Ohio State has probably made the college football playoffs and the internet is going crazy over it | Wbactive

It insults every fiber of my core that a team completely fails to show up in their last game, sits on their ass during championship weekend, and is rewarded with a playoff spot. — Dan Clouds (@DanClouds) December 3, 2022 Ohio State received an early Christmas present Friday night when the Utah Utes defeated USC … Read more

The Internet computer brings smart contract functionality to Bitcoin | Wbactive

The Internet Computer’s (IC) pioneering Bitcoin integration combines the liquidity of Bitcoin with the programming capabilities of the IC’s smart contracts [Zurich] The DFINITY Foundation, the nonprofit organization contributing to the development of the Internet Computer (IC) — the world’s first public blockchain with Internet speed and Internet scale — today announced the Internet Computer’s … Read more

Alleged artworks by John Podesta are disrupting the internet in the wake of the Balenciaga scandal | Wbactive

John Podesta, the man who served as Hillary Clinton’s presidency in 2016, has now been drawn into a scandal amid the ongoing uproar over Balenciaga’s ad campaign. In recent weeks, the Spain-based fashion brand has come under scrutiny following the release of its Spring 2023 ad campaign, which saw children posing with their plush teddy … Read more

Catfish scams target everyone. How to protect children | Internet | Wbactive

Catfishing crimes have bothered people for years. This week, a grieving family pleaded with parents to monitor their children’s online activities after a former Virginia state police officer fished a 15-year-old girl online. He then traveled to Southern California, where he allegedly killed the girl’s mother and grandparents. “Parents, please, please know your child’s online … Read more

MrBeast took the internet by storm 5 times | Wbactive

YouTube star Jimmy “MrBeast” is without a doubt one of the most recognizable personalities on the internet. Ten years after launching his main YouTube channel, the 24-year-old has established himself as the face of Google’s own video platform. Jimmy has created and produced a lot of viral content throughout his career. In this list, we’ll … Read more

The Internet Dividend | The reporter | Wbactive

The 17th Internet Governance Forum (IGF) has just ended in Ethiopia. The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) and other global and regional internet governance groups have invited around 2,000 representatives in Addis Ababa to the meeting. From 28 November to 2 December 2022, over 300 sessions were shown at UNECA sites, the … Read more

The internet has slammed Balenciaga CEO Cedric Charbit’s testimony as the brand drops the $25 million lawsuit | Wbactive

Balenciaga decided to drop the $25 million lawsuit against production company North Six Inc. and set designer Nicholas Des Jardins earlier this week over his work in the brand’s controversial children’s advertising campaign. The luxury fashion brand claimed that the company, along with Jardins, issued legal documents from the 2008 USA v. Williams judgment on … Read more

Leading IoT foodservice companies | Wbactive

The future of the hospitality industry will be shaped by a number of disruptive themes, with the Internet of Things (IoT) being one of the themes that will significantly impact the potential growth of industry leaders. IoT refers to the connection of computing devices embedded in everyday objects over the internet so that they can … Read more

Twitter’s handling of the Biden laptop story risked the existence of the internet | Wbactive

Twitter’s decision to throttle stories about Hunter Biden’s laptop sparked bipartisan criticism. Although the laptop has been authenticated, some reports of its contents have not been confirmed. Some lawmakers have since called for the repeal of Section 230, a law “that created the Internet.” Loading Something is loading. Thanks for registering! Access your favorite topics … Read more

Marin launches a free satellite internet program for coastal families | Wbactive

Fifty families in western Marin are set to get free satellite internet access over the next three years as part of a new project to eliminate inequalities in internet access for students in rural communities. The initiative, led by a partnership of county government, the Shoreline Unified School District, the Marin County Free Library and … Read more