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Chinese citizens will soon need to scan their face before they can access internet services or get a new phone number

October 17th, 2019 at 11:43 am » Comments Off

: A display shows a facial recognition system during the 1st Digital China Summit at Strait International Conference and Exhibition Center on April 22, 2018 in Fuzhou, China. The summit is held from April 22 to 24, with the theme of ‘Let Informatization Drive Modernization, Speed Up the Construction of Digital China’. Visual China Group […]

10% of Americans don’t use the internet. Who are they?

October 13th, 2019 at 1:04 pm » Comments Off

    Who’s not online in 2019 For many Americans, going online is an important way to connect with friends and family, shop, get news and search for information. Yet today, 10% of U.S. adults do not use the internet, according to a new Pew Research Center analysis of survey data. The size of this […]

How 5G will reinvent “working from home”

September 24th, 2019 at 11:33 am » Comments Off

It’s 10:00 am. Do you know where your employee is? No doubt they are working—somewhere. Thanks to greatly improved internet connectivity and workforce applications, employees in an increasing number of professions can work just about anywhere they want—in their home, at a coffee shop, on a plane. And chances are they’re more productive and more […]

Bezos and Musk’s satellite internet could save Americans $30B a year

September 2nd, 2019 at 3:27 am » Comments Off

LEOs will change the game. Consumer policy expert, BroadbandNow — Tyler has more than a decade of experience in IT and networking, and has been writing about broadband issues such as the digital divide, net neutrality, cybersecurity, and internet access since 2015. Low Earth orbit (LEO) satellites for broadband internet access are beginning to display […]

You won’t see quantum internet coming

August 30th, 2019 at 12:22 am » Comments Off

The quantum internet is coming sooner than you think—even sooner than quantum computing itself. When things change over, you might not even notice. But when they do, new rules will protect your data against attacks from computers that don’t even exist yet. Despite the fancy name, the “quantum internet” won’t be some futuristic new way […]

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