• The Internet of Things has a dark side

    The Internet of Things has a dark side

    The Internet of Things (IoT) could leave your home more vulnerable to hackers than ever before, according to Cisco’s renowned computer engineer Eric Vyncke. For example, it was discovered that a smart refrigerator was sending malicious emails in February.

  • Internet trolls show signs of sadism

    Internet trolls show signs of sadism

    Internet trolls have the tendency to be sadists, psychopaths and followers of Machiavellianism, according to an online study conducted by psychologists from three Canadian universities: Winnipeg, Manitoba and British Columbia. Machiavellianism is a philosophy that says that the end justifies the means, even if it means disregarding morality or exploiting others. “It was sadism, however,
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  • Globalise the internet, says EU

    Globalise the internet, says EU

    The executive body of the European Union (EU) plans to globalise how the World Wide Web is governed in order to lessen the influence of the US government, which has implemented a massive spying program known as PRISM. On February 12, the European Commission will file a policy paper that proposes the adoption of “concrete
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  • How technology can enhance your workplace efficiency

    How technology can enhance your workplace efficiency

    Innovation in the world of technology has changed the way in which companies are run and the way people work within those companies. It has also increased the rate of productivity and efficiency immensely. Throughout the business world, from service workers and mailroom clerks up to the CEOs and owners at the top, technology is used to advantage every single day.

  • Internet TV coming soon

    Internet TV coming soon

    In early 2013, chip giant Intel ramped up its efforts to create software and hardware that would enable Americans to watch live TV shows on the internet without needing too much bandwidth, reported CNET. Known as OnCue, the subscription service would have transmitted live TV programs over a broadband connection dubbed as “over the top”,
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  • China suffers major internet outage

    China suffers major internet outage

    On Tuesday afternoon, millions of people in China were unable to browse their favourite websites due to a massive internet blackout, according to reports from various news agencies.