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Zuckerberg lauds telcos for connecting more people to Net
Zuckerberg lauds telcos for connecting more people to Net

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Tuesday offered to partner with telecom operators to expand internet access, while lauding the efforts of Indian giant Airtel and other telcos on this front.

'1.7 bn women in emerging economies do not own mobile phones'

Over 1.7 billion females in low-and middle-income countries do not own mobile phones and women on average are 14 percent less likely to own a mobile phone than men -- creating a gender gap of 200 million fewer women than men owning mobile phones, a report said here on Tuesday.

Zuckerberg willing to work with Google on Global Internet Access
Zuckerberg willing to work with Google on Global Internet Access

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has indicated a willingness to work with Google on Global Internet Access at Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona by saying that connecting the world doesn't have to be a cutthroat competition.

Facebook addiction can lead to depression
Facebook addiction can lead to depression

Constantly checking Facebook to see what your friends are doing could drive you to depression, a new study warns.

Now, get zip-line tour through Amazon Jungle on Google Street View

Google Maps' Street View now allows people to travel through the Amazon jungle via zip-line.

Google confirms plans to launch mobile service soon
Google confirms plans to launch mobile service soon

Google has confirmed plans that the company is launching its own Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) with existing partners, said a senior Vice President at Google Sundar Pichai.

Facebook fends off telecom firms` complaints

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg on Monday fended off complaints that the hugely popular social network was getting a free ride out of telecom operators who host its service on smartphones.

Google partners MyGov to build PMO mobile app
Google partners MyGov to build PMO mobile app

Online search giant Google will help MyGov, the citizen engagement platform of the government of India, to launch a nationwide contest to build a mobile app for the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO), a company statement said here on Monday.

Twitter working with probe on online threats
Twitter working with probe on online threats

Twitter said on Monday  it was working with law enforcement officials on unspecified threats, amid reports that the social network had been targeted for blocking accounts linked to the Islamic State.

Know who can access your Facebook account without password
Know who can access your Facebook account without password

Do you know that certain people can access Facebook accounts without the need for passwords? 

Google to rank websites based on facts not links
Google to rank websites based on facts not links

Google plans to rank websites on its search engine based on factual accuracy, a move that will prevent sites full of misinformation from appearing first in search results.

Social media can indicate personality, health risks and cultural differences
Social media can indicate personality, health risks and cultural differences

A new study has provided a deeper insight into how social media can help study personality, potential health risks and cultural differences.

Gender ceases to be predefined on Facebook
Gender ceases to be predefined on Facebook

Facebook users can now use any term, with which they wish to describe their gender. Previously, it required you to choose from a list of predefined genders.

Pakistan top online searches during World Cup: Google
Pakistan top online searches during World Cup: Google

Pakistan have topped the chart of most searched teams playing in the ongoing ICC World Cup despite not performing well, a latest study by global online giant Google said.

IT has changed the way the world looks at India: PM Modi
IT has changed the way the world looks at India: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that Information Technology has revolutionised the way the world looks at India, adding that progress is incomplete without `information ways`.

Lurking on Facebook may lead to depression
Lurking on Facebook may lead to depression

Using Facebook only to scroll through your news feed or browse other people's profiles could make you feel envious and depressed, according to a new study.

Youtube for Android now allows users to trim videos before posting
Youtube for Android now allows users to trim videos before posting

The Youtube app on Android devices has been updated with a new feature that now allows users to trim videos before uploading it to the web.

Google planning to set up 'glass campus' in Mountain View
Google planning to set up 'glass campus' in Mountain View

Google is reportedly planning to submit a proposal seeking to set up a new campus in Mountain View next month.

Google scraps plan to block porn on Blogger
Google scraps plan to block porn on Blogger

Google Inc has abandoned its plan to ban adult content on its blogging site Blogger after receiving negative feedback from users.

IAMAI to identify objectionable content on Internet: Prasad

The government has given the task of identifying objectionable content on the Internet to industry body IAMAI, Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad informed Parliament on Friday.

China censorship sweep deletes more than 60,000 Internet accounts

Some of China`s largest Internet companies deleted more than 60,000 online accounts because their names did not conform to regulations due to take effect on Sunday, the top Internet regulator said.

Twitter bans hate speeches, abusive language
Twitter bans hate speeches, abusive language

Micro-blogging site Twitter has added new reporting tools to help it fight abuse and protect users on its site.

Messaging app Viber makes games services available to users wordwide

Chat app Viber has reportedly opened its games services to all users across the world.

Facebook to allow users to define their gender themselves
Facebook to allow users to define their gender themselves

A year after Facebook introduced preset custom genders like "cisgender" or " transgender," it has now started rolling out a new version of its custom gender field where users can type in any word to represent their gender across Facebook.

US spymaster warns over low-level cyber attacks

A steady stream of low-level cyber attacks poses the most likely danger to the United States rather than a potential digital "armageddon," US intelligence director James Clapper said on Thursday.

Twitter boosts effort to stop spoofing, data leaks
Twitter boosts effort to stop spoofing, data leaks

Twitter said Thursday it was ramping up efforts to crack down on impersonation on the messaging platform as well as the leaking of personal, private data.

Google to show ads for apps on Google Play
Google to show ads for apps on Google Play

Google Inc said it will allow some Google Play users to see advertisements for apps in the coming weeks.

Twitter now has official WordPress plug-in
Twitter now has official WordPress plug-in

Micro-blogging site Twitter has announced that it is releasing its first official Twitter plug-in for WordPress, said media reports.

World's largest computer manufacturer's webpage hacked
World's largest computer manufacturer's webpage hacked

The webpage of Chinese technology firm Lenovo, the world's largest computer manufacturer, was hacked Thursday and the website's content remained inaccessible.

Facebook updates feature for suicide prevention
Facebook updates feature for suicide prevention

Now you can more easily help save the lives of friends who might appear distressed, through a new updated Facebook feature.