutely served after they decided to lie on the internet.Submitted by:

Altice asks FCC to reject Starz’s petition in carriage dispute

Altice USA said on Tuesday that the request by Starz for the FCC to intervene in their carriage dispute is “a transparent attempt by Starz to …

News Industry

The GAO Will Look Into the FCC's Sketchy Net Neutrality Comments in, Like, Five Months or So

Under the tenure of its new Donald Trump-appointed chair Ajit Pai, the Federal Communications Commission recently revoked Barack Obama-era …

Net Neutrality

T-Mobile and Layer3 TV Close Acquisition and are Ready to "Disrupt" the TV World | Droid Life

This morning, T-Mobile announced that it had closed its Layer3 TV acquisition, which means they can officially move forward with their plans to …

Televisions

Democrats propose legislation to preserve net neutrality in Tennessee

Two Democratic lawmakers filed a bill Tuesday morning that would discourage internet service providers from abandoning net neutrality in Tennessee …

Government

Verizon won’t be using tax cut to boost spending on network upgrades | Ars Technica

Verizon’s spending won’t change much, and tax savings will boost balance sheet.<p>FCC Chairman Ajit Pai's claim that repealing net neutrality rules will …

Mignon Clyburn

Telstra transmission network hits 400Gbps

Telstra, Ericsson, and Ciena have announced attaining speeds of 400Gbps across the telco's transmission network using 61.5GHz spectrum in …

Technology

Time for Publishers to Join the Fight for Net Neutrality

Net Neutrality Threatened<br>(Image by Mike Licht, NotionsCapital.com) Permission Details DMCA<p>Supporters of net neutrality marked two important …

Net Neutrality

Georgia state senator prepares bill requiring internet ‘neutrality’

When the Federal Communications Commission voted to toss out “net neutrality,” consumer advocates howled that the change would limit consumer choices …

Net Neutrality

Verizon CEO: Telco ‘Unequivocally’ Is Not Hunting for Media M&A Deal

Verizon is still not interested in following its chief rival — AT&T — down the road of trying to swallow a media company. “I can say unequivocally, …

The cost of rising data consumption

Year-over-year data consumption is still growing rapidly in the United States. A recent report from NPD showed the average U.S. smartphone user consumed a total of 31.4 GB of data on a monthly basis, across Wi-Fi and cellular.<p>That’s up 25 percent from the previous year, continuing a long trend of …

Despite #MeToo implications for Netflix, net neutrality is a bigger risk to profits: GVA Research

BNN speaks with David Garrity, CEO of GVA Research, about the risks to bear in mind with Netflix, despite a lot of positive market reaction to the …

Who is Amena Khan? L'Oréal Paris' first hijab-wearing model backs out from campaign after backlash over anti-Israel tweets

UK beauty blogger Amena Khan is the first woman in a hijab to be part of a mainstream advert for hair care.<p>British beauty blogger Amena Khan, the …

Islam

Lobbying by Telecom industry spikes to end 2017

Photo by Kevin on Unsplash<p>Lobbying by the primary trade group of the telecommunications industry jumped 71 percent in the last three months of 2017, …

Net Neutrality

Cell C and Internet Solutions in fixed LTE deal

Internet Solutions has partnered with Cell C to expand the operator’s LTE services.<p>The companies stated that Internet service providers can now offer …

Recent Poor Internet Service Leaves Syrians Disgruntled

A sharp decline in internet speed in Syria has caused much resentment in regime-held areas, especially since the majority of Syrians rely on the …

Middle East

Blockbuster lobbying quarter for tech

<i>With help from Margaret Harding McGill, Steven Overly, Ashley Gold and John Hendel</i><p><b>HEY, BIG SPENDER —</b> Year-end lobbying reports are coming in and Steven has the breakdown: “Three of the nation's biggest and best-known technology companies — Apple, Facebook and Google — shoveled record sums of money …

Electronic Frontier Foundation

Virgin Media apologises after thousands in Dundee left without internet

Sign up to our <b>Daily</b> newsletter<p>Thousands of Dundee residents were left without phone and broadband services following a suspected cabling fault.<p>Virgin …

NY lawmakers to introduce net neutrality bill

New York state could adopt its own version of net neutrality under legislation being announced by state lawmakers.<p>Assemblywoman Patricia Fahy of …

Net Neutrality

Cheers and Jeers: Tuesday

0 votes Vote Now!<p>Montana’s Steve Bullock (D) became the first governor to sign an order requiring internet service providers with state government …

Liberal View

Watch: This Pakistani school kid singing his leave application will leave you amused [Video]

Twitterati has gone berserk after watching the Pakistani school kid's singing video.<p>Be it office or school, all we want is some time off. To get the …

Viral

Wi-Fi in flights: Internet connectivity may cost you Rs 500 for 30 minutes

If all goes by plan, then you can soon use internet in the flight but that might cost you around Rs 500 for 30 minutes and Rs 1,000 for an …

Wi-Fi

Montana's Governor Signs Net Neutrality Order, Shares Template for All States

"Any city or state can do this. We made you a template."<p>The revolution will not be televised. It'll be sent to your inbox by us.<p>On Monday, Montana’s …

Net Neutrality

Adult star Nikita Bellucci exposes 12-year-olds begging her for sex, blames kids' parents

Nikita Bellucci posted screenshots of little kids approaching her with explicit sexual requests and these tweets have received multiple retweets, …

Parenting

Analysis shows majority of anti-net neutrality comments came from bots | Ars Technica

Millions of comments sent to FCC through bulk system used fake e-mail addresses.<p>WASHINGTON, DC—If Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai …

Technology

VPN Unlimited protects your online activity with a lifetime subscription for $18 (Reg. $40)

Now through Tuesday night, 9to5Specials is offering a lifetime subscription to VPN Unlimited for <b>$18</b> when promo code <b>VPN18</b> is applied during checkout. Originally $50, but typically going for $40, today’s deal is over 50% off. Subscribing to VPN Unlimited delivers a secure connection over public or …

Gear & Gadgets

Indian villagers believed 'meteor' fell from sky, kept pieces in fridge only to find out it was frozen human excreta

The object, which villagers believed was a meteor, fell from the sky, created loud thud and formed a one-foot crater in India's Fazilpur Badli …

India

Netflix's success turns net neutrality into an afterthought

Netflix once fought fiercely for net neutrality, fearing that its online video service would suffer if internet providers were free to discriminate …

Net Neutrality

Everyone loves their unlimited data plans

Something unexpected happened last year: all the big carriers started offering unlimited data plans again, after unceremoniously dumping them three …

Wireless