Net neutrality: Could anything stop the repeal of the Open Internet regulations?

The Federal Communication Commission votes Thursday to replace the 2015 rules that prohibit Internet service providers from block and slowing online content. Those 2015 rules, which also prohibit Internet providers from favoring some content for payment, are set to be replaced Thursday by a vote during the Federal Communications Commission’s monthly meeting. With three Republican votes […]

Norwegian Air ramps up transatlantic fare war with four new routes

Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA (NWC.OL) will start flying four new routes between the United States and Europe, the budget carrier said on Thursday, rapidly expanding its low-cost transatlantic flights and increasing pressure on established carriers. 2 Min Read NEW YORK (Reuters) – Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA (NWC.OL) will start flying four new routes between the […]

“Suspicious” event routes traffic for big-name sites through Russia

Google, Facebook, Apple, and Microsoft all affected by “intentional” BGP mishap. Further Reading Russian-controlled telecom hijacks financial services’ Internet traffic The unexplained incident involving the Internet’s Border Gateway Protocol is the latest to raise troubling questions about the trust and reliability of communications sent over the global network. BGP routes large-scale amounts of traffic among […]

Europäische Zentralbank: EZB lässt Leitzins auf Rekordtief

Die Europäische Zentralbank wird den Leitzins im Euroraum nicht anheben. Er bleibt weiter auf dem Rekordtief von null Prozent. Die Europäische Zentralbank (EZB) macht Sparern keine Hoffnung auf eine baldige Zinswende. Die Währungshüter beließen den Leitzins im Euroraum, zu dem sich Geschäftsbanken Geld bei der Notenbank leihen können, auf dem Rekordtief von null Prozent, wie […]

Filmmaker confesses to sexual misconduct

Super Size Me documentary maker Morgan Spurlock tells of paying to settle a harassment case. US documentary film-maker Morgan Spurlock has publicly confessed to a history of sexual misconduct, referring to himself as “part of the problem”. Spurlock, who made the hit film Super Size Me, wrote on Twitter that he had been accused of […]

Disney buying large part of 21st Century Fox in $52.4B deal

NEW YORK (AP) — Disney is buying a large part of the Murdoch family’s 21st Century Fox for about $52.4 billion in stock, including film and television studios and cable and international TV businesses, as it tries to meet competition from technology companies in the entertainment business. The deal gives Disney film businesses including Twentieth […]