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New Zealand Gets Huge Internet Upgrade

New Zealand is getting an enormous Internet upgrade, thanks to a cable installed under the sea. The capable is expected to double New Zealand’s Internet capacity by providing an additional 72 Terabits per second of bandwidth. That’s equivalent to streaming more than 4.5 million 4K videos simultaneously. The cable is made of multiple layers of…

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Giving Out Your E-mail Increases Your Chances Of Getting Hacked

Does it seem as if nearly every time you install an app, it wants you to register with your email or phone number? To add to that, these apps usually want loads of other sensitive information that they don’t need. This is because of desperate data collection attempts, as your personal information is like gold…

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SpaceX Launches 60 Satellites To Provide Internet Access

The SpaceX Falcon reusable rocket has successfully launched — carrying 60 miniature satellites that will provide global Internet access out into space. The Internet satellites are part of SpaceX’s second batch and is just the beginning of many launches, which will eventually amount to thousands of satellites. This launch comes at a time when wired…

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WhatsApp, Instagram, To Be Merged With Facebook Messenger

Facebook purchased WhatsApp back in 2014, and they also bought Instagram prior to that in 2012. Both services are still wildly popular and have still been operating (mostly, at least) independent of Facebook, especially WhatsApp. According to The Independent, Facebook will integrate the underlying infrastructure of Instagram, WhatsApp, and Facebook Messenger into a central messaging…

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iPhones Will Soon Send Your Location To First Responders

There’s a good chance that you’ve called 911 and repeatedly tried to spell out your address over a lot of noise or a scratchy phone call. Smartphones have tremendous capabilities that enable them to find anything you need in a flash, and nearby based on your location. Yet contacting the police is just as difficult…