Computer Hardware

South African media and internet giant Naspers acquires another 13% stake in Berlin-based food delivery firm Delivery Hero for ~€660M from Rocket Internet (Ingrid Lunden/TechCrunch)

Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch: South African media and internet giant Naspers acquires another 13% stake in Berlin-based food delivery firm Delivery Hero for ~€660M from Rocket Internet  —  Naspers, the South African media and internet giant, has upped its stake in Delivery Hero, the Berlin based food-delivery giant … … Techmeme

Internet Explorer bug leaks whatever you type in the address bar

(credit: Manuel Caballero) There’s a bug in the latest version of Internet Explorer that leaks the addresses, search terms, or any other text typed into the address bar. The bug allows any currently visited website to view any text entered into the address bar as soon as the user hits enter. The technique can expose […]

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Companies Cheer Completion of Open-Design Transatlantic Internet Cable

Microsoft has announced completion of the Marea undersea cable, which stretches 4,400 miles between Virginia, and Bilbao, Spain. A joint project of Microsoft, Facebook and Telxius, the cable lies more than 17,000 feet below the ocean’s surface. It is the first cable to link Virginia and Spain. The Bilbao terminus provides access to network hubs […]

Software

The 4th Global Mobile Internet Creative Development Competition (Chengdu) A Success

Creating in Chengdu, Competing for the Moment BEIJING, Aug. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — The 11th China (Chengdu) International Software Design & Application Competition and the 4th Global Mobile Internet Creative Development Competition (Chengdu) were held successfully on August 10…… PR Newswire: Computer Software

Games

Monolith Confirms Shadow of War Requires Internet Connection, Explains Why The Market Exists

Monolith Confirms Shadow of War Requires Internet Connection, Explains Why The Market Exists Yesterday, Monolith Productions revealed the Market system for microtransactions in Middle-earth: Shadow of War. Understandably, the community had a lot of questions and Community Manager MonolithJared answered plenty of them on the official forums. Read more on WCCF Tech ENHANCE GX-K1 Gaming […]

Computer Hardware

How the omnipresence of smartphones, tablets, and internet have affected those born from mid-1990s to mid-2000s: high rates of depression, changing norms, more (Jean M. Twenge/The Atlantic)

Jean M. Twenge / The Atlantic: How the omnipresence of smartphones, tablets, and internet have affected those born from mid-1990s to mid-2000s: high rates of depression, changing norms, more  —  One day last summer, around noon, I called Athena, a 13-year-old who lives in Houston, Texas. … Techmeme

NetComm Wireless trabaja con AT&T para permitir la oferta de Internet inalámbrico fijo en áreas rurales o sin servicio

– NetComm Wireless trabaja con AT&T para permitir la oferta de Internet inalámbrico fijo en áreas rurales o sin servicio en los EE. UU. SÍDNEY, 13 de julio de 2017 /PRNewswire/ — NetComm Wireless Limited (ASX: NTC), hoy se complace en anunciar novedades sobre el contrato para… … PR Newswire: Computer Hardware