Teenagers not hooked to Facebook anymore
Teenagers not hooked to Facebook anymore

A study involving 170,000 internet users across 32 countries has found that more and more teenagers are spending more time on instant messaging apps than on Facebook.

Govt monitoring big concern among Indian net users: Survey

India is among top three nations where government monitoring of online activity is a big concern for Internet users, according to a global survey.

India to have 2nd largest online user-base after China by 2016
India to have 2nd largest online user-base after China by 2016

Availability of low-cost smartphones and increasing penetration of mobile broadband will help India overtake the US as the world's second largest Internet user-base by 2016, research firm eMarketer said.

India one of fastest growing markets for Twitter
India one of fastest growing markets for Twitter

With more and more people getting engaged with the micro-blogging website, India is turning out to be one of the fastest growing markets for the US-based Twitter, a top company official said here Saturday.

Bogus emails lure people into sharing personal information
Bogus emails lure people into sharing personal information

 More internet users are being lured into revealing personal information as they log into bogus emails, says a new study.

Google launches alliance to promote Indian languages

Ensuring greater reach of internet in the country, Google Monday announced alliance with industry partners to form the Indian Language Internet Alliance (ILIA), a group committed to promote the growth of Indic-language content online.

`Indian Internet users to surpass US numbers in 2014`

Indian Internet users will surpass the number in the US by the end of this year and around 500 million people will be online by 2018, Rajan Anandan, managing director, Google India said here Tuesday.

Moderate Internet use does not harm teenage brains

A review of more than a hundred published studies of typical computer use among adolescents suggests that moderate Internet use does not appear to adversely affect the development of teenage brains.

World to have 3 billion Internet users by year end: UN

The world will have nearly three billion Internet users by the end of 2014, with two-thirds of them from the developing world, and mobile-cellular subscriptions will reach almost seven billion by the year end, new figures released by the UN said.

LinkedIn`s user base crosses 300 million mark

The business-oriented social networking site LinkedIn`s user base has reportedly risen above 300 million people across over 200 countries.

WD launches personal cloud solutions in India

US-based storage solutions provider Western Digital (WD) Thursday launched a personal cloud solutions product named "My Cloud" in India that enables users to organise, centralise, secure and access digital contents from anywhere in the world.

Google to create android applications in Indian languages

Google Wednesday said it will host a two-day workshop in Bangalore later this week focused on designing and creating android applications in Indian languages.

Internet subscribers in India touch 238.71 mn in 2013: Govt

India`s Internet population rose to 238.71 million last year helped by growing number of users especially in Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Gujarat and Andhra Pradesh, Parliament was informed Wednesday.

Google India aims to bring 50 million women online

With women comprising just 30 per cent of the online population in India, Internet giant Google Wednesday said it aims to help 50 million women in the country go digital in a year.

India to have 243 million net users by June 2014, to overtake US

India will soon overtake the US as the world’s second largest Internet users after China.

No. of Internet users in India to reach 24.3 cr by 2014: IAMAI

The number of Internet users in India is expected to rise 18.53 per cent 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 today said.

Future Internet aims to transform way in which information shared online

Researchers have taken the first step towards a radical new architecture for the Internet, which they claim will transform the way in which information is shared online, and make it faster and safer to use.

Indian online population now 3rd largest in world

India`s online population has been reportedly ranked third largest in the world after China and the US.

India`s Net population is 73.9 million, 3rd largest in world

India with 73.9 million Net users is the world`s third largest Internet population, overtaking Japan but behind China and the US, according to research firm ComScore.

Half of Internet users want a social media `vacation`

More than 50 per cent of Internet users, suffering from social media overload, have either taken or have considered taking a "vacation" from social networking, a new US study has found.