Tagged: internet

IOUR Foundation Looks to Redefine the Internet with Blockchain based Competitor to Established Standards

While finance may be the first killer app for blockchain, the technology has spawned many other concepts pertaining to decentralization. The IOUR Foundation is seeking to utilize blockchain to re-think and redefine the internet. In brief, IOUR wants to merge TCP/IP and blockchain, launching a… Read More

Blockchain, Cryptography, Smart Contracts are All Technologies that Allow Us to Effectively Manage Our Data, According to John Izaguirre from Ontology

John Izaguirre, the Business Director, Europe at Ontology, a high-performance or high-throughput blockchain platform, believes that privacy is a basic human right. Izaguiree notes that data is becoming a very important topic for both individuals and companies. However, he believes that the Internet is still… Read More

Christine Lagarde, President of ECB, Says lack of Digital Payments Integration in Europe has Led to Foreign Providers taking Charge

Christine Lagarde, the President of the European Central Bank (ECB), has noted that money facilitates both transactions and relationships. According to the former International Monetary Fund (IMF) chair, money may be considered “an expression of sovereignty.” Lagarde, whose comments came during the recently held Deutsche… Read More

Report: Southeast Asia’s Growing Internet Economy Is Driving Fintech Adoption

Southeast Asia’s internet and e-commerce economy is growing steadily due to the widespread use of mobile phones. The region’s middle class has also been growing, according to a recent report compiled by Google, Temasek and Bain & Company. Published earlier this month, the e-Conomy SEA… Read More

Overfunding: Wireless Internet Service Provider Wildanet Surpasses £1 Million Funding Target on Crowdcube

Wildanet, a UK-based wireless internet service provider (WISP), has secured the initial £1 million funding target through its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube. Founded in 2017, Wildanet describes itself as a company that provides fast wireless internet access to rural and hard to reach areas. “We… Read More

hiQ Labs Launches CrowdJustice Campaign to Support Lawsuit Against LinkedIn Over Access to Publicly Available Internet

California-based data analytics startup, hiQ Labs, has launched a crowdfunding campaign on CrowdJustice to continue its legal against LinkedIn over access to publicly available on the internet. According to hiQ, the initiative is seeking $100,000 to fund litigation costs, which includes the cost of the… Read More

Kickstarter Joins More Than 80,000 Websites in the Online Net Neutrality Protest

Nearly three years after Kickstarter joined forces with various internet giants to protest against net neutrality, the crowdfunding giant has made the move to stand against potential changes to the current FCC net neutrality regulations. On Wednesday, visitors to Kickstarter’s main website page were greeted… Read More

UK & India Partner on Tech Summit. Fintech Labeled Next Big Transformation in India

Fintech is emerging as the next big transformation in India India and the UK held a joint Tech Summit on November 7-9 in New Delhi, where Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India emphasized close collaboration between the two nations during his remarks because it was “vital that India… Read More

In China, Baidu + Citic Bank To Launch New Online Bank

China’s Internet search giant Baidu will partner with China Citic Bank, part of state-owned conglomerate Citic Group, to launch an online bank, according to the Financial Times. The FT notes that Citic Bank, suspended its shares in Shanghai and Hong Kong on Monday pending announcement… Read More

Digital Parenting Router “Torch” Quickly Gains Nearly $20,000 Just Hours After Kickstarter Launch

Seeking to make the Internet safer for children, Tennessee startup Torch has launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter to raise $150,000 for its self-titled digital parenting router. Explaining the importance of Internet safety, the Torch team stated: “If you are raising children today, you know… Read More

Three Former Employees of VICE Media Launch Kickstarter to Bring Public Access TV to the Web

In an effort to bring public access TV to the Internet, former employees of VICE media recently launched a Kickstarter for a new independent video-only platform, NYC.TV. Alexandra Serio, Kareem Rahma, and Max Nelson met while working at VICE Media and decided to create the platform,… Read More

GATE Global Impact Works to bring Internet to Developing Countries

GATE Global Impact (GGI), an electronic regulatory-compliant marketplace that provides market infrastructure for public and private investments, has partnered with Indigo Group to provide high-speed internet to the parts of the developing world.  The project titled,  “ImpactWIFI“,  will bring the internet to rural areas in Africa to increase… Read More

Connectify brings its broadband channel bonding service to the cloud

Coming off a successful Kickstarter campaign to fund its Dispatch broadband aggregation software, Connectify is returning to the crowd-funding site for the next iteration of its product. This time around, the Philadelphia startup is developing a cloud-based packet parsing and channel bonding service called Switchboard designed to… Read More

The BRCK Brings The Internet Wherever You Can Think To Go

Take a versatile wi-fi hotspot, build it to withstand everything the outdoors could toss at it and give it enough backup power to withstand a minor blackout. You’d be holding a BRCK. The BRCK works much the way your cell phone does, by intelligently and… Read More

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