MOSCOW — Russia’s state internet watchdog added social network LinkedIn to its official blacklist on Thursday. All of the country’s internet providers are obliged to enact the ban, Roskomnadzor said on its website. However, LinkedIn appeared accessible from NBC News’ office in Moscow on Thursday afternoon. The social network aimed at job seekers and recruiters ran afoul of a 2015 Russian law requiring all personal data of Russians to be

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The National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) has urged sea users and coastal hikers to be cautious during the current full moon spring tide. The monthly full moon spring tide peaks on the full moon on Monday and the effects of this spring tide on the coastline, which began on Thursday, would continue to affect the coastline into the later half of the week, the NSRI said in a statement. “Spring

CONGRATULATIONS Miss Rahista Gopal (Miss SA FINALIST 2010 and FACE OF MANGWANANI SPA 2016) – Our competition winner of YOUR VERY OWN BLOG! It is with no doubt that judges Ruan Scheepers and Tasveer Jaggernath agree that you have what it takes to be South Africa’s next super blogger. Happy Blogging from all at NimSat!

You don’t need Sherlock Holmes to tell you that cloud computing is on the rise, and that cloud traffic keeps going up. However, it is enlightening to see the degree by which it is increasing, which is, in essence, about to quadruple in the next few years. By that time, 92% percent of workloads will be processed by cloud data centers; versus only eight percent being processed by traditional data centers.