Internet

Using the internet for self-diagnosis? Here's how it's harming your health

Using the internet for self-diagnosis? Here's how it's harming your health

Firstly, the internet is a mixed bag of resources that may be misleading or baseless; secondly, it can lead to unnecessary anxiety, fears, and withdrawal from the fact that s/he is suffering from a disease.

Oct 26, 2017, 18:45 PM IST
Centre examining report on new laws to deal with hate speech on internet

Centre examining report on new laws to deal with hate speech on internet

The Home Ministry is examining a report to propose new laws or amendments to deal with hate speech on the internet.

Sep 29, 2017, 00:07 AM IST
Beware! Fake Blue Whale apps, malware may be stealing your personal info

Beware! Fake Blue Whale apps, malware may be stealing your personal info

If cyber experts are to be believed, a number of fictitious Blue Whale gaming apps and malware are still available on the internet which lure users to download them and in the process steal their personal information

Sep 28, 2017, 07:03 AM IST
Faster Internet speed spurring OTT growth in India

Faster Internet speed spurring OTT growth in India

OTT, or the delivery of video content via Internet, is looking up as Cloud delivery platform Akamai`s latest "State of the Internet Report" indicates that the average speed has dramatically improved in the last 18 months from a 3-odd Mbps to a 6.5 Mbps.

Sep 26, 2017, 11:53 AM IST
Google reveals most commonly searched sex question

Google reveals most commonly searched sex question

The queries show people may be turning to google for information rather than visiting a sexual health clinic.

Sep 21, 2017, 20:54 PM IST
Goat with human-like face leaves internet baffled – WATCH

Goat with human-like face leaves internet baffled – WATCH

A video of a mutant goat with human-like facial features has left the Internet baffled.

Aug 23, 2017, 20:42 PM IST
 Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan writes to PM Narendra Modi to ban online Blue Whale game

Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan writes to PM Narendra Modi to ban online Blue Whale game

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Sunday urged the Centre to take immediate steps to ban the online Blue Whale game in the country "to save precious lives".

Aug 13, 2017, 17:40 PM IST

Draft of new telecom policy by December-end: Telecom secretary

The National Telecom Policy, 2012, had taken key steps such as full mobile number portability, liberalisation of spectrum, and allowing delinking of spectrum from licence, among others.

Jul 28, 2017, 16:10 PM IST
Internet grows to over 330 million domain name registrations

Internet grows to over 330 million domain name registrations

The Internet has grown to 330.6 million domain name registrations in the first quarter of 2017 as nearly 1.3 million registrations were added in the first quarter this year.

Jul 27, 2017, 12:46 PM IST
Believe it or not! This beetle can hold a pen and draw—WATCH video

Believe it or not! This beetle can hold a pen and draw—WATCH video

A stag beetle named Spike has won the hearts of thousands of people on social media with its extraordinary talent of holding a pen and 'drawing' on paper, creating incredible artwork.

Jul 11, 2017, 21:17 PM IST
'MacGyver' red tegu lizard from California is a hit on internet! Watch why

'MacGyver' red tegu lizard from California is a hit on internet! Watch why

A couple from California has a 20-pound Argentine red tegu lizard as their loving pet at home.

Jul 11, 2017, 20:59 PM IST
This 7-year-old Chinese boy stuns Internet with his eight-pack abs!

This 7-year-old Chinese boy stuns Internet with his eight-pack abs!

The young boy, a talented gymnast, is a resident of Hangzhou in Zhejiang province in east China, and has been receiving gymnastic training for two years.

Jul 07, 2017, 20:07 PM IST

68% of 51 million small, medium businesses run offline

Around 68 percent of the 51 million Small and Medium Businesses (SMBs) in the country are offline, said Shalini Girish, Director, Marketing Solutions, Google, on Tuesday.

Jun 13, 2017, 16:43 PM IST

Technology behind bitcoin may increase government productivity

An Australian research indicates blockchain technology -- that enables bitcoin -- may increase productivity and innovation in government and industry in the future.

Jun 11, 2017, 16:06 PM IST

Internet suspended as tension rise in Kashmir Valley

Authorities on Wednesday suspended mobile internet services in the Kashmir Valley following the death of a youth in a security force firing in the Shopian district.

Jun 07, 2017, 09:48 AM IST
Newborn baby holds mother's birth control device! Was he born with it?

Newborn baby holds mother's birth control device! Was he born with it?

After the picture found way on the internet, questions were raised on the authenticity of the image.

May 04, 2017, 21:05 PM IST

Web needs rethink to stop 'nasty' ideas spreading, says its creator

The World Wide Web needs a complete rethink to prevent spying and the spread of "nasty, mean ideas" on social media websites, its inventor, Tim Berners-Lee, said on Monday.

Apr 10, 2017, 17:11 PM IST

India's Internet economy to reach $250 billion by 2020: Report

The average data consumption is projected to reach 7-10 GB per user per month by 2020.

Apr 07, 2017, 16:26 PM IST

Kerala budget 2017: Govt announces 20 lakh free Internet connections

Internet would be made the right of the people and two million "poor families" will get free access to the web, Kerala Finance Minister Thomas Issac said while presenting the budget for 2017-18 in the state assembly on Friday

Mar 03, 2017, 11:57 AM IST

Jammu and Kashmir reports 27 Internet shutdowns since 2012

Jammu and Kashmir has experienced 27 internet shutdowns since 2012, highest for any other Indian state

Feb 09, 2017, 10:41 AM IST