If you’ve ever emailed a resort in Fiji or Vanuatu about that long-awaited holiday, it’s likely your email traveled through an undersea internet cable. Such cables carry much of the internet traffic around the globe, in conjunction with underground fiber connections, satellites, and microwave links.
Unicode, the international standard for computer text, added 37 new emoji characters to its existing dictionary of 3,633 emoji.
BitTorrent is an excellent distribution mechanism but, for a file to live on, at least one person has to keep sharing it.
This means that most torrents eventually die after the public loses interest. However, some torrents seem to live on forever.