#Internet

.Pennsylvania, USA
People march in Miami in support of protests in Cuba (Photo: AP/PTI)

  • Cuban families in the US are worried about internet blackouts back home
  • The Cuban government has imposed curbs on the internet to quell protests
  • Protests began following shortages of food, COVID-19 vaccines

.Tokyo, Japan
The masks aren't N95s. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@TeamUSA)

  • United States athletes have terrified the opposition with their performances
  • This time it is their masks that are grabbing all the attention
  • Take a look at how the internet reacted to Team USA's masks

.Sunnyvale, CA, USA
Thomas Kurian is Google Cloud's CEO. (Photo Credits: Twitter/ThomasOrTK)

  • Thomas Kurian took over the reins of Google Cloud after working at Oracle for 22 years
  • In two years, he has doubled the revenue
  • He had struggled to lead Oracle into the land of Internet Computing

.New Delhi, Delhi, India

  • System disruptions at Akamai (AKAM) caused massive outages 
  • Akamai Technologies is a global content delivery network, cybersecurity
  • It is based in the Massachusetts, United States

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
The Zomato website was down for almost an hour. (Photo credit: Screenshot)

  • Several gaming services in the United States were also down for about an hour
  • Akamai Technologies said it fixed an issue with its Edge DNS service
  • This is the second time in as many months that Akamai has faced an outage

Several major gaming services experienced network difficulties. (Photo credit: Representational/unsplash)

  • PSN is one of several online gaming services that experienced network issues
  • The problems have spiked for PSN, Fortnite, and Steam within the last hour
  • On the PS5, a message reads "Services are busy right now. We'll be back soon"

.Islamabad, Pakistan
Earlier this month, TikTok was blocked for two days in Pakistan. (Photo Credit: Unsplash)

  • TikTok has a huge fan base in Pakistan
  • People use it to market and sell their products online
  • The app was banned for the first time in the country in October 2020

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
The NICT team recorded a 319 Tbps speed over a distance of around 3,000 kilometres.(Photo Credit: Unsplash)

  • Researchers at Japan's National Institute of Information and Communication Technology made the record
  • This was the fastest-ever data transfer using optical fiber cables
  • At this speed, 57,000 films can be downloaded in a second, albeit theoretically

.Colombo, Sri Lanka
Cricket fans also took to Twitter to celebrate Kuldeep's good performance for India after a long time. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • Left-arm leg-spinner Kuldeep Yadav got off to a great start to his campaign
  • He dismissed Bhanuka Rajapaksa and Minod Bhanuka within a space of 4 balls in his 3rd over
  • His spell impressed former Indian all-rounder Irfan Pathan

.Florida, USA
Cuban flag flies during a protest against the Cuban government in Miami, Florida. (Photo Credit: AFP)

  • Cuba is going through a massive political turmoil
  • The country's government has blocked access of the internet
  • Florida Gov. urged President Biden to use balloons to transmit internet