Tag: internet

  • Urbanization is driving a wave of new internet users in China

    Urbanization is driving a wave of new internet users in China: We estimate that 914.1 million people in China will be internet users in 2020, which represents 65.6% of the population. This figure should cross 975 million by 2022, even as growth rates decline from 4.5% this year to 3.1% in 2022. China has rapidly […]

  • Millions of Facebook users have no idea they’re using the internet

    Quartz reported on millions of Facebook users having no idea they’re using the internet. This is more than a matter of semantics. The expectations and behaviors of the next billion people to come online will have profound effects on how the internet evolves. If the majority of the world’s online population spends time on Facebook, […]

  • Data hijacked through massive security hole in the internet

    WIRED.com reports that data was hijacked through a security vulnerability in the traffic-routing system. In 2008, two security researchers at the DefCon hacker conference demonstrated a massive security vulnerability in the worldwide internet traffic-routing system — a vulnerability so severe that it could allow intelligence agencies, corporate spies or criminals to intercept massive amounts of […]

  • Without net neutrality, the Internet will never be the same

    Most folks who use the Internet might not be concerned, or even know of, the issue of net neutrality, but if we don’t take it seriously, it’s the consumers that will lose out in the end. We’re About to Lose Net Neutrality — And the Internet as We Know It The implications of such a […]