A prominent Japanese blogger has been stabbed to death minutes after giving a seminar on how to resolve personal disputes on the internet. The Guardian reports: Media reports said Kenichiro Okamoto, better known by his blogger name Hagex, died on Sunday evening after reportedly being attacked by a man he had argued with online. The […]
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It's been about a year since Comcast started revamping its Xfinity home internet services under the xFi brand. As part of the changes the company has been making, it started testing a simple way to build an in-home mesh network. After partnering with…
You’ve probably been asked by a website to contact senators about the net neutrality repeal. Find out which sites are taking part, and what they’re actually doing.
Zillow is no longer just a real estate marketplace that can help you find your next home — the company has decided to become an active participant in the field. In an announcement today, Zillow has revealed that it'll flip houses in Phoenix and Las…
An anonymous reader writes: The Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF), the organization that approves proposed Internet standards and protocols, has formally approved TLS 1.3 as the next major version of the Transport Layer Security (TLS) protocol. The decision comes after four years of discussions and 28 protocol drafts, with the 28th being selected as the […]
EU steps up pressure on companies such as Facebook and Google for the speedy removal of all illegal content.
President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Monday to make it easier for the private sector to locate broadband infrastructure on federal land and buildings, part of a push to expand high-speed internet in rural America. Reuters reports: “We need to get rural America more connected. We need it for our tractors, we need […]
The HiMirror Mini, shown here at CES 2018, not only analyzes your face, but it can show you news stories, weather and makeup tutorials on its screen.