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IBM Brings Mobile Weather Alert System to India That Doesn’t Need the Internet

In a bid to connect people in areas with lower connectivity and data availability, IBM and The Weather Company, owned by IBM Business, on Monday launched the country’s first mobile alerting platform that will deliver weather alerts without Internet. The technology uses peer-to-peer connections on a “mesh network” to send critical weather alerts to people in remote areas. The technology ... Read More »

Facebook tests Express Wi-Fi: Zuckerberg’s possible attempt at rebranding Free Basics

Update: A spokesperson from Facebook has issued a statement stating that the company is working with ISP and Operator partners to test Express Wi-Fi at multiple locations. This empowers the operators, ISPs and local entrepreneur-retailers to offer quality internet to their town, village or region. Facebook further adds that Express Wi-Fi customers can purchase fast, reliable and affordable data packs ... Read More »

SpaceX wants to surround Earth with an internet service that’s 200 times faster

SpaceX, the aerospace company founded by the Mars-hungry tech entrepreneur Elon Musk, just made a big move to enshroud the planet in high-speed internet coverage. On November 15, the company filed a lengthy application with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to launch 4,425 satellites. (Was first heard about the filing through the r/SpaceX community on Reddit) That is a hell ... Read More »

Flipkart Plans Groceries Foray Next Year Alongside Renewed Push in Furniture

India’s top e-commerce player Flipkart plans to move into the groceries space and make a renewed push in the online furniture business, as it expands its product portfolio and looks to outmaneuver global giant Amazon.com in a burgeoning Indian market. Flipkart Chief Executive Binny Bansal said the home-grown e-commerce player plans to begin experimenting with grocery sales next year and ... Read More »

Google Attacks EU Antitrust Case, Says It ‘Doesn’t Fit the Reality’

Google poured scorn on European Union allegations it skewed shopping search results to favor its own services and said regulators have failed to see that the search-engine giant is competing head on with e-commerce giants Amazon.com and eBay. Google said Thursday that the EU’s allegations lack evidence and would ultimately harm users in favor “of a small number of websites,” ... Read More »

Using crib monitors to power Internet attacks

Friday’s Internet slowdown shows vulnerabilities in a highly connected society When surveillance cameras first began popping up in the 1970s and ‘80s, they were welcomed as a crime-fighting tool, then as a way to monitor traffic congestion, factory floors and even baby cribs. Later, they were adopted for darker purposes, as authoritarian governments like China’s used them to prevent challenges ... Read More »

Google Cloud Division Announced; Google Apps for Work Rebranded to G Suite

Google repackaged its cloud services and corporate software and hardware offerings into a new unit called Google Cloud on Thursday, the Internet search provider’s latest attempt to catch leaders in the sector Amazon.com Inc. and Microsoft Corp. The new group, run by Google executive Diane Greene, includes web-based work software such as Docs and Sheets, machine-learning and digital-mapping tools that ... Read More »