National Jan 16, 2020

NHK to simultaneously broadcast online 18 hours a day from April

NHK said Wednesday that it will simulcast its television programs online for 17 hours a day starting in March before rolling out 18-hours-per-day coverage in April. NHK had hoped to launch around-the-clock simulcasts in April, but it shortened the time to 18 hours after the ...

Overload on train to Kashmir's internet oasis

Business / Economy Jan 6, 2020

Overload on train to Kashmir's internet oasis

Every day the train to Kashmir's remote cyber oasis Banihal is packed as people travel for hours to get online in the disputed region where internet has been cut for five months. The mountain town of fewer than 4,000 people has six internet cafes, which ...

World Jan 4, 2020

U.S. fears Iranian cyberattacks after assassination of top general

Iran's retaliation for the United States' targeted killing of its top general is likely to include cyberattacks, security experts warned Friday. Iran's state-backed hackers are already among the world's most aggressive and could inject malware that triggers major disruptions to the U.S. public and ...

World / Crime & Legal Dec 26, 2019

Turkey's block on Wikipedia violates rights, court rules

The Turkish Constitutional Court ruled Thursday that blocking access to online encyclopedia Wikipedia within Turkey is a violation of freedom of expression, a lawyer representing the organization and various media reports said. The ruling opens the way for lifting the block on the website, which ...