All posts tagged "Internet"

  • (Yonhap)
    Seoul to provide free WiFi at all public places by 2017

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — The Seoul metropolitan government said Tuesday it will provide free WiFi networks at every public place by 2017 as part of its efforts to strengthen its digital platform. It said free WiFi would also...

    • Posted February 23, 2016
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  • Dorothy Kang 
Claremont High School 
Senior
    Connecting empathy through the web

    The Internet’s potential to propagate empathy, compassion, and knowledge of global problems is often times overlooked. Currently, social media is today’s freeway for connecting with others both close and far away. The unimaginable network of the Internet...

    • Posted November 23, 2015
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  • Google's "Project Loon" hopes to bring country-wide internet access to Sri Lanka by using balloons to set up a network. (YouTube)
    Good news: Google to provide internet to all of Sri Lanka with balloons

    Sri Lanka is geographically isolated from surrounding nations, which makes sense considering that the 20 or so million citizens are situated on an island all by themselves. So what better way to help them connect with the...

    • Posted August 1, 2015
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  • A military officer uses a computer in an electronic library at the Mangyongdae Revolutionary School, an elite military school for boys ages eleven to eighteen, on the outskirts of Pyongyang, North Korea. (AP Photo/Alexander F. Yuan)
    N. Korean websites suffer ongoing 10-day Internet outage

    By Kim Hyo-jin Major North Korean websites have been out of action for 10 straight days, according to reports Friday. The websites hosted on Chinese servers have not been accessible since June 3. They include Pyongyang’s propaganda...

    • Posted June 12, 2015
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  • South Korean high school graduate Yoo Hye-jin checks her smartphone during a graduation ceremony at Sungkyunkwan University in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
    14 out of 100 S. Korean teenagers addicted to Internet or smartphones

    By Kim Se-jeong Fourteen out of every 100 South Korean teenagers are addicted to either their smartphones or the Internet, according to a survey released Thursday. The survey conducted by the Ministry of Gender Equality and Family...

    • Posted May 28, 2015
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  • FILE - In this Feb. 1, 2012 file photo, a student works with a computer and a calculator at Reynoldsburg High School in Reynoldsburg, Ohio. According to a new survey from Pew Research Center released Monday, March 16, 2015, more than half of Americans are worried about the U.S. government’s digital spies prying into their emails, texts, search requests and other online information, but few are trying to thwart the surveillance. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete, File)
    Don’t want NSA to spy on your email? 5 things you can do

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — More than half of Americans are worried about the U.S. government’s digital spies prying into their emails, texts, search requests and other online information, but few are trying to thwart the surveillance. That’s...

    • Posted March 16, 2015
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  • President Barack Obama delivers his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill on Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015, in Washington. (AP Photo/Mandel Ngan, Pool)
    Obama: Internet, not military options, will bring down North Korea

    WASHINGTON (Yonhap) — U.S. President Barack Obama said he believes North Korea will ultimately collapse, but a military solution is not the answer to handling the communist nation armed with nuclear technologies and missiles. Obama made the...

    • Posted January 26, 2015
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