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How did Egypt use the internet during Ramadan?

Accessing rate of electronic learning sites affiliated with the ministries of education and higher education has increased to 19% in Ramadan, bringing the rise rate to 395% since the beginning of curfew, the National Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (NTRA) said on Monday.

Daily News Egypt

A safer internet and the stupid things we do online

You don’t have to be savvy to be safe online. Just sensible. On Password Day, here are 5 things you should avoid doing, ranked by their increasing stupidity. Check number two for password advice!Be sensible online, avoid a few stupid pitfalls, and a safer internet will be within everyone's grasp. 5) The abandoned-phone toilet-dash Ever …

Deutsche Welle

Mobile market loses 1.45% users, internet gains 800,000 new users

The number of mobile subscribers decreased during May by 1.45% month-over-month. According to a report from the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, the number of mobile users fell from 107 million in April to 105.6 million in May. The report noted that the internet market saw 800,000 more clients join in May, rising from …

Mohamed Alaa El-Din

Berlin sets aside €2.4 billion for national internet boost

The German government has approved the creation of a billion euro digital infrastructure fund to help boost internet connectivity throughout the country. Better late than never, critics say.The German Cabinet on Wednesday approved a bill to create a special ‘Digital Infrastructure’ fund with an initial €2.4 billion ($2.8 billion), financed by the auction of new …

Deutsche Welle

State strikes social media rumours via harsh legislation

The Egyptian state has been long pointing on several occasions that social media platforms are the main reason of spread of rumours and negative energy among citizens in the country, suggesting the creation of legislation to criminalise or fine any users who posts or publishes something that could be seen as a threat to the …

Daily News Egypt

What is done in an internet minute in 2018?

In our daily lives, a minute does not seem like much time, but when it comes to the internet, even seconds may be valuable, because the internet sees the way our human minds think as rather linear, and not used to working. The information map today from Lori Lewis and Chadd Callahan from Cumulus Media …

Daily News Egypt

Egypt’s internet users decline by 3.6m in January

The total number of internet users in Egypt declined in January by 3.6 million, reaching 37.8 million users compared to 41.4 million in December 2017. According to a report issued by the Ministry of Communications, the number of mobile internet users decreased from 32.8 million in December 2017 to 29.3 million in January 2018. The …

Mohamed Alaa El-Din

Internet cables for adsl users

Hackers stole $6 million in Russia bank attack via SWIFT system

Russia’s central bank has admitted that hackers targeted a computer at one of its lenders and transferred a large sum of cash. They used the SWIFT payment system, which helps to move trillions of dollars each day.Unknown hackers stole 339.5 million roubles ($6 million, €4.8 million) from a Russian bank using the global payment network …

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