Dec 01, 2016
Gambian rapper Killa Ace's 2015 song went viral, and so the government forced him into exile. Image Credit: Killa Ace / YouTube

The Gambia shuts down internet ahead of election day

It would not be the first such blackout, in Gambia or this year, to try and shape a vote

Nov 28, 2016
The Facebook website is seen through fire on a computer screen in this photo arranged in Beijing, China, on Thursday, Feb. 17, 2011. Photo credit: Nelson Ching/Bloomberg via Getty Images Israel

China’s new cyber security law raises concerns, but foreign businesses will probably comply

The market is too valuable for these new rules to drive away most comers

Nov 18, 2016
Pedestrians walk past an O2 mobile phone store, operated by Telefonica SA, left, and a Three mobile phone store, operated by Hutchison Whampoa Ltd., in Basildon, U.K., on Thursday, March 26, 2015. Photo credit: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg via Getty Images Israel

Six million Three Mobile users could be at risk in UK data breach

The hackers used the data to order new phones for themselves to resell

Nov 09, 2016

The tech debates the next US president will face

Nov 05, 2016
February 10, 2016 in Monrovia, Liberia. Photo credit: John Moore/Getty Images Israel

Can we draw solid conclusions from the Liberian DDoS attack?

Oct 17, 2016
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Seattle-based Zipwhip raises $9 million Series B to bring texting to landlines

Cloud-based solutions for landline texting offer improved customer service experiences

Oct 14, 2016
MEXICO CITY, MEXICO - JANUARY 26: Director Alejandro Gonzalez I–ñarritu takes a picture with his phone during a press conference to present the film The Revenant at Four Seasons Hotel on January 26, 2016 in Mexico City, Mexico. Photo credit: Hector Vivas/LatinContent/Getty Images Israel

FreedomPop, backed by Skype co-founder, challenges Mexican telcos with free phone plans

FreedomPop, a Skype co-founder-funded startup, challenges Mexican telcos with an offer consumers can't refuse: free call and data plans

Aug 14, 2016
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Skyroam partners with Starwood to provide easy WiFi for travelers

This perk could make staying connected significantly cheaper on your next vacation