Internet 'sleeps' in some parts of the world

Internet "sleeps" almost like a living creature in some parts of Asia, South America and Eastern Europe, say scientists who tracked Internet usage as it pulses across the globe daily.

Britain threatens Internet 'trolls' with two years in jail

People found guilty of Internet "trolling" in Britain could be jailed for up to two years under government proposals outlined on Sunday, following a number of high-profile cases of abusive and threatening behaviour on Twitter.

Facebook teeming with lonely hearts, finds study

The feeling of loneliness is bringing more people in search of friends to Facebook, in stark contrast to the view that the social networking site makes people feel isolated, revealed a research.

Child-tracing portal hit by poor infrastructure in northeast

Lack of computers in many police stations and poor internet connectivity have stopped police in many northeastern states from uploading data in TrackChild, a national portal aimed at searching missing children, say officials.

Facebook CEO Zuckerberg visits Rajasthan village
Facebook CEO Zuckerberg visits Rajasthan village

Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg Friday visited a "cyber village" in Rajasthan's Alwar district, an official said.

No stopping teenagers from sharing naked selfies: Survey
No stopping teenagers from sharing naked selfies: Survey

With the spurt in technology, more and more teenagers are sending naked selfies and the trend is only getting bigger and disturbing for parents and teachers alike, a new survey says.

Break-ups can shoo away your Twitter followers

If you have gone through break-up woes recently, be ready to lose your twitter followers too.

Google to enable faster search on slow mobile network in India
Google to enable faster search on slow mobile network in India

Aimed at strengthening its foothold in the Indian mobile Internet space, tech giant Google will enable a faster search capability for mobile phones with slower network connections.

Now access WiFi internet at Chennai Central

 Waiting to board a train or receive a relative at Chennai Central would no more be a dull experience, as the busiest railway terminus in South India is now offering free WiFi internet access to laptops and mobile phones.

Soon, wi-fi on Varanasi ghats, Lucknow maze

Put this down to the Narendra Modi effect. Soon, visitors and tourists to the Varanasi ghats and Lucknow's famed Bhool-Bhulaiyyan (maze) will be able to surf the net thanks to wi-fi hotspots being created there and at other places in the state at nothing less than breakneck speed.

Now, a search engine for pornography lovers!
Now, a search engine for pornography lovers!

It's not every day that a new search engine takes its place on the Internet, much less one specialising in pornography as is the case with Boodigo, a tool developed by former Google employees who plan to make it the portal for the adult entertainment industry on the Web.

Will Modi give Obama's special message on social media?

Narendra Modi and Barack Obama are the two most popular politicians on the social media. Will Modi give Obama's special message on social media?

Vladimir Putin seeking power to `unplug` Russia from Internet: Report
Vladimir Putin seeking power to `unplug` Russia from Internet: Report

Moscow is considering measures to disconnect Russian cyberspace, the last forum for free expression in the country, in emergency situations such as military hostilities or major protests, a newspaper reported on Friday.

Media reaping profits from Internet: Study

The Internet is no longer draining profits from media and entertainment companies, which have learned to make online services pay, a new study shows.

New web-based training program for men to reduce campus rape
New web-based training program for men to reduce campus rape

New web-based training program has been created in order to reduce the number of sexual assaults on US campuses.

Erdogan passes law tightening Turkey's grip on Internet

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has approved a bill giving telecoms authorities more power to monitor online users and block websites, the latest move tightening state control over the Internet.

Erdogan passes law tightening Turkey's grip on Internet

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has approved a bill giving telecoms authorities more power to monitor online users and block websites, the latest move tightening state control over the Internet.

Tenders to be called for making Hyerabad WiFi enabled

The Telangana government plans to call tenders by month-end to make Hyderabad WiFi enabled city.

Shy people spend more time on Facebook but share less
Shy people spend more time on Facebook but share less

Shy and introvert people spend more time on Facebook but disclose little information with friends and acquaintances, says an interesting study.

Iran's Internet censorship not working: President

President Hassan Rouhani re-entered Iran's feverish debate on Internet censorship and gender segregation on Sunday, saying neither policy was in the country's interest.