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India’s GDP could increase by an extra $1 trillion by 2020 if Indians get online

The Facebook report said that global GDP could grow by an additional $6.7 trillion by 2020, if the internet reaches every human being.

Facebook developing novel technology for better Internet.org access

Facebook developing novel technology for better Internet.org access

The Connectivity Lab is reportedly working on several such projects, including systems that would provide connections through satellites or drone-mounted lasers.

Disappointed but will not give up, says Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on TRAI decision

Disappointed but will not give up, says Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on TRAI decision

Zuckerberg claimed that Facebook's work with Internet.org around the world has already improved many people's lives.

620 million Chinese surf internet via phone

620 million Chinese surf internet via phone

Internet coverage expansion has helped improve public services, living standards, and e-commerce.

Does the Internet make you doubt your knowledge?

Does the Internet make you doubt your knowledge?

The increasing dependence on internet makes us less confident leading us to doubt ourselves.

India is second most ignorant nation of the world: Survey

India is second most ignorant nation of the world: Survey

The survey conducted by Ipsos MORI, a London-based market research firm, polled 25,000 people from 33 countries.

Microsoft launches fund for affordable Internet access

Microsoft launches fund for affordable Internet access

Technology giant Microsoft has launched a new fund to invest in companies working on solutions to bring affordable Internet access to underserved markets.

Facebook to provide free internet to Africa with satellites

Facebook to provide free internet to Africa with satellites

Facebook is teaming up with Eutelsat in an attempt to deliver free Internet to sub-Saharan Africa using an AMOS-6 satellite.

Greater internet access ups racial hate crimes: Study

Broadband availability increased the incidence of racial hate crimes committed by lone-wolf perpetrators in the US during the period 2001-2008, say researchers, including one of Indian origin.

Internet growth slows; most people still offline: UN

Internet growth slows; most people still offline: UN

Growth in the number of people with access to the Internet is slowing, and more than half the world`s population is still offline, the United Nations Broadband Commission said on Monday.

Net neutrality for operators limiting Internet access: Facebook

Net neutrality for operators limiting Internet access: Facebook

Defending its free Internet platform internet.Org, Facebook today said net neutrality principle arose when operators started selling different levels of speed to provide faster access to certain services.

FinMin restricts Internet access for director-level officers

Amid a CBI probe into leakage of secret documents, Finance Ministry has clamped down on the use of Internet and private emails by those up to the director level in the Department of Economic Affairs (DEA), restricting the access only to official mails and government websites.

Largest satellite network to provide global internet access

A firm backed by Virgin and Qualcomm is planning to launch the world's largest-ever satellite network to provide high-speed internet access around the world.

Google mulling internet providing balloon towers: Report

The highly ambitious project can solve the problem of internet availability in rural areas.

'Internet users in India to reach 24.3 cr by 2014'

The number of Internet users in India is expected to rise 18.53 percent in the coming eight months to reach 24.3 crore by June 2014, on the back of higher adoption of mobiles as a means to access the Internet, a report on Wednesday said.

Vodafone slashes data prices by 80% in three circles

In a significant move, Vodafone India on Tuesday said it has reduced data charges by up to 80 percent in three circles and the new cheaper rates will be rolled out nationally in a phased manner.

Thousands of PCs may lose Internet access today

DNSChanger is a malware computer programme that redirects Internet traffic to fake websites.