World’s Top 10 Internet Companies

Faye Kyzer

Internet‑based companies generate revenue through online sales, financial transaction fees, paid advertising, cloud services, and a host of other business lines. The years 2018 and 2019 were particularly strong growth years for this sector.  The following 10 publicly traded Internet-based companies topped the list.

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Elon Musk’s Space X Starlink satellites Internet boon for firefighters working in wildfire-hit rural Washington

Faye Kyzer

Internet services provided by Space X’s Starlink satellites orbiting the Earth have reached the rural parts of Washington. The company’s Internet-from-space initiative has helped first responders connect and coordinate their firefighting efforts in the affected regions.

In early August, the Washington Emergency Management Division deployed Starlink user terminals which are

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Business, government, multilateral agency and UN leaders commit to connecting children and young people to the internet by 2030 – World

Faye Kyzer

As half the world’s population remain unconnected, a virtual ‘Generation Unlimited’ event calls for urgent action and investment to bridge the digital divide and scale-up digital learning and skilling opportunities

NEW YORK, 1 September 2020 – Government leaders, business executives and heads of United Nations organizations and multilateral agencies renewed

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Slow internet plagues regional artists, as art world moves online during COVID-19 lockdown

Faye Kyzer

When COVID-19 altered the known landscape, regional artists found themselves in uncharted territory that required some seriously creative navigating.

Suddenly, every gallery, music venue and dance studio was closed, and every writers’ festival was cancelled or postponed.

Artists of all ilks were unable to collaborate with their peers, network professionally,

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