Mobile users may constitute 80% of Internet users by 2017

The number of Internet users in India would reach 500 million by 2017, with as many as 400 million of them getting online through mobile phone, a senior official of search engine giant Google has said.

76 percent kids below age 13 hooked to YouTube: Assocham

76 percent kids below age 13 hooked to YouTube: Assocham

Despite the government's strict norms that prohibit children under 13 from joining mobile sharing platforms, nearly 76 percent of children aged 7-13 years visit video-streaming website YouTube daily, a new Associated Chambers of Commerce of India (Assocham) survey found.

Thai government warns web activists

 The Thai government has threatened to take legal action against web activists who attacked state-owned websites in a bid to develop a single internet gateway to expand control over online media, the media reported on Friday.

Social networking turns people into slacktivists

British researchers have shown that people declaring support for a charity on social media are less likely to donate for the cause later on.

Experts from India, Japan discuss cyber security

In an effort to shore up cooperation between India and Japan in cyber security, experts and researchers from both the countries are holding deliberations here.

Facebook posts have greater recall value than face

People`s memory for Facebook posts have greater recall value than human faces or sentences from books, says a new study.

`Govt talking to Oppn on law to regulate online media`

Nitin Gadkari urged the IT industry CEOs to draft a paper with proposals that can be implemented by the BJP-run states.

China mulls crackdown on online media

Chinese officials periodically shut down hundreds of websites accusing them of spreading obscene material.

China mulls crackdown on online media

Chinese officials periodically shut down hundreds of websites accusing them of spreading obscene material.