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SimbaPay launches Kenya to China payment service via WeChat – TechCrunch

SimbaPay launches Kenya to China payment service via WeChat – TechCrunch More posts by this contributor Africa’s agtech wave gets $10 million richer as Twiga Foods raises more capital Nigerian data analytics company Terragon acquires Asian mobile ad firm Bizense Forging another link between Africa and China’s digital economies, the …

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Over a million veterans now eligible for Comcast’s Internet Essentials program

Over a million veterans now eligible for Comcast’s Internet Essentials program Comcast’s low-cost Internet Essentials program, which provides internet access for just $10 per month, has expanded to include U.S. veterans. One million veterans now qualify for the service. The post Over a million veterans now eligible for Comcast’s Internet …

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The Internet Bill of Rights is just one piece of our moral obligations – TechCrunch

The Internet Bill of Rights is just one piece of our moral obligations – TechCrunch David Gorodyansky Contributor More posts by this contributor Warrantless surveillance law proves it’s time to take privacy into our own hands This is the future if net neutrality is repealed; the creeping, costly death of …

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Google’s cyber unit Jigsaw introduces Intra, a new security app dedicated to busting censorship – TechCrunch

Google’s cyber unit Jigsaw introduces Intra, a new security app dedicated to busting censorship – TechCrunch Jigsaw, the division owned by Google parent Alphabet, has revealed Intra, a new app aimed at protecting users from state-sponsored censorship. Intra is a new app that aims to prevent DNS manipulation attacks. Whenever …

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Jack Ma says he isn’t about to retire from Alibaba but is planning a gradual succession – TechCrunch

Jack Ma says he isn’t about to retire from Alibaba but is planning a gradual succession – TechCrunch Reports of Jack Ma’s impending retirement are greatly exaggerated, it seems. Ma, the co-founder and executive chairman of Alibaba, has pushed back on claims that he is on the cusp of leaving the $420 billion …

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UK report highlights changing gadget habits — and our need for an online fix – TechCrunch

UK report highlights changing gadget habits — and our need for an online fix – TechCrunch A look back at the past decade of consumer technology use in the UK has shone a light on changing gadget habits, underlining how Brits have gone from being smartphone dabblers back in 2008 …

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Europe to cap intra-EU call fees as part of overhaul to telecoms rules – TechCrunch

Europe to cap intra-EU call fees as part of overhaul to telecoms rules – TechCrunch European Union institutions have reached a political agreement over an update to the bloc’s telecoms rules that’s rattled the cages of incumbent telcos. Agreement was secured late yesterday after months of negotiations between the EU …

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Netgear put a cable modem in latest Orbi wifi router – TechCrunch

Netgear put a cable modem in latest Orbi wifi router – TechCrunch Generations ago, the internet spoke of an old saying that involved a man exhibiting excitement about hearing of a person’s love of an object, so he did favor, and put that something inside of something else. That’s what …

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Astranis emerges from stealth with a new satellite technology for connecting the world

There’s a new entrant in the race to provide internet connectivity to the roughly four billion humans on the wrong side of the world’s digital divide. Launching from stealth today with a new investment from Andreessen Horowitz is Astranis — the developer of a new satellite technology that aims to …

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