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2020-02-24 - RESILIENT Networks Act for First Responders, Broadband Now on Bad FCC Data, Samsung and Coronavirus

Mon, 24/02/2020 - 18:29
House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Frank Pallone, Jr., D-N.J., and Communications and Technology Subcommittee member Rep. Jerry McNerney, D-Calif., introduced the Reinforcing and Evaluating Service Integrity, Local Infrastructure, and Emergency Notification for Today’s Networks Act, or... Development

2020-02-24 - Pathways of disadvantage: unpacking the intergenerational correlation in welfare

Mon, 24/02/2020 - 18:29
2020-01-10 00:00:00 | Working paper Melisa Bubonya, Deborah A. Cobb-Clark Life Course Centre [field_teaser] Economics Legal

2020-02-24 - Transatlantic Cyber Forum—Cooperating on Borderless Cyber Security Challenges

Mon, 24/02/2020 - 18:29
PublikationTransatlantic Cyber Forum—Cooperating on Borderless Cyber Security ChallengesBeitragSven Herpig and Julia Schuetze wrote in the book Redesigning Institutions published by Springer International about the work of the Transatlantic... Security

2020-02-24 - SA Competition Commission Proposes Rules To Regulate Uber

Mon, 24/02/2020 - 18:29
South Africa’s Competition Commission has suggested that certain rules be removed from the country’s National Land Transport Act to allow healthier competition in the taxi industry. These changes are intended to facilitate better competition between metred taxis and ride-hailing services such as... Development Economic

2020-02-24 - Federated Wireless loops Microsoft Azure, AWS into CBRS connectivity-as-a-service

Mon, 24/02/2020 - 18:29
Federated seeks to smooth the path to CBRS private networks Federated Wireless is taking aim at making it easy for enterprises to adopt private networks that leverage the Citizens Broadband Radio Service spectrum, by making its new CBRS-based end-to-end managed service available through both Amazon... Development

2020-02-24 - Timeline: national security legislation

Mon, 24/02/2020 - 18:29
Australia is on a worrying journey towards an increase in government surveillance, violating basic human rights and invading our everyday privacy. But in order to understand how we got here, we need to look at the sequence of events that have occurred over the past two decades. Timeline:... Human Rights Legal

2020-02-24 - County Broadband increases FTTP rollout plans to include Cambridgeshire

Mon, 24/02/2020 - 18:29
Since the rollout began last year, County Broadband has been slowly increasing the coverage of its fibre offerings throughout the East of England, beginning with parts of Essex and Norfolk.   The work was facilitated by a %26pound…read more on TotalTele.com » Development

2020-02-23 - SystemSpecs: Nigerian Firm Pioneering Technology Innovations in Africa

Mon, 24/02/2020 - 18:29
‘Africa is the next frontier for growth, innovation and social progress,’ South African President, Cyril Ramaphosa declared to European leaders in February 2018. With a population of over 1.3 billion growing at the rate of 2.5 percent per annum, and 65 percent of its people younger than 35, the... Economic Legal

2020-02-23 - Google Letting People Find Invite Links To Private WhatsApp Groups

Sun, 23/02/2020 - 18:29
It turns out with particular search phrases anyone can join the hundreds and thousands of WhatsApp groups all over the world – even private groups. A google search of the phrase “chat.whatsapp.com” results on over 470 000 results. Motherboard, who broke the news actually managed to enter a... Economic

2020-02-23 - Top 4 Most Trending Stories – Week in Review

Sun, 23/02/2020 - 18:29
As this week comes to a close we take a look at the articles that resonated most with our readers. From an interview with the head of information security from Kaspersky and Google dropping another of their worldwide initiatives to Microsoft’s crippling Windows 10 update blunders and the massive... Security

2020-02-22 - Canal+ Warns Torrent Site Not to Pirate Upcoming TV-Series

Sun, 23/02/2020 - 18:29
It’s commonly known that copyright holders regularly send takedown notices to torrent sites, asking the operators to remove pirated content. While not all sites comply with these, many do, to avoid drawing any unnecessary attention. This week we were contacted by the operator of one of the larger... Economic

2020-02-22 - Game Jam Winner Spotlight: Legends of Charlemagne

Sun, 23/02/2020 - 18:29
Last week, we featured Hot Water in the first Winner Spotlight from our public domain game jam, Gaming Like It's 1924. This week, we're taking a closer look at the winner of the Best Deep Cut category, reserved for games that used 1924 material that doesn't appear on the popular... Economic Legal

2020-02-22 - ZimLive Now Accepts Donations – Local Media Companies Continue Search For Perfect Business Model

Sun, 23/02/2020 - 18:29
If you’re an avid ZimLive reader you would have noticed that the online publication now accepts donations by now. Similar to The Guardian which places a plea for donation at the end of each article, ZimLive is asking its readers to spare what they can to help improve the quality of content they... Economic

2020-02-22 - MPA Targets Pirate App TeaTV, Asks Github to Consider Repeat Infringer Policy

Sun, 23/02/2020 - 18:29
Accessing regular websites in order to stream copies of the latest movies and TV shows is still popular among Internet users but the rise of set-top boxes and portable devices has fueled the uptake of app-based piracy tools. It’s a cramped marketplace but last year TeaTV gained notable traction and... Economic

2020-02-22 - AI Algorithm Discovers One of World’s Most Powerful Antibiotics

Sat, 22/02/2020 - 18:28
An AI algorithm created at MIT has just discovered a powerful new antibiotic that kills some of the world’s most dangerous drug-resistant bacteria. “In terms of antibiotic discovery, this is absolutely a first,” said Regina Barzilay, a senior researcher on the project and specialist in machine... Sociocultural

2020-02-22 - Tech platform connects students to affordable, quality accomodation

Sat, 22/02/2020 - 18:28
Education funding company, Fundi has officially launched its new digital student accommodation platform. Connecting both students and universities to accommodation suppliers in a safe, secure and transparent way, the platform addresses ongoing demand and supply imbalances in the market. It also... Sociocultural

2020-02-21 - Russia's War On Encryption Stumbles Forth With Ban Of Tutanota

Sat, 22/02/2020 - 18:28
The Russian government continues to escalate its war on encrypted services and VPNs. For years now, Putin's government has slowly but surely taken steps to effectively outlaw secure communications, framing the restrictions as essential for national security, with the real goal of making it... Human Rights Security Legal

2020-02-21 - Samsung joins Ericsson, Nokia as 5G vendors for U.S. Cellular

Sat, 22/02/2020 - 18:28
U.S. Cellular has awarded Samsung Electronics a commercial agreement to supply LTE and 5G network solutions, adding to existing vendors Ericsson and Nokia. Infrastructure and Standardisation

2020-02-21 - European Commission Publishes Plans for Regulation of AI

Sat, 22/02/2020 - 18:28
On February 19, 2020, the European Commission (“the Commission”) published a White Paper entitled “a European Approach to Excellence and Trust” on artificial intelligence (“AI”). This followed an announcement in November 2019, from the Commission’s current President, Ursula von der Leyen, that she... Legal Sociocultural Security

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