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The fractured Google Android ecosystem has a lot to answer for, and in 2021 that could include some 220 million websites throwing up security errors. Users of older Android devices could experience problems accessing 220 million websites in 2021 SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Like 220 million others, I have websites that use the free …

Cloudflare, an internet service that is supposed to keep websites up and running, was down itself Sunday, taking dozens of websites and online services along with it. Hulu, the PlayStation Network, Xbox Live, Feedly, Discord, and dozens of other services reported connectivity problems Sunday morning. Cloudflare said the problem was with a third-party “transit provider,” …

With Tonya Riley A woman uses her computer to fill out the application for unemployment benefits after being laid off. Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images) Ctrl + N State unemployment websites across the country are crashing as fired Americans rush to seek benefits amid the economic fallout of the coronavirus.  A record 6.6 million workers …

The Trump administration is considering putting some of Amazon.com Inc’s overseas websites on a list of global marketplaces known for counterfeit goods, the Wall Street Journal has reported, citing people familiar with the matter. The action would be taken by the US Trade Representative’s Office through its annual “notorious markets” list, the report said, adding …

Security researchers working in Google’s Project Zero team say they have discovered a number of hacked websites which used previously undisclosed security flaws to indiscriminately attack any iPhone that visited them. Motherboard reports that the attack could be one of the largest ever conducted against iPhone users. If a user visited one of the malicious …

SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook has built an extensive network of tracking technology outside of its core social network to bolster its targeted advertising business. That has allowed the company to collect information about its users’ browsing habits, even when they were not using the social network. On Tuesday, Facebook said it was changing its practices …

Some of the world’s biggest websites and services stopped working because of a problem with the infrastructure powering the internet. Several major websites reported problems with their services, though not all of them were immediately attributed to the problems at Cloudflare. Chat service discord, several cryptocurrency websites and even fitness platform Peloton reported problems with their …

There have been similar websites / concepts but these were based on earlier technologies, typically the mobile phone using MMS, they could never provide the comprehensive service now offered by the newer technology Internet news sites. Mobile Phone Technology Whilst mobile phones were successful for sending news and pictures, for example the Tsunami in Thailand, …