The word Internet refers to the global computer network. There is a more formal definition of the Internet given by the US Federal Networking Council on October 24, 1995: "The Internet is a global information system, parts of which are logically interconnected with each other through a unique address space...
The Ministry of Internal Policy, Information and Communications of the Crimea increasingly resembles the Orwellian Ministry of Truth In Crimea, politicians and social activists who disagree with one or other actions of regional authorities, not only deprive the right to vote in the media and expert councils, but also severely...
During the past year, the most popular blog platform Livejournal.com (LiveJournal) was virtually destroyed as an independent resource in Russia. Against the background of the beginning of the annexation of the Crimea, it radically changed its meaning, and became another tool of the Kremlin propaganda. Russian disinformation machine works absolutely...
Today, the open access has been hacked by the anonymous international correspondence of the management of the Internet Research Agency (AIS), an office engaged in the organization of pro-Kremlin trolling. Recall that the AII is owned by “Putin’s cook,” the founder of the Concorde holding company, Yevgeny Prigogine (personally...
Diaspora is a startup of four students at New York University who spent their summer holidays on it. The development was conducted on donations: six thousand people from around the world using micropayments sent 200 thousand dollars. They say even Mark Zuckerberg, the founder of Facebook, threw some money...
The video hosting portal Youtube, owned by Google Inc., will test a live broadcast from its site’s site this Monday and Tuesday. The experiment will be conducted in partnership with video content providers Howcast, Next New Networks, Rocketboom and Young Hollywood. Since the project is still in the test format...
Russian Google’s revenue was less than Yandex’s revenue, which earned 9.3 billion rubles in a year, 4.2 times. The revenue of the Russian division of Google in 2009 increased by 5–7%, reaching 2.2 billion rubles. Net profit amounted to 126.7 million rubles, which is 4.5 times more than the previous...
On March 15, the Internet domain .com marks 25 years since its first appearance on the World Wide Web, the San Francisco Chronicle, the American edition, said on Monday. The first domain .com was registered in 1985 in the US state of Massachusetts. They became Symbolics.com, the site of Symbolics...
Next week, the United States ICANN domain administrative agency will terminate the contract with the domain registrar EstDomains, which is owned by an Estonian citizen convicted in the spring for Internet crimes and money laundering. According to the US administrative agency, the Estonian company EstDomain has approximately 281,000 domains at...
The Estonian manufacturers of the Yaika.com portal are launching a new social project on the Internet with wide opportunities for both media professionals and regular users. Project manager Valentin Ivanov shares the secrets of the company live The search for the Estonian "Nokia" has long been a talk of the town,...