Internet

Internet, satellite existed during Mahabharata era: Tripura CM Biplab Kumar Deb

Internet, satellite existed during Mahabharata era: Tripura CM Biplab Kumar Deb

Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb claimed that internet and satellite are not something new but existed since the Mahabharata era. Speaking at a Regional Workshop on Computerisation and Reforms at Pragna Bhawan in Agartala, Deb said that the internet was invented by India lakhs of years ago.

Apr 18, 2018, 07:09 AM IST
Internet in Indian languages can add 205 million new users: Report

Internet in Indian languages can add 205 million new users: Report

The total base of Internet users in the country is estimated to be about 481 million as of December 2017.

Mar 22, 2018, 17:47 PM IST
India ranks 47th when it comes to inclusive Internet: Report

India ranks 47th when it comes to inclusive Internet: Report

According to report on average, men are 33.5% more likely to have internet access than women.

Feb 26, 2018, 20:45 PM IST
Two-factor authentication spam was caused by a bug, will be fixed, says Facebook

Two-factor authentication spam was caused by a bug, will be fixed, says Facebook

The social media giant also plans to disable a feature that automatically posts SMS replies as status updates.

Feb 17, 2018, 18:42 PM IST
You may soon surf internet mid-air, TRAI gives approval for in-flight Wi-Fi

You may soon surf internet mid-air, TRAI gives approval for in-flight Wi-Fi

The move comes after the department of telecom had sought views of the TRAI in August last year over the proposal to introduce voice, data and video services over Indian airspace for domestic, international and overflying flights.

Jan 20, 2018, 10:20 AM IST
German government says it backs 'open and free internet'

German government says it backs 'open and free internet'

The German government says it backs an "open and free internet" following the US decision to repeal net neutrality rules.

Dec 16, 2017, 08:08 AM IST
Net Neutrality: TRAI bats for unrestricted internet access, telcos say narrow view

Net Neutrality: TRAI bats for unrestricted internet access, telcos say narrow view

The regulator has exempted content or services that telecom operators provide within their own network without adversely impacting public Internet.

Nov 28, 2017, 23:18 PM IST
TRAI suggestions on Net Neutrality draw mixed reaction from industry

TRAI suggestions on Net Neutrality draw mixed reaction from industry

According to the Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI), the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI)'s recommendations are progressive and in line with the debates in the industry and user groups that had been raging for the last two years.

Nov 28, 2017, 20:42 PM IST
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