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A map shows the interim locations of towers in Brown County as part of the Bug Tussel Wireless plan to expand high-speed internet.

Brown County eyes $27 million for Bug Tussel internet expansion

Brown County would use sales tax money to fund $27.2 million broadband expansion proposal Bug Tussel Wireless would extend 25 Mbps to the majority of Brown County; the fiber lines would serve 6,000 people. The infrastructure expansion agreement could include price caps for county residents. The county council is expected to review the terms later …

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Adware on Google Play and Apple Store installed 13 million times

Adware on Google Play and Apple Store installed 13 million times

Security researchers found 75 apps on Google Play and ten more on Apple’s App Store involved in ad fraud. Together, they total 13 million installs. In addition to flooding mobile users with advertisements, both visible and hidden, scam apps have also generated revenue by impersonating legitimate apps and impressions. Although these types of applications are …

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Groundbreaking $3 Million Prize for Quantum Computing

The 2023 Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics is shared by four individuals who have made a series of contributions considered “fundamental work in the field of quantum information”. The Breakthrough Prize is the largest science prize in the world, with each prize worth $3 million, to be shared among its recipients. First awarded in 2012, …

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Daily Crunch: London-based Space Computing Startup Hadean Closes $30M Series A

Backed by Epic Games, distributed computing startup Hadean raises $30 million to power the metaverse

Hadean, a UK-based distributed spatial computing startup that sets out to build the infrastructure for the burgeoning metaverse, has closed a $30 million Series A funding round from a group of investors leading companies, including Epic Games and Tencent. Founded in London in 2015, Hadean began with a broad mission to make “supercomputer levels of …

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Biden administration announces $502 million for broadband internet in rural communities

Biden administration announces $502 million for broadband internet in rural communities

WASHINGTON — On Thursday, the Biden administration announced more than $500 million in funding to provide high-speed internet access in rural communities and remote areas in 20 states, including North Carolina. Many of the awards will help rural people and businesses on tribal lands and people in socially vulnerable communities. The funding is part of …

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Verisign reports that the Internet has 351.5 million domain name registrations at the end of the second quarter of 2022

Verisign reports that the Internet has 351.5 million domain name registrations at the end of the second quarter of 2022

RESTON, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRSN), a global provider of domain name registration and Internet infrastructure services, today announced that the second quarter of 2022 ended with 351.5 million domain name registrations across all top-level domains, an increase of 1.0 million domain name registrations, or 0.3%, from the first quarter of 2022.1.2 Domain name registrations …

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