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Matter will make it easier to build a Google, Amazon or Apple smart home

Matter will make it easier to build a Google, Amazon or Apple smart home

Soon it will be easier to buy gadgets that work with your smart home. Hispanolistic | E+ | Getty Images Imagine asking Apple’s Siri to turn off your Amazon Fire TV. Thanks to a new standard called Matter, soon most smart home devices from different brands will work together. Matter, backed by the biggest names …

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Microsoft withdraws Internet Explorer and ends support

Microsoft withdraws Internet Explorer and ends support

Microsoft Corp. Chairman Bill Gates announces a new version of Microsoft Internet Explorer for Windows XP and that Microsoft would include Windows AntiSpyware technology at no extra charge, during his keynote address at RSA Conference 2005 in San Francisco, Tuesday, Feb. 15, 2005. The two new enhancements will lead to safer Web browsing according to …

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Europe telco industry pushes Big Tech to pay for building the internet

Europe telco industry pushes Big Tech to pay for building the internet

In Europe, the battle between US Big Tech companies and telecommunications firms has reached fever pitch. Telecom groups are pushing European regulators to consider implementing a framework where the companies that send traffic along their networks are charged a fee to help fund mammoth upgrades to their infrastructure, something known as the “sender pays” principle. …

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