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Can You Match the Famous Garden to the Movie It’s From?

Talk about an underground classic. Tremors—easily the greatest subterranean monster movie ever made—turned 30 years old this year. So, we’ve dug up some trivia that’ll help get you in the mood for an anniversary screening. Just watch your step … 1. The premise for Tremors came to screenwriter S. S.…
bubmag
June 13, 2020
Free Internet

Huawei’s proposal to replace TCP/IP is going nowhere fast

Why it matters: One reason the Internet remains a good place for freedom of expression and governments have a difficult time censoring and controlling it, is the very language that networks adhere to in order to facilitate communications between them. However, Chinese companies such as Huawei think that we need…
bubmag
June 5, 2020
Free Internet

Is China Changing Its Thinking on Data Localization?

Pacific Money | Economy | Risk Intelligence | East Asia What to make of new provincial cross-border data flow proposals. This article is presented byDiplomat Risk Intelligence, The Diplomat’s consulting and analysis division. Learn more hereCredit: Illustration by Catherine Putz.Under pressure from the COVID-19 economic downturn, China’s authorities revealed mild interest in exploring less restrictive data…
bubmag
June 4, 2020
Free Internet

25 technologies that have changed the world

Apple's Steve Jobs introduced the iPhone on Jan. 9, 2007, calling it a "revolutionary and magical product that is literally five years ahead of any other mobile phone," Photo courtesy of Apple If 1995 seems a long time ago, that's because it was. The DVD player was the hot new…
bubmag
May 30, 2020