ISPs

Zambia to tender for fourth voice mobile service provider

LUSAKA, Sept 19 (Reuters) - Zambia plans to invite bidders for a fourth mobile phone voice service provider following approval of a new licensing …

Mobile

California ISP Privacy Bill Stalls Out After Heavy Pushback From Industry

There is no federal-level law protecting your private web data from your internet-providing company anymore, and there likely won’t be a replacement …

Privacy

SASSA readies for new payments provider

The decision, to be announced this week, will lift the lid on the role of the SA Post Office in the future of social grants payments.

Banking

Internet Service Provider Launches Unique ICO to Satisfy A Wider Range of Investors

Blockchain implementation is a broad subject when applied to matters of innovation and development. Using the Blockchain to achieve developmental …

West Africa

8 Tips for Setting Up a Strong Home Network

Whether you’re moving to a new home or just want to improve your Internet connection, setting up a strong home network can feel daunting. But …

Wi-Fi

Your Internet Provider Has Already Hacked Your Smart Home

Welcome, dear user, to the 21st century. Your house is a computer made of bricks and mortar. Your car can drive itself. Everything from the television set in your living room to the juicer in your kitchen, is connected to the internet. Welcome, indeed, to the age of information and data. Where your …

Smart Homes

What is PaaS? Software development in the cloud

Platform-as-a-service (PaaS) is a type of cloud computing offering in which a service provider delivers a platform to clients, enabling them to …

PaaS

This Fios deal gives you superfast Internet for only $69.99 (limited time offer)

As autumn falls upon us, it means less time outside adventuring and more time inside watching movies. To get the best indoor experience, an upgrade …

Telecoms

Rackspace buys rival cloud service provider Datapipe | ZDNet

The deal will help Rackspace expand its global footprint and Fortune 500 customer base.<p>Rackspace has inked a deal to acquire rival managed public …

Rackspace

Comcast is the fastest broadband ISP, and T-Mobile is the fastest wireless carrier, Ookla says

Comcast is the fastest broadband ISP in the United States, according to Ookla, the developer behind the popular speedtest.net website. Ookla also named T-Mobile as the fastest wireless carrier in the U.S.Ookla found that Comcast Xfinity narrowly topped Verizon’s FiOS service as the fastest …

Internet

TPG Is Literally Advertising The NBN As A Downgrade

Image: TPG<p>SHOTS FIRED? A cheeky advert for internet service provider TPG has been doing the rounds online. It certainly doesn’t paint the NBN in a …

Broadband

Blockchain offers parcel companies escape from redelivery trap

TOKYO -- The technology behind bitcoin now looks like an answer for overburdened parcel delivery services.<p>Saison Information Systems, a software …

Blockchain

How does the Cuban government censor the internet? Report reveals some details

The Cuban government has blocked internet content deemed critical of the revolution from reaching users on the island for years, but apparently its …

Censorship

Client Engagement for the Long Term

Expertise Is Not Enough<p>What are the core differentiators between a successful business and an unsuccessful business? There are the obvious metrics of sales, number of products, and the extent of product reach. In the service industry, the differentiators can be much more intangible. When you think …

Engaged

3 More Things to Look for in an IT Managed Services Contract

bsdrouin / Pixabay<p>If you’re looking to find a new managed service provider to handle your IT support, there are some things you should consider in …

Productivity Apps

Big brother 'no longer' watching over Joburg's streets

The CCTV system that contributed to a drastic reduction in crime in the heart of Johannesburg is virtually useless following the cancellation of a …

News (South Africa)

Joburg CCTV crime fighting cameras unmanned

The CCTV system that contributed to a drastic reduction in crime in the heart of Johannesburg is virtually useless following the cancellation of a …

Cities

Why the CRTC's new television code matters for telecom customers

When people hear the words “Canadian telecom regulator,” they typically think of the CRTC, and with good reason.<p>The Canadian Radio-Television and …

Telecoms

Breaking an Evil Monopoly for “Ski-Fi” Profits

This post Breaking an Evil Monopoly for “Ski-Fi” Profits appeared first on Daily Reckoning.I periodically have to overcome a pack rat tendency when …

Internet

What are y'all doing up there?

There's lies, there's damn lies, and then there's anything Donald Trump says about tax reform.<p>This truth was on lurid display on Wednesday as the President laid out the broadest strokes of his upcoming tax proposal.<p>"Lower taxes for American businesses means higher wages for American workers," he …

Business

How the CIA, Comcast can snoop on your sleep patterns, sex toy usage

The smart home may need to get a whole lot smarter, researchers warnSmart home devices supply much more personal information than you might imagine – …

Amazon Echo

Telstra's NSW users suffer internet problems

DNS failure outed as cause.

Internet

Researchers block ISPs from spying through your smart devices | ZDNet

A university team has demonstrated a way to stop your ISP tracking your home life through your IoT gadgets.<p>Researchers have found a simple way to …

Smart Homes

Internet providers could easily snoop on your smart home

We’ve mostly moved past the point where our Internet of Things devices leak private information to anyone watching via unsecured connections, but that doesn’t mean you can stop being afraid. <i>Never, ever stop being afraid</i>. To top up your paranoia reserves, a new study finds that internet providers …

Technology

08/28/2017: Why one internet service provider is not a fan of net neutrality

Marketplace Tech host Molly Wood helps listeners understand the business behind the technology that’s rewiring our lives. From how tech is changing the nature of work to the unknowns of venture capital to the economics of outer space, this weekday show tells the stories of modern life through our …

Business

CloudGenera Enhances Vendor-Agnostic Visual Cloud Decisioning Software with New Service Provider Catalog Options

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- CloudGenera, the industry's best-in-class independent cloud decision engine, today announced it has enhanced its CloudAdopt service catalog with new provider content for Expedient and IBM BlueMix with additional content coming soon for Armor, …

Amazon Web Services

Windows 10 - Phone Reviews - CNET

The HP Elite X3 is a high-end Windows phone built with serious business in mind.<p>As budget phones go, the Lumia 650 ticks most of the right boxes, but with Microsoft's phone future looking dim, you may want to pass.<p>The Akyumen Holofone shines a light on movies, presentations or lessons.<p>The large, …

Windows Phone

Joburg City manager and accomplice arrested on fraud charges

A Johannesburg City manager and an accomplice have been arrested on charges of fraud and corruption after they allegedly solicited a bribe from a …

Corruption

Amazon Users, Don’t Fall For This Prime Day Email Scam

Amazon Prime members have more to look out for than great deals and fast shipping. Some could soon become the victims of an elaborate e-mail scam.An …

Email

No neutrality on net neutrality among internet-centric companies

Has equality cost America innovation? It’s a big question at the heart of the fight over business practices of providing internet service.<p>This is the …

Internet