New system to empower internet users with more data control

 Computer scientists have developed a novel method for providing concrete proof to internet users that their information did not cross through certain undesired geographic areas.

How terror messages spread on Twitter?

 Researchers are studying issues such as what type of information and propaganda from terror organisations go viral on the social media, how that information spreads and what kind of people/ groups participate in its spread.

Make public RTI replies to stop repeated queries: Centre

To check wasteful duplication of effort while responding to RTI queries, the Centre has asked all departments to do an analysis of information sought often by applicants and suo-motu make such details public.

Smartphones and internet may give you 'digital amnesia'

People are using smartphones and the internet as an extension of their memory which may lead to 'digital amnesia', a new survey suggests.

Zee Media Exclusive interview with India's new CIC Vijay Sharma

Zee Media conducts an Exclusive interview with the country's new Chief Information Commissioner.

Nepal earthquake: Zee Media special report from ground zero

Taal Thok Ke: While the nasty earthquake has ravaged Nepal, relief work and help has been pouring in from everywhere. Zee Media reports from ground zero, becomes a channel for the victims to send messages to their loved ones back home.

Nepal earthquake: Zee Media special report from ground zero- Part 2

Taal Thok Ke: While the nasty earthquake has ravaged Nepal, relief work and help has been pouring in from everywhere. Zee Media reports from ground zero, becomes a channel for the victims to send messages to their loved ones back home.

Nepal earthquake: Track your loved ones through Google's Person Finder service
Nepal earthquake: Track your loved ones through Google's Person Finder service

Google's Person Finder service can help people track their missing loved ones after affected by the massive 7.8 earthquake that hit Nepal on Saturday in which over 870 people have reportedly been killed.

Rio 2016 unveils Olympic IT lab
Rio 2016 unveils Olympic IT lab

The local organisers of Rio 2016 Olympic Games unveiled a laboratory that will test equipment used to beam real-time information during the Games, a media report said on Thursday.

Element of surprise helps babies learn best: Study

Infants have innate knowledge about the world, and when their expectations are defied, they learn best, a new study has found.

Even rats can imagine and reason!
Even rats can imagine and reason!

 Rats have the ability to link cause and effect such that they can expect, or imagine, something happening even if it isn't, reveals a new study.

For most millennials, Facebook is No 1 gateway to keep in touch with news
For most millennials, Facebook is No 1 gateway to keep in touch with news

A new study has given insight into the news habits of America's first digital generation, suggesting that Millennials are anything but "newsless," passive, or uninterested in civic issues.

Vint Cerf warns 21st century may become 'information black hole' for future generations
Vint Cerf warns 21st century may become 'information black hole' for future generations

The chief internet "evangelist" and Vice President at Google Vint Cerf has warned that the 21st century may become an "information black hole" to future generations because of a lack of proper storage of digital records in a format that can be read and understood in the years to come.

Obama to promote sharing of cyber security threat information

Amid increased cyber threats from overseas, US President Barack Obama is set to put in place measures aimed at encouraging and promoting sharing of cyber security threat information.

Facebook, Yahoo and other firms unveil alliance on cybersecurity
Facebook, Yahoo and other firms unveil alliance on cybersecurity

Facebook, Yahoo and other technology firms announced the creation of a "ThreatExchange" to share information to help thwart cyberattacks.

Govt brainstorms on sharing information through media

Stressing the importance of government's connect with public through media, Union minister Arun Jaitley on Monday said ministers, even those unfamiliar with the art of dealing with press, have to take lead and along with bureaucrats ensure that authentic information reaches people.

This is the reason you keep forgetting things

  A new study has recently revealed that just seeing or hearing something isn't going to help people remember it.

Emotional events can bolster past memories

 A new study has found that our memories can not only travel back in time to retrieve events from the past but can also update past memories with important new information or details.

Facebook sharing boosts involvement with news and information
Facebook sharing boosts involvement with news and information

Sharing and discussing news content on social media sites such as Facebook can drive greater involvement with news and information, researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have found.

'Internet users must ask right questions for sensible response'

 Internet users must learn to ask the right questions to get sensible responses as the pool of information is constantly evolving, said scientist Jayant R. Haritsa.