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Prehistoric `Venus` statue too hot for Facebook

Prehistoric `Venus` statue too hot for Facebook

The tiny statuette of a voluptuous naked woman, which is some 30,000 years old, was discovered in the Austrian village of Willendorf in the early 20th century.

Mar 01, 2018, 10:48 AM IST
Twitter rolls out Bookmarks feature globally for iOS, Android

Twitter rolls out Bookmarks feature globally for iOS, Android

To bookmark a tweet, tap the share icon under the tweet and select, "Add Tweet to Bookmarks".

Mar 01, 2018, 10:36 AM IST
Going live on YouTube just got easier

Going live on YouTube just got easier

YouTube is starting to roll out chat replay so that users can follow the conversation even after a livestream is over.

Feb 28, 2018, 10:54 AM IST
Google gets 2.4 million URL removal requests under new EU laws

Google gets 2.4 million URL removal requests under new EU laws

European Court of Justice established the "right to be forgotten," or more accurately, the "right to delist", allowing Europeans to ask search engines to delist information about themselves from

Feb 28, 2018, 10:38 AM IST
Airtel vs Reliance Jio data pack at Rs 98: Who offers better plan?

Airtel vs Reliance Jio data pack at Rs 98: Who offers better plan?

The upgraded plan offers prepaid customers 5GB of 4G/ 3G data for 28 days.

Feb 23, 2018, 10:09 AM IST
4G LTE speed slowest in India, even below Pakistan

4G LTE speed slowest in India, even below Pakistan

While India’s internet speed was found to be 6.07 mbps, Pakistanis enjoy 13.56 mbps speed.

Feb 22, 2018, 11:41 AM IST
Internet now has 332.4 mn domain names

Internet now has 332.4 mn domain names

New ".com" and ".net" domain name registrations totalled 9 million during 2017 compared to 8.8 million in 2016.

Feb 22, 2018, 09:37 AM IST
Google to now support Tamil language ads

Google to now support Tamil language ads

With this, Google has now scaled support for three languages -- Hindi, Bengali and Tamil.

Feb 21, 2018, 14:57 PM IST
Internet users in India likely to cross 500 million by June 2018: Report

Internet users in India likely to cross 500 million by June 2018: Report

According to the findings of the report, urban India witnessed a growth of 9.66 percent from December 2016 and is presently estimated to have around 295 million Internet users as on December 2017.

Feb 21, 2018, 11:05 AM IST
Reliance Jio Football offer gives cashback of Rs 2,200 – All you need to know

Reliance Jio Football offer gives cashback of Rs 2,200 – All you need to know

The cashback voucher can be redeemed upon a recharge in MyJio App only.

Feb 19, 2018, 11:27 AM IST
Google kills 'view image' button from search results

Google kills 'view image' button from search results

The change is seen as part of Google's partnering with stock photo provider Getty Images.

Feb 16, 2018, 10:47 AM IST
Jio effect: BSNL offers unlimited calls, 1GB data/day for 1 year at Rs 999

Jio effect: BSNL offers unlimited calls, 1GB data/day for 1 year at Rs 999

Under the BSNL Maximum prepaid plan, users will get unlimited data access for 365 days and unlimited voice calls for 181 days.

Feb 15, 2018, 07:53 AM IST
Google celebrates 2018 Winter Olympics with a GIF Doodle

Google celebrates 2018 Winter Olympics with a GIF Doodle

The Olympic Winter Games are scheduled from February 9 – 25, 2018 at PyeongChang County, South Korea.

Feb 09, 2018, 12:04 PM IST
JioTV to livestream 2018 Winter Olympics in India

JioTV to livestream 2018 Winter Olympics in India

The Olympic Winter Games are scheduled from February 9 – 25, 2018 at PyeongChang County, South Korea.

Feb 08, 2018, 14:23 PM IST
As Facebook turns 14, Mark Zuckerberg goes on self-criticism mode

As Facebook turns 14, Mark Zuckerberg goes on self-criticism mode

Zuckerberg acknowledged that he made numerous mistakes in building the world`s biggest social network.

Feb 06, 2018, 12:06 PM IST
Google doodle celebrates life and literature of writer Kamala Das: 'World of an engrossing woman'

Google doodle celebrates life and literature of writer Kamala Das: 'World of an engrossing woman'

Today’s Doodle by artist Manjit Thapp celebrates the work Kamala Das left behind.

Feb 01, 2018, 08:12 AM IST
Facebook bans Bitcoin, other cryptocurrency ads on its platforms

Facebook bans Bitcoin, other cryptocurrency ads on its platforms

The new policy prohibits ads that promote financial products and services that are frequently associated with misleading or deceptive promotional practices

Jan 31, 2018, 09:59 AM IST
Facebook to show more local news in News Feed

Facebook to show more local news in News Feed

The update comes after the social media giant announced changes to News Feed that showed posts from friends and high-quality news sources.

Jan 30, 2018, 12:58 PM IST
Google Doodle celebrates 136th birthday of novelist Virginia Woolf

Google Doodle celebrates 136th birthday of novelist Virginia Woolf

Search engine Google on Friday celebrated the life and literature of one of the foremost novelists of the 20th century –Virginia Woolf.

Jan 25, 2018, 12:33 PM IST
Future will be about 'made on the internet': Jack Ma

Future will be about 'made on the internet': Jack Ma

Jack Ma said that even without a perfect logistics system, payments system or blockchain, e-commerce has grown remarkably.

Jan 24, 2018, 18:05 PM IST

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