This Chinese Resort Island Is Lifting Internet Censors for Tourists

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Roambee raises $2 million to secure Internet of Things supply chain

EXCLUSIVE: Roambee uses the Internet of Things, or making everyday objects smart and connected, to make it easier to track assets through the supply chain. Now the Santa Clara, California-based startup has raised $ 2 million from from MDI Ventures, Telkom Indonesia’s corporate venture capital firm. Now the company has raised nearly $ 10 million to da…Read […]

Central bankers claim bitcoin could break the internet — the crypto world thinks they’re missing the point

REUTERS/Carlos Jasso The Bank of International Settlements on Sunday said bitcoin is “a poor substitute for the solid institutional backing of money.” Critics in the crypto world say the report missing the point — bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are still in development and shouldn’t be judged yet. Circle CEO calls the report “shallow” and said: […]

Quantum entanglement on demand could lead to a super-secure internet

If you’re going to create virtually unbreakable quantum networks, you need to create quantum entanglement so that particles, and thus pieces of data, are intertwined at long distances. There hasn’t been a reliable way to make that happen, however, until now. Scientists at TU Delft have produced the first entanglement on demand — that is, […]

The internet was entranced by a raccoon that climbed to the top of a Minnesota skyscraper

Guardian News / YouTube The internet was gripped by a daring raccoon that climbed a 23-storey skyscraper in Minnesota, USA. Nicknamed the #MPRraccoon after a local radio station, the animal drew small crowds and a lot of online support. The raccoon finally made it to the top of the building at 3 AM this morning, […]

ARM acquires Stream Technologies to connect the internet of things

Chip design company ARM has acquired Stream Technologies to provide improved connectivity for internet of things (IoT) devices. IoT is ramping up as once-dumb everyday objects become smart and connected, and ARM wants to provide the chip and hardware infrastructure to make everything work together seamlessly. Stream Technologies will help ARM do th…Read More

Microsoft sinks almost 1,000 servers to boost internet speeds

Microsoft has deployed a submarine-like data center off the coast of Orkney in Scotland, housing hundreds of servers under the sea with the aim of boosting internet speeds and improving environmental sustainability. While the dangerous mix of electronics and water may set off instant alarm bells, Microsoft insists it is not a lethal combination and […]

‘Wreck-It Ralph 2’ Poster Flies into the Internet Before a New Trailer Arrives on Monday

With Incredibles 2 on the horizon, we’re going to see a lot of sneak peeks at upcoming animated fare, and since Pixar Animation is under the Disney banner, the House of Mouse isn’t going to miss out on an opportunity to promote another upcoming animated sequel. Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2 doesn’t hit […]