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Mary Meeker’s Internet Trend Report 2017 highlights major e-commerce, cloud and mobile trends

Ace internet analyst and partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers – Mary Meeker, came up with her Internet Trend Report 2017 at the Code Conference, California. The report highlighted the major trends revolving around mobile usage growth, e-commerce, online advertising, gaming, healthcare and steadily growing Indian and Chinese markets. Some of the major highlights of the 355-slide presentation include: Cloud – harbinger of change across enterprises The report identified cloud as the major force driving change across enterprises. The increasing adoption rate is creating new opportunity pools for service providers. However, the report also identifies some cloud adoption concerns like data security issues, vendor-lock in and compliance. In Public cloud adoption race, AWS was identifie...

PEER 1 Hosting Launches an Interactive 3D App: Map of the Internet

PEER 1 Hosting, the global IT hosting provider, today announced the launch of its Map of the Internet app, a 3D visualization of the world’s networks and how they are connected. According to an official release, the app is part of PEER 1 Hosting’s mission to be the most human company on the web. The interactive app brings to life what the Internet physically looks like using the network addresses of ISPs, Internet exchange points, universities and other organizations that route traffic online. Users can view Internet service providers (ISPs), Internet exchange points, universities and other organizations through two view options – Globe and Network. Additional features allow users to perform a trace route between where they are currently located to another destination on the map, generatin...

Funniest Tweets on the Trend – 83 Million Facebook Accounts Are Fake

Facebook or Fakebook? In a 10-Q filing, Facebook acknowledged that a total of 8.7% — or 83 million — accounts on the network are bogus. Of that 8.7%, 4.8% are duplicate accounts, 2.4% are user–misclassified accounts and 1.5% are “undesirable” accounts, a.k.a. spam. See how Twitter got flooded with the funniest tweets on the Trend #83 Million Facebook Accounts Are Fake   BoyBelieb Dylan [email protected]_ 83 Million Facebook Accounts Are Fake : whatever xD i have twitter :p –[email protected] 83 Million Facebook Accounts Are Fake. post it on facebook. why its trending on twitter. lol idgaf [email protected]_sala 83 Million Facebook Accounts Are Fake; I really doubt my identity now [email protected]_Dogg 83 Million Facebook Accounts Are Fake. Don’t be surprised. More than that ...

Investigative Journalism Got a New Home with YouTube – The I Files

Rigorous reporting & Investigative Journalism surely get a way ahead with YouTube – The I Files. Curated by the Center for Investigative Reporting with funding from the Knight Foundation, The I Files will be a hub and community for investigative journalism on the web, showcasing reporting that digs deep into stories, gives background to complex issues, and reveals details that help us make better sense of our world. [tube]9cVSvk3c2Dc[/tube] The investigative news channel, I Files, launched yesterday with 10 videos and is reported to be updated on a daily basis. Programmed by the Center for Investigative Reporting (CIR), The I Files selects and showcases the best investigative videos from around the world. An official blogpost on Center for Investigative Reporting’s website detail...

Internet to deploy IPv6 from June 6,2012

DAILYHOSTNEWS, 21 January 2012- The world of internet is all set to run with the next generation IPv6 (Internet Protocol version 6). As the current Internet Protocol (IPv4) is running out of address, all the internet service providers, website companies and network operators have joined hands for the launch of new IPv6 scheduled on June 6, 2012. The adoption of new IPv6 is seen as a remarkable evolution in the internet’s history. Major Internet service providers (ISPs) including AT&T, Comcast, Free Telecom, Internode and others along with web companies like Facebook, Google, Microsoft Bing and Yahoo are looking forward to enable IPv6 on their main websites permanently, with effect from June 6, 2012. Earlier on June 8, 2011, World IPv6 Day, the first global scale trial of IPv6 was organ...

Campaigns against SOPA and PIPA speed up

DAILYHOSTNEWS, January 19, 2012- The massive protest against internet censorship bills SOPA (Stop Online Piracy Act) and PIPA (PROTECT Intellectual Property Act) which are being considered by Congress at City Hall in San Francisco, have gathered momentum with more and more websites, their CEO’s and users joining hands. Wednesday was observed as the black-out day by popular internet sites like Wikipedia, Google.com, Reddit.com, Craiglist.org BoingBoing.net, WordPress.com, Techcrunch.com and about 10,000 other websites. These sites blacked out their pages and displayed messages warning people about harms of SOPA and the problems they would face if they are not able to access the information as easily as they can now. Today, founder of Facebook Mark Zuckerburg in a post on Facebook also expre...

WHMCS – How to regulate new domain registry prices in bulk?

With a hike in domain name registry prices for .com, .net and .biz TLDs, the hosting companies are left with the work to update the new prices for their customers. The prices have gone up by about 50 cents. For the companies to make their existing clients pay the new price, they are to be updated in bulk. To introduce the clients with new rates, the Bulk Pricing Updater has been presented by WHMCS to change the price settings for existing clients too. It was announced by Verisign, the company that manages the registry database of all .com and .net domains to increase the domain names registration and renewal fees for .com and .net domains on Internet. The new prices came into existence from January 15, 2012. Those who have their domain names registered were advised to renew them before the...

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