A feminist internet would be better for everyone

A feminist internet would be better for everyone

April 2, 2021 Darnetta Mahaffy 0

This vision of an internet free from harassment, hate, and misogyny might seem far-fetched, particularly if you’re a woman. But a small, growing group of activists believe the time has come to reimagine online spaces in a way that centers women’s needs rather than treating them as an afterthought. They aim to force tech companies…

THE INTERNET OF THINGS 2020: Here’s what over 400 IoT decision-makers say about the future of enterprise connectivity and how IoT companies can use it to grow revenue

THE INTERNET OF THINGS 2020: Here’s what over 400 IoT decision-makers say about the future of enterprise connectivity and how IoT companies can use it to grow revenue

January 24, 2021 Darnetta Mahaffy 0

Summary List Placement This is a preview of The Internet of Things 2020 research report from Business Insider Intelligence. Purchase this report. Business Insider Intelligence offers even more technology coverage with Connectivity & Tech Pro. Subscribe today to receive industry-changing connectivity news and analysis to your inbox. IoT systems and solutions are iterating rapidly, and…

How an internet lie about the Capitol invasion turned into an instant conspiracy theory

How an internet lie about the Capitol invasion turned into an instant conspiracy theory

January 11, 2021 Darnetta Mahaffy 0

Just as well-known, easily identifiable far-right figures livestreamed themselves invading the Capitol in Washington, DC, a lie started spreading around the Trump-supporting internet: What if the mob was actually a group of antifa activists trying to make the president’s supporters look bad? The rumor was false, and debunked repeatedly—not least by the words and actions…

THE INTERNET OF MEDICAL THINGS: The coronavirus is catalyzing a need for healthcare IoT in the US — here’s how connectivity and technology providers are carving out their place in the market

THE INTERNET OF MEDICAL THINGS: The coronavirus is catalyzing a need for healthcare IoT in the US — here’s how connectivity and technology providers are carving out their place in the market

December 7, 2020 Darnetta Mahaffy 0

Summary List Placement This is a preview of the Business Insider Intelligence Internet of Medical Things premium research report. Purchase this report here. Business Insider Intelligence offers even more technology coverage with our Connectivity & Tech Briefing. Subscribe today to receive industry-changing connectivity news and analysis to your inbox. Healthcare providers have been turning to the…

Why the most controversial US internet law is worth saving

Why the most controversial US internet law is worth saving

September 24, 2020 Darnetta Mahaffy 0

US president Donald Trump and his Democratic opponent, Joe Biden, agree on at least one issue: the arcane federal law known as Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act. On September 8, Trump tweeted that Republican lawmakers should “repeal Section 230, immediately.” With similar urgency, Biden had told the New York Times last December that…

The internet is changing drastically for Hong Kong’s citizens

The internet is changing drastically for Hong Kong’s citizens

September 7, 2020 Darnetta Mahaffy 0

The big picture: It’s only been one week since China passed a controversial national security law that gives it vast new powers over Hong Kong, but the internet has already changed dramatically for people in the semi-autonomous city. What sort of powers? The law lets mainland Chinese officials operate in Hong Kong for the first…

A plan to redesign the internet could make apps that no one controls

A plan to redesign the internet could make apps that no one controls

September 7, 2020 Darnetta Mahaffy 0

In 1996 John Perry Barlow, cofounder of internet rights group the Electronic Frontier Foundation, wrote “A declaration of the independence of cyberspace.” It begins: “Governments of the Industrial World, you weary giants of flesh and steel, I come from Cyberspace, the new home of Mind. On behalf of the future, I ask you of the…

The internet of protest is being built on single-page websites

The internet of protest is being built on single-page websites

September 1, 2020 Darnetta Mahaffy 0

On Sunday evening, Jacob Blake was shot in the back by police in Kenosha, Wisconsin. By Tuesday, a 16-year-old Texan, Kel, had built a one-page website, Justice for Jacob Blake, that offered context, templates for contacting officials, mental-health resources, and donation links. To build it, Kel turned to Carrd, a simple tool that lets anyone…

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The internet is changing drastically for Hong Kong’s citizens

August 8, 2020 Darnetta Mahaffy 0

The big picture: It’s only been one week since China passed a controversial national security law that gives it vast new powers over Hong Kong, but the internet has already changed dramatically for people in the semi-autonomous city. What sort of powers? The law lets mainland Chinese officials operate in Hong Kong for the first…

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A plan to redesign the internet could make apps that no one controls

August 8, 2020 Darnetta Mahaffy 0

In 1996 John Perry Barlow, cofounder of internet rights group the Electronic Frontier Foundation, wrote “A declaration of the independence of cyberspace.” It begins: “Governments of the Industrial World, you weary giants of flesh and steel, I come from Cyberspace, the new home of Mind. On behalf of the future, I ask you of the…