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  • surfing internet positive for education pew survey

    Surfing internet positive for education: Pew survey

    Lifestyle | March 23, 2015 14:29 IST

    Washington: A majority of people in emerging and developing nations say the internet is good for spreading education, reveals a new survey done across 32 countries.A majority also see the internet as a good influence

  • news consumption young adults want news every day survey

    News consumption: Young adults want news every day, survey shows

    March 17, 2015 9:15 IST

    Chicago: Young adults have a reputation for being connected to one another and disconnected from the news. But a survey has found that mobile devices and social networking are keeping them more engaged with the

  • iamai to identify objectionable web content ravi shankar

    IAMAI to identify objectionable web content: Ravi Shankar Prasad

    February 28, 2015 9:51 IST

    New Delhi: The government has given the task of identifying objectionable content on the internet to industry body IAMAI, telecom minister Ravi Shankar Prasad informed Parliament Friday."Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI), an association

  • restrictions should be higher in internet than print tv

    Restrictions should be higher in internet than print, TV: Centre tells SC

    India | February 26, 2015 11:08 IST

    New Delhi: Central government on Wednesday told the Supreme Court that reach and impact of internet was wider and the level of restrictions on this medium should be higher as compared to print and television.The

  • delhi is the worst city to access internet report

    Delhi is the worst city to access internet: Report

    February 25, 2015 14:12 IST

    New Delhi: Finnish firm F-Secure said it is in discussions with state governments, including Delhi, on the role that it can play in offering secured Wi-Fi access across hotspots located in various cities."Governments are looking

  • google developing body odour busting device

    Google developing body odour busting device?

    February 16, 2015 14:33 IST

    New Delhi: Tech giant Google has been awarded a patent for a body odour busting device which releases fragrances to keep the user smelling fresh.The wearable ‘fragrance emission device' includes several sensors that can detect

  • net neutrality what it is how it affects you

    Net Neutrality: What it is, how it affects you

    February 11, 2015 16:38 IST

    New York: That's the heated debate that has Internet service providers like Comcast, Verizon and Time Warner Cable facing off against the U.S. government, content providers like Netflix and consumer groups.To ensure that all websites

  • datawind to unveil mobile phones with free basic internet

    Datawind to unveil mobile phones with free basic Internet

    January 27, 2015 11:19 IST

    New Delhi: Low cost mobile device maker Datawind has earmarked about Rs 150 crore to launch mobile phones with free basic Internet services for one year to start with. These phones will cost Rs 3,000

  • internet will disappear google boss eric schmidt tells davos

    Internet will 'disappear', Google boss Eric Schmidt tells Davos

    January 23, 2015 12:59 IST

    Davos: Google boss Eric Schmidt has claimed that the internet will soon be so pervasive in every facet of our lives that it will effectively "disappear" into the background.When asked he was asked for his

  • us govt considering using internet smartphones for 2020

    US govt considering using Internet, smartphones for 2020 census

    January 09, 2015 15:36 IST

    Washington: The days of the census taker with clipboard in hand may be numbered. The Census Bureau plans to test digital tools in preparation for the 2020 census, a change that could save millions of

  • google evinces interest in digital india programme

    Google evinces interest in Digital India programme

    January 07, 2015 7:18 IST

    New Delhi: Google's Chief Internet Evangelist Vinton Cerf yesterday discussed with Communications Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad the role the US-based tech giant can play in the government's Digital India programme.They also discussed ways to increase

  • here s how social media turned global village to viral

    Here's how social media turned global village to viral universe!

    Mouthful | December 16, 2014 17:10 IST

    Social media - you might have loved it initially, and after getting addicted to it, you would have brooded over the idea of getting rid of it.Chosing to shut one path will eventually land you

  • web inventor says internet should be a basic human right

    Web Inventor says internet should be a 'basic human right'

    December 11, 2014 10:48 IST

    New York: The computer scientist credited with inventing the World Wide Web has called for affordable access to the Internet to be recognized as a human right, as a report showed that billions of people

  • brace yourself for some alien dance moves

    Brace yourself for some alien dance moves

    Bollywood | November 23, 2014 17:14 IST

    Well, this has to be the most pathetic attempt at dancing in the history of mankind.The guy in this video has unintentionally entertained us.You ought to have enormous patience to sail through this video.This guy

  • internet sleeps in some parts of the world

    Internet 'sleeps' in some parts of the world

    October 21, 2014 16:07 IST

    Washington: Internet “sleeps” almost like a living creature in some parts of Asia, South America and Eastern Europe, say scientists who tracked Internet usage as it pulses across the globe daily.Researchers found that while the

  • internet can t be managed as private property india tells un

    Internet can't be managed as private property: India tells UN

    World | October 15, 2014 16:32 IST

    United Nations: Underscoring its commitment to the "free growth" of the Internet, India has told the UN General Assembly that the cyberspace cannot be managed as a "private property" and its management should be "transparent

  • internet becomes the new battleground for india vs.

    Internet becomes the new battleground for India vs. Pakistan wars!

    India | October 10, 2014 17:12 IST

    With India-Pakistan battle getting intense at LOC, the hackers seem to start a new proxy war over the internet.Breaking the cyber security wall is picking up as the latest trend as violation on ceasefire has

  • top telcos hike mobile internet rates by up to 100 in june

    Top telcos hike mobile internet rates by up to 100% in June-Sept

    October 05, 2014 15:03 IST

    New Delhi: Telecom operators have raised mobile internet rates up to 100 per cent in June-September period across country.Airtel is latest to increase mobile internet rates by up to 33 per cent while Vodafone and

  • do ads follow you around the internet new tool will tell

    Do Ads 'follow' you around the Internet? New tool will tell you why

    August 23, 2014 21:30 IST

    New Delhi: Have you recently seen an ad about depression online? It could be because you sent an email about being sad. Researchers have developed a new tool that unveils which data in a Web account,

  • india has slowest internet penetration growth in apac

    India has slowest Internet penetration growth in APAC

    June 05, 2014 17:42 IST

    New Delhi: India, which accounts for the third largest online userbase globally after China and the US, has had the lowest Internet penetration growth in Asia Pacific (APAC) at 17.4 per cent so far this

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